Tuesday 21 September 2021

Rappi gains momentum in Costa Rica

The Colombian company collaborates with Moovin to optimize delivery

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With a reportedly US$2 million invesment, the Colombian company Rappi, dedicated to the service of food delivery, orders and cash transport, wasn’t exaggerating it plans to double the number of cities it serves by the end of the year.

Not long ago, the aspiring super app launched operations in San José, Costa Rica, to compete with Uber Esats, Glovo and Hugo.

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Mateo Albarracín, Rappi’s direct expansion manager, told Elfinancierocr.com that “…they have high expectations for Costa Rica. We see that it is a strategic market because of its commercial dynamism (…) We are going to help economic growth.”

To ensure seamless delivery, Rappi is working with the Costa Rican startup Moovin to reportedly provide vehicles and drivers to handle PriceSmart and Fresh Market orders.

With this, Costa Rica now joins Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay where Rappi has secured approximately 13 million users. Moreover, this is the first time that the scale-up has reached Central America.

Rappi coverage in Costa Rica

Based in San José, the company will provide coverage around Avenida 10, Barrio Don Bosco, the Central Market, Central Park, in addition to the Pacific Station.

Meal delivery will be Rappi’s primary focus for the time being, according to reports. On a smaller scale, Rappi can also deliver medications in San José due to its partnership with Fischel pharmacies.

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All the while, RappiFavor services will also be available in Costa Rica. Still relatively new, it offers an “urgent errand service” for clients. Meaning, if users forgot their keys at home or need a package delivered, they can coordinate with a “rappitendero” to get the job done.

 

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