Mahindra Logistics’ Alyte to provide free emergency cab services during Covid-19 pandemic

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 07 Apr 2020

Mahindra Logistics (MLL), one of India's largest 3PL solution providers, today announced that its enterprise mobility business, Alyte will provide emergency cab services for those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The services will be provided free of cost and have begun operations in Hyderabad.

Alyte will provide these services through a dedicated fleet, including electric vehicles. These services are focused on single mothers, disabled individuals and senior citizens among others, who are unable to secure transport for essential services like shopping essentials and medication, visits to banks, post offices and periodic medical visits. The services will also be available to doctors, nurses and others involved in providing essential services. The company says interested groups can contact Mahindra Logistics’ dedicated helpline to access the same.

The service was started today in Hyderabad and will operate 24x7 in close collaboration with Rachakonda Commissionaire, Hyderabad within the limits of Cyberabad, Hyderabad, Sangareddy and Rachakonda.

Rampraveen Swaminathan, MD and CEO, Mahindra Logistics said, "These are difficult and unprecedented times for our society. It requires a combined effort from all the stakeholders to combat the crisis. Government has been taking commendable actions to fight this and with the support from the Hyderabad police, we will continue to support these efforts in all the possible manner. During this period, we have found that people are struggling with transport during emergency requirements. This service will help provide a solution with cars which meet all our standards of hygiene, sanitization and safety. We will soon be extending this to other cities. We encourage members of the community to maintain strict social distancing and venture out only when absolutely required."