Great morning to see good things happen to good people. In Cebu, Pilipinas Shell just inked a partnership with Grab partners in the Queen City of the South wherein now they can use and give assistance to the public making 11 of their stations have logistics, food delivery and essentials too.
Rolyn Tomarong the Non Fuel Retail Manager of Pilipinas Shell says "To be able to launch this in Cebu made me so happy. The weather is good and feels it welcomes this partnership as well. To continue to provide services where it counts, Shell expanded offers to make essentials available in convenient locations Cebu wide. Shell Select will offer even more things during the pandemic. Dealers have ensured customers will be served during this time. This will enable driver and delivery partners to move Cebu economy and communities. This will entail us to give better service for our Cebuano customers. You can now shop at Select and Grab your groceries and needs for your homes."
Mandaue City Councilor Jun Del Mar says "I would like to thank Shell and Grab in this momentous event. Any endeavor to revive our economy during this time is a cause for celebration. They are joining hands to boost the transport industry through logistics, food delivery and transportation services. Now they can provide needs for their loved ones so they can feed their families. It is the value of working together that we can empower each other. We are happy they are leading the way to ignite sectors of SME's, I hope we will learn more about their example, this is just the beginning of better things ahead."
Gines Barot Head of City Operations Grab Philippines "We know how hard our driver and partners work in Cebu. We at Grab continue to find ways, we both share the same goals to allow them to maximize their earnings. First is the discounted meals and gas. We want them to save and get more take home pay everytime. We know how hard times are so we will make sure of needed bookings, make sure bike lanes are secured for Grab Express, Grab Food, and transport services Grab Car and Grab Taxi so people in Cebu can move around with safety as our priority. I hope through our partnership with Shell, and the meaningful things we do for our drivers, we continue to support them and our kababayans in on deman delivery needs and support the economic recovery of Cebu."
Grace Vera Cruz Grab's Country Head says "Our drivers play an essential role in Cebu's economic recovery. With their help, we doubled safety hygeine solutions through Grab Protect. Through this, our delivery partners were able to continue supple food, essentials online. With many businesses doing digital these past few months, this will aid in Cebu's recovery and Grab will continue to have mobility which the province needs. By providing our drivers with insurance, scholarships, discounted food and fuel, this will further motivate them to serve more Cebuanos. We hope to continue to deepen our partnership to support our drivers and partners across the province. Thank you!"
Randy Del Valle Vice President of retail for Shell says "I hope I could be in Cebu but I'm stuck in Manila. This is still a big momentous event. Thank you to our media partners in Manila and Cebu. In Pilipinas Shell, we drive mobility and progress especially while we are under pandemic. This made one thing clear, we need to live with the virus, which is why we are also part of Ingat Angat early this year. The renewed commitment includes movement of people and products especially with the pandemic. Cebu is rising, and this will lead in legacies that will outlast the virus. The transport plans will have more modern bridges, expressways, in different parts of Cebu, we will be an ally. We will support livelihoods so drivers, passengers can mobilize themselves. We have opened branches in different locations so products like fuel and essentials to serve the needs of our customers and progress their careers. This partnership is a testament of our commitment, it introduces opportunities to our hard working drivers and our stakeholders. This is just a pilot, we will welcome it with enthusiasm. Drivers will have first class services available to them like safety checkpoints, open mobility stations, dedicated motorcycle lanes so we can serve more people. We want to move forward and promise to be part of nation building, and growth of Cebu."
Looks like things are looking up down south. Can't wait to go there in the near future. Congratulations Pilipinas Shell and Grab!