Careem is a subsidiary of Uber, an American company and operates in the similar field of providing vehicle to be hired. This company is based on Dubai, and has operated in 25 countries and more than 100 cities across Middle East, South Asia, and Africa. In 2018, the estimated value of this company is over 2 billion US dollar. Careem started to operate at July 2012, with co-founded by Mudassir Sheikha from Pakistand and Magnus Olsson from Sweden – prior management consultants in McKinsey.
Since then, Careem has provided website and app-based service to let people book car with local drivers. It is initially made to connect people with their rides. However, it is now has expanded to company that offers transportation hire for daily use. The platform fives community drivers a marketplace, and allows the passengers to request a ride, check the charged cost, and have the payment available through credit card for quick and affordable means of transportation. The company also has branched into providing food delivery service under the name of Careem Now in 2018. It delivers food, groceries, pharmaceuticals, and other essential products through Dubai, Jeddah, Riyad, and Pakistan. The company also stated in 2018 that they aimed to launch bus services. Careem Company is a supporter of Cricket for a Cause, an organization that raises funds for children, especially those who live in developing nations. If the passenger needs any help with ride or food delivery, they can contact customer service that available via phone call.
Careem’s Customer Service Number
+00 800 100628
United Arab Emirates
4004 Shatha Tower
Number of locations: 5
CEO: Mudassir Sheikha (March 2012–)
Owner: Uber Technologies Inc.
Revenue: 175 million USD (2018)