Bali, (11/07/2018) – Grab Indonesia’s Manager Director Ridzki Kramadirata promote Grab’s online transportation in Indonesia since he joined Grab three years ago. An online transportation based application created by Anthoni Tan, a Malaysian man, entered the Indonesian market since 2012.
“This online transportation has a direct impact on the community. Among other things, creating jobs and making people’s quality of life better, “Ridzki said as a speaker at the World Conference on Creative Economy at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center’s Plenary Hall on Wednesday (11/7).
According to him, Grab is an online application that connects users to vehicle drivers online. Grab provides customers with daily necessities, including travel, food delivery and shipping.
Ridzki admitted, when he chose to join Grab many people were unsure, because previously he worked in an established company. Grab was only a starts up, and many have doubts about its viability.
“I want to do things related to many people. I am proud to be a part of Grab, because Grab makes it easy for people to have direct access to transportation, “Ridzki said.
Now, Grab can be accessed by Indonesian citizens from Sabang to Merauke. According to Ridzki, the presence of Grab changed Indonesia’s history in the field of transportation. Every day there are six million trips made by the Grab driver. This makes Grab drivers have above-average income.
“90 percent of the online motorcycle taxi drivers who join Grab in Southeast Asia, eight countries, have revenues above the Minimum Wage (Regional Minimum Wage),” Ridzki said.
The World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) is the first international-level conference on creative economy initiated by Indonesia. The event held on the 6-8 November 2018 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) is attended by representatives from over 30 countries and more than 1,500 participants. It brings the theme Inclusively Creative by raising five main issues, namely social cohesion, regulation, marketing, ecosystems, and financing of the creative industry. The outcome of WCCE will also formulate the Bali Declaration which will be proposed to the UN General Assembly next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy, acknowledging that the world has entered a new era. (Janisha).