Always improving: New Riders’ Kit

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At Gorillas, we are committed to creating the best environment for our crew. To ensure they feel warm, safe and comfortable during cold times, we have created a specific winter rider kit.

This new kit includes jackets, rain gear, neck warmers and winter gloves with touchscreen functionality and reflectors on the gear, to add visibility. A power bank as well as phone holders and protection glasses, are also provided to full-time riders as additional safety precautions. Our clothings has been designed with reflective fabrics that are glowing at night, enabling our riders to be spotted easily and to ensure their safety on the road. We have created training sessions to guide riders through these different items, their functionality and how to properly use them on the bikes.

In addition to a complete set of equipment, our riders are using latest generation electric bikes. To ensure the quality of our bikes and to detect defects sooner, we are continuing to have obligatory daily checks of all bikes and our fleet is professionally serviced twice a week.

Our warehouse crew receives gloves, safety shoes and a safety knife to ensure they are able to work in the warehouse in a safe way.

We will continue to implement new measures based on the feedback of our employees and make deliveries safer and more comfortable.

About Gorillas

Gorillas, founded by CEO Kağan Sümer, builds an infrastructure for the fastest last-mile delivery of essential human needs. The on-demand delivery startup needs just a few minutes to get a user’s desired goods from the cart to the user’s desired location. Users of the app benefit from access to more than 2,000 essential items at retail prices for a delivery fee of just 1.80€. By disrupting the shopping and supply chain experience of traditional retail companies, Gorillas is shaping new grocery consumer behavior (Need-Order-Get). Gorillas has hired a diverse team of more than 14,000 employees globally – spreading true change in its community. In a little over one year, Gorillas has expanded to more than 60 cities, including Amsterdam, London, Paris, Madrid, New York, Milan and Munich, and built more than 200 warehouses across 9 countries.

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