“Welcome to ODESH”

Port Moresby City’s First Taxi & Chauffeur On-Demand Booking App

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Why ODESH

ODESH (On Demand Express Services Hub) is Port Moresby City’s First Taxi and Chauffeur On – Demand Booking Platform (android, iOS and web) to improve and modernize the public transport service in Port Moresby by providing  a safe, convenient and cheaper services.

This ODESH Booking Platform was launched by Papua New Guinea’s 10th Prime Minister, Honorable James Marape  on the 08th December 2019 at the APEC Haus, during the the Startup PNG Convention. It currently has more than 100 registered taxis and chauffeurs providing Business to Business (Corporate Pick up/Drop off, Airport Transfer etc) and Business to Customers (Individual public transport services) to more than 1 million people in Port Moresby City.

ODESH participated in  the Pacific Startup Challenge 2020 organized by Phandeeyar, a technology seed accelerator based in Yangon, Myanmar. 29 startups  from PNG, Fiji and Samoa pitched to a panel of angel investors and esteemed business leaders from the South East Asian region.  ODESH was selected as “one of the top 3  Emerging Startups in the  South Pacific Island  Region” and progressed to the  next stage  i.e. the GSMA LaunchPad 2020 (a 6 week long program design to accelerate and scale any validated business idea and start up). ODESH Team had  the opportunity to meet various successful Startups mentors from Germany, Pakistan, India,  Myanmar, Indonesia and Australia including a former UBER and GRAB executive from Singapore.

ODESH plan to diversify  or add  variety of products on its platform (eMart, eMart Delivery etc) (Short Term)  and scale  within the country  (Medium Term) and then regionally/overseas (Long Term).

The ODESH Booking Platform

Passenger App

Driver App

Hotel Panel 

Hotel Dispatcher

Web Dispatch Panel 

Web Dispatcher

How It Works

Use ODESH to go anywhere freely.

Step 1

Simple registration and login
with your facebook account or mobile number

Step 2

Enter destination, car type  & wait for pick up

Step 3

Enjoy ride with drivers on real time GPS route tracking

Step 4

Upon arrival to destination
rate our service accordingly

Have a Private Vehicle or Taxi? Sign up with ODESH 

Make good money

ODESH  can help turn your vehicle into a money machine. The city is buzzing and ODESH makes it easy for you to cash in on the action.  All you need is  a vehicle, get it registered with RTA under Temporary Hire Car License (K50 fee),  and a mobile phone to get started

Vehicle Varieties

Various vehicle types available with ODESH ranging from Camry,  Vista, Mark II etc to Harrier, 5 Door, 10 Seater, 15 Seater Bus etc  to suit clients’ budgets and occasions. New registrations are welcome

Quality Service

ODESH services are available 24/7 and one of its core values is to deliver quality services with professionalism, productivity, pleasure and punctuality

Register your vehicle & driver

FEATURED ON

Our Partners

  • 2018: ODESH accepted into Kumul Game Changers Entrepreneurship Program http://www.kumulgamechangers.com/
  • 2019: ODESH signed a Partnership Agreement  with NCD Royal Constabulary (Police)
  • 2019: ODESH received a seed investment from Cane Constructions Ltd
  • 2020: ODESH recognized as  Top 3 Emerging Startup in the South Pacific Region from  Pacific Startup Challenge, organized by  Phandeeyar sponsored by GMSA and Australian Aid

FAQs

How to use the ODESH Client app:

  • Download ODESH (Client) app on Google Play or Apple Store
  • Register and Login
  • Enter your drop off location/destination
  • Choose vehicle type preferred
  • When you agree with the fare displayed, your order will be sent to any drivers available.
  • You will be notified when the driver accepts/confirms to come to your current location.
  • You will view your driver’s profile, track his movements in real time and get notified when he arrives.
  • While travelling, you can share your trip details with your friends or family members on Whatsapp, Facebook, Gmail or other social media platforms – an initiative to improve travel safety
  • After reaching your destination, you can pay cash (i.e. amount shown on app)
  • Before you leave, please don’t forget to rate your experience by giving 1 – 5 stars and comment – an initiative to improve customer service.

How to use the ODESH Driver app:

  • Express your interest  HERE 
  • ODESH Admin will contact you to schedule a time for drivers training
  • Download ODESH (Driver) app and then activate your account
  • Login to your account and Change status to “Online” if free and available and wait for client request. Before logging out, please always change your status to “Offline”

Drivers and Vehicles:

  • All drivers have police clearance and thus does not have any past criminal records.
  • All drivers successfully complete the ODESH Driver Training Program
  • All vehicles are fitted with 24/7 GPS Tracking and Monitoring System
  • All vehicles’ movements are monitored on real time basis and when ‘SOS’ call is received, ODESH Security Partners (local security firm and NCDC Police) are immediately notified for timely assistance.

 

Clients (Passengers):

  • While travelling, clients can share their trip details with their friends or family members on Whatsapp, Facebook, Gmail or other social media platforms
  • During emergency situation, clients can also press “SOS” button in the app. Immediately notifications are sent to their emergency contacts requesting for help. This is in addition to driver’s “SOS” call if both are in the same situation.

 

DISCLAIMER: As an online booking platform provider, ODESH has included all these necessary tools for everyone (drivers, vehicles and clients) to use. However, ODESH will not be responsible or be liable should there be any property damage or incident during travelling. Everyone should be cautious and make judgement call when making decisions.

Our History

  • 2018: ODESH accepted into Kumul Game Changers Entrepreneurship Program http://www.kumulgamechangers.com/
  • 2019: ODESH signed a Partnership Agreement  with NCD Royal Constabulary (Police)
  • 2019: ODESH received a seed investment from Cane Constructions Ltd
  • 2020: ODESH recognized as  Top 3 Emerging Startup in the South Pacific Region from  Pacific Startup Challenge, organized by  Phandeeyar sponsored by GMSA and Australian Aid

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