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VP of Finance

I manage the financial components of business.

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DRAIVER’s platform offers an industry agnostic solution to the delivery, re-positioning and routing of vehicles. Our platform and vetted pool of drivers allows businesses to move their vehicles faster and with more visibility that ultimately results in greater utilization of each vehicle. For the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics in Chicago, DRAIVER’s platform was used to transport participants, volunteers and ambassadors from their hotels to events at various locations throughout the city. DRAIVER’s platform is accessible from the web and our app and provides businesses real-time updates on the location of each vehicle. Drop-off destinations are completely customizable and can even be changed on trips already in progress. Ultimately, DRAIVER’s platform and driver pool would permit delivery services to serve more people in a larger area with the same number of vehicles.

How will your solution benefit residents, workers, or visitors in the Michigan Central Station impact area? (1,000 characters)

Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Fully Scaled - you have already scaled your solution and are exploring new use cases

Insights from previous testing (500 characters)

The initial beta test of our AI platform showed a 13% savings to Penske in the Chicago market.

Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

DRAIVER is based out of Overland Park, KS and was founded by Zarif Haque in 2014. We currently provide services for several Fortune 100 companies across 28 states.

Size of your team or organization

  • 11-50

Team or Organization URL

www.draiver.com

Are you submitting as a student team?

  • No

Are you submitting as a team from the Impact Area?

  • Yes

Funding Request

  • No funding is required

Rough Budget (500 characters)

Not applicable

Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

We are already past the pilot phase

Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

We are already past the pilot phase

Sustainability Plan (500 characters)

Yes, we have been in business since 2014 and have sufficient funds to continue operations.

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Dan Rizzo Thank you for posting about your organization! I am a Michigan Central Station Challenge facilitator. It sounds like your organization has developed an impressive way to manage fleets of vehicles. Can you tell me a little bit more about how you envision that you would implement this solution in our challenge's impact area? How would you measure the success of implementation? Thank you!