GCash scan to pay feature rolls out in transport industry with its partnership with Emotors, Inc. – the operator of Zum e-Series e-shuttle service.
Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu trying GCash scan to pay for Emotors e-shuttle service. EMI CEO Elizabeth Lee holds the GCash QR sticker while Mynt President and CEO Anthony Thomas (right) and W Group CEO Francis Wee (2nd from left) look on.
Emotors, Inc. is a hundred-percent Filipino-owned social enterprise which operates the Zum e-Series, an electric tricycle that can seat six passengers. It currently offers point-to-point transport from the WCC Building to Market! Market! and vice versa, for tenants and employees of the W Group, Globe Telecom, and Mynt.
To use the scan to pay feature, customers must simply download or update the GCash app on their smartphone, tap or point the phone’s camera at the QR code provided by the pilots, and input the amount to be paid.
“This is just the beginning of our foray into the transport sector. Wherever cash is used, we want to offer a quick and hassle-free alternative,” said Ernest Cu, Chief Executive Officer of Globe Telecom.
To date, GCash has partnered with top establishments like Ayala Malls, Robinsons Department Stores, SM Stores, Megaworld Lifestyle Malls, Ministop, Mercato Centrale, among others. GCash will soon roll out to the parking segment with a partnership with Megaworld’s Uptown Mall.