1409, 2015

Here’s What Smart Taxi Fleets Are Doing To Fight Uber

September 14th, 2015|Categories: Fleet Strategy, Taxi app, Taxi Software, Uber|

Here's What Smart Taxi Companies Are Doing To Fight Uber From China to Australia, New York City, Vancouver and Edmonton, taxi companies around the world have had enough. Uber is eating up business at an alarming rate; in New York City, total cab trips in the first half of 2015 were down ten percent over last year. San Francisco has seen a near sixty­-five percent drop in monthly trips since 2012. Protests by cab companies still dominate the news cycle around the world, however amongst the anger and frustration, there are signs of innovation. Taxi [...]

2308, 2015

Looking For a Taxi Dispatch Software Free Trial?

August 23rd, 2015|Categories: Taxi Software|

Looking For a Taxi Dispatch Software Free Trial? Read This! “Taxi companies must adapt to Uber cab­ hailing trend or perish,” reads a headline from a Toronto Star article posted on-line last November. The urgency to evolve rings true throughout North America, as Uber stakes its claim in municipalities world-wide. The reality is, cab companies do need to look at expanding their offerings to accommodate the modern consumer’s needs; few people want to wait on the side of the street to hail a cab when the technology to book a ride with just a few taps on a [...]

2307, 2015

Cloud vs Enterprise Dispatch Systems – A Primer

July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Taxi Software|

Cloud vs. Enterprise Dispatch Systems - A Primer In virtually every industry, cloud-based software solutions and software as a service (SaaS) have gone mainstream, quickly supplanting enterprise and desktop software. From a business end-user's standpoint, the wide range of advantages make it easy to understand why. However, the benefits to the software vendors are equally compelling, due to greatly simplified software update & support procedures. Rather than updating and supporting each customer's individual system, a single update can apply to an entire SaaS customer base. Characteristics Cloud Often referred to as "SaaS" or "Software as a Service", cloud [...]

1606, 2015

How To Attract Great Drivers

June 16th, 2015|Categories: Fleet Strategy, Hiring Drivers, Taxi Software|

How To Attract Great Drivers “Uber claims it will create 8,000 jobs in Toronto in 2015” reads a Toronto Star headline , while the Wall Street Journal warns, “Trading Taxis for Uber, Drivers Riding a Boom”. Scanning headlines on the Uber vs. Taxi Industry ‘battle’ is enough to make you want to hang up your hat and go home. But the truth is, there are cracks in the facade of fairy tale living as an Uber driver. Uber attracts drivers with the perception of lower daily expenses, meaning the same or slightly [...]

2405, 2015

Preparing Your Company For Change

May 24th, 2015|Categories: Employee Training, Taxi Software, Tech Ed|

Preparing Your Company For Change The Evolving Game Often, it seems that the only constant we have in business, is the need to change. We live in an information based society, under constant bombardment from new technologies, new business concepts and competitive threats. How we react and respond to these external forces as an organization directly determines whether our business will lead and grow or simply follow and remain static. Just by the very fact that you are reading this article, you are obviously aware of the importance of implementing change in [...]