Why Online Cab needs the taxi template:
Lets start by analyzing why online cab industry needs Taxi App Template. In all developed or developing countries the main stream transportation is Public Transport or Taxi’s or Auto’s. Solving this intra city commuting problem in the country, the Online Cab industry took off in recent years due to the entry of players like Hailo , Uber and Local Vendors like Meru Cabs, Olacabs in India, Maxitaxi,Boston Ride,Empty cabs in US. All of them have different models of revenue may be Route based or Driver based. This business is growing and has lot of scope around world as hardly we believe of all the Cabs in World only 1%-5% would come under Online umberalla. So we see a great benefit in associating with this business.
1.Online Cab Booking:Online cab booking is sunrise industry characterised by huge demand and high growth rates.The car rental space in world is making its presence felt online by offering cab booking straight from website and mobile apps of online cab service providers. After e-commerce, the taxi booking space is seen as the next big thing by investors also.
Leading providers of online cab booking service in world are are Maxitaxi,Boston Ride,Empty cabs, Olacabs, Merucabs, TaxiForSure, TaxiGuide and BookCab who offer mobile apps for different platforms including Android, iOS and Windows Phone which makes cab booking a breeze requiring just a few touches of your fingers.
2. Incentive friendly competition with prizes, People love to compete. Taxi owners are providing community members with incentives, rewards, and challenges as a way to square off against one another, and that will show up exponential growth for taxi businesses. Taxi Templates can be optimized to provide discounts and other incentive based approaches.
3. Reputation: Taxi template is great product to offer to meet business needs of the client and Reputation of Taxi Owners who can customize these templates based on there branding
4.Technology: Technology can be divided into two components, the app technology for consumers and the demand calculation technology at the firm. The app technology is available for Android devices and uses GPS from the requested pickup destination to display a map of all available Taxi template cars in the area. Taxi template calculates the nearest driver and plots your pickup time accordingly.This technology we have implemented in this template. This where we think Jouster has a place and give you insight into your Customer behaviours and patterns which can help Taxi Owners in coming out with best offers and deals for there customer.
5.Users:Taxis are a hybrid service, providing both street-hail and prearranged for-hire vehicle services. A tremendous increase in taxi service increases the demand of taxi in us and uk.
Our taxi template is nearing adoption by an early majority of smart phone users, thus providing potential benefits and pitfalls. We believe its lucrative revenue sharing agreements will lead to future earnings growth.
Although more and more people have their own cars and massive public transportations in nowadays, taxi industry can still be profitable due to the flexibilities of its services. Comparing to the fixed routes of bus and train services, the routes of taxi services are flexible and it can take customers to the exact doors where customers want to go. Furthermore, customers do not need to worry about the problem and cost of parking and fuel.
.From the finding of research, we know that hardly any taxi companies is offering sightseeing services to customers, and the level of competition is very high in taxi business due to all of them offer the same taxi services (stations and airports transportations).
1. Taxi business Statistics in United States: The taxicabs of the United States make up a mature system; most U.S. cities have a licensing scheme which restricts the number of taxicabs allowed. As of 2013, in the United States: the total number of taxi cab drivers is 233,900; the average annual salary of a taxi cab driver is $22,820; the expected percent job increase over the next 10 years is 16%.
Due to increased competition from app based car services and ridesharing growth from companies like Uber and Lyft taxi medallions are decreasing in price.
Taxi business is considered as one of the top 10 most profitable business.
2. Taxi business Statistics in U.K.:The 2014 Taxicab Fact Book is a quick look at the state of the taxi industry (with a brief look at the other for-hire vehicle industries). Not only does the 2014 Fact Book contain updated statistics on total trips and fares, but it also provides unique looks at trip patterns by borough, shifts and taxi availability, and driver and passenger demographics. There were an estimated 78 thousand taxis and 153 thousand licensed private hire vehicles (PHVs) in England and Wales, a total of 231 thousand vehicles. The total number of taxis and PHVs increased 18% between 20011 and 2014.31% of the total licensed taxis and PHVs in England and Wales are in London an estimated 58% of licensed taxis are wheelchair accessible, this is 100% in London. Overall, there were 297 thousand taxi or PHV driver licenses in England and Wales, around 2 thousand fewer than in 2011. 52% of licences are PHV-only, 21% taxi-only and the remaining 26% dual licences.
Jouster Mobile Taxi App Template
We have built a Mobile ready Taxi App Template called Taxi-On http://jousterlabs.com/taxion_app/taxion_app.html
The aim of services which provided by Jouster Lab Company is to offer our customers with reliable and timely taxi services at a price that can be affordable by all of them.We have currently Mobile friendly template of Taxi (User Module) being developed, which includes standard features like Login, Facebook + twitter support, Geo -Location fully supported using Google Maps.
1.Set your pickup location (Eg: from Airport, Railway station, Office, Home or your current location)
2. Pick the cab you want and see all available cabs close by
3. Tap “Ride now” to book your ride
4.Tap “Ride Later ” to book your cab.
5. See your ride en-route on the map
6.Payment gateway is included
7. Multipe support screens
8. Android lollipop ready.
9. Beautiful, minimal design
10. Well thought out application UX flow
11. Ready to run right away in Eclipse ADT
These prebuilt functionality saves you hundreds of hours of designing, programming, and testing Customise the template in Eclipse ADT to build your own app
Adheres to Android Design Guidelines Easiest way to create your own app!
Features Planned in future:
Driver Panel:Get instant confirmation with driver details to a company and a customer.We will add one more U.I for customer relative so that he will also get the the driver detail .
Mobile Phone: Every staff will have a mobile phone for communication with other drivers and customers for this we will create two different U.I one for comapany and and another for customer.
GPS:Global Positioning System will be integrated to driver ,customer and relative o see your ride en-route on the map.Get instant confirmation with driver detail.
We would like to get this App Template reviewed , lets us know if you want to be associated with us so that we can build next generation of Mobile Taxi App business model,