The Taxi booking apps like Uber, Ola, etc. have gained much popularity recently. A comfortable journey with a cost-effective and efficient ride is an obvious choice of everyone. You can be the next on the list of top entrepreneurs in the transport sector. All you need is a holistic app which can meet every aspect of your business.
The team of WebClues Infotech has the expertise and relevant experience in delivering such taxi booking apps for startups and companies. By choosing us, you can be sure of the final quality of your app that can find its place in the heart of your customers. With the help of latest tools and technologies, we can assure you to deliver the best possible solutions for your business.
What if someone needs to reach anywhere urgently and he cannot find any auto or taxi at that very moment? Taxi apps like Uber act as a saviour at that time. Just picking up a phone and booking a cab online ensures a timely arrival. This is an endless need and will only increase with the passing years. It is the right time for you to leverage this need for the benefit of your business.
A taxi delivery app can help your business grow revenues, increase customer satisfaction, and gain global coverage. Unfortunately, building a taxi app is not as easy as booking a taxi. It demands the right expertise, dedication, and passion. Before you begin building one, some key points need to be focused including the time and cost of the app, for gaining valuable insights into the process of creation, management, and value of such an app.
Your app should be user-oriented with smooth and rich experience. With the team of WebClues Infotech, you can embed rich features and functionalities in your app. From scheduling the trip in advance to easy payment and rendering of feedback, the app would take every minute detail into focus. Users can effortlessly book their ride as per their preferred time, mark their desired locations or destinations and save their searches with just a single click. Customers are provided with multiple payment gateway options as per their convenience. Users can have a track of the trip history and are able to draw a fare estimate for their ride. Reviews and feedback can be given quickly and easily. With a few clicks, your customers can book their cab to begin their comfortable and safe journey.
The cab drivers are the backbone of your business. If they get a comfortable experience with the app they will be able to provide on-time cab services to keep your clients satisfied. The app allows the driver to keep a track of the trip history whether completed or cancelled and can handle booking requests through alert sounds and notifications. With the integrated Google map, drivers can easily find the shortest route to reach clients in the fastest possible time. Drivers can also get request for pickups that come in their routes and can earn extra money. The app also provides an opportunity for the drivers to post a review for the rider and check their own review given by the rider.
Being the admin you can effectively manage the entire proceedings. The admin can check and track the complete trip statistics in a particular duration of time. You get the weekly report of the driver’s trips completed or cancelled, commission, total earnings made by the driver, and the amount payable after deductions. The app comprises of elegant and simple features through which you can set flexible prices based on location and time. You can also manage the commission rates and update it anytime. As an admin, you are the in-charge for monitoring each process from the status of the trips and reviews to drivers and their performance. Get brilliant analyzing and reporting features to find the possible opportunities to expand your reach and accelerate the pace of your growth.
With an on-demand taxi booking app like Uber, you can increase the sale of your business by 30-50%
Uber has more than 75 Million active Uber riders in the world. An app with even better features and functionalities can take you to another level
Are you looking to elevate your revenue generation and multiply it 5x faster? Don’t worry; this dream of your will soon be fulfilled through an app similar to Uber
Taxi booking app (Transportation) market share currently occupies approximately 10% of the total market share. Recently, these apps have gained an upsurge in the demand and downloading also in the coming time, this figure will increase. The demands for such apps are more in Tier-I and Tier-II cities as this service provides hassle-free travel experiences, followed by no tension for parking spots in busy city roads and no hunting for auto or taxi to reach the destination on time. Apps like Uber and Ola come with innovative offers, discounts, and other means to retain customers. Who doesn’t want to have a comfortable ride at his preferred time in a cab probably with an AC too? Hence, the upcoming years will witness a sharp jump in the market share of the Taxi apps. It is the right time for you to embark on such a journey.
You would surely be wondering on how much annual revenue is generated by the existing Taxi apps. Above figures are convincing enough to make you determined about building your own Taxi app. With the proper features and functionalities, you can be the next big player in the transportation business. So, what are you waiting for?
In order to beat or even come at par with players like Uber, Ola etc. who have already made an indelible impression for themselves in the market, there are many challenges that have to be overcome. With a shrewd strategy and right team, this is not so difficult. Let’s have a look at some of these challenges that should not lose our focus.
Customers are an asset to the business but in the mobilized transportation service customer loyalty is continuously deteriorating. It is not necessary that your customers might be using a single app, but they may also switch to more than one ride-sharing app to leverage offers and promos. For customers, the more they get the merrier. Thus, fidelity in a customer is a common and challenging issue.
Operating overseas welcomes operational risks. For example, America has a better market for Uber than Asia because the ratio of population to taxis is higher. Also, if in a country there are already well-known Taxi services fulfilling business requirements in nearly the same or better way than yours than you have to face several challenges to establish yourself in the market.
More tax legislation augments the problem that needs to be overcome. For instance, Uber already faces complaints from the government that it burdens its drivers with the tax liabilities who are non-compliant about paying taxes. This can also increase the ride shares and in the worst scenario can end the services in that particular city or state.
The neck-to-neck competition in the transportation market has made it really difficult to follow a specific pricing model continuously. The customer will always prefer an option that can serve him the best in the cheapest way. Now businesses also can’t keep reducing their prices just to please the customers as this can lead them to run out of their business. Coping up with the fluctuating pricing models is another challenge to be faced.
Drivers are the backbone of the transportation business. Due care of them has to be focused otherwise they can switch to a competitor which offers them more income and flexibility. Winning your drivers is a must to build a solid ride-sharing platform.
In the fast-paced world, the need for new technology implementation can become an increasing challenge for the transportation industry. To keep pace with changing technology, it is important for the business to make timely changes in the services. Taking advantage of these new advancements sounds enticing but adoption and onboarding can be difficult.
The total cost of building a real-time taxi booking app like Uber can be analyzed only after knowing the requirements and need of your business. It is difficult to come with an exact figure. The entire process itself consists of a series of processes from the initial stage to developing the admin panel, incorporation of features, app testing, etc. If we consider an app with basic features, the price may range somewhere $18,000 to $20,000. But, if you would like to resort to an app with advanced features than the app’s costs somewhere around $20,000 to $25,000.
With WebClues Infotech, you can be assured to get the top features and full support not only during the development phase but also after rendering you the product in a cost-effective manner. To know more, get in touch with our experts and get a free quote today.
Building an app like Uber encapsulates a series of processes which include designing the app, incorporating features such as booking, payment gateway integration, location tracking etc., and app testing amongst others. The entire timeline depends much on the hiring company and differs according to the platforms, tools and technologies used. Still, typically a simple application may take around 5 weeks, a medium application may take 8 weeks-12 weeks, and a complex application may take ~20 weeks.
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An app like Uber can help the customers to reach their preferred destination on time for a fee. The delivery charges can be a flat price as per the distance. This is a good approach for a stable income and coupled with extra earnings such as fare increases during peak hours which can help you in monetizing.
With an app like Uber, you can also earn some part of the commission from the drivers by charging a specific percentage from each fare. For instance, Uber takes approx 25% of each fare while Lyft takes 20% of each fare. This can add to your revenue generation for a greater ROI.
This monetizing technique of charging extra during peak hours can help you generate extra revenue. For instance, Uber limits search locations list during peak hours and charges an extra fee to make them available. Though, it has its advantages but also welcomes some demerits such as if your customers find cheaper prices from your competitor they will simply switch.
Apps like Uber also charge a cancellation fee in multiple cases, like, for repeated cancellations over a short period of time, on how far the driver has already driven, or when the driver cancels the ride after waiting for a certain time at the pickup location, etc.
There are several industrial sectors that are witnessing a renaissance in the way they operate after the arrival and growth in demand for online apps. Some of them are listed below.
With the on-demand apps it is now possible to book appointments and even get blood reports and other medication with the comfort of the tap of your finger.
Zomato, UberEats, Swiggy etc. are the prime examples of the value of online delivery apps in the food business. These apps have bridged the distance between the restaurants and the customers and provided them with the convenience of having a meal at the comfort of their home.
Whether it is about social media, audio, video etc. on demand apps in the entertainment sector are revolutionising the industry.
Players like Big Basket have proved that on-demand apps are one of the best ways to have a two-fold advantage-one of boosting the sales and second providing customers a convenient experience.
From salon booking to wedding bridal makeup, whatever your needs are now you need not abide by the hectic traditional path of extensive searching. Just use your phones and choose the best nearest to you.
Uber and Ola have fulfilled the desires of many to travel with the entire family in cars. The online delivery apps are changing the face of how transportation works to make the lives of citizens better and better.
Typically for iOS app development, it takes approx. 800-900 hours. Though it varies according to your requirements and the tools and technologies used.
The rise in the trend of On-Demand transportation services is one of the major needs to have a taxi booking app. Also, people who do not wish to drive or do not own their own car depends on such services where they can get comfortable and safe rides.
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