We all know that in this competitive world, life without a smartphone and other technology is not just difficult but hard to imagine. We all are surrounded by one or other device that is making our day-to-day tasks easier or say automated.

As per a report, by the end of 2018, more than one-third of the total population will be projected to own the smartphone. To state it in number, there will be more than 2.50 billion smartphone owners/users in the world.

Along with that, we have a large number of businesses that work as a catalyst between customers and traditional industry. And one such business is the popular and continuously growing taxi app development.

Revolutionized by the multi-billion companies such as Uber, Ola, and Lyft, taxi booking industry has made technology its main tool and changed its whole traditional business model.

The growth of taxi booking companies has been very powerful. Uber’s value has reached $50 billion and it made around $6 billion in the year 2016 itself even though Uber doesn’t own any car or driver as the employee.

Uber’s success has motivated many startups to create an app like Uber. If you are also interested in Uber-like taxi app development, here are a few components that you should know about. These components are also known as “On-demand apps”.

It’s a clear fact that the market image and value of these services are exponentially huge and maybe the change of taxi industry business model is one of the biggest revolutions in the transportation world.

Below given some of the reasons why taxi booking industries such as Uber is popular and what services it offers to the customers.

Customer Friendly: There were many problems when we try to hire a taxi earlier. Waving a taxi to stop, give them a complete address, negotiate with them for the prices, and lastly reach the destination. These all problems have been solved with the online taxi booking services. Uber-like taxi app allows customers to book a taxi in one tap, whenever and wherever they are.

Technology Used: With the help of technology enabled in the app, customers can do a lot of things such as booking the taxi for someone else, check estimation, pay the amount by cash or go cashless by linking their credit or debit card and track the ride. For customer’s safety, there is an option of the emergency contact in the app. Customers can share their current location and taxi details with their family and friends.

Useful for Drivers: The online taxi app booking services are not beneficial just for the customers, but drivers too. Drivers don’t have any complaints towards these services and they have completely adopted this practice due to its various benefits.

Drivers get the notification about the fair details along with pickup and destination address, and the booking timing given by the passengers.

Moreover, drivers can also create their profile with certificates and see their trip history too. They are also able to see their earnings. As the user base is huge, drivers get more money than the traditional business model.

Wrapping up,

Taxi app solution is one of the best and perfect business solutions as there are a lot of opportunities to increase user base and provide several services to them. This is a win-win situation for everyone, working or connected with this field.

Author's Bio: 

Ritesh Patil is the co-founder of Mobisoft Infotech that helps startups and enterprises in mobile technology. He loves technology, especially mobile technology. He’s an avid blogger and writes on mobile application. He works in a leading android development company with skilled android app developers that has developed innovative mobile applications across various fields such as Finance, Insurance, Health, Entertainment, Productivity, Social Causes, Education and many more and has bagged numerous awards for the same.