The biggest advantage of having taxi booking app for the taxi business is that the company can decide on the service and features to be provided, moreover, the company can also decide on the rates to be charged and additional services to be provided. The taxi service provider can also offer a discount to the customer. This helps taxi app to attract more customers.

The service provided by the taxi booking app is based on the concept of real-time, for example, the customer can track the driver on a real-time basis, and the driver can also view passenger pickup location. Taxi Management Solution enables the passenger to book a taxi and receive the confirmation along with the driver and cab details. Hence, to provide better service and compete in the market, taxi business should build the best taxi booking app.

With help of mobile app development and app developers, the taxi business can build the taxi booking app with all the basic and necessary features. The taxi business also needs to select the platform to build the app, i.e. Android, iOS, Windows, etc., for this, the company can conduct the market research to find out the most popular platform or device being used by the customers.

A taxi business or startup can build the taxi app including all the basic features and can also customize the app according to their needs. The old taxi business in the market can also transform the business by including taxi app solution and serve in a better way. The latest technology and growing popularity of applications have made it necessity for the taxi business to develop the mobile application.

Before developing a taxi app it is necessary to hire the best application development company or taxi app developers in India with previous experience in developing the similar apps. Below are some tips to build a convenient taxi app with reliable taxi management solution. The taxi service provider also needs to check if the app has following features:

Tracking The Location:

The major taxi booking apps track the location of the passenger. When the customer requests for the ride, the app tracks the location of the customer to find the nearest driver for serving the customer. The customer can also check the location of the driver, once the booking is confirmed. Also, the passenger can check the distance the driver has traveled and the total time taken to reach the destination.

Trip Fare Calculation:

The conventional ways of checking the fare from a meter have been replaced by taxi apps that have adopted an auto generated taxi fare calculating system that shows total fare to the driver and passenger, considering the total distance traveled by the customer.

Cost per mile in the app depends on the distance traveled on the route to the destination and the rate decided by the taxi booking company. The taxi business also provides estimated fare to the customer before booking the cab.

Easy Payment Method:

All the major taxi booking apps offer various payment options including cash or digital payment system. iOS and Android platform provide easy to use APIs that allow adding any payment option to the app.

Review And Rating System:

The review and rating system in the taxi management solution allows the riders to know more about the driver. This also helps the taxi app owner to know about the driver serving the passenger. The company can understand the behavior of the driver and work towards improving and offering better services. Due to this drivers will also behave well with the riders.

The biggest challenge for taxi booking app is to compete in the market and find suitable drivers to serve the customers. Taxi management solution not only helps the taxi business earn better Return On Investment (ROI) but also help drivers to earn better income serving in the most efficient and convenient way.

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.