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The latest news, opinions and industry views as well as practical advice for private hire, taxi and limo companies to help increase passenger numbers, recruit & retain drivers and improve profitability

Get your system ‘Christmas ready’ with our festive tips

The Christmas countdown is officially on, and while it’s an exciting time for customers, it can be one of the busiest times of the year for private hire and taxi companies. With this in mind, it’s important to prepare your … Continue Reading

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Flight tracking

Booking a taxi to take you home after a long flight can sometimes be stressful. There can be confusion with times, flight delays and traffic; all of which can result in wasted time and anxiety for both drivers and passengers. … Continue Reading

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Did you know that you can add snow to your Passenger App? It quick and easy to do and will instantly add a festive feel to your app, just in time for the holidays. Open your Ghost system and go … Continue Reading

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Autocab celebrares flurry of award wins

Transportation software provider Autocab has been gaining national recognition for the game-changing technology it is providing to local taxi firms. Finalists in the UK App Awards and the UK IT Awards, Autocab walked away as winners in the UK Business … Continue Reading

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Ensure all jobs are covered with ‘automatic soon to clear’

When your customers book a job and there are no cars available in their zone or the surrounding zones, the job will appear on the bid screen of our Driver Companion app for drivers to request. This will then remain … Continue Reading

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Call your customers directly with our call customer feature

If a driver is running a little later than expected, or if they arrive at a destination and the customer is not there, it may be necessary for them to talk directly to their customer. For this reason, we introduced … Continue Reading

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Driver penalty zones

Do you have drivers who repeatedly reject jobs but are unsure how to handle the situation? We may have a solution for you… In Ghost we have a penalty setting which can be activated for drivers who reject jobs. These … Continue Reading

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Get your Passenger App Halloween ready!

Did you know that you can change the icon for vehicles on your Passenger App? Maybe you’re feeling festive in the run up to Christmas or you want to celebrate pride – whatever the occasion, we have plenty of icons … Continue Reading

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Make pick-ups and drop-offs simple with app POIs

To make customer journeys easier with our app, operators now have the ability to add points of interest (POIs) into the ‘Popular’ tab of the ‘App Settings’ page. All operators need to do is add the address (using the green … Continue Reading

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Autocab launches Driver Companion for iOS

Autocab has announced the launch of its highly-anticipated Driver Companion for iOS. An industry first, Driver Companion is the only taxi and private hire driver app available on iPhone. The iOS version of Autocab’s Driver Companion app has all the … Continue Reading

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