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

So you’re thinking of starting your own taxi company?

There are many challenges to starting your own taxi company, but also many rewards. The flexibility, variety and opportunity to work on your own terms has attracted thousands of drivers to set up their own firms in the private hire … Continue Reading

So you’re thinking of starting your own taxi company?

There are many challenges to starting your own taxi company, but also many rewards. The flexibility, variety and opportunity to work on your own terms has attracted thousands of drivers to set up their own firms in the private hire … Continue Reading

Autocab make major investment in customer service after unprecedented global growth

We’re well on our way to achieving our target of growing to 2500+ customers over the next three years and it is our belief that service is just as much a differentiator in the SaaS space as product. We have … Continue Reading

Driver Knowledge: Stay on top of your finances with business banking

When you’re a freelance driver, it’s often difficult to separate work and private life. How many times have you popped in to the supermarket to pick up something for the family dinner halfway through your shift? Or quickly stopped off … Continue Reading

The pros and cons of adding CCTV to your fleet

Perennially in the news, the issue of whether or not to add CCTV to your fleet’s vehicles simply won’t go away. Whether a driver is working alone as a freelance driver or as part of a professional fleet, the risks … Continue Reading

10-point weekly vehicle checks for private hire taxi drivers

Good business is all about cultivating good business culture, and key to setting the right tone is to develop and encourage good practice across your business. Because your fleet is central to any good taxi firm, it makes sense to … Continue Reading

7 steps to achieve job satisfaction as a freelance taxi driver

In many ways, freelance taxi drivers have a job which most people would be envious of. When you work as a freelance taxi driver, you can choose the hours you want to work and, control your own earnings. If you … Continue Reading

Driver Knowledge: How to make conversation with difficult taxi passengers

It is very important to feel comfortable and safe while driving your cab, and knowing how to talk to tricky customers will give you the confidence to handle and diffuse a potentially awkward situation. The majority of your passengers will … Continue Reading

Learn to delegate – 5 top tips for successful management delegation

There are some very sound reasons for taxi firm owners and managers to delegate. First and foremost, delegation is part and parcel of job satisfaction – by stretching your staff and developing their skills, you keep them motivated and engaged … Continue Reading