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Autocab announce renewed partnership with CMAC Group

Autocab are pleased to announce an enhanced strategic partnership with CMAC Group. The two companies already work together and this partnership will enable booking exchanges between both organisations to be streamlined and provide CMAC’s clients with unparalleled coverage across the … Continue Reading

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Maximise zones and fairly distribute jobs using advanced dispatch

Your ‘Backup Zones’ area of Ghost (found in Management > Zones) can operate in two ways. The usual method will always pull the longest waiting drivers from your backup zones, however, using ‘Advanced Dispatch’ will enable you to have more … Continue Reading

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Dial straight through to drivers using shortcodes

If you own a taxi firm, you’ll often find that your call centres and dispatch team receive frequent calls from customers to find out the location of their taxi. To locate the driver’s phone number in our Ghost system, typically, … Continue Reading

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Are you getting the most from your social media accounts?

Social media has become an integral part of all good marketing strategies due to it being cost effective and having unprecedented global reach. But where do you start? How do you pick the right social network for your business? And … Continue Reading

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Five Phantom features that make automation easy

Autocab’s industry-leading Phantom phone system gives you true automation. An optimised system can deal with as many 70 percent of calls to your office, with no interaction from an operator at all. There’s lots of features that make Phantom flexible … Continue Reading

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ProDriver Congress to tackle regulation, technology and the mobility market

The ProDriver Congress returns to London again this year. Taking place at the Renaissance Hotel in Heathrow, London on Tuesday 12 June, the one-day conference will bring together industry leaders to discuss the opportunities and obstacles facing the taxi and … Continue Reading

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GDPR is here – make sure your business is compliant

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a revolutionary change in Data Protection. The new law is designed to give individuals more power over what companies do with their information. GDPR brings with it two important terms: the Data Controller … Continue Reading

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Three major product launches at this year’s PHTM

At this year’s PHTM, Autocab launched three new major products that will let taxi & private hire companies transform their business. If you missed the big news, here’s a rundown of what’s coming for Autocab customers. Book a taxi in … Continue Reading

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The electric vehicle revolution is coming

The electric vehicle revolution is already well underway in many countries across the world. In Norway, 1 in 3 new vehicles sold are electric. In the Chinese city of Shenzhen, all 16,000 of its buses have now transitioned to all-electric. … Continue Reading

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Why brand consistency matters

Every day, the average person is exposed to as many as 10,000 brands, according to figures reported in Forbes. These brands come at us from every angle – through TV and radio, on the internet and social media, on shopfronts … Continue Reading

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