Fleet Beat Clare Welsh

Wellman Cars | iCabbi Fleet Beat

Voice+, joining the Taxi Alliance, Awards, Birthdays, Female Taxi Drivers….. what don’t they talk about? Sinead Gillett catching up with Clare Welsh here for a timely iCabbi Fleet Beat.

Collage of people who have signed for the taxi alliance contract

Who’s joining the Taxi Alliance?

We’re on a mission to unite the taxi and private hire industry in the UK & Ireland. On 31 March 2022, the Taxi Alliance will come into effect. The Taxi Alliance is a joint venture between iCabbi and independent private hire and taxi companies, which gives taxi fleets security about the future of the software … Continue Reading »

Yellow Cab Edmonton | iCabbi Fleet Beat

If you’re a customer who would like to participate in Fleet Beat we would love to hear from you! Please contact marketing@iCabbi.com.   Not a customer and want to hear more about how iCabbi can help your taxi business? Talk to us today.

Driver Recruitment Panel Discussion

Driver recruitment has become a problem for taxi companies in the Covid-19 recovery period. On average, driver numbers for taxi fleets are still down about 20% on pre-Covid numbers. Some taxi drivers are reluctant to return to work, and while naturally there is a degree of turnover in any fleet, many taxi companies are struggling … Continue Reading »

What is the Taxi Alliance? Gavan Walsh explains all

Introducing The Taxi Alliance – a business innovation designed by iCabbi to meet our customers’ needs head-on. This IS the future of the Private Hire industry in the UK & Ireland. Find out why in this interview with iCabbi CEO Gavan Walsh. To find out more AND REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN JOINING, click here

Uber Impact

We’ve all had a chance to digest the shocking findings in the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) report into Uber’s acquisition of Autocab that they can and may access Autocab’s customer data, and that companies may not get notice if/when they choose to do so. Given a taxi companies most valuable asset is their customer … Continue Reading »

Blueline Taxis Newcastle | iCabbi Fleet Beat

In our latest edition of Fleet Beat, I speak with Tom Shanks, CFO of Blueline Taxis. Blueline is a family run business established in 1958, based in Newcastle in the UK and has been an iCabbi Customer since 2015.  Lots of ground covered in this session, from Blueline’s impressive growth from a 500 driver fleet … Continue Reading »

Corporate Cabs | iCabbi Fleet Beat

In this Fleet Beat, Niall Prenty catches up with Cam Allison, CEO of Corporate Cabs Corporate Cabs joined iCabbi in June 2020 in the midst of this pandemic – it was truly the definition of a fully remote go-live! Cam and his team have a great story to tell on how they’ve adapted to major challenges, … Continue Reading »

Uber/Autocab and Amazon

In early October 2020 the UK’s Competition and Market Authority (CMA) invited iCabbi to formally engage in a preliminary investigation into Uber’s proposed acquisition of our competitor Autocab. This process has involved a considerable amount of time and resources on our part, including a formal, recorded web based meeting, the completion of questionnaires supplied by … Continue Reading »

Meneva | iCabbi Fleet Beat Christmas Special

iCabbi is now powering taxis in LAPLAND – Just in time to help Santa and the Elves out this Christmas! Massive congratulations to our customer fleet Meneva for their expansion into the Finish region, adding an additional 100 licenses to their fleet. They’ve gone from 100 cars to over 1500 since joining iCabbi 2 years ago … Continue Reading »

ADT Taxis Leicester | iCabbi Fleet Beat

It’s double trouble on Fleet Beat this week as Sinead Gillett chats with Ashley Butcher and David Hunter – AKA Ashley David Taxis (ADT) Leicester. This is an interview not to be missed as the lads explain how they’ve recently sold their business to a VC and embarked on an ambitious plan to launch a … Continue Reading »

iCabbi Open Week (17-21 Aug)

iCabbi’s Open Week from Mon 17 – Fri 21 Aug was a great success with hundreds of fleets tuning in to get an in-depth view of iCabbi’s product and team. If you didn’t get a chance to join us, you can request the videos below. Welcome to iCabbi – Monday 17th 4 – 5pm The doors … Continue Reading »

Peterborough Cars | iCabbi Fleet Beat

This week on Fleet Beat, Sinead Gillett sits down with Sunny Singh from Peterborough Cars. If you’re a customer who would like to participate in Fleet Beat we would love to hear from you! Please contact Marketing@icabbi.com Not a customer and want to hear more about how iCabbi can help your taxi business? Talk to us … Continue Reading »

365 Taxis Belfast | iCabbi Fleet Beat

This week on fleet beat Frank Sims sits down with Phil Hamilton from 365 Taxis Belfast If you’re a customer who would like to participate in Fleet Beat we would love to hear from you! Please contact Marketing@iCabbi.com.   Not a customer and want to hear more about how iCabbi can help your taxi business? Talk to … Continue Reading »

Covid-19 & iCabbi

Given the unprecedented situation regarding Covid-19, we at iCabbi want to assure you that we are all still working hard on your behalf and assisting our customers in any way possible.  Further to the update we sent on Friday (here’s a link in case you missed it), we would like to share with you some … Continue Reading »

Coolnagour: A little bit of history

My father grew up on a farm in Waterford called Coolnagour, which is still in the family and run by my Uncle. I’ve drawn a lot of inspiration from my father throughout my life. When the business started, I called it Coolnagour Ltd in his honour, though obviously the trading name is iCabbi. I believed … Continue Reading »

Mobile Knowledge joins the iCabbi Group

News Announcement Mobile Knowledge is a dispatch provider, operating out of Ottawa, Canada, with over 180 customers, throughout North America, as well as a significant share of licenses in the London Black cabs market.  The turn of the decade marks a new chapter for iCabbi – one that will be defined by global ambition and … Continue Reading »

Pac Biz | iCabbi Marketplace Spotlight

Pac Biz Co-founder, Eric Mulvin, fills us in on all things Pac Biz and what he thinks about the future of the taxi industry. What is your solution? Pac Biz offers taxi companies in the US, UK and Canada dedicated call center agents, dispatchers, controllers all for a flat monthly rate. From one full time … Continue Reading »

ZEGO | iCabbi Marketplace Spotlight

Zego Head of Ireland Expansion, Don McCormack, fills us in on all things Zego and what he thinks about the future of the taxi industry. What does your solution provide? We provide flexible insurance to Taxi fleets. Zego’s Taxi insurance covers  private and public hire, delivery work (Hire & Reward) and personal use of your vehicle (Social, … Continue Reading »

iCabbi Announce 1000 EV Roll-out for 2020

Exciting EV taxi plans for iCabbi customers iCabbi’s vision is to put taxi companies at the center of mobility. Sustainability is imperative to this, and so we’re keenly aware of the environmental impact our customer base of over 100,000 taxis worldwide is having. So, what are we going to do about it? We’re going green … Continue Reading »

500,000,000 Taxi Rides Smashed

Over 1/2 a Billion Bookings Powered by the iCabbi Taxi Dispatch System Boom! We’ve hit a major milestone at iCabbi – 500,000,000 bookings powered by our cloud-based taxi dispatch system. That’s half a Billion, how cool is that?  Sure we even made the headlines! And of course we didn’t stay on the nose of 500,000,000 for … Continue Reading »

Taxi and Mobility News & Stories | Top Picks

A Whistle-stop Tour of the taxi industry and mobility news we’ve been reading about in February. The taxi industry is moving and shaking! There’s never been a faster pace of change in the transport sector than right now, as new mobility models launch, new technology develops and new ways of doing business emerge. Indeed, it’s … Continue Reading »