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.
iCabbi customers are enjoying huge leaps in automation right now – and it’s all down to the newly released Voice+ Product. It’s an upgrade to the Voice IVR & Phone Solution that allows you to automate calls for new pick up locations using intelligent voice recognition input, not only that but giving you much more … Continue Reading »
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 »
iCabbi’s innovative initiative to unite the UK & Irish taxi industry under the formation of the Taxi Alliance will come into effect on March 31. The Taxi Alliance will be a joint venture between iCabbi and independent private hire and taxi companies, which gives taxi fleets security about the future of the software they’ve built … Continue Reading »
Why was Simon Callendar of ABC Taxis Norwich so keen to sign his Taxi Alliance contract? Find out why he was the very first person to sign his taxi fleet up in this iCabbi Fleet Beat interview with Sinead Gillett.
It has all changed for Kyle Summers. Back in 2014, Alexandria Yellow Cab was under massive pressure from the Ridehailers and he was running out of hope . The majority of his customers called for a cab back then so his taxi business was really a noisy call centre that needed a lot of call … Continue Reading »
On 31.03.22 the Taxi Alliance will officially come into effect. The Alliance is a joint venture between iCabbi and independent private hire and taxi fleets in the UK & Ireland. It gives taxi companies security that the software they’ve built their businesses on won’t sell out to one of their competitors. It gives fleets a … Continue Reading »
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.
Are you a taxi company looking to increase your business through digital marketing? If not then you should be! Investment – both in terms of time and financial spend – is more important than ever in the Covid recovery period. It’s time to reactivate your existing passenger base and target new markets. There’s absolutely no … Continue Reading »
Judy Potter of Black & White Transportation, Ohio, has been busy! Not only has she managed to grow her taxi business during Covid-19, she’s also just taken on the presidency of the TTA! Find out how she has done this and what her thoughts are on the future of the taxi industry in North America … Continue Reading »
The taxi industry in the UK & Ireland is about to change forever and for the better! The Taxi Alliance is an innovative business concept, bringing a taxi dispatch technology provider (that’s us!) into a true partnership with customers (you guys!). It’s a joint venture that brings security to a sector, and most of all … Continue Reading »
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 »
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
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 »
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 »
Following a statutory investigation by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Uber’s acquisition of Autocab, our largest competitor in the UK, has been approved. Now that we know the outcome we can stop thinking about whether it is going to happen or not and focus on what we believe it means. I’ve been very … Continue Reading »
The global pandemic has forced us to find new ways of connecting at the first virtual taxi event in the UK Planning your trip, preparing the suitcase, putting in order documents, getting early to the venue to avoid possible mishaps, bumping into old friends or sharing funny and rewarding lunches or dinner with colleagues. Many … Continue Reading »
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 »
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 »
iCabbi is delighted to announce its expansion into Brazil through a partnership with the Sao Paolo dispatch software provider Original Software, which currently powers over 10,000 taxi licenses in Brazil. This is in line with iCabbi’s plan to be the global market leader in taxi technology. Speaking on the announcement CEO Gavan Walsh said “In … Continue Reading »
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 »
Driver Bubble was set up back in March 2020 in response to COVID-19 and the need to keep both taxi drivers and passengers safe. Find out more about what they have to offer your fleet in this Marketplace Spotlight with Will Katrall. Want to learn more about how Driver Bubble can help your taxi business? … Continue Reading »
Amer Hasan shares his views on the (Autocab) Uber UK aggregator proposition, explains why Minicabit offers a better option for taxi operators to increase their trip demand whilst protecting the future of the taxi industry and tells us how Minicabit has risen to meet the challenge of Coronavirus. Want to learn more about how Minicabit … Continue Reading »
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 »
This week on Fleet Beat, Andrew Morton sits down with Ivan Gonzalez from Yellow Checker Cab. Kick back with a coffee and learn how Ivan stabilised his business through COVID-19, how his company and iCabbi have evolved together over the years, and what advice he has for other fleet operators now as he looks ahead … Continue Reading »
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 »
Watch iCabbi’s Andrew Morton give a detailed insight for taxi fleets to succeed after COVID-19. Do you want to hear more about how iCabbi can help your taxi business? Talk to us today.
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 »
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 »
This week on fleet beat, we speak to Ozayr Khan of Royal Cars Oxford 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.
If you work in the taxi industry, you will no doubt be concerned over the drop-off in passenger demand arising from the Coronavirus crisis. Workplaces, schools, social and recreational centres, shops, pubs, restaurants and other local businesses are closing to help prevent the spread of Covid -19 in what can only be described as the … Continue Reading »
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 »
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 »
Richard Clayton, Managing Director, fills us in on all things M2M Data and what he thinks about the future of the taxi industry Why choose your solution? We are specialists in M2M IoT mobile data connectivity for Taxi and Private hire fleets in the UK, EU and beyond. We offer a bespoke tailored and fully … Continue Reading »
In order to keep your taxi fleet relevant in today’s mobility age you must embrace innovation. In this article we’ll take a look at what that actually means for your taxi company and explore some of the areas of innovation that are foremost to the success of taxi industry right now. The taxi sector is … Continue Reading »
A whistle-stop tour of the taxi industry and mobility news we’ve been reading about in January 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 »
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 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 »
‘City Electric’ Pilot Proving a Success Check out the highlights from the launch of City Electric in Sheffield and learn more about the model for iCabbi’s EV taxi offering in partnership with RCI Bank &Services of Groupe Renault.
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 »
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 »
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 »
Hear from Chuck Clark, Manager at Vets Cab Ontario, Canada. Meet Chuck Clark from Vets Cab in Canada and find out how they increased automation from zero to over 50% with iCabbi.
Gavan Walsh returns to the spot where the story of iCabbi began 10 years ago! This picture might not look like much, but 10 years to the day, I got lost in Portugal with my pregnant girlfriend whilst out walking. At this remote spot, the spark of iCabbi began. I had an idea that if I could … Continue Reading »
Mark Barclay tells us the most essential pieces of equipment you should be carrying in your taxi. As a taxi driver, your work can be demanding. Unpredictable weather and the possibility of something breaking can put a halt to your livelihood. And, when your work relies on delivering a fast service, you’ll need to equip … Continue Reading »
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 »