There is unavoidable part of todays’ transport, as most of the people are totally dependent on them for their transport needs and due to the rising demand, many taxi service have bloomed the taxi industry. These taxi services compete with each other to provide the best service to their customers. There are many demerits also involved in running a taxi business, some of them are –
- Exorbitant repair
If you give your taxi to any company, to make in use of business, there are possibilities of getting your taxi visit mechanic weekly or in a month because you are not aware about the driving skills of the driver.
- Your taxi may go in other’s hand
Due to non-reliability of fleet, one’s taxi may go in the hands of someone for a number of years on lease.
- Insurance of taxi
Car insurance is another point here for which we have to go for. Running a taxi business is not a big deal but keeping each and every small detail about running a taxi business is quite hectic.
- Install Anti-theft device:
For any taxi business the taxi business owner has to install anti-theft device in his taxi to avoid theft. The anti-theft devices are quite expensive to install. So, it is another drawback to run a taxi business.
- Maintenance fetch:
Maintenance cost is another drawback of any taxi business. Taxi business owner has to bear the maintenance cost of the car which he is using in the taxi to regulate his business in a systematic way. Otherwise the fleet management company or any other company like that will start paying you the lesser amount instead of the actual amount that you desired for.
- Quite expensive:
Taxi services are quite expensive especially when it’s night time and particularly during peak time.
- Low security:
Security is the most important point that everyone keeps in his/her mind before taking a taxi. Generally taxis have low level of security as it is not tracked by the fleet management companies.
- No insurance of customer:
No insurance is provided to the customer availing the service of a taxi. If a customer is taking a ride in the taxi, and somehow he/she meets with an accident, then no compensation is provided to his/her family members.
- No route sharing:
There is no root sharing option available in offline taxi hiring as the drivers are not provided by the navigation feature. Customers have to directly tell the taxi driver about the location wherever they are.
- No feedback option:
if a customer wants to give feedback about the services provided by the taxi company he/she has any choice to give the reviews or the feedback to the company. The owner of the taxi has to face many other challenges to run a taxi business.
For all the above mentioned demerits of hiring a taxi, there is one simple solution for the same. Instead of running a simple taxi business, one can go with On-demand taxi apps like uber, cube taxi or any other app which includes a number of unique features which will surely help out in boosting the taxi business.