6 Must have features For a Taxi Booking App

Everything in this world is defined' by the demand, so this help you to drive the supply chain as well as the service industry. The demand-supply ratio is ideal for the world economy and a deciding factor for the price point of the service or the product. Therefore, every product which sells and service offered is an outcome of its demands. So, the same goes for the taxi industry where the need for the taxi app is created' because people want to go from one place to another. However, if demand is the only case everywhere, then what can be on demand taxi solution? In simple terms, if you can improve the quality of an existing service to the degree' that you can offer it on demand, and then it becomes an on-demand service. 


Below are the given top features for on-demand taxi solution: 

Location 

Location services are the most crucial part of any on-demand Taxi App Solutions, where the map for the location tracking is used to find the driver, its current location, and also track the routes of the driver in real time. Thus, this on-demand taxi service cannot be realized without location technology, and indeed, it is one of the most vital technology’ in the Uber stack. 

Notification 

An on-demand taxi service app needs to keep, their users updated with daily notifications such as push notifications, services, email, SMS, and alerts. Therefore, your send across should be best and deliver on time where the notification has two functional types. First is a Push notification, and second is Text Notifications. 

Push notifications are highly effective as they are a noticeable and appealing form of messaging, but, if in case the internet goes down or a user is offline, then Text notification helps you to ensure for delivering the message right on the mark. 

Below are the following notifications which on-demand taxi solution receives: 

· Driver- Accept or Decline the Ride 

· Rider- Ride Accepted or Cancelled 

· Rider- Ride Arrival 

· Rider- Rush Pricing Over 

· Rider- Fare Updated 

In the case of SMS Notification Twilio is a market leader with clients such as Netflix, Lyft, Uber, and Hulu. The other close options are Plivo, Sinch, and Nexmo. 

Inter-app communication 

There are two types of on-demand Cab Booking App, which are helping to establish communication for users. First is for driver app, and second is for passengers. These apps need to communicate with each other at different points. So, that the service flows and operations take place. However, these two apps also act as two interfaces to the services by connecting both ends which also allow passengers to book the service and drivers to provide the service while accessing the app for supporting aids and other assistance. 

Below are the given how two apps communicate:

· Send a booking request to drivers. 

· Current location detection. 

· Pick up and drop off location. 

· Chat between driver and passenger’s app. 

· Cab canceling request for both ways. 

· Fare calculations. 

Communication between these apps (driver and passenger) takes place with the help of mobile data or a Wi-Fi where the data traveling protocol decides the flow of communication, and that could be encrypted or non-encrypted depends upon the provider’s choice. Then the data routed through a mobile app server to the destination point where the quality of the data again depends on the supporting system and data exchange resources. 

Payment 

Payment is one of the most crucial feature’ of a demand taxi service app. It mainly depends upon the cashless payment system sourced through a payment gateway where Braintree is one of the most popular mobile payment market segments, which has premium clients like Uber. On the other hand, Stripe is also another payment service option which offers equally dependable and prompt service, and it is also a quite prominent player in a taxi solution. Besides, they also provide a split payment feature which allows the whole act of billing and payment much more user-friendly. 

Analytical Tools 

If you want to know how your drivers are performing, then you can certainly seek the help of analytical tools because this will provide all the necessary numbers and can also help to analyze them as per the business requirement. Besides, this also helps you to improve transparency, reward meritocracy, and your business. As well as you will able to track orders, missed orders and assigned orders. 

Ratings 

No business can prosper without having a valuable rating or feedback from the customers. So, your taxi booking app should have a feature of rating and review because this will help the passengers to give honest feedback towards your service. Besides, it will also help you to improve your business and learn about loopholes or other weak areas in the business. 

So, for wrapping above are the given significant features for the on-demand taxi service app.

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  1. Thanks for sharing such beautiful information with us. I hope you will share some more information about on demand taxi app development. Please keep sharing.

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