Really, TaxiMap is all about the map -it’s in the name for Pete’s sake!- but there are some instances where showing it just doesn’t work. So, today, we’ve rolled out version 3.9.17 of the TaxiMap plugin to all members with the option to hide the map from the user interface.
And with it, some other enhancements too… Read more…
Great! You may say – Finally a means to add fixed pricing to TaxiMap, but is it a step too far we ask ourselves….?
Making it this easy to provide fixed price journeys may mean the price per mile model becomes neglected, misused, and misunderstood, but it is a vitally important part of the system as it takes care of all those other journeys.
Let’s consider both fixed and flexible price calculations beginning with the new TaxiMap Zone to Zone pricing feature….
Categories: Internet/Online, Taximap Development calculation, configuration, fixed, fixed pricing, ppm, price, price per mile, setup, taxi, zones
As more and more taxi companies sign up to use Taximap it’s becoming apparent that virtually each and every one has a slightly different pricing model. Providing accurate journey price quotations for every pricing structure is something we’d love to achieve, but this will come at a price of its own: Complexity.
With each update the interface is becoming more complex and we’re desperate to avoid the situation where it becomes unusable. With this in mind we thought it timely to remind our readers of our goals – what Taximap is for and what we’re trying to achieve.
With Taximap on your website you’re providing your customers with an innovative new tool that provides a competitive advantage over your rivals.
Categories: General, Taximap Development booking form, booking system, cab, cab fare, calculation, customer service, marketing, minicab, price per mile, promotion, taxi
It seems we’re coming to that awkward stage in development where a whole bunch of little things are popping up that seem important but, unless we’re careful, would over complicate the system…. Read more…
Categories: Taximap Development Bank holiday, booking form, booking system, cab, calculation, christmas, credit cards, iphone, lead time, mobile, payment, peak hours, public holiday, sms, sunday, taxi, Taximap Development, text message, text messaging, zones
During our testing phase we have been approached by a number of companies who believe Taximap could be of benefit to their business. This blog post explores the merits of each.
Options such as zones, peak hours, size factor, and price to pickup can all be employed to give an accurate estimate for removals, limousines, couriers, coaches, minibuses and more…. Read more…
Categories: Taximap Development calculation, chauffeur, coach, couriers, estimate, limo, limousine, peak hours, price per mile, price per mile to pick up, removals, size factor, wait time, website integration, zones
Pricing Zone Example
First, thanks to all those who’ve signed up and have been testing the system! The feedback provided has been invaluable and it’s helping us shape the future of the Taximap service – making it better for everyone!
The main request we’ve been receiving is for a means to provide variable pricing beyond the fixed price per mile model on which Taximap is founded. We’ve been listening and today we’ve updated the system with a new feature: Pricing Zones. Read more…