Taxify, the fastest growing European transport startup, launched its services for the Slovaks at the end of November 2016. One year after its entry into the Slovak market, shared travel services utilized more than 150 thousand passengers, who in 93% of cases rated their ride full of points, ie five stars.
"We are excited that Taxify in Slovakia, he has successfully established himself in Bratislava as one of the leading providers of transport services, but we are even more pleased that Taxify is showing increasing interest in the number of passengers and drivers. In the past year, we have grown considerably and transformed from a small startup to a strong player who has the ambition to become a unit on the local market. The positive statistics we achieved in one year from our entry into the Slovak market only confirm that we are doing this right and will continue to do so," said Roman Sysel, Taxify Country Manager for Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
More than 150 thousand rides and 850 drivers in one year of
Taxify in Slovakia carried out more than 150 thousand rides, with up to 93% of them rated by the full number of points, with five stars and 5% rated by four stars. A comfortable transfer to Bratislava has taken care of up to 850 drivers, who most often drive on the models Škoda Octavia, Škoda Rapid and Hyundai i30.
A recordable ride of 407 kilometers
Among the TOP 3 destinations most of the passengers are most likely to take, include Bratislava's Main Station, SNP Square, and Aupark Shopping Center in Petržalka. On average, one Taxify trip is approximately six-and-a-half kilometers, it takes eleven minutes and the traveler comes out at 4 euros and 10 cents. "But there are also recorders. For example, our longest booked route, ordered by the traveler, was driving from Bratislava to Prešov in the total length of 407 km, for which he paid 143 euros," added Roman Sysel.
Lower commissions = more satisfied customer and
Taxify driver regularly prepares interesting discount stocks for their customers and provides for lower prices for outsourcing than competitors. However, there is no need to look for any science. The taxifiers take a lower commission than their competitors, at a rate of 15%. Just lower commission allows Taxify to offer passengers lower prices and higher driver compensation at the same time. The service also allows drivers to create a pre-defined radius for picking up passengers, meaning they do not have to travel for work far from their home or place of work.
Satisfied drivers mean better quality passenger service. "In the Taxify we believe in the decent handling of drivers and in healthy respect, which will enable drivers to earn more than other platforms. In addition, we provide a number of security features and features to help them work in the way that suits them best," explains Roman Sysel.