Uber’s tech is what taxis are missing. T-Dispatch wants to solve that problem

Taxi Munich Karlis Dambrans Flickr

While Uber and taxi companies are fighting over different regulations in court in pretty much every city out there, Berlin-based T-Dispatch found a solution that could solve part of the problem — and quietly raised 1 million euros.

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The problem taxi companies face with Uber is not only the price and the new competition but also the technology. While Uber operates through a simple app, taxi companies receive calls and requests through their own websites and have a hard time organizing fleets, as they do not know if a driver is available or who might be booked with other services such as mytaxi. Also, cab drivers pay up to 15 percent of their fare price when accepting a mytaxi request.

T-Dispatch wants to be Uber for taxis

While Uber and mytaxi have one brand and one system, T-Dispatch connects the local transport fleets (including taxis, limousines, and, in the future, also food-delivery services) and on-demand services.

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T-Dispatch is a software-as-a-service application that connects and organizes taxi and minicab fleets in its content-management system. On one hand, it collects all requests for one taxi fleet. It also offers a white-label tool for cabs to use. Besides the customer-relationship management software and an app, T-Dispatch offers route navigation, sharing documents and requires no extra hardware other than an iPhone or Android device.

Besides that, T-Dispatch also offers airports or railway companies, such as Abellio (UK), ways to let customers book a taxi right over the middleman’s platform.

Source: Venturebeat - Read the original article here

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