Tuesday, 8 April 2014

TaxiForSure Joins the Million Club

  • One Million Rides Booked Across Bangalore, Chennai and NCR

Bangalore, April 8, 2014: TaxiForSure, one of India’s leading taxi aggregators, has clocked one million rides in less than three years of operations, thereby joining the elite club of start-ups that have hit the million mark recently. The milestone comes at a time when the taxi aggregation industry in India is still in a fledgling state, attracting substantial investment from venture capital firms.

Ø Drove 3 lakh+ customers
Ø Covered 24 million kilometers
Ø Spent around 28.5 years on the phone (talk about phone bookings and customer service!)
Ø Developed 23 technology solutions in-house
Ø Created 243 entrepreneurs (with operators)
Ø 45% of app customers getting Taxi in 15 minutes
Ø Maximum number of rides by a single customer – 672 bookings!
Commenting on the milestone, Co-Founder and Director of TaxiForSure, Aprameya R. said, “This is a big moment for us. We have always focused on offering customers the most comfortable and cost-friendly service possible and the million-mark is a validation of our efforts.  We are proud to have helped customers complete one million happy rides with us, so early on in our journey.”

Displaying Million rides infographic_TFS.JPG“We will continue to build on the experience and offer best-in-class services to remain the service of choice for our customers in Bangalore, Chennai and NCR. We hope to extend our services to 15 cities by 2015 and also venture abroad soon,” he added.

The one millionth ride was booked by a housewife to drop her daughter to a swimming class in Bangalore. She was pleasantly surprised to find a Jaguar waiting for her instead of a regular Indica, with a surprise chocolate hamper. Both mother and daughter could not contain their excitement on their first ever Jaguar ride!

To celebrate the milestone, TaxiForSure is also offering surprise gifts on completion of rides till April 15, 2014. The gift can be availed by using the code MILLIONRIDES while making the booking on the TaxiForSure app @ tfs.my/app or on www.taxiforsure.com

The journey to one million bookings has been captured with an incredible Infographic by TaxiForSure, highlighting some interesting trivia while stressing on the relentless efforts and technology innovation that made the milestone possible.