Nowadays, Smartphone services have changed the world completely as if someone has to book a flight or train, book a room in a hotel or order something in a restaurant, they most likely will use a mobile app for these purposes.
Taxi services are certainly no exception to this. The traditional way to book a taxi is by waving one down in the street or by calling the taxi company for bookings. These methods are hardly used anymore now. Booking services such as Uber that use mobile apps
for their business are currently valued most in the taxi market.
Uber considered being a high-level comfort and low price service provider in the market, even in the on-demand sector
. A user needs to simply make a request through an app by making a booking from one place to another. Ones individual books a taxi gets the notification that request has been accepted. The user has to accept or decline the ride, ones accepted the uber driver gets the notification and further reaches the pickup point. Everything is done through the app, order request, order verification and confirmation, view of the planned route, payment etc.
There are a lot of taxi companies who have made their own apps with extremely impressive features that make a user ride much more efficient than ever before as they are providing some extra and different features.
There are some key points where you need to dedicate all your efforts to get your customers the desirable experience and obviously long-term survival like Geo location, notifications and SMS facility, payment integration etc.
Although, creating a mobile app is not a difficult thing. But, All you need to do is have an idea, try to explore it deeply, implement those ideas into a design. These attributes or thoughts are sufficient enough to create an app like Uber or may be an app that will be completely different from others.