With the advent of cab aggregator giants like Uber, Ola and Meru in the market, travelling has got easier. But the story does not end here. Ever since these big brands revolutionized the transport industry, new and innovative transport aggregator startups are popping up every now and then. And some already existing transport aggregator startups are getting popularized as well. There was a time when commuting to a place was difficult with inadequate buses, taxis and autos but now with these app based services you don’t need to chase cabs anymore. So let us check out some of the very innovative transport aggregator startups in India.
The first transport aggregator startup is the 24X7 SheTaxi project which is initiated by Gender Park, under Social Justice Department, government of Kerala. Therefore, the service is offered solely in Kerala. This transport aggregator startup is an initiative where you will find cabs driven only by women. This entrepreneurship driven model aims to bring about social and economic empowerment of women. The service guarantees safety and security of fellow women passengers and tourists.
Women On Wheels
This is another transport aggregator startups with an initiative of women driven cabs. This service is available in Bangalore. Women On Wheels is an initiative of R2R Ventures LLP. All the drivers are highly skilled and trained in self defence and thus ensure complete safety of the passengers.
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ApnaCabs is a government licensed cab aggregator startup based in Mumbai. The company was launched by Srikanth Lingidi in 2015. Their cabs are decorated in the classic yellow and black combination and therefore are called the “kali- peeli” taxis. At present, it has a network of over 1,600 Kaali Peeli taxis and Cool Cabs in Mumbai.
Vinti Doshi is the co-founder of AUTOnCAB. She decided to start this transport aggregator startup when she realized the problems of transportation in Gurgaon for the common fellows. Vinti says that AUTOnCAB is focussed on the needs and demands of both the auto-drivers and commuters. “We don’t treat autos as just another vehicle of commute. It’s a strong business driver for the auto community as well,” adds Vinti. This is a one stop service for autos. You can download their app and ask for a ride whenever you need one.
Jugnoo was founded in November 2014, by a handful of IITians. This transport aggregator startup was launched as a small organization and now it has grown into a very popular and well connected on-demand auto rickshaw app, which connects passengers wishing to travel from one point to another within a particular city.
Savaari Car Rental is an online cab booking aggregator that provides affordable and safe out station taxi services to travellers. They operate across 60 cities in India including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune & Delhi. Savaari happens to be the largest car rental company in terms of geographical reach. Savaari provides competitive Intercity Taxi Booking Service, cabs for outstation travel as well as intra city local cabs. You can travel unlimited kilometres for 8 hrs – 10 hrs without any restriction on the kilometres travelled.
AHA Taxis (a division of WAAH Taxis Pvt Ltd) is India’s leading online aggregator for outstation travel. They offer online taxi booking to customers for one way fares, return journeys and multi city booking. This transport aggregator aims to provide freedom of choice to the customers worldwide for travelling safely where they wish to while saving costs and at the same time benefit the taxi drivers with increased profits.
Baxi is India’s first on demand motorcycle Taxi Company. The service of this transport aggregator startup is available in Gurgaon and Faridabad. So with Baxi you can travel swiftly to your destinations. Baxi provided trained drivers and insurance for both the passenger and driver. They have an SOS service in case of emergencies as well. So with Baxi you need not worry about getting stuck in traffic for hours.
One Ryder is a unique approach towards transportation. With One Ryder you can actually transport yourself in a scotty-taxi. This transport aggregator service is for the people who wants to travel swiftly but in a more cost effective way. One Ryder is made exclusively for busy cities with terrible traffics. Traditional transports like rickshaws, auto, buses and taxis take a lot of time. But One Ryder will drop you to your destination faster than all the other options. So, open the app, find the nearest Ryder and reach to the desired place on time.
Shuttl is an app based office bus service that is committed to making travelling to office easy and stress free. They provide air-conditioned buses with assured seats which lets you travel in comfort without having to pay big bucks for fuel & shared cabs. The startup provides cashless travel, real-time tracking and reserved seats. Shuttl is available in Delhi.
If these services are available in your city and you did not know about them then try them out soon. Experience hassle free travelling experiences which are safe and secure. So gone are the days of waiting hours for a bus or being refused by a cab or auto. Let us know which one of the startups you found the most innovative!