Loose cash to get removed from Isfahan's taxi fleet

When it comes right down to the traditional taxi setup, taxi drivers need a massive workforce to do the paperwork. Moreover, manual documentation also results in errors; With electronic payment integration, transactions are digitally recorded and the need for a larger workforce will be eliminated. Cutting down the costs spent on the workforce while getting the work finish off, increases profitability for taxi service providers.

Iran (IMNA) - "During this period of urban management, more than 600 old Taxis have been run off the road to deliver best possible services to Isfahani citizens," the managing director of Isfahan Taxi Management and Supervision Organization noted.

"Systematizing all taxicab stands was one of the measures taken by Isfahan's Taxi Organization aiming at providing accessible transportation services to citizens," he said.

"Over a period of three years, 25 IT- based projects have been brought into operation for better fleet supervision. Currently, fines are not manually issued; paying fines, taking leaves and monitoring processes are performed automatically," he said.

When it comes right down to the traditional taxi setup, taxi drivers need a massive workforce to do the paperwork. Moreover, manual documentation also results in errors; With electronic payment integration, transactions are digitally recorded and the need for a larger workforce will be eliminated. Cutting down the costs spent on the workforce while getting the work finish off, increases profitability for taxi service providers.

Concerning the launch ESKIF ( e - payment system), the managing director of Isfahan Taxi Management and Supervision Organization said, "This initiative made loose cash to get removed; now about 3 thousand cabs are equipped with e-commerce payment systems."

This initiative supports the digital transformation process pursued by the Isfahan's Taxi organization to fulfill the expectations of customers and enhance their satisfaction through the use of electronic payment panel, while also keeping pace with the Isfahan's transformation plan aimed at transforming the city into a smart city with its comprehensive services.

Manouchehri went on to say that citizens' inattention to the importance of public transportation is one of the challenges we have always faced, and noted "the development of public transportation fleet will be continued; however, citizens still prefer to travel by private cars rather than using public transportation systems."

Attaching great importance to that the modernization of taxi fleet, he ended, "taxis older than 10 years must go off roads. Also, we should pay attention to electronic payment to eliminate the processes of exchanging loos cash."

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