Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Taxi Firm to Sign 50 New Drivers after Bookings Rise

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Taxi Firm to Sign 50 New Drivers after Bookings Rise

Article excerpt

BORO Taxis will create 50 new driver jobs after a surge in business saw bookings speed up by several thousand a week.

The company, which is one of the largest firms of its kind in the North-east, says new technology installed by the company has contributed to the rise.

Bookings have soared from between 70,000 and 80,000 jobs a week to exceeding the 80,000 mark. Working at peak levels, this equates to more than four million a year.

To meet the growing demand for its services, the company is recruiting more drivers who all undergo intensive training and rigorous vetting, and hopes to increase staff numbers to almost 950.

Mohammed Bashir, founder of Boro Taxis, which has a fleet of more than 800 vehicles, said: "The growth in business is a combination of an increase in corporate clients and more bookings from individual members of the public."

Boro Taxis recently invested a six-figure sum installing state-of-the-art software, focusing on improving how the company dispatches taxis and the operation of its accounts. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.