Month: December 2015

Vehicle Tracking Solutions: What Are the Advantages of a Cloud Based Taxi Booking System?

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Technology is providing so much not only to the end users but to businesses as well. There was a time when business used the “ in-house” concept in the computing world. Businesses used to just set up their own business servers in their respective offices. This is ever changing. Nowadays, more and more businesses are turning into cloud computing for their business needs. The option is cheaper compared to in-house computing, which is very appealing to small and medium-sized businesses. It is also taking out boundaries or walls that have prohibited a business from growing.

A taxi dispatch business is no exception to the benefits of what an online or cloud-based taxi booking system can provide. It is technically the same as the on-site booking system that a business may already be using, just with additional benefits.

One of the benefits of any cloud-based system is the unrestricted access. Meaning, one can access a system, anytime and anywhere. One does not need to be physically in the office to check the records or to create a report. The internet is the only requirement needed to remotely access a system. Another advantage is, since a lot of mobile phones can do a lot of functions, it can also be used aside from the traditional desktop and laptop. One can then see the reports or records while having a coffee or even while watching TV. One can even check the vehicle tracking solutions in the middle of the night and simply go back to sleep.

With an online booking system, there is also no need to have a bunch of software be installed on the computer systems. An internet browser is all it takes for this. All the information on vehicle tracking solutions is stored online or in the Cloud, which is in another location. This means that the data of the patrons of the business are safe from natural and manmade disasters. If the hard drive of a computer has suddenly stopped working, there is no need to worry, use another terminal and one can continue to work from there with the same amount of data before the hard drive crashed. There is no need to redo everything.

Another great aspect of a cloud-based vehicle tracking solution is its ability to upgrade, as the need arises. Additional technology can also be integrated with it without necessarily adding any additional hardware.

It has been proven, time and time again, that a cloud –based system is reliable, fast and very efficient. Even the operating system of a computer or a hand-held device does not count anymore

Even the customers will have benefits. Since the booking service is efficient, customers will have a fast and accurate result which will then equate to a satisfying experience. If the customers are happy, they will definitely refer the business to friends, and this is free marketing. Prospective customers are always there, and it is good for a business.

So, if the taxi booking business is not yet in the cloud, one should highly consider using this technology to maximize the full potential of the business.