New taxi-booking app CarXie is expected to provide employment for 36,000 Nigerian with the next 5 years after its launch, as stated by Chinedu Amadi, Operations Director of Dukan Group, the parent company of CarXie Taxi Services at the launch of CarXie Mobile App and Swift2pay payment platform on Friday in Lagos.
This lofty goal will be achieved through three partnerships modules, namely the executive partners, the state partners and regional partners. He strongly emphasized that CarXie’s design has purposefully been put in place in a bid to solve local problems many Nigerians face when planning their trips.
He further insists that CarXie App is conceptualized with security features that ascertain their users that car theft and kidnapping impractical.
“A rider is expected to issue his Bank Verification Number (BVN) as a means of social identification and that each vehicle is automatically tracked and voice chats are possible during rides. The driver and vehicle verification exercises are so thorough that they yield only courteous and comfortable service,” says Amadi.
He goes on to stated that CarXie will reduce the amount Nigeria loses daily through capital flight to foreign cab companies. “If we are forced by limited access to technology to be dependent on foreign airlines, there is no reason why we should depend on foreign cab companies for our intra/intercity rides. We have equipped our drivers and cabs with state of the art technology to deliver timely and affordable services.”
CarXie will only allow its drivers to use cars manufactured between 2008 to date.