How Lucrative is Taxi Business?
This question was sent by a reader who wants to start a taxi business to support himself financially and make some cash doing this taxi business.
How Profitable is Taxi Business? The Taxi Business is very profitable just like any other business but it has its own conditions. I have someone who did the taxi business long ago, another one is presently doing it and making money but after checking the business, i realize some factors needs to be considered before starting the business.
1. Type of Car: Before you start a taxi business or car hire, you need to get a good vehicle, strong and fuel efficient. Note all cars are good for taxi business or transport business. You really need to make time out to get the best car for this kind of business.
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3. Get all Valid vehicle document: Before you begin to learn how lucartive this business can be, you need to get a valid vehicle document and license before anything. It helps you from police, road officers, sheriffs and any other governmental car business authorities. You need to get the vehicle duly registered.
4. Get a fuel efficient Vehicle: You can always get a full efficient vehicle for this business and i believe cars from china, japan saves fuel. Toyota is a fuel saving vehicle and its good for taxi business
5. Don't Not Hire a Driver: To expect good profit from taxi business, you do not need to hire a driver at first and maybe you can do that later. If the car is new, drive it yourself because it only you that can take care of the car due to the money involved. Given it out to driver will end the business soon.
6. Car Maintenance: This is one part of the business you need to take serious. Be expecting to spend great fund in the maintenance of the car since its for business.
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8. Route : Taxi Business can be very lucrative if you are driving on the right route. This means the route that has good population of passengers, work group and highly populated areas. Working through this route ensures good profit.
9. Hire Purchase: This is money making aspect of taxi business. If you buy or won a car or bus, you can decide to give a condition of hired purchase. This is a phrase used to describe given car out in a particular high amount and tell the driver to pay a certain amount weekly until he finish paying it. For instance, You bought a car at $1000, you can decide to give it out at $1800 or $2000 where the driver pay a certain fixed amount every weekend or months.
10. Hire: You can also hire it out for weekends or months for a rent or hire and get paid at the end of the trip. Read Also - How to Make Money Selling Used Cars
Note: Don Not Hire a Driver at First
These are things you can do to make taxi business profitable or lucrative for yourself. Taxi business is a good business.