Floor transport supplier Sixt is working with mobility platform Jyrney to supply on-demand taxi rides in main UK cities.
The brand new strategic partnership between Sixt and Jyrney, which won the 2022 Business Travel Innovation Faceoff at Enterprise Journey Present Europe in London final week, will give Sixt clients entry to “trusted” taxi and minicab operators in 10 launch areas within the UK.
Jyrney’s software program permits Sixt trip clients to entry on-demand taxis in any of the launch cities: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Luton, Bristol and London. Clients can guide these taxi or minicab rides utilizing the Sixt app.
Konrad Thoma, senior vice chairman of Sixt trip, mentioned the Jyrney partnership could be a “step change” within the availability of on-demand floor transport companies within the UK.
“Jyrney’s algorithm will guarantee we offer the closest, finest worth and highest high quality supply primarily based on our clients’ particular person preferences,” added Thoma.
“Following our extremely profitable technique in Germany, we’ll join clients to the very best personal rent and taxi operators, alongside our present pre-booked trip companies and car rental, all of which can be found within the Sixt app.”
Daniel Value, co-founder and CEO of Jyrney, added that the brand new partnership with Sixt was “strategically vital for us”.
“It validates our imaginative and prescient to make mobility companies, equivalent to personal rent and taxi, extra linked and simpler to entry for each shoppers and enterprise travellers,” added Value.
“Our objective is to broaden the community we provide sooner or later, opening new markets for Sixt trip through our partnership. Sixt is thought for its forward-thinking digital technique, and we’re thrilled to help in delivering a world-class mobility answer.”