UTA partnering with taxi booking service mytaxi
- Partnership in connection with fuel supply for taxis
- Successful pilot stage completed in Hamburg, Berlin and Munich
- Partnership launched throughout North Rhine-Westphalia
- UTA and mytaxi consider 120,000 drivers in 11 countries to be potential users
Kleinostheim/Hamburg – 9. April 2018. UNION TANK Eckstein GmbH & Co. KG (UTA) has joined forces with mytaxi, Europe’s largest taxi app: Taxi companies in partnership with mytaxi Germany can now refuel and make cashless payments at more than 12,000 service stations in Germany. The mobility service provider in cooperation with the mytaxi partners has developed a new fuel card that is specifically tailored to the needs of the taxi business and offers companies numerous advantages.
Following a three-month pilot stage in Hamburg, Berlin and Munich, the taxi service provider was convinced by the strategic partnership with UTA. “Day-to-day, fuel costs and the associated activities play an important role. With the new mytaxi fuel card we can offer all affiliated companies very interesting additional benefits”, says Alexander Mönch, mytaxi general manager for Germany & Austria. “The taxi companies not only benefit from the UTA’s nationwide network of service stations at particularly favourable conditions. They are also provided with an effective fuel management tool, which at the same time significantly reduces their administrative burden.” A taxi company with a fleet of around 20 vehicles requires up to 20 working hours per month to manage their fuel receipts. Now, the company can focus on its core business, because UTA’s fortnightly e-invoice makes paperwork redundant.
“The partnership with mytaxi is another example of our target group expansion to include businesses in addition to international heavy-duty traffic. It underlines the acceptance of our range of services for the car fleet segment, which was introduced in January this year”, says Volker Huber, CEO at UTA. “As a strategic provider, we look forward to supporting the dynamic growth of mytaxi outside of Germany.”