, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 18 – Taxi drivers who are Easy Taxi partners will now enjoy a discount of up to Sh4 per litre of petrol following a pact between Easy Taxi Kenya and Total Kenya.
Total will equip up to 1,000 Easy Taxi Cab drivers with the Total Bon Voyage card in a move which is expected to improve convenience, access and affordability.
The partnership targets cab drivers that service corporate clients to streamline productivity, transparency and eliminate the usage of cash.
Speaking at the launch of the partnership, Easy Taxi Kenya CEO Paul Ndichu noted that consistent use of the Total Bon-Voyage card would improve the bottom line for any partner operator.
“The largest expense for any taxi operator is the money spent on fuel. This partnership immediately slashes that by at least 4pc at the minimum. This will definitely have a direct impact on profitability.” He said.
Easy Taxi has established that the targeted 1,000 taxis consume over 400,000 litres of fuel monthly. The card will have a limit of Sh10,000 with the card being usable for all value added services including car wash, lubricants, car service and fuel at all Total stations.
With this service, Easy taxi will ensure consistency in service for its corporate and individual customers.
Total Kenya Cards Manager Gerald Matola lauded the partnership saying it would enable taxi companies manage cash flow more efficiently.
“At Total Kenya, we pride ourselves on offering an entire array of value added services on our forecourts and petrol stations. Access to this and many more services are the additional benefits that come from using the Total Bon Voyage fuel card,” he added.
The partnership is expected to give Easy Taxi partner operators an edge in the market in terms of cost, as they pass on the benefits of increased efficiency and the discount to their Easy Taxi clients.