Posted March 24, 2019 17:25:36A new app is promising to be the quickest and cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport to your doorstep.
The app, called Xpo, promises to be a one-stop shop for car and truck drivers from around the world to find their next destination.
Xpo, launched in February, lets anyone book a taxi at a cost of $150 and will be available to use in Australia, the US, Canada, and New Zealand.
But unlike Uber and other taxi companies that require drivers to register and pay a fee, Xpo has no registration fee and drivers can book their ride using a smartphone.
The company’s founders, Ben and Lisa McDonough, said they wanted to create an app that would be easy to use and free for users.
“The key to this app is the simplicity of the app, which is why we decided to use the Google Play store,” Mr McDonohs said.
“We also want to make it easy to track our drivers so we can keep track of them and make sure they get paid.”
Mr McDonos said he wanted to make the app simple and free to use for all users, but he said that had been difficult at times.
“It’s difficult to get the app out and get it out and see people using it.
It’s hard to get it on all of these different platforms,” he said.
The founders said Xpo was launched to attract drivers who had already booked their own cars and trucks.
“At the moment, most taxi companies are offering a one time $250 fee,” Mr McGonohs added.
“That’s a bit pricey and it’s not as simple as Uber, but it’s a better deal than paying $350 for a one year licence.”
I think the key thing to take away from Xpo is that we’ve done something different and we’ve brought it to everyone.
“Ms McDono said the app was being developed in a way that would allow people to book their rides using their smartphones, and she hoped the app would soon be rolled out in other markets around the globe.”
If you think about it, what we’ve got is a way to find a taxi in Sydney and have a driver pick it up, but if you want to go anywhere you have to go to the airport and pay the airport,” she said.
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