Transport business have a unique set of requirements which are often different. BookAndPay booking management system helps transport booking based on time, distance, route, type of vehicle or combination of these . Many transport business are unique. Some examples are listed below.
- Transport for people with disability
- Transport for aged care or community transport
- Removal services or removalists.
- Airport shuttle
- Tour operations
- Transport for animals
The common requirements and features required for transport business are listed below.
Book by duration, time, distance, route or vehicle: - Booking of transport often involves many aspects. It can be distance, time/duration, route or vehicle type. The cost may vary based on many factors. BookAndPay booking management system can be configured to make booking availability and cost based on one or multiple factors.
One-off booking or recurring booking: - Many transport business need one-off bookings as well as recurring booking. For example your customer may book for one off transport or it may be every week on Tuesdays at 3pm.
Availability: The availability information of the service should be in real time and not just a calendar. Many booking system takes the booking and then try to fit in and this may lead to frustration and overhead. BookAndPay booking management system updates the availability in real time. Availability information can be accommodate multiple staff or vehicles. For example if you have two vehicles and if one of them is available, the system will show up as available. Alternatively the you may choose the show the availability of individual vehicle.
Description of service: Information about the transport should be available to your customer without software modifications or customizations. With BookAndPay, you can configure the details based on your needs.
Schedule: Ability to create timetable easily. For example the schedule / timetable might be
Anytime from 7AM to 10PM. Public holidays: Not available Minimum Duration / Distance: None
Payments: If payment is required, there may be some constraints in relation to payments and bookings. For example
Constraints: 10% payment required for booking confirmation and 90% on completion. Cancellations: Full refund if cancelled 24 hours prior to booking date.
Flexible Pricing: Create pricing easily. For example the pricing may not be fixed and may vary. For example a transport for people with special care may have variable pricing based on the time of the day and year.
8AM to 5PM: $50 / hour 5PM to 9PM : $80 / hour
Availability: - Users should be view the availability easily and perhaps the current occupancy in percentage or number. You may decide to display this information in the booking page.
Self-Service: User can view the booking 24⁄7 and view payment details Users should be able to view their bookings and payment details via a secure login This will allow users to get details of their current and past transactions making it less tedious for you to operate business.
Notifications and reminders: Various personalized notifications are important. Various types of notifications are often required. This includes notification on booking confirmation, session reminders, payment invoices, missed classes and so forth.
Booking Management Software System
BookAndPay.com is a booking management software solution. Booking management systems such as BookAndPay can be used by small and large businesses to manage bookings associated with one vehicle or trip or several hundreds of vehicles or assets. The software solution has integrated user management, payments, notifications and scheduling. See full list of features