In a bid to offer seamless mobility experience to corporate travelers, Ola, one of India’s leading mobile app for transportation on Monday announced the launch of ‘Ola Corporate’, an enterprise solution that aims to transform the way India Inc travels. Ola Corporate would make available a wide range of mobility use cases at a fraction of the cost as against the existing scheduled corporate travel options, along with benefits of a centralized and a paperless billing system. Also Read - Ola Cabs to start services in London from February 10; details
‘Ola Corporate’ offers enterprise customers, the flexibility and ease of hailing an Ola as and when required for business and pay from their company’s centralized pre-paid account. With convenient app based bookings and ETAs of less than 5 minutes across all major Indian metros, Ola significantly cuts the time wasted in waiting for scheduled transport. Centralized billing makes the entire process of applying for transport reimbursements redundant for corporate travellers and organizations resulting in improved business productivity. Also Read - Ola self-drive car service 'Ola Drive' kicks off in Bengaluru; 3 more cities to follow soon
Pranay Jivrajka, COO at Ola said, “Ola Corporate marks the next phase of evolution for enterprise transport in India. This is an important step towards our goal of ensuring mobility for a billion Indians, by addressing a major use case with unique and customized solutions. Also Read - Ola expands services in two new UK cities, taking total to nine cities
“With ‘Ola Corporate’, we are bringing the inherent benefits of Ola’s technology platform to simplify the way executives travel for business, at the click of a button on their Ola app. The corporate dashboard allows for improved efficiency and productivity for businesses, taking away the hassle of scheduling pickups and cumbersome billing and payment processes. With operations in more than 100 Indian cities, Ola offers the most comprehensive mobility network for India Inc,”he added.
‘Ola Corporate’ reduces the time and effort spent by the administration teams in arranging transport for company executives as well as replaces the highly time consuming and error prone process of transport bill reimbursements, with technology that automatically tracks travel expenses down to each executive without any human intervention.
Fares for Ola Corporate are the same as standard rate cards for B2C and businesses stand to save as much as 60 percent on their travel costs with on-demand consumption. The solution also enables corporates to customize ride policies for different groups of employees, as per the needs of the company, giving complete control of the entire process to the administration teams.
Founded in Jan 2011 by IIT Bombay alumni Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, Ola (formerly Olacabs), is a popular mobile app for transportation in the country. Using the Ola mobile app, users across 102 cities can book from over 350,000 vehicles across cabs, auto-rickshaws and taxis on its platform. Ola recently acquired TaxiForSure, India’s second largest cab aggregator, which continues to operate as an independent brand.