Ground transportation platform Karhoo has announced a partnership with booking and dispatch platform iVcardo for global expansion.
Karhoo will increase their infrastructure and access to transport operators beyond ride-hailing city companies by using iVcardo’s platform.
The platform facilitates booking, exchange, fulfilment and billing of passenger transport services on a global scale and will allow Karhoo and partners to track customer journey’s globally.
Karhoo can now onboard local fleets in remote areas onto its own platform and with the added security of monitoring user journeys, Karhoo’s corporate and travel partners can track as their passengers travel into emerging and unfamiliar markets.
This enables the company to safely expand its current platform supply of 1.8 million licensed taxi and private hire vehicle fleets in 1,500 cites over six continents.
iVcardo will start by connecting the Karhoo platform with transport operators including taxi, limo, minibus and coach companies throughout Europe and local fleets can benefit with more demand from Karhoo’s partners vast customer base.
Nicolas Andine, Karhoo co-chief executive officer, said: “By partnering with iVcardo, we will now have the ability to connect with transport operators anywhere in the world instantly.
“Crucially, we will also have the ability to track these rides in real time no matter where they are. As Karhoo scales up globally, these factors are absolutely key to our partners.”
Simon Gare, iVcardo founder and chairman, added: “We believe the dynamic Karhoo model which maximises the opportunities for drivers and vehicles in a safe and responsible fashion is where the world of mobility is heading.
“We are very excited to be working alongside them as they embark upon this period of global growth.”