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Route66 Q & A

Who is Route66?

 It is a venture Managesd and Operated by Carlton Cars T/A Route66

 

What is the Route66 Service?

It is an on-demand minicab booking service, which help Control Room to operate faster for convenience of Customers

 

Why should I join Route66?

  • For several reasons,
    • Firstly you get paid an 82.5% of gross income unlike any other operator offer today!!!!
    • You also are a beneficiary of the Route66 Trust which is similar to John Lewis Partnership programme. Meaning you also enjoy the benefits as a beneficial owner of Route66 ltd by becoming a FULL MEMBER. FULL MEMBER WILL BE EXPLAINED LATER IN THIS Q&A session
    • Further you get 1000s of lifestyle benefits e.g. Discounts at major retailer like Tesco, Asda etc.
    • You get discounts on Insurance – car, health etc.
    • We drive customer to you through our marketing efforts.

 

What do I need to join?

You MUST have a PCO licence issued by your local authority, a full driving licence, Hire & Reward insurance for private hire, a licensed vehicle with MOT no older than six months and a good knowledge of the roads with a smart appearance and can do attitude.

 

How will I get paid?

At the end of every week your funds will be credited directly into your bank account for Account Customers

You can retain the Non Account client’s cash for which you will pay 17.5% booking fee to Route66

 

How do I manage my account with you?

 All accounts are up dated ‘real time’ and this is available to see real time from your APP.  This will include ‘trip sheets’, your earnings and your available compensation and payment dates.

 

How will I know there is a job allocated to me?

We will give you an Android mobile device or you can use your own Android device through which jobs will be transmitted to you.

 

What if the job is a ‘No pick up’?

You will still be paid in full the cancellation charge (82.5%) as we charge for all journeys upfront and in full.

 

What if I have all the relevant licences but no vehicle?

We can offer you a contract whereby you can hire a licensed vehicle via us. This is subject to credit status etc.

 

Community Service – What is this?

 We contribute 2% for community charity programmes through a registered Charity Innocent Colours.

 

Will the charity contribution be deducted from my payment?

No the 2% is taken from our commission only.

However if you wish to contribute voluntarily it will be tax deductible. There is no obligation on your part. We also do Zakat for Muslim drivers and this is paid to the Charity of your choice.

 

What’s in it for you?

We take 17.5 % of all paid fares.

 

What is the trust and how does it work?

 The Trust is set up for the benefit of the Cabbies.  24% of Route66 has been allocated to the Trust. The Trust is run by independent Trustees

 

What information can I get on the Trust?

 When you have downloaded the APP and registered we will send you details of the Trust and how it works.

 

Is there a minimum amount of business that I need to do to be entitled for the benefits of the Trust?

 To entitle you to share ownership in the Trust you must do in excess of £ 500 a month through the Route66 mobile APP.  This will entitle you to FULL MEMBERSHIP of the Route66 Trust.

 

Who should I call if I have any quarries regarding the Trust?

 Please call the Manager of the Trust – details of which you will see in the Trust Guide.

 

So how do I join?

  1. Please download the Route66 APP
  2. Agree to the terms and conditions
  3. Sign a Service Provider Agreement with Carlton Cars T/A Route66 which will be sent to you when you register.

 

Where do I find this APP?

 You can download the APP from Android APP store – Route66 Driver APP

 

And then?

 It is a simple instruction led APP which will guide you through the process. Just download the APP and follow the step by step process. 

 

Can I get help to download and a support service?

 Yes we can walk you through the download – Please call 02089643535 to help you.

 

When will I get registered and receive customers?

 You will become a registered user of the APP when you have gone through the registration process and then you will be ready to receive customer minicab booking requests cleared by the Control Room.

 

How does this impact upon my current minicab service?

 You have the right to work with other operators.  THIS IS NOT AN EXCLUSIVE ARRANGEMENT. HOWEVER WE WILL PREFER FOR YOU TO PROVIDE A GOOD SERVICE TO PROCABY AND AS SUCH YOU WILL BE ENTITLED TO THE BENEFITS ENJOYED BY TRUST MEMBERS.

 

Do I have to pay any minimum rental to be part of the Route66 Service?

 No. You are not required to pay any rental fee to the Operator for using this service.

 

What about if I want a communication system?

 Route66 will provide you for £ 32.50 a month the following:

  1. Android Mobile
  2. Data pack with 1.5Gb of data
  3. Unlimited texts
  4. Dedicated number
  5. Free 5.7” tablet
  6. A free Android Watch as well!!!!!!

 

If I download the APP today and register do I get any goodies?

 Yes you will get a credit of £ 5.00 towards your account. You can draw this amount when you have a minimum of £ 250.00 of Account Customer bookings.  This will be automatically credited to your account.  HOWEVER THIS OFFER IS OPEN ONLY TILL THE END OF THE MONTH OF JULY 2015.

 

WELCOME TO PROCABY! YOUR JOINING US GIVE US MUCH PLEASURE