Becoming a self-employed public / private hire driver in Scotland is much easier than you think, and can be rewarding. The minimum requirement is 21 years of age and have held a driving licence for 1 year.
Our fleet consists of over 10 vehicles or you can Use your own by either having or applying for an operators licence, or we have assisted them in finding a vehicle to rent. There are a number of office owned vehicles avaliable lease for a weekly fee. Meaning, all you would need is a Taxi or Private Hire Driver badge, from Argyll and Bute Council which costs only £113 for a badge to get you started 3 years fee unlike other council's (apply here).
We Can set you up as local Driver operator on our App with your local tariffs anywhere in Scotland Acce.ss to the Big Opertor Systems that you can not get on for a fraction of the cost, talk to our team about this on 01436 406288
Our control room operates 24/7, 365 days per year to provide the public and our drivers an unrivalled service. We handle approximately 3,000 bookings per week, which equates to over 100,000 thousand jobs per year in our local area not counting the distance work we aquire over the council area, as private hire have no boundry unlike a taxi that is zoned to a certain area in the council .
You will have access to our Account work also which incorporates NHS , Cameron House, Argyll And Bute Council, MOD and more.
Trident Taxis Limited is always looking for enthusiastic, friendly and reliable taxi and PHC licensed drivers for PHC drivers jobs.
Trident Taxis treats its employees and affiliate Drivers as valuable assets and always look for smart people who share our vision to join the team. You shall be part of friendly and supportive culture with great training and promotion prospects.
Due to ever increasing demand for our services we require more taxi drivers to fulfil the requirements of our clients. Casual / smartly dressed drivers that are helpful, polite, punctual and reliable. If you fit these requirements, please send us an email to email@example.com
Driver Jobs Available We can supply licenced cars, Owner drivers, Exceptional Company car drivers are welcome. We also have administration positions available within the company.
Requirements of our owner drivers
1.Good knowledge of The Area you work in.
2.Excellent customer service skills.
3.Own satellite navigation system with the latest maps and software updates.
4.You must speak fluent English. other language’s not a problem especially for tourists that can not speak English
To join our team you may be invited to our office in Helensburgh, you will need the following documentation in order to register with us. You can also send them by email.
1.Full UK driving licence (both sides)
2.PCO, taxi drivers licence (both sides)
3.Vehicle Log book (V5) page 2
4.Vehicle PCO or PHC or taxi licence
5.Current MOT (no more than 6 months old) If Required
6.Private Hire or Public Hire Insurance certificate
7.Current Council test Certificate
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Supply Partner Programme
Be part of our journey
If you are a ground transport provider with high standards of service and the ambition to grow your business, our supply team is waiting to speak to you. We are always looking for partners to help us offer a truly global car and driver booking service to change the way leisure and business travellers book.
What can we offer you?
Global customer reach to over one million hotel and flight bookers daily
Easy self-billing payment process
Advance bookings to make your dispatch planning easier
Why work with us?
We are good news for your business
We are part of an established uk company: Trident Taxis Limited and Trident Private Hire Limited and Helensburgh Private Hire and Glasgow coach drivers ltd, plus travelscotland.com, the world’s biggest online travel and leisure group; working alongside brands.
This give us the expertise to offer a seamless booking experience to customers, and you the reassurance that we will use our knowledge of the market to deliver bookings and develop a straight-forward system.
We are dedicated to keeping you busy
We do everything we can to drive more traffic to our website and constantly bring business your way. We are backing up that promise with targeted marketing investment and by leveraging our massive travel industry reach to generate incremental volume into your business.
We keep things simple
We find the customers, we and you provide the high quality vehicles and drivers, we provide friendly help and support, our customers have a great experience…it really is that easy. You will even have access to a simple online extranet allowing you to check and manage your bookings anytime.
How it works
drivers app for pre-booked taxi and pivate hire bookings
drivers app for jobs on our booking system through google play store or apple store
As soon as a customer books a journey with us, we send you the booking details via email or our driver app or API. With a free-sell agreement in place, you’ll be automatically assigned relevant bookings as soon as we receive them and in line with an agreed Advance Notice Period for all vehicle types.
Let us know the driver details, ensure the driver is there on time and complete the journey doing the best to receive 100% 5 star customer ratings.
Once the journey has been completed and the customers either pay cash or let us know they’re satisfied, or after a 24-hour period, all the complete journeys are added to the payable list. Each day of the week you will receive the invoice for all the completed journeys of the day, with a clear and simple self-billing process and payments within 1 week if account jobs on a friday each week.
How to join us…
Become a Trident Taxis partner
If you are a professional company that always goes the extra mile for customers and are happy to maintain the standards set out in our Service Level Agreement, we’d love to hear from you.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be in touch within 72 hours or 24/48 working hours to discuss how we can help your business to grow with Trident Taxis.
Be in control
In addition to instant email alerts, when you receive a booking or a customer changes their request, you can also connect with us via our extranet – your personal interface that helps you to monitor and control the bookings you receive via our website. The easy-to-use interface puts all relevant journey info at your fingertips, allowing you to:
Access full journey details
Check customer requests and comments
Let us know driver and car details up to 5 minutes before the pick-up time
Access the “payable” overview to quickly check the completed journeys that are ready to be paid in the next payment
Ready to be part of our team? Please email us at email@example.com
or use or driver app for instant bookings or pre planned bookings that can happen 2 – 6 weeks in advance