Tag: services pricing

Special’ buses: Tamil Nadu buses take to ‘surge pricing’ now | Times of India

Special’ buses: Tamil Nadu buses take to ‘surge pricing’ now | Times of India

CHENNAI: It is not just appbased cab aggregators who use surge pricing. In an attempt to boost revenue, government buses in Tamil Nadu have started adopting a similar strategy, forcing passengers to pay one-and-a-half times the normal fare on board ‘special’ buses operated during weekends. A visit by TOI to the Chennai Mofussil Bus terminus […]

Garages face parts pricing dilemma according to TechMan | Tyrepress

Garages face parts pricing dilemma according to TechMan | Tyrepress

“Say a starter motor fails after a few months, we just use TechMan to find the customer, view the job and see the date and supplier invoice number, making it really easy to arrange the warranty return.” Beyond streamlining returns and ensuring parts all get invoiced out, Mac Automotive has found the biggest benefit from […]

Pricing picture for truckload and intermodal remains positive, says Cass and Broughton Capital | Logistics Management

Pricing picture for truckload and intermodal remains positive, says Cass and Broughton Capital | Logistics Management

“Pricing for trucking is growing ever stronger and ‘gaining momentum’ continues to be an understatement,” wrote Broughton Capital Managing Director Donald Broughton in the report. “After signaling an industrial recession in the U.S. and being negative for 13 months in a row (from March 2016 through March 2017), the Cass TL linehaul index has not […]

Dignity’s funeral prices differ by as much as double among its own branches | The Times

Dignity’s funeral prices differ by as much as double among its own branches | The Times

Branches at one of Britain’s biggest funeral providers are selling traditional funerals at more than double the price of outlets at the company’s other locations. Beyond, a price comparison website that has been analysing the costs of funerals offered by Dignity, found that its most expensive branch, in Glasgow, charged £5,300 for a “traditional” funeral, […]

New Health Secretary Offers Bold Vision for Reform. But the Devil’s in the Details. | The Heritage Foundation

New Health Secretary Offers Bold Vision for Reform. But the Devil’s in the Details. | The Heritage Foundation

The root problem is that health care “prices” are not really prices, in the conventional economic sense, reflecting the direct collision between the forces of consumer demand and provider supply in anything resembling a real market. They are complex, negotiated payment agreements that take place within a sector of the economy, dominated by third-party, corporate, […]

Liverpool cabbies hit out at Uber over 110% Anfield fare surge | Liverpool Echo

Liverpool cabbies hit out at Uber over 110% Anfield fare surge | Liverpool Echo

“If we continue to see Uber drivers doing this then we will look legally at taking the Uber licence away, because they are not contributing. “We will continue to monitor it – but we are getting lots of complaints about drivers coming in from other parts of the country and having no knowledge of Liverpool.” […]

Commuters left stranded by rail shutdown hit by Uber price hikes by up to 500 PER CENT | The Sun

Commuters left stranded by rail shutdown hit by Uber price hikes by up to 500 PER CENT | The Sun

TAXI giant Uber has hiked prices by up to 500 per cent as stranded Brits try to make their way home. Passengers in Birmingham and Bath reported huge price hikes as the ride-hailing app’s controversial surge pricing software kicked in. The algorithm – which automatically activates at times of high demand – raised prices as […]

Why do D-FW apartment rents vary so much, even within the same complex? | Dallas News

Why do D-FW apartment rents vary so much, even within the same complex? | Dallas News

Like in any industry these days, though, the ability to harvest and process vast amounts of  data allows property managers to get a lot more specific. Large property managers use price optimization programs that constantly take in data about everything from how many apartments are expected to open nearby to vacancy rates across the region. […]

Man goes on a $1,635 Uber ride through several states | WCPO Cincinnati, OH

Man goes on a $1,635 Uber ride through several states | WCPO Cincinnati, OH

According to the NJ.com report, Bachman passed out in the passenger seat of a 2011 Honda Odyssey, hours into his costly journey home. When he awakened, instead of just getting out and be stranded in the middle of no where, he decided to keep going. “I just woke up,” Bachman told NJ.com. “And I’m thinking, ‘Why the […]

Herc Rental’s Rental Revenue Grows 16.2 Percent in the Fourth Quarter | Rental Equipment Register

Herc Rental’s Rental Revenue Grows 16.2 Percent in the Fourth Quarter | Rental Equipment Register

Herc Holdings reported fourth quarter equipment rental revenue of $414.5 million compared to $356.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 16.2-percent increase. Total revenue was $491.7 million, up from $405.2 million a year ago, a 21.3-percent hike. Herc reported net income of $214.3 million in the fourth quarter compared with a net loss […]