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Discussion in 'Uber Drivers Forum' started by Lynn Anderson, Jan 21, 2016.

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  1. Lynn Anderson

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    Greetings Drivers,
    I lease and sell new vehicles in Texas. Trac Lease means you can get a new vehicle with free loaner, priority repairs, and best of all you can write off a sizable amount of the lease cost payments on your income tax.
    As a specialist in commercial and truck sales and leasing, I can help put you in a new vehicle proven to impress your customers and improve your chances to generate more income while knowing that if your vehicle requires maintenance, your ability to create income won't be interrupted.
    Call me at (830) 665-5900 ext. 2309. My Name is Lynn
     
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    Is anyone listening?
    We have vehicles for those of you who consider yourself business people, and the lease agreement requires that you use the car/truck/minivan/cargo vehicle/ whatever only 51% of the time. In truth, you use the vehicle as much as you like for your business. Also, with no mileage charges. This added to the tax savings and the free loaner service, the smart business person will see the advantages of using a dealership rather than a leasing company. Does the leasing company offer free loaners wherever you are? Do they have a maintenance center in most cities or towns if you should choose to relocate or your vehicle breaks down? Hello! One other thing, if you decide to do deliveries, we have a vehicle called a Promaster City that is great for just such a business, and it's reasonably priced. This along with incredible fuel mileage of 21 MPG in the city/29 MPG on the highway, and a 5yr 100000 powertrain warranty what else is there to do but make money!
    Call Me Lynn Anderson, Brown Dodge Chrysler, Jeep and Ram Devine Texas (830) 665-5900 ext.2309
     
  3. Harry Flashman

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    hi Lynn,
    dont know if you are aware but uber slashed their rates in approximately 100 cities in North America. San Antonio rates are at 1.20 per mile and 18cents a minute which is higher than detroit at 30 cents a mile and 30 cents a minute.

    people are very wary of uber now and many will not risk getting a new car to do uber charity any more. good luck though.

    Dallas 85 cents a mile and 10 cents a minute

    Houston 87 cents a mile and 11 cents a minute.
     
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    Thanks for the comment.
    While the pricing might be an issue with some people, I believe the convenience of Uber and the fact that San Antonio was rated one of the world's most desirable vacation destinations, will overcome the objections of those who might not wish to wait for the more conventional forms of ground transportation. When faced with either waiting for the taxi or city bus with the confusion of which route and how far they will have to go to their destination once they depart the bus, I feel Uber will present the most desirable choice.
     
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    Lynn I am so glad you are sticking to sales and not trying your hand at ground transport.

    At $1.20 per mile how many productive miles would I have to drive per day to make the car payment?

    At 40 mph how many paid hours would i have to do to make the car payment?

    It doesnt matter how many people want a ride I can only do 1 ride at a time. so if rates are reduced in order to encourage more passenger fares I as driver make less per trip.

    Uber may be a more desirable choice for pax but at $1.20 per mile it is hard to make a living even without a new car lease.
     
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    The pricing is a very big issue with the drivers. I believe that is what Harry is referring too, not the riders.
     
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    I understand your concerns when it comes to revenue vs opportunity. It would appear that the whole purpose of Uber is to generate supplemental income, not as a primary source of revenue. I agree that the amount of money you have the opportunity to gain would not be equal to the amount necessary to survive, but as a supplement, it could be your opportunity to purchase a nicer vehicle than might otherwise be possible.
     
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    There is little to no profit in these rates, and as a supplemental income there is still no profit. And using using a lovely new car for passenger transport it will not stay lovely for long
     
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    i think you're barking up the wrong tree here Lynn. If you get even one taker, id be very surprised. Uber rates are a joke. Even part time, there's no profit
     
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    I appreciate your insights, but I stii have to ask myself "if your so negative about the possibility of creating an acceptable amount of revenue, then why would you subject yourself, let alone your equipment to the aggravation."
     
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    I am a private hire car operator and charge much higher rates and have my own client base. Uber is something I keep an eye on and hope to help new drivers when they have issues. Over the part two tears I have seen uber X rates drop to levels that are ridiculous.
     
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    So do you really think .75/mile is an acceptable rate.If uber let us charge at least 2.50/mile (still lower than taxis) then I'm game. But come on, do you really expect anyone to be positive making below minimum, because after maintenance expenses, I need not say more.
     
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    As an OTR driver for 23 years, I understand your position. Cheap freight and increasing operating cost forced us to increase our efficiency while reducing unnecessary expenditures. Economically speaking, gleaning more than a dollar's worth of utility for every dollar invested. As with all businesses, there is a measurable "break even point" at which we either remain above or go out of business. Entering a business while under capitalized is another sure formula for failure.
     
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    In school, we were taught that 90% of new businesses failed within the first year, and 5% more failed within the first five years. The main reason being the independent business owner began with unrealistic expectations of profitability without adequate capitalization. In short, they expected to generate enough income to both operate in the black and meet their operational expenses while withdrawing a livable salary .Uber and every other contractor based ground transit organization relies on efficient, well equipped partners with dependable vehicles. Yes I understand they are in competition with the traditional cab and municipal bus providers. Uber and their competitors represent the next evolution in ground transportation, such as Walmart and Cosco represent the same in retail. Our economic mentality is still one of instant gratification and convenience. All we can do is either step up and capitalize on this opportunity or step aside and allow those who have the willingness to move ahead.
     
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    I did step aside from Uber and it's miserable 1.20/mile in Cedar rapids, IA, and now working for a traditional cab company at 3.50mile. I get 50% of the fares. There's a tip option on the creditcard machine, which uber doesn't have. I don't have to pay commercial insurance, the owner pays that. I don't have to worry about car depreciation or repair expenses. I could go on and on.

    I have the willingness to move ahead, just not with uber. It's doesn't take a CPA accountant to know what is more lucrative.
     
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    Again, your point is well taken. However, with the recent announcement of GM's purchase of a significant portion of Lyft not to mention their new upstart named "Maven" and the increase in ridership of Uber, I have to wonder just what the future of the traditional taxi service will be. Will companies like Uber and Lyft cater to a "nitch" market, or does their early success in not just individual but light cargo transport herald the eventual end of the traditional ground transportation market share currently enjoyed by taxi services.
     
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    While there is a lull, those of you who are still interested in a new and efficient vehicle to begin your Uber or Lyft business, call me and lets talk about the Jeep Patriot. (830) 665-5900 ext. 2309 My name again is Lynn Anderson
     
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    According to Travis' visionary..... Uber will operate with "driverless" cars with in the next four years.
     
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    Travis will be starting a slave market soon
     
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    I think it's been in effect for quite some time.
     
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