Norwich taxi firm set to launch new eco-friendly cars as profits rise 10pc

20:58 31 January 2013

ABC Taxis are launching a new new eco-taxi flee. Pictured staff from ABC with Rachel Blackburn (second left) from US2U Consulting

ABC Taxis are launching a new new eco-taxi flee. Pictured staff from ABC with Rachel Blackburn (second left) from US2U Consulting


Norwich based ABC Taxis is to launch a fleet of environmentally friendly cars as it celebrates a 10pc rise in profits. The firm . which has a £4m turnover, said the move followed a successful period during which it has been working with consultants US”U to improve the business. Changes include re-launching its website, developing staff, introducing a corporate social responsibility model, working on an environmentally-friendly and charitable strategy, and taking part in the Lord Mayor’s procession.

Simon Callender, ABC Taxis Director said: “We have had a very successful year after working with US2U Consulting. Our profits are up, we are doing more for charity, and our customers are happier than ever with our service. This month we are launching our new environmentally-friendly cars in line with our new corporate social responsibility model. We are even looking to recruit 15 extra drivers to keep up with demand and are expecting this coming year to be even more successful than the last.”

Rachel Blackburn, US2U Consulting Director said: “We are always delighted when our clients increase their profits after working with us. It is great to be working with one of the biggest taxi companies in East Anglia. We are especially happy for the team at ABC Taxis who have invested in their staff and company heavily over the past couple of years and are now reaping the rewards of that investment, and it is excellent to hear that they are recruiting to keep up with demand. We see the success at ABC Taxis as a model of what we can achieve working in partnership with our clients.”

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  • I agree with Andre totally!!

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    Friday, February 1, 2013

  • Green Frog Taxis in Bowthorpe have only ever operated environmentally friendly cars since they launched but attracted no media attention.

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    andre smith

    Thursday, January 31, 2013

  • I wonder if these new taxis will actually encourage more considerate driving? The ABC driver with a pale blue Skoda Octavia behind me a few months ago might benefit...Lord helps anyone in front of him sticking to the speed limit!

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    Monday, February 4, 2013

  • ABC reliability personified ! As to publicity, Green Frog received media attention when they took part in the Ecco Awards.

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    Friday, February 1, 2013

  • I agree with Andre totally!!

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    Friday, February 1, 2013

  • Yes, I was talking to one of the Green Frog drivers just after they started last year and he was telling me that ABC were going to buy several Hybrid cars to use as taxis after seeing the how busy Green Frog taxis had become. As you say - they received no publicity!!!!

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    Mr Ed

    Friday, February 1, 2013

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