Ground Transport Focuses On Uber, But Not As One

By | August 6, 2015

At a limo conference in Atlantic City last fall, a couple of entrepreneurs announced the ground transport platform to compete with Uber. Seconds later, a black car exec whispered, "We're building one, too." This week it was déjà vu as The Company Dime looked into announcements about two other similar initiatives. Evidence of a third turned up, then a fourth.

Shouldn't the car service industry get its act together and focus on one system? Maybe not.

"It would be great if a highly fragmented industry like ours could come together and work to . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them into Northstar Travel Media's BTN Group. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.