Arjun Travels: Providing Holistic Service in Corporate Employee Transportation

Raunaq Singh,Owner

Corporate employee transportation is complex in terms of operation and requirements. For example, a mid-size company will typically have staff of a few thousands of employees residing across the city and its outskirts. Several companies are offering transport facilities for their employees to improve productivity. Understanding the importance of safe and timely transportation at par with international standards, Mumbai headquartered, Arjun Travels is providing safe, seamless and employee friendly transport services for several corporations. The company provides transportation services on B2B long-term contract basis, providing AC coach services for corporate executives, short-distance shuttle services,staff-bus services for factory staff of large manufacturing plants,and chauffeur driven luxury-car services on wet-lease basis for top senior Indian and expatriate officers of large companies.

Maintaining Seamless Mobility
The Corporate Employee Transport(CET) segment has been growing rapidly in India for the last few years. Customers look for a reliable transport partner that can provide safe, smooth & timely transportation for their employees. Concerns usually relate to safety and proper driver training. Arjun Travels addresses both these
concerns by running a tight ship, ensuring periodic fleet maintenance and driver training courses. With its self-owned fleet of around 700 vehicles comprising of AC coaches,standard buses,passenger cars as well as trucks,the company is able to provide a seamless service experience for the end customer. “A big fleet allows us to provide replacement vehicles fairly quickly in case of a breakdown or periodic maintenance,” states Mubarak Singh, Partner, Arjun Travels. To ensure proper maintenance of its fleet, the company has affiliations with reliable service centres across several locations and also runs its own workshop with an experienced team of mechanics in Mumbai. With its strong infrastructure, Arjun Travels is able to successfully manage the operational challenges of this business.

"A big fleet allows us to provide replacement vehicles fairly quickly in case of a breakdown or periodic maintenance"

To stay ahead of the competition, Arjun Travels has been quick to embrace technology innovations in this industry, be it the use of RFID scanning of employee IDs, GPS based vehicle tracking systems, speed monitoring systems, 3-Point seat belts, driver-operated pneumatic passenger doors, parabolic spring suspensions, air suspensions and several other such automotive technology advancements.

Services are comprised of on time conveyance from/to multiple locations by the shortest routes, at reduced travel times. GPS installed vehicles enables real time tracking, monitoring of vehicles en-routing from pickup to last point of
drop. It also follows a dynamic response mechanism where control room supervisors co-ordinate all pickups and drops and communicate with the drivers to accommodate any changes in scheduled /route for pickups and drops. Embracing customization Guru Travels prepares route schedule for pickup and drop if a corporate organization provides address of its employee. And,the services are cost efficient as the company offers a per head rate irrespective of distance in kilometers.

True Dedicated towards Responsibilities
The dedication of the company towards its responsibilities is truly exceptional. “In the year of 2015, the whole Chennai city was affected with heavy rain fall and covered with flood, we have given BCS (Business Continuity Services) to our valuable corporate companies. We have conducted timely pick-up and drop of more than 3000 staffs without any delay,” says N.Gurumurthy,Owner, Guru Travels Chennai.

Established in 2003 and starting it journey from Chennai, Guru Travels is currently having 600 plus vehicles, with more than 1000 employees and have become a veteran in the field of transportation services with experience of more than 15 years in staff transportation and cab services. Currently Guru Travels serves PAN India with strong presence in several major cities including key IT hubs and metro cities like Delhi, Noida,Trivandrum, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Mumbai & Hyderabad.