WINGS: Innovative and Trend Setter in Corporate Travel Domain

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Established in 1994, Wings Travels Management India Pvt. Ltd. is a leading provider of boutique travel solutions with strong presence in commercial hub of Western and Southern India operating in eight major cities including key IT hubs of Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai and Chennai. Overcoming the initial hitches with internal accruals the company has created a niche in its sector. The knack to perfectly blending transportation and technology has given Wings a strong edge over the staff transportation domain.
With a team who manages peak of 5500 cabs PAN India and USP in FTE pricing and billing the company truly fits in the industry’s costing parameters. Complete gambit of services including work force management, timely training, medical checkup camps, pre monsoon vehicle checkup camps, tailor-made MIS every month to client, and SLA-based billings are Wings’ key strengths and deliverables. Since inception, the company has expanded its wings by building client relationships in Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahemdabad, Nagpur, and Aurangabad into the B2B segment. Constant innovation and being trend setter in the area of mass transportation, employee transportation, bus pooling, and car rental has made Wings Travels the first choice of any corporate.
Over the years, the company has collected various jewels in its pocket including Weekend leader | Economic time – India promising Entrepreneurs | 100 top Small business in India | Indiamart Leader for tomorrow and many more excellence awards from major Blue chip MNC’s.
The Primary Pillar
Arun Kharat is the Founder and CEO of Wings Travels. He is a persuaded entrepreneur with more than eighteen years of experience in staff ETS (Educational Testing Services) transportation domain, radio cabs and car rental domain. Under his aegis, the company has successfully achieved the below milestones:
Revenue – 197 Million USD (from 2001 to 2018)
Kms – 1 Billion till date (from 2001 to 2018)
Trips – 30 Million trips
People – 84 Million People ferried till date  and counting
More about Wings
With mixed fleet of 4, 6, and 14 seaters to buses of 26 and 49 seater categories embedded with technology, the company focuses on client’s vision of building efficiency, cost, safety, and compliances in order to craft a curated set of services. Wings have a strong take on Driving Training Programmes and Defensive Driving Training Programs. These programmes empower the drivers to offer zero defect service delivery not only in driving but also in the back-end transport management like tracking, rostering, scheduling, and drop management.
Working with different cultures, requirements, policies, and staff rotation helps the company to gain varied experiences and give better learning experience to the esteemed clients. Wings employs the state-of-the-art technology for vehicle tracking and rostering of the employees. By embracing GPS at its best, the company offers automated rostering, dispatch, and tailor-made solution to its clients. The operational excellence in delivering prominent services for over a decade by the core team helps the company to stand out amongst the crowd and be at the forefront of innovation. Additionally, Wings also provides 24×7 call centre support and call masking facility for tracking and follow-ups.
What Triggered Success?
“Our USP is the pricing and enabling clients to be stress free with the ‘Per Employee Cost Model’,” says Arun
Currently, Wings have successfully holded the reins of its ‘Managed Transport Model’ where it manages end-to-end transportation solution including the escalation management. The company also has a well-equipped management team which takes care of the total transportation project including the risk management.
Wings’ SLA-based transportation model helps rolling out cost-effective services with utmost efficiency. The company has added various feathers to its hat by launching lady driver taxi in the IT & ITES industry and launching India’s first LGBT-driven taxi. For more information about these initiatives, the customers can visit company’s web portal.
The company mitigates the pain points of the clientele as follows:
Cost control – Wings allays this with its per employee model.
Parking woes – The company dismantles this with its bus-pooling and car-pooling activity.
Safety and security – This is enriched with auditors and strong vigilance team at site with defensive driver training and soft skills training.
The company has state-of-the-art software for the employee transportation services. If there is failure of hardware (server), Wings have software stored at its data center and also focuses on backup on regular basis. The company also has ghost image of the software, proper DR (Disaster Recovery) process, and high availability setup, where it has one more server at different Data-center empowered with 100% uptime.
Aiming to Set a Benchmark
Wings’ is on a mission to explore the B2C segment to its core and further expand its territory by framing its cornerstones in Mauritius, Dubai, and Thailand this year. The company is on its way to launch its disruptive model for car rental in tourism in the near future. It is all set to go beyond the conventional barriers of the market and touch 300 Cr in the next two years. With sheer commitments and unified effort Wings is planning to head toward IPO (Initial Public Offering) and create a one-of-its-kind history!
Source :-The 10 Highly Recommended Business & Corporate Travel Companies

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