15 Sep '16, 12am

Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

As the Victorian taxi industry undergoes what must be the most turbulent period in its history, innovation and positivity are difficult to focus on. However, it is these qualities that Mark Shehata, Operations Manager at Exclusive Cab Management in Reservoir, believes hold the key to the long-term success of the industry. Refusing to dwell on negative influences, Mark believes not only can the taxi industry rise to the current challenges it’s facing, but it can actually benefit from new opportunities being created. It’s not surprising that Mark displays a little more than usual of an entrepreneurial spirit – his parents, Michael and Samia, built the family-owned taxi business from the ground up in one of Melbourne’s migrant success stories. “My dad’s been here since the early ‘60s and he came here from Egypt with nothing,” Mark says. “He’s been in this industry for a very ...

Full article: http://www.victaxi.com.au/news-and-events/news/2016/09/08...

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