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A Guide into The Truck Business Many great truckers try to establish their own truck business but seem to fail because running a truck business is not as easy as driving and charting routes. Here are some valuable tips to put you into the right direction if you plan to put up a trucking business. Investing on the right equipment is the first step in the right direction in this business. Then, you have to further decide on how to secure the equipment, buy or lease it. Buying the equipment may be a straightforward thing since it will just take an amount for down payment and apply for a loan to pay the rest. The only other option, if your funds may not be sufficient for the down payment, is to lease the equipment. There are a lot of leasing companies that deal with truck rentals and their terms vary according to the kind of equipment or some will allow structuring the rental to suit into your capacity to pay or even structuring in a way that you’ll be owning the equipment after the last payment. Consulting with a professional accountant will help you in your decision-making when it comes to investing on the right equipment. After you have processed for procuring your equipment, the next step is to look for the right customers. There is an existing online matching system called a load board, which allows shippers and freight brokers to post loads, as well as also allowing truck operators to post their equipment, and through this, you are able to get your first customers. Using the load boards to get customers is a short-term strategy, the best plan to really get good customers and on a long-term basis is to do the hard work of making sales calls to shippers, freight brokers, manufacturing companies and build your customer list.
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For you to win more customers, it will depend on how you bid well, establishing a low price to be competitive but, at the same time, earning a profit. So you can determine what would be the right price to bid, know your expenses – maintenance, truck repairs, truck and trailer payments, fuel and labor cost, and by doing so you can compute what would be your profit margin, enough to give a low bid.
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It is important that you establish a back office if you’re running a fleet of trucks. To have your business run on efficiency, your back office should have trained personnel who can do functions, such as settlements, clearances, record maintenance, regulatory compliance, accounting and IT services. In most cases in running the business, shippers or other customers may pay you on net-40 or net-60 day terms, which means that you will have to wait for two months to be paid on a load that you have already delivered and this will create a low cash flow for your business. When there’s an existing cash flow problem, to remedy this, try sourcing the freight factoring program, which is a financing company that provides funds to pay for freight bills, drivers’ salary, fuel and repairs, and by ironing out your problem, you are able to continue with operation and take on new loads.