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How to Start a Trucking Company

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Starting a Trucking Company

Author: Howexpert Press

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781522994855

Category: Entrepreneurship

Page: 64

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If you want to learn the basics of having a trucking company business, then get "How To Start a Trucking Company" which is written by a person with real life experience starting a trucking company business. How To Start a Trucking Company is a guide designed to help anyone who is interested in starting a trucking business. In this guide you will learn how to operate your company the right way. This guide will take you step by step through the whole process, from start to finish. Whether you decide to start with one truck or 150 trucks, you can use the information in this guide to put you on the right path. This guide discusses the first step to take after you have made the decision to open a trucking company. You will learn how to obtain the paperwork needed to apply for your company name as well as Employer Identification Number. You will be given tips on how to advertise your company and advertise for drivers. New rules for the trucking industry are in a section called CSA 2010, giving you the new information from FMCSA and how it will affect the way most companies are operated. Information pertaining to driver qualifications, physicals, and experience will be discussed. In this guide, you will find out how trucking software helps your company with dispatching, inventory control, personnel time sheets, drivers and equipment. This guide will show you how to obtain freight, the contract with certain customers and how to write a proposal to a company to haul their freight. Analyzing your competition is a great section that tells you how to search for the freight you want to haul and see what other companies are also moving freight for that customer. Before you do all that is mentioned above, you must first write a business plan and calculate you start up costs. This will be discussed in detail in the first section of this guide. You will find out what the differences between S Corp, C Corp, and LLC, which will be the best for your type of business. There will information on how to apply for financing from SBA and grants from other government agencies and private financing. By the time you get to the end of this guide, you should be able to follow each step and have your company ready to open within a month, if not sooner. Good luck! Click "Buy Now" to get it now!

Secrets the Trucking Companies Don't Want You to Know!

Author: Yvonne Wright

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557043751

Category: Self-Help

Page: 60

View: 497

Knowledge is power. If you are contemplating getting a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL), read this book first. Trucking companies paint a deceptively scintillating picture of the profession. It is imperative that you learn the secrets the trucking companies don't want you to know. Learn to sidestep being brainwashed into making choices that only benefit the company. Allow this book to guide you through the minefield of trucking choices. You will emerge not just unscathed, but victorious! An aptitude test will determine if you are truck driver material. You will learn how to choose a CDL school and receive valuable tips about training. After learning how to be hired on by the company that can best meet your needs, you will be coached about how to make the most money possible. A list of questions to ask prospective employers will prove to be invaluable. Let this book walk you through each step in your truck driving career from prospective student to becoming a trainer.

Trucking Business Secrets

Author: HowExpert HowExpert Press,Bruce Stimson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539145523

Category:

Page: 62

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Book Description You definitely want to have a good guide on everything you need to succeed in the trucking business industry. This book will keep you out of trouble in all facets trucking business. The trucking industry has the luxury of being able to recover from small miscues, but not many of books out there go the the length this book goes to discuss matters Trucking. In this book you'll learn.! * Define The Role Of The Broker And Agent * Here's How The Industry Works * Why Get Operating Authority * Financial * Shipping Own Product * More Home Time * Region And Customers * The Money In Trucking * Abide By The Industry's Standards * Satisfy The Steps To Become An Agent * Understand The Industry's Work Environment * Familiarize Yourself With Industry Terms * Build The Steps To Become A Broker * Consider The Big Picture * What You Can Expect * Mechanical Problems * Regulatory Problems * Financial Problems * Communication Problems * What To Spend (Or Not Spend) Money On * Good Investments * Bad Investments * Step Nine Discover Self Pace & Time Management Success About author Bruce Stimson started his factoring career in 2001, when he founded QLFS, which eventually became the Invoice Trucking Group. Mr. Stimson led the firm through its initial growth and established it as a leading provider to startups and small companies in the New England region. After QLFS, Mr. Stimson launched Trucking Capital LLC to provide services in the USA, Canada and Australia. Under his leadership, Trucking Capital LLC has expanded to offer a number of business finance products and can help companies in most industries. Trucking Capital LLC is one of the few companies that offers micro-factoring (also called small-ticket factoring), which helps early-stage companies with limited revenues. Small business factoring has been ignored by larger factoring firms and banks, establishing Mr. Terry as a pioneer in this market. Before starting his career in finance, Mr. Stimson held several management positions in operations and marketing in the telecommunications industry for eight years. He earned a Master's Degree in Finance with a concentration in banking. CLICK BUY NOW to learn how to start, build, grow, and SUCCED in your own trucking business by learning from a REAL LIFE trucking industry expert!

Trucking Freight Brokerage Business Start-Up

Step by Step Guide to Become a Successful Freight Broker

Author: Ronald Harris

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781976250828

Category:

Page: 102

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Trucking Freight Brokerage Business Start-Up Step by Step Guide to Become a Successful Freight Broker The idea of owning a business crosses everyone's minds from time to time, and I was no different. For the majority, all that really comes along is a fleeting thought that never gets much true consideration. There are many reasons why people are afraid to take the plunge - they do not have access to substantial funds, they are afraid to lose the security that comes with a steady paycheck, they believe they will have even less time for family and other commitments, and a host of other "I just can't do it" excuses. But the biggest reason that most people never try is simple - they are terrified of failure. I was no different as I mentioned, I have gone through all the phases that most go through before getting into their own business, but being a OTR truck driver, I was gone weeks at a time. I still loved what I was doing, but I had been married now for several years, and we had two children with a third on the way. I missed my family when I was gone, and it was hard on my wife as well. Then that little voice in my head came back and whispered, "Open your own business." This time I was in a position to listen and listen I did. When I look at the faces of my family and know without a doubt that running my own Freight/Trucking Broker Business was the best decision I ever made. I make my own hours, work right from home, and never miss any of those important life moments. There is so much opportunity out there for others just like me. I could work 24 hours a day if I really wanted to. I started off with just myself and my wife in the office, and now the wife is "retired," and we have 22 full-time employees in various positions. Starting out on my own took a lot of guts and was a long and winding path full of trial and error. I wish I had of been able to read a book like this when I was just getting up and running. But you will be the one to benefit because I have already done all of this stuff and now I will share it with you. Do you want to be your own boss? Sit back, put your feet up, and start reading. Right NOW! Then Just Do Exactly What I Did. What You Will Learn In This Book What Is A Trucking Broker How Does A Freight Broker Make Money Future Of This Industry - An Industry Forecast 6 Types Of People A Trucking Broker Must Deal With Trucking Broker's Job Duties And Responsibilities 10 Must Do Tasks Of A Trucking Broker 11 Essential Skills Of A Trucking Broker 10 Easy To Follow Steps To Become A Successful Trucking Broker Training Requirements To Be A Freight Broker Licensing Requirements To Be A Trucking Broker Bonds And Insurance Requirements Various Insurance Options How Much Does It Cost To Get Started In This Business Setting Up Your First Office Buying All Necessary Equipment & Supplies Freight Brokerage Software Accounting And Bookkeeping How To Get Clients 5 Effective Ways To Finding New Customers Marketing And Advertising A Five Year Plan All The Helpful Resources And Links To Get Started List Of Free Freight Broker Training Programs And Courses After reading the book, if you have any questions, my email address is at the end of the book, feel free to contact me. Good Luck!

How to Build a Freight and Trucking Business

The Only Book You Need to Launch, Grow & Succeed

Author: T. K. Johnson

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781517205034

Category:

Page: 114

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In clear, easy-to-grasp language, the author covers many of the topics that you will need to know in order to launch and run a successful business venture.

Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Business

Your Step-by-step Guide to Success

Author: Jacquelyn Lynn

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 159918544X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 9323

Looking to start a business and turn a profit in a very short time? Then becoming a freight broker is likely for you! The experts atEntrepreneur lay out a step-by-step approach to starting a freight brokerage business, showing aspiring entrepreneurs how to establish a business, define services, find reliable carriers, set rates, and more. Requiring no special training or knowledge of the shipping industry, this guide provides real life examples, sound business advice, and priceless tips on creating a successful company in this billion-dollar industry.

10 Steps to Owning Your Own Trucking

Freight Broker/Agent Business

Author: Alicia Griffin,Carol Ransom

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989329538

Category:

Page: 47

View: 6314

A step by step guide to a career in the Transportation Industry. Freight has to be moved from Manufacturer to Distributor from Coast to Coast why not start a career in one of the leading Industries.

The Big Rig

Trucking and the Decline of the American Dream

Author: Steve Viscelli

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520962710

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

View: 8889

Long-haul trucks have been described as sweatshops on wheels. The typical long-haul trucker works the equivalent of two full-time jobs, often for little more than minimum wage. But it wasn’t always this way. Trucking used to be one of the best working-class jobs in the United States. The Big Rig explains how this massive degradation in the quality of work has occurred, and how companies achieve a compliant and dedicated workforce despite it. Drawing on more than 100 in-depth interviews and years of extensive observation, including six months training and working as a long-haul trucker, Viscelli explains in detail how labor is recruited, trained, and used in the industry. He then shows how inexperienced workers are convinced to lease a truck and to work as independent contractors. He explains how deregulation and collective action by employers transformed trucking’s labor markets--once dominated by the largest and most powerful union in US history--into an important example of the costs of contemporary labor markets for workers and the general public.

Bumper to Bumper

The Complete Guide to Tractor-trailer Operations

Author: Inc Mike Byrnes and Associates,Mike Byrnes and Associates

Publisher: Mike Byrnes & Associates, Inc.

ISBN: 9780962168765

Category: Transportation

Page: 499

View: 2055

Textbook for tractor semitrailer operations: fourth edition includes current information on hours of service, hazardous materials, cargo securement, in-cab technology; trucking industry history; U.S. regulations; procedures; descriptions of systems, components, use/maintenance requirements; troubleshooting; safe driving; economy driving; regulated activities. Includnes end-of-chapter tests, Observation Skills Tests, illustrations, index

Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083602

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 1781

GET PAID TO COORDINATE With 70% of all manufactured and retail goods transported by truck in the U.S., it’s the perfect time to broker your own share of this $700 billion transportation industry. Learn to apply your time management and communication skills as you pair shippers and carriers to move cargo and make money in the process—straight from your home. The experts of Entrepreneur equip you with the knowledge you need to start your own business, manage day-to-day operations, prepare for minute-by-minute changes, and tackle unexpected challenges in freight transportation. You’ll learn how to: Gain the right training and education before you get started Set competitive rates, craft professional quotes and manage collections Get bonded and certified to meet industry requirements Manage delays, damage claims, and cargo loss effectively Find and build relationships with reliable carriers Track and manage your daily financials, sales and operations Organize your business with sample checklists, worksheets, and contracts Plus, gain new insider tips from industry experts including founders of Brooke Transportation Training Solutions and AGT Global Logistics. Whether you want to be your own boss, work from nearly anywhere, or capitalize on this stable, multibillion-dollar industry, freight brokerage business is for you. Use this book to get started today!

The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road

Author: Finn Murphy

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393608727

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

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A long-haul mover’s rollicking account of life out on the Big Slab. More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he’s covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people’s belongings all over America. Known by his trucker handle as U-Turn, he spends his days (and many of his nights) in a 53-foot eighteen-wheeler he calls Cassidy. In The Long Haul, Murphy offers a trucker’s-eye view of America on the move. Going far beyond the myth of the American road trip, he whisks readers down the I-95 Powerlane, across the Florida Everglades, in and out of the truck stops of the Midwest, and through the steep grades of the Rocky Mountains. As he crisscrosses the country, Murphy recounts with wit, candor, and charm the America he has seen change over the decades, from the hollowing-out of small towns to changing tastes in culture and home furnishings. Some 40 million Americans move each year, and very few have any idea what they’re getting into or the kind of person to whom they are relinquishing their worldly goods. The Long Haul is also a behind-the-scenes look at the moving industry, revealing what really happens when we call in “the movers.” Through it all, Murphy tells poignant, funny, and often haunting stories of the people he encounters on the job: a feisty hoarder in New Hampshire; a Virginia homeowner raging when Murphy’s truck accidentally runs down a stand of trees; an ex-banker in Colorado who treats Finn and his crew with undisguised contempt; a widow who needs Murphy to bring her archeologist husband’s remains and relics to a Navajo burial ceremony in New Mexico. These experiences inspire Finn’s memorable reflections on work, class, and the bonds we form with the things we own and the places we live. Brimming with personality and filled with great characters, The Long Haul is a resonant portrait of the enduring appeal of manual labor in the dark underbelly of the American Dream.

The Small Business Start-up Workbook

A step-by-step guide to starting the business you've dreamed of

Author: Anita Roddick,Cheryl Rickman

Publisher: How To Books

ISBN: 1848034784

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 9495

In this practical and comprehensive workbook, Cheryl Rickman, offers a modern approach to self-employment and business start-up. Packed with real-life case studies and practical exercises, checklists and worksheets, it provides a step-by-step guide to researching and formulating your business ideas, planning the right marketing strategies, and managing a team that will drive your vision forward with you. You'll discover what, with hindsight, well-known entrepreneurs would have done differently, what their biggest mistakes have been and what they've learnt: Dame Anita Roddick, Julie Meyer, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Simon Woodroffe and others reveal their best and worst decisions and contribute their wisdom and tips for succeeding in business. You'll learn how to: develop, research and plan "the idea"; design and create the right products and services; define and understand your customers and target audience; secure finance and manage cash flow and accounts; create a winning brand and marketing message; gain and retain customers; achieve competitive advantage; plan, create, launch and promote your website; and manage your business and time. This fresh approach to small business start-up also includes information and recommendations on making your business ethical and socially responsible, along with exercises to help build self-confidence and visualize success.

Dare to Lead

Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Author: Brené Brown

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0399592547

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 8080

In her #1 New York Times bestsellers, Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. When we dare to lead, we don’t pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don’t see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don’t avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it’s necessary to do good work. But daring leadership in a culture defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human. The irony is that we’re choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the exact same time as we’re scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines and AI can’t do better and faster. What can we do better? Empathy, connection, and courage, to start. Four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give meaning to our lives, and the past seven years working with transformative leaders and teams spanning the globe. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? In this new book, Brown uses research, stories, and examples to answer these questions in the no-BS style that millions of readers have come to expect and love. Brown writes, “One of the most important findings of my career is that daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are 100 percent teachable, observable, and measurable. It’s learning and unlearning that requires brave work, tough conversations, and showing up with your whole heart. Easy? No. Because choosing courage over comfort is not always our default. Worth it? Always. We want to be brave with our lives and our work. It’s why we’re here.” Whether you’ve read Daring Greatly and Rising Strong or you’re new to Brené Brown’s work, this book is for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership.

Colleges that Change Lives

40 Schools that Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges

Author: Loren Pope

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143122304

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 340

View: 7017

Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education.

Senior Leadership Teams

What It Takes to Make Them Great

Author: Ruth Wageman,Debra A. Nunes,James A. Burruss,J. Richard Hackman

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1633692043

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 3536

An organisation's fate hinges on its CEO—right? Not according to the authors of Senior Leadership Teams. They argue that in today's world of neck-snapping change, demands on leaders in top roles are rapidly outdistancing the capabilities of any one person - no matter how talented. Result? Chief executives are turning to their enterprise's senior leaders for help. Yet many CEOs stumble when creatinga leadership team. One major challenge is that senior executives often focus more on their individual roles than on the top team's shared work. Without the CEO's careful attention to setting the team up correctly, these high-powered managers often have difficulty pulling together to move their organisation forward. Sometimes they don't even agree about what constitutes the right path forward.The authors explain how to determine whether your organisation needs a senior leadership team. Then, drawing on their study of 100+ top teams from around the world, they explain how to create a clear and compelling purpose for your team, get the right people on it, provide structure and support, and sharpen team members' competencies - and your own. Timely and practical, this book enables you to create and sustain a leadership team whose members learn from one another while collaborating to pursue your company's objectives.

Freight Forwarder Business Startup

How to Start, Run and Grow a Successful Freight Forwarding Business

Author: Allen McCarthy

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542905183

Category:

Page: 98

View: 8370

Freight Forwarder Business Startup How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Freight Forwarding Business The global freight forwarding market has been seeing a steady growth of around 5% for last four years in a row now. This trend is expected to continue and grow bigger. With all the new trade deals like TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), TAP (Trans-Atlantic Partnership) and many other similar trade deals between countries are bringing the whole world into one marketplace. According to Transportation Intelligence, a leading logistics research firm, in 2013 the freight forwarding industry was at 129 Billion, but as of today, it has grown by another 16-20 billion more. This is an industry that in my opinion still in its infancy, with TPP, TAP and many other global trade agreements, the need for such services will grow higher every year. Another rapid growth I see in this business is from all the Amazon FBA(Fulfilled By Amazon) business owners, most of who buy their merchandise from China. Now Amazon never accepts merchandise directly from a foreign country, so each and every piece of merchandise has to come through a freight forwarder/broker. This way the merchandise can get relabeled and shipped to various Amazon warehouses. In This Book You Will Learn: What is a Freight Forwarder What Is Freight Forwarding Business Types of Freight Forwarders Steps To Becoming A Freight Forwarder How to get started How and Where to Get Trained What Courses You Should Take How To Setup Your Business Legal Factors Freight Forwarder Licenses Steps to FMCSA Registration Insurance Requirements Running a Freight Forwarding Business Trading Condition and Limiting Liability How To Promote & Grow Your Business The Elements of Price Quote Links to all forms and applications But one word of caution, please don't think reading this book will be enough to get started as a freight forwarder, it takes some training either on the job (like I did) or formal school or online training to get started in this business. In this book, I shared some of the resources that are available for you to get started. If you are thinking about getting into this business, trust me when I say this, there is not a better time than now to get started. Do your research, get educated, get started. Good luck!

Start Your Own Wholesale Distribution Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Bridget McCrea,Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082835

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 101

View: 946

Like making deals and money but don’t care for the daily grind? Then consider becoming a middleman—the wholesaler—who buys goods from the manufacturer and sells them to retailers for a profit. With millions of products on the market already and new ones coming every day, the wholesale economy has plenty of room for growth. This easy-to-read guide covers locating manufacturers and retailers, securing product exclusives, and identifying prime locations for wholesale distributorship. With insider secrets for beating the competition and step-by-step instruction on how to start making money today, this fully revised third edition also covers he Internet’s growing role in distribution, effective strategies for dealing with shrinking profit margins, and specific product lines to focus on for maximum success.

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