Working as an owner-operator in the trucking business can be a very lucrative enterprise. It can also be one fraught with financial problems. The difference is all in management. Probably the biggest mistake business owners typically make is failing to manage costs appropriately. They may either fail to recognize all the costs associated with the enterprise, or they may fail to budget properly for those costs. Continue reading “Administering a Trucking Owner-Operator Business”
E-commerce businesses have a unique opportunity to make vast amounts of profit nowadays, considering the number of shoppers who choose to buy goods online. The opportunity is there, for sure – but as an e-commerce retailer, are you handling your orders in the right way? Fulfilling orders is easier said than done, especially if you are shipping globally. The proper pick and pack strategy should be in place, but there are some big challenges in making sure that order fulfillment is done right. Here’s a look at the real challenges of picking and packing – and how an outsourced service can help you. Continue reading “The Real Challenges of Picking and Packing – and How an Outsourced Service Can Help You”
China has emerged as the favourite import hub for most American sellers. Cheap labour, low-cost resources and higher profit margins make Chinese imports a lucrative option especially when selling on platforms such as Amazon. The recent Fulfillment by Amazon program and the advanced e-commerce tools have also tempted many sellers to try their luck with selling imported goods. The Amazon fulfilment facility has helped sellers improve the supply chain and logistics by sharing their burden and ensuring that the goods reach the customers on time.
Continue reading “3 Business Benefits that Amazon FBA Sellers Can Get From Hiring a Sourcing Company When Importing From China”
Long layovers, cramped internet, wondering just how fresh those in-flight sandwiches are. Travel has its cons, but it’s often more than worth the difficulty to meet clients face-to-face and engage in real-time communication. That said, it only makes sense that how you spend time traveling has a significant impact on your productivity, as well as your company’s bottom line and personal well-being. Continue reading “4 Handy Tips to Make Business Travel More Efficient”
Any business that is involved in the transport of goods should take certain measures to ensure their product is kept in optimal condition at every stage of transport, delivery, unloading, shelving, and shipping. In some cases, this might involve communicating special requests with your carrier to ensure third-parties are on board with your preferred practices.
Starting a trucking business might only be a dream for some people, but thanks to the many online resources available these days, it can very much become a reality. Building a business from scratch will require a big investment, but as the trucking business has many rewards, it shouldn’t take long to get a return if you land the right clients. Starting a trucking business is far from easy and, although the below five steps only scratch the surface in terms of what’s involved – they’re still a good indicator of what’s to come if you want to start a successful business. Continue reading “How to Start a Successful Trucking Company in 5 Steps”
Abstract: Start-ups the world over are slowly and steadily changing the way the industry works. By identifying a problem and addressing it through their products and services, they are making a name and gaining an audience for themselves. Start-ups are also not afraid to take a few unconventional routes and take some bold decisions that others would term risky, and this is helping them gain an edge. The logistics industry too is seeing its fair share of start-ups emerge. They are leveraging technology to solve a problem and are orchestrating innovation in the truck industry to fast gain a market share. From trying new concepts such as truck platooning to solving base-line problems such as allowing shippers to make freight shipping bookings online, they are doing it all and with flair.
Starting a trucking company can be an appealing business proposition, particularly if you’re interested in trucks and transportation. Chances are, if you’re reading this you’re probably thinking about launching your own trucking business and possibly wondering where to get started. There are a lot of steps involved and you’ll definitely need to do research beyond the scope of the following guide, but the five steps below should help you develop a basic strategy going forward: Continue reading “5 Steps to Launching a Successful Trucking Company”
Owning your dream bike is now possible with a motorcycle loan. Leading banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) offer such loans at competitive interest rates. There are several loan options available and making the right choice may seem confusing.
Here are five tips to choose the most suitable motorcycle loan. Continue reading “Top 5 things to lookout for before getting a Motorcycle Loan”
Compared to regular motorcycles, cruiser bikes are classic with higher handlebars and lower seats. Cruiser bikes are primarily for enjoying long-distance rides and must not be used on race tracks.
Here are three things you may enjoy on your cruiser. Continue reading “Have You Always Wanted to go on a challenging Road Trip? These Cruiser Bikes can be Your Best Bet”
Two-wheelers are popular in India mainly because of their convenience. Bikes are easy to maneuver in heavy traffic ensuring you reach your destination on time. Furthermore, they are easy to park, especially in limited spaces. Moreover, you may travel comfortably without the trouble of using crowded public transportation facilities like trains and buses. Continue reading “Enjoy a Hassle-Free Commute Every day at an Affordable Price”
The popularity of two-wheelers is increasing. The main reasons for this are easy maneuvering in traffic, lower maintenance costs and efficient fuel prices. While purchasing a bike, you may be confused with the different types of models available in the market. Therefore, here are four factors you need to consider before purchasing a bike. Continue reading “Buy the Bike that Best Meets Your Needs!”