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The 5 reasons Factors are important to Truckers Reason 1 and introduction

2020-07-06T18:12:49+00:00

As a Factor for the trucking industry I have to know my business and have a very clear understanding of the value I bring to my clients.  And that’s why I’m writing today to share with you the “5 reasons why Factoring is so important to Truckers” and Trucking as an industry.   Since each [...]

The 5 reasons Factors are important to Truckers Reason 1 and introduction2020-07-06T18:12:49+00:00

Reason No 2 – Fuel Advances and Why Factoring is so important to Small Company Truckers

2020-07-06T18:26:04+00:00

Reason #2: Fuel Advances Fuel Advances follow Fuel Cards as the next discussion topic, and are the 2nd of the “5 reasons why Factoring is so important to Truckers” and Trucking as an industry.  Why are Fuel Advances important as it relates to Factoring? Because ONLY in the transportation industry do Factors advance funds before a service [...]

Reason No 2 – Fuel Advances and Why Factoring is so important to Small Company Truckers2020-07-06T18:26:04+00:00

Reason No 3 – COD Cash on Delivery

2020-07-06T18:27:00+00:00

Reason #3:  C.O.D. – Cash on Delivery We’ve already discussed Fuel Advances and Fuel Cards, and today’s topic, the 3rd of the “5 reasons why Factoring is so important to Truckers” and Trucking as an industry, relates to getting paid and that’s why I refer to it as “C.O.D. or Cash on Delivery”. This seems [...]

Reason No 3 – COD Cash on Delivery2020-07-06T18:27:00+00:00

Reason No 4 – Collections

2020-06-09T14:39:10+00:00

Reason #4:  Collections – leave the heavy lifting to us In life there are things we like to do, and some things we don’t, and business is no different. Probably what made your business successful today is a focus or talent in one particular area, but as a small business owner, unfortunately, you have to [...]

Reason No 4 – Collections2020-06-09T14:39:10+00:00

Reason No 5 – Credit Checks

2019-03-14T04:18:21+00:00

Reason #5 - Credit checks and vetting help ensure everyone gets paid The 5th and last of the “5 Reasons Why Factoring is So Important to Truckers” relates to Credit Checks and the vetting Factoring companies perform to do our best to ensure everyone gets paid on time and in full for their hard work. [...]

Reason No 5 – Credit Checks2019-03-14T04:18:21+00:00

Measure it…keys to Small Business metrics

2019-03-14T04:12:08+00:00

During a lecture in May of 1883, William Thomson, the Scottish physicist more commonly known as Lord Kelvin was quoted saying… “I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is [...]

Measure it…keys to Small Business metrics2019-03-14T04:12:08+00:00

Plan for the Unpredictable

2019-03-14T04:12:08+00:00

In my book “The Success Factor” I share with readers how important it is to “Plan for the Unpredictable” as a means of insulating your small business or start-up from the perils of the unexpected. We are witnessing daily the importance of this notion as we watch the horrors of Hurricane Harvey play out in the [...]

Plan for the Unpredictable2019-03-14T04:12:08+00:00

Why leads go Cold

2019-03-14T04:12:08+00:00

Several weeks after initial contact, a prospect that I had recruited came back to me with what I thought was real interest in the services my company offered.  After another prospecting call I sent them an additional information request, but a few days later, just like that, he disappeared. Total radio silence. No return of [...]

Why leads go Cold2019-03-14T04:12:08+00:00

5 Tips for successfully building your Network

2019-03-14T04:12:09+00:00

Whenever I get together with friends and colleagues at Networking events, at some point in time we inevitably comment about the challenges of Networking as a means to new business development.  Clearly some do it better than others – are more natural, less contrived, or at least appear to be. Some people are awkward and [...]

5 Tips for successfully building your Network2019-03-14T04:12:09+00:00

Spring is around the corner and your taxes too

2019-03-14T04:12:09+00:00

Spring is around the corner…time for Pre-season baseball, Spring Break…and taxes too. Now that tax season is finally here and in full swing, I want to bring to your attention a few important points.  We all know that the life of a small company owner is a constant challenge, but there are several things you [...]

Spring is around the corner and your taxes too2019-03-14T04:12:09+00:00