The trucking industry is a vital part of the American infrastructure, keeping the country’s economy moving as goods progress from supplier to customer. The transportation industry is made up of companies in providing a variety of transportation services over varying distances, and all are central to our economy.

General freight companies handle a wide variety of commodities, generally palletized and transported in a container or van trailer. Local general freight trucking companies usually provide trucking within a metropolitan area which may cross state lines. Generally, the trips are same-day return. Long-distance general freight-trucking operators handle various commodities, generally palletized and transported in a container or van trailer. Establishments usually provide trucking between metropolitan areas that cross North American countries’ borders. The industry includes establishments operating as truckload (TL) or less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers.

Jumping into such an economically important tradestream, with literally millions of people relying on your ability to manage your time, takes a lot of planning and a deep understanding of the logistics involved in making your company work. A business plan is essential for creating a trucking company with a solid foundation and the ability to both compete and deliver.

Trucking operators often find transportation and logistics business plans can be vital to planning routes and suppliers and looking ahead to the future of the company in a changing economic environment. Wise Business Plans provides both strategic business plans and general business plans for transportation and freight companies of all sizes.

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