Small Trucking Companies To The Rescue
Melbourne, Fla.—Now that we are reflecting about all what has happened during another year dealing with Covid-19, and supply chain shortages, this is the perfect time to make the adjustments needed to start another year with a clear objective in mind, and develop some strategies to achieve it. Working for a smaller, local trucking company can have lots of benefits after all.
To begin with…
Local companies employ fewer people in a structure with fewer positions. That reduces overhead expenses even further and puts more money in the pockets of their drivers.
Putting your community first
Melbourne, and Florida’s Space Coast receive direct economic impact even if your local company ships nationally. Your community receives the benefit!
Need a break?
Truck driving can be really exhausting at times. Not only you have to deal with tight deadlines, especially during high seasons, but you also must drive in rough weather conditions, and always putting extra caution towards other drivers in the road. Smaller trucking companies encourage humanization—people tend to be more understanding. Being able to work closely with a smaller group of employees makes it much easier to get shifts or jobs covered when you need it most.
Working at a smaller trucking company can make it easier for you to be recognized for the work you do which can lead to progress in your career. If you’re looking to move up in a company, it's easier when you know exactly what it’s needed and what to do in order to impress your management. Even if your goal goes further, the experience you obtain will be essential to continue your career and reach higher levels.
With our current conditions, it's more important than ever to use local resources whenever possible. Even during non-critical times, having a local trucking company is advantageous. Also, with our current conditions, it's more important than ever to use local resources whenever possible. Even during non-critical times, having a local trucking company is advantageous.
Knowledge of the area is paramount! — Local company drivers will automatically identify the best routes to take to ensure your shipments arrive on time. GPS tools can only do so much, while local drivers save you time and money because they are an important part of your community.
If you work as a contractor, there are a few important things you must take care of, like truck insurance, for example.
When you get your insurance through Melbourne Truck Insurance you can expect:
Practical and accurate information about your insurance policy and your insurance company from local specialists.
Whether you need to make a policy change, have a question about billing or need to report a claim our customer service representatives are the best in the business and will expedite your request professionally.
Contact one of our local commercial/truck insurance agents from Melbourne Truck Insurance to find out what options are available for your trucking and transportation business in the Palm Bay area, and help you start saving on the protections needed. We have the products and underwriting experience that meet the insurance needs of your business. Call us at (321) 329-5556.
Hector is a licensed insurance agent with vast experience as a Transportation Specialist.