Have you ever run a transportation business and failed? How can you maximize profits? Through out the world,transportation services is ever growing business.
Transportation costs analysis,from: Within Nigeria at ABC transport Ltd; from Lagos-Aba: N6,400 or Lagos-Abuja: N6,900; An average Tricycle, most nearby places in Lagos is N50,per trip,with just N500,fuel can use in a day to 8-10,00 daily. While,fuel prices in Nigeria market is 97.00,which is generally sells at N100, per littres.
Therefore,here are some tips most successful transportation business owner have applied:
Good Customer Orientation
Customers are the backbone of all successful businesses in the world. Therefore, satisfying the customer urge or needs must be one of the goal,an individual or company must meet. Be polite in your speech,because the word “welcome” makes customer feel at ease, care for them,handle their belonging with care and respect their choice or privacy, because no body want to be embarrassed in public. when they are exceptionally well care for or loved,they will comeback no matter the distance.
Train Your Staff
The training of a staff,is very important in any job to be carried out in the transportation system, especially drivers,because lives are involved. The comfort derived during a journey determines the customer choice. Whether to come the next time or not. Experience driver must be recruited. Training will help the staff on how to answer customers need. Monitoring your drivers is a secret of maximizing profits in transportation business.
Plan The Route to Your Destination
Adequate plans must be made known to those charge,management must define graphical route and destination. ABC and Chisco Transport Company,are still surviving in the industry, as a result of good plans over decades of operations, extending route even to some west Africa countries.
Good Maintenance,is the life blood of any transportation business. Due to the bad roads and distance travels, servicing automobile should be a must. Having the knowledge of the various parts of any an automobile are important. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chisco Transport Ltd; Mr Chidi Anyaegbu, the secrets of automobile as a transportation business,”is knowing the tricks mechanic play in their workshops and understanding your mechanics,which is the heart of the business”. Using good durable automobile.
Re-innovate And Brand your Automobile
Innovation is an important tool, any business organization must give close attention to in under to experience growth. This strategy of business re-Innovation is the life wire of any business. Therefore, innovating your automobile keeps you in business.
Brand is another strategic way of remaining in business. Advertising your business under your own registered brand name makes your business stand out among others. People identify you with your brand name.
Maintaining A Healthy Environment
A healthy environment brings about good health. Customers especially, feel more comfortable in a clean environment. This attracts more customers who are the life blood of the business existence. Most transportation locations are always in messy environments, which makes customers very uncomfortable.
Meditate on these advice how best you can turn around your business in your environment.