The A to Z of Transportation Servicesby Mover Samrat Transportation Services
Packers and movers is a highly searched term on Google given the amount of volatility that has crept into the global business environment. Most companies reimburse the cost of transportation to their employees and therefore the margins in this business are high. It is easy to set up and requires the minimum of investment. You just need to set up an office with a telephone connection and have at least 4-5 employees and some arrangement with a transport company who can offer logistical support whenever there is a call from a customer. The typical customer will be a 25-45 age group male who would want to relocate from one place to another owing to his job related commitment.
Safety and security of valuables is paramount when it comes to Parcel Services and that is what all customers worry about while thinking of availing transportation services. Users want their valuables to be safe and damage free while being transported from one part of the country to another. It is better to get expensive items insured; in fact the entire consignment should be insured.
When it comes to insurance clauses like force majeure will always be there meaning that the consignor should be mentally prepared that there will be certain events which will be outside the control of the person transporting the goods like landslides, earthquakes, floods, torrential rains, hurricanes and similar such occurrences.
Insurance usually takes care of theft, damage, pilferage and also has some exclusions and you will have to read the fine print in order to ensure that you get it right and do not get any surprises at the last moment. Get all delicate items packed in bubble packing that acts as a buffer in case of breakage and saves them from developing cracks.
Who will win
The one who can provide the widest bouquet of services at an interesting price point usually wins the battle for mindshare and marketshare in an increasingly cluttered market that is fast seeing the entry of numerous players. Most of the new players have a sound technological backbone and their fleet is fitted with robust GPS navigation systems that can track the movement of vehicles at any given moment in time. This is the single biggest advantage of technology being used as it can reduce downtimes, pilferage, turnaround time and increase operational efficiency.
As a business owner will need to advertise heavily on the net and especially in local business directories so that potential customers have top of the mind recall when it comes to your transportation services. One can use a combination of formulated and guerrilla marketing techniques in order to attain top of the mind recall and gain mindshare and market share in an increasingly cluttered market.
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