During the pandemic, a lot of private households have been locked up. In our area in Illinois and Indiana, businesses shut down, and the delivery of products and services was delayed. But there is one industry that keeps the economy running ? logistics.
Trucking has been a pillar of all known economies, and the future seems bright for the industry. So, if you plan to hop on and start your own trucking service in Illinois or Indiana , do it as soon as possible. Plates and Permits Trucking Services is here to help you get on your feet every step of the way.
In this blog, we will break down what you can do for the community and the economy as a trucking provider.
- Bridging the gap in supply chain
The COVID-19 lockdowns have seen the importance of the trucking industry. Everyone may have stocked up toilet papers and groceries, but without trucking, the stores would be empty.
- Maintaining the economic cycle
Truckers bridge not only consumer-retailer gaps but also business-to-business needs. Manufacturers need trucking to transport raw materials. As soon as the production completes, trucking is, again, needed to carry the final products to retail stores.
More than 5% of American full-time employees work in the trucking industry, according to Business Insider. With hundreds of billions of dollars of total worth, the industry accounts for a significant portion of the economy.
WHAT WE CAN DO FOR TRUCKING STARTUPS
To be fully operational, you will need trucking authority from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). But you don’t have to worry about getting all the necessary documents; our team is here to help you.