Re-work your plan of action to allow for obstacles which may stand in your way.
Try to foresee obstacles and plan ways to avert or minimize them. to download your book for free (PDF version) Here're other free books in the "how to start a business" series that may interest you: Agriculture Assisted living Auto repair Bakery Bar Beauty salon Bed and breakfast Bookkeeping Boutique Bowling alley Carpet cleaning Car wash Catering Cattle farming Charity Cleaning Coffee shop Computer repair Construction Consulting Convenience-store Cupcake Daycare Dental Dog daycare Ecommerce Electrical Embroidery Engineering Farm Fashion Film Financial advisor Fitness center Flower-shop Food Food truck Franchise Frozen yogurt Furniture store Gas station Goat farming Grocery store Gym Hairdressing Hair salon Ice cream Insurance agency Interior design Internet Internet cafe IT Jewelry Landscaping Laundromat Laundry Law firm Magazine Manufacturing Microbrewery Motel-hotel Music Nightclub Nonprofit Nursery Online-retail Photography Pizza Plumbing Poultry farming Preschool Printing Private investigator Pub Real-estate Resort Restaurant Retail School Security company Service Software Spa Sports-bar Startup Supermarket Travel agency Trucking Vegetable-farming Website Here's a Sample 'Executive Summary' for a Trucking Business plan: COMPANY NAME is a well established trucking and freight company.
COMPANY NAME has become a well known icon in Buckhannon and is known for the premium services and competitive prices they provide to their clients.
The Products COMPANY NAME provides delivery services many of their larger competitors are unable to provide.
Beside each goal and sub-goal place a specific date showing when it is to be achieved. While the effort required to reach each sub-goal should be great enough to challenge you, it should not be so great or unreasonable as to discourage you.
Do not plan to reach too many goals all at one time. Plan in advance how to measure results so you can know exactly how well you are doing. If you can’t keep score as you go along you are likely to lose motivation.The Keys to Success for COMPANY NAME are: • Family Owned and Operated by INSERT NAME since 1983.Jim and Sharon have more than 37 years experience in the trucking industry.Set goals for yourself for the accomplishment of the many tasks necessary in starting and managing your business successfully. Write down the goals in measurable terms of performance.Break major goals down into sub-goals, showing what you expect to achieve in the next two to three months, the next six months, the next year, and the next five years.They work with a schedule that is at a 90% to 95% capacity, most deliveries are scheduled two weeks in advance.The company has drivers on call for rush deliveries, full load cargo (L) and Less than full load cargo (LTL) and will deliver anywhere the client needs them to go.• The goal of COMPANY NAME is to hire 5 additional employees as they expand their business services.• COMPANY NAME will continue to provide reliable, secure, on time services; with an ongoing comprehensive quality control program providing 100% customer satisfaction.Financial Considerations The marketing research and tailored marketing strategy projections described in this business plan, will increase COMPANY NAME profits over the next three years, this is only an estimate, and depends on how well the economy recovers over the next two to three years.Furthermore, with the ability to generate so much cash flow, it is assumed that the company will seek to use this asset to expand its markets and delivery capacity in the near future.