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Freight Factoring For Start-Up Truckers

You are building your trucking business - bought your first truck, got your insurance and received your authorization with little amounts of money here and there from family and friends, along with a strong will and firm determination, the hard work paid off, now you have secured your first load, but where is the money coming from for operating and living expenses?  In most cases in order to remain competitive you have to invoice your customers on a 10-15 days net, and in some cases the customer may take 30, 60 or 90 days to pay, if you go to the bank for an advance on that freight bill/invoice it is likely that they will say NO!  They want a seasoned well established company with strong financials as a customer.  It is frustrating for startups to find the funding they need to operate and grow when banks are constantly saying no.

However, the fact is that there is plenty of money available for start-up truckers, and you can get advances on your freight bills/invoices without a lot of paperwork or complicated credit or financial requirements. Contact a freight funding company today to get the simple factoring process started.


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Why freight factoring is so important to a carrier?  Freight factoring is the blood flow of cash flow, a carrier to remain competitive and operate successfully must offer credit to its customers, typically 30 to 90 days, so this is cash that the business will not receive right away, so how can the business operate having to wait that long for their payments, well, freight factoring?  With factoring, the trucking company sells its outstanding invoices to a factoring company right after the invoice is issued, providing the carrier with the necessary cash to continue operating without a cash flow shortfall.

Shortage of Truckers

FoxBusiness reported recently on the shortage of truckers, specifically long-haulers, as per the ATA (American Trucking Association) the trucking industry has a shortage of about 30,000 of qualified drivers, and expected to raise to 200,000 over the next 10 years.   Is DOT Secretary Foxx looking into this, there seems to be a significant opportunity to create new jobs in the transportation sector? According to the June 2014 North American freight Numbers, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported that "Trucks carry three-fifths of U.S.-NAFTA freight and are the most heavily utilized mode for moving goods to and from both U.S.-NAFTA partners. Trucks carried 59.5 percent of U.S.-NAFTA freight in June 2014, accounting for $29.8 billion of imports and $31.4 billion of exports." There is a strong focus on infrastructure investments which is necessary but the DOT should not overlook  an opportunity to create jobs.