Reduce overhead costs with longer-lasting auto haulers

Rahel Korallus Article

Managers in the trucking industry often find themselves balancing on a very thin profit margin. Volatile fuel prices, rising salaries, and regulatory requirements each carve away at revenue, and other operating expenses take a toll as well.  How can transporters boost their profitability? The first step is reducing overhead costs as much as possible. Many of the operating costs that auto haulers bear are beyond their control. However, there are ways to reduce them. The number one expense of most transport companies is driver salaries. As industry veterans retire, fewer qualified operators are stepping up to take their place. This …