Essay on FranklinL BUSN635 Assignment8

6107 Words Apr 7th, 2015 25 Pages
Submitted to:
Dr. Chambers
Instructor
Business Plan Development
BUSN 635 – D001- Win 13

Prepared by:
Lucretia J. Franklin

April 28, 2013
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION 1

MISSION STATEMENT 2

THE BUSINESS PLAN PHASE I 3
Description 3
Required Licenses and Permits 3
Insurance 4
Reasons 4
Potential 4
Outside Resources 6

THE BUSINESS PLAN PHASE II 7
Service 7
Benefits 7
Demands 8
Different 8

THE BUSINESS PLAN PHASE III 9
Location 9
Physical Facility 9
Office 9
Restrooms 9
Break Room 10
Warehouse 10
Truck Wash 10
Parking Lot 10
Security Cameras 10
Setbacks 11

THE BUSINESS PLAN PHASE IV 12
Marketing Analysis 12
Industry Trends 12
Customers 12
Growth 12
Pricing 13

THE BUSINESS PLAN PHASE V 14
Direct Competitors 14
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The Federal License Motor Carrier Safety Administration is where you have to get the licenses and permits. The license and permits are listed below:
ICC/MC number or Your Own Authority.
DOT number,
A. IFTA (Interstate Fuel Tax Authority) cists $590 per truck yearly.
B. KYU (License to operate in the state of Louisiana).
Operating Tags, which are your licenses to put on the trucks, costs $1590 yearly.
2290/Schedule 1 is a schedule to have a heavy highway vehicle.
IRP Card is your state license and permit.
Trailer Tags are another license to carry on the tractor.
These licenses must be done before putting the heavy equipment on the highway. When you are leasing your truck to a broker, they will make sure this will be done when you join his/her company.

Insurance
Insurance is the most important thing to have for both truck and trailer. Each truck has two types of insurances. The trucks are to be insured with an on-called load, or loaded and bob-tailed when not under a load. Today many accidents happen by four wheelers and trucks. An owner operator cannot drive without insurance; he/she must have this before getting licenses and permits. The truck must be insured at the minimum of $100,000 to be accepted.

Reasons
The reasons for this new transportation business is because of many changes in the transportation laws concerning the hours of service and not enough trucks to get the cargo around the states. The hours of service have been causing the markets

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