How Successful Moving Companies Handle The “Off-Season”

5 Questions To Ask Yourself As You Come Out Of Summer

Moving Season is coming to an end. How do you plan on dealing with it? Chances are things are going to slow down a little bit. Are you going to complain about it and count the days until summer? Or are you going to take action and make it count? I’m going to share with you how successful moving companies handle the “off-season”. Continue reading…

How To Deal With Stress Of The Moving Business

5 Ways To Manage The Stress Of Your Business

Business can be stressful. You don’t have to let the stress of the moving business run your life. With so much responsibility of owning a moving company, it’s easy to allow yourself to get stressed out and overwhelmed. What is that stress costing you and your business? You already know stress isn’t good for your health, but it’s also bad for your business. When you’re stressed out, you’re not as effective of a leader as you could and should be. Continue reading…

Start Working ON Your Moving Company – Not IN It

Step Away From The Day To Day Of Running Your Business

We all start businesses for different reasons. For some, it’s just to become their own boss. But is that really what you want? Do you really want to start a business to create a job for yourself? Wouldn’t you rather have other people handle the day to day tasks of your business while you focus on growing your company, improving your company or enjoying your life? In this episode, I share a plan to start working ON your moving company and not IN it. Continue reading…

Movers Guide to Buying Moving Trucks

4 Great Options for Buying and Leasing Trucks

Buying trucks for your moving company can be very exciting but can also be overwhelming. There are so many options, it’s definitely not a one size fits all solution for all movers. In this episode, I share with you four options for buying moving trucks for your moving company. I’ll give you my recommendations and contacts for where to buy them. Continue reading…

Should Your Moving Company Become a Van Line Agent?

The Pros and Cons of Your Moving Company Joining a Van Line

To become an agent for a van line or not to become an agent? That’s the question I’ve been getting asked lately. When you want to grow your interstate/long distance portion of your moving company, joining a van line is definitely something to consider. In this week’s episode, I dive into the pros and cons to help you decide if your moving company should become an agent for a van line. Continue reading…

Prepare Yourself for Moving Season

Make Money and Avoid Burn Out

As a moving company owner, we wait all year long for moving season to come around. Regardless of what you do to keep your business busy in the winter months, there’s always a natural increase of business in spring and summer. To maximize your summers it’s important to prepare yourself for moving season. Continue reading…

Ready to Expand Your Moving Company?

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Expand

When you have a successful moving company it’s a natural thought to think about opening up additional locations. Right? But how do you know if it’s the right time and the right move for you? In this week’s episode, I’m sharing 5 questions to ask yourself that will tell you if it’s time to expand your moving company! Continue reading…

Moving Company Owner’s Best Investment

Invest In Yourself and Accelerate Your Business's Growth.

As a business owner, you are your business and your business is you. Your business’s success is a direct result of your desire, work ethic, and skill set. Hard work and hustle can only get you so far. If you have the desire to get to the next level, you have to develop the skill sets you need to get there. As a moving company owner, your best investment is in yourself. Continue reading…

How I Almost Went to Prison for Running a Moving Business

The Story of a Four Year Federal Investigation

Would you ever think that you could go to prison for running a moving business? Neither did I, but it was a reality that I was recently faced with. I want to share with you the story of how I almost went to prison for running my moving business. Continue reading…

Why Moving Companies Need a Cash Reserve

Not Having a Cash Reserve Can Put You Out of Businesss

Summary

Are you prepared for a slow down in your business? What would happen if you had a couple of bad months or another recession came around?

When your business is booming and the money is flowing in, it’s a great feeling! Sometimes it feels like it will just keep coming! It can be tempting to take a bonus or distribution and go on a shopping spree. Just make sure that you keep a cash reserve. Money is oxygen for your business, don’t suffocate your business by taking out all of the money. Continue reading…