How to Set Up a New Office Space

If you’re the entrepreneurial type (and we don’t mean like Bill Lumbergh from Office Space) and are thinking of setting up a new work space, or simply plan to move your office somewhere else, there’s a lot you need to take into account. Here are some tips and things to keep in mind when putting your new office space together.

Reduce by Reusing

You can save yourself a pretty penny if you buy used office file cabinets and other previously-owned supplies. A word to the wise when buying used items: quality matters. Make sure what you get for your office is in the best possible condition. 

Analyze Your Tech Needs

Make sure you get a computer for every employee (and check that there‚Äôs a place to plug them in!), and consider what brand and operating system you intend to use. When it comes to copiers, choose one that can … Read more

Costs Associated with Starting Your Own Trucking Business

Despite the title, it can actually be quite difficult to determine the start up costs that are associated with starting your own trucking business. There are so many factors that vary state to state, including licensing regulations and insurance rates. Potential revenue varies widely too, depending on your location. Before getting too much further in the process you may want to look online at the available local loads for trucks to see what things look like in your area. Generally speaking, however, the trucking business is pretty stable right now and can be incredibly profitable.

Fixed Costs

Fixed costs are costs that are regular business operating costs that are incurred on a monthly basis. Some of these expenses will include monthly truck payments, insurance premiums and payroll. There are also annual fixed costs for things such as permits, licenses and vehicle registration fees.

Variable Costs

Variable costs are non-standard costs … Read more