Cargo owner - the owner of the cargo. In principle, all manufacturers, as well as owners of wholesalers and large stores, are cargo owners. Those. owners of goods, products that need to be transported from one point of the city, country to another.
They become cargo owners requiring the attention of carriers and forwarders if they do not have the ability to independently deliver or transport their goods or products. In today's cargo transportation market, there are many legal and semi-legal logistics companies involved in the delivery, transportation and clearance of goods from one part of the world to another. However, large fleets of freight carriers today are reducing the number of their vehicles due to imperfect taxation of freight traffic and depreciation of vehicle fleets.
Therefore, many drivers buy or rent their trucks and start their own small business.
In order to find a cargo owner and receive an order for cargo transportation, read advertisements in newspapers and trade magazines about the need for cargo transportation.
Visit trade shows, where you can find out information about potential cargo owners and their traffic volumes.
Let's advertise in newspapers and on the Internet about the availability of transport and the desire to transfer goods. Tell your friends and acquaintances about your transport business.
Search for cargo owners on the Internet using ads on special sites. By the way, there you can also find reviews about cargo owners and their solvency. Remember, information is half the battle.
Having received an order for cargo transportation, make sure that the cargo is correctly processed, check its condition, quantity, agree on the time of its receipt at the point of loading and delivery of the cargo at the final destination. Discuss the payment terms right away. Do not drive on the roads of Russia alone. It's hard and dangerous. Pick up your partner, have minimal means of self-defense with you. Always check the technical condition of your truck before leaving.