Important aspects to take into consideration
It is necessary to have a clear positioning. A few questions need to be raised: Long or short distances ? Small or big parcels ? Transport of specific items (refrigerated, fragile…) ? Sub-contractor ?
Legal conditions to satisfy
Four conditions need to be satisfied by the entrepreneur specialized in parcel transport: financial capacity, professional capacity, professional reliability, a fixed operational base in Luxembourg. More information on these conditions can be found at the Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg.
Be adaptable and multi-skilled
Being a good technician is not enough, the entrepreneur of a parcel transport business should also be a good manager. Organization is key in a transport company as it guarantees profitability.
Let’s start on the right track
- Choosing and buying a vehicle
- Network and contracts
- Subscribe to a merchandise insurance