How can you improve profitability in your haulage company?

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How will you, as a haulier, be able to meet tomorrow’s requirements and expectations, both regarding your customers and your drivers?

Increased transport in the future

Goods transport is steadily increasing, and this is confirmed both through conversations with hauliers and by several forecasts on how the transport industry will develop over time – much points in the same direction. Transport needs will increase by more than 50% in terms of goods. The total permissible weight and length of trucks will need to be increased to keep up with greater demand, which is also now happening in Sweden How is HCT developing in the Nordics and EU? . This may seem like a golden opportunity to boost profitability in haulage companies. However, owing to higher fuel prices, stricter requirements on safety and quality certifications, a shortage of drivers, constraining prices, unfair competition and clean, eco-friendly transportation, many Swedish hauliers are experiencing difficulties when it comes to profitability. As a haulier, when you begin to understand how this new era will affect your business, it makes sense to consider whether there is something you can do to strengthen your business.

New requirements on today’s hauliers

How can haulage companies optimise their operations according to the challenges they face while still improving profitability? We spoke previously with Ulric Långberg, who works as an adviser and manager at the Swedish Association for Road Transport Companies trade organisation. He believes that many would benefit from an overhaul of their company and their self-image, for example, by considering themselves less as one subcontractor among many others and more like a partner able to offer more services of a high quality.

Get your vehicle fleet rolling

To help inspire you to make the necessary changes and prepare for tomorrow’s requirements, we have compiled a guide. It contains tips and advice from industry representatives and individual haulage companies, along with a checklist, so that you can easily see what others have done to boost their profitability. Our hope is that these tips and testimonies will give you new ideas and perspectives on how you can improve your own business.


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