With one hundred years of history to its credit, Chevrolet is one of America’s oldest vehicle manufacturers. The world famous car company is responsible for such beloved models as the Equinox, the Tahoe, the Colorado, the Suburban, the Silverado, the Avalanche, the Traverse, the Malibu, the Camaro, and even the Corvette. Although the company, like many businesses across the United States, experienced some hardships during the economic downturn between 2007 and 2010, it has made great strides towards recovery, and sales of Chevrolets are once again healthy throughout the country. As one of America’s favorite vehicle brands, Chevrolet is always at the forefront of vehicle development and technology. The Volt is no exception. [Read more…] about Chevrolet and the Volt in Pennsylvania
Looking for a pre-owned vehicle or brand new Chevrolet in the York, Lancaster or Harrisburg area? Where better to look than the fully stocked lots of Manchester Motors, Brookside Motors or Thornton Chevrolet. Offering hundreds of cars at reasonable prices, Thornton Auto has what you need to be prepared for the upcoming winter season. [Read more…] about Thornton Auto Has Your New Car!
Too often, business owners miss perfect opportunities to sell their business because they are considering all the wrong aspects of the sale. While sale price is certainly very important, it should not be the only factor driving you to sell. For example, if you’re considering selling, there are definitely reasons behind the thought, and you need to consider those reasons, too, not just the price your business would fetch. [Read more…] about Reasons to Sell Your Business
The collective retirement of the Baby Boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964 who make up some 78 million Americans, will have an enormous impact on the future of buying and selling businesses. In the past, businesses were transferred to the next generation within the family, but with less than 1/3 of business ownership transfers now happening within the family, more of Baby Boomers’ businesses are going to end up on the open market when they inevitably retire. And because there are so many Boomers, the market is going to become flooded, meaning the price of these businesses on the market will drop drastically. [Read more…] about How Baby Boomers Will Affect Business Sales
If you’ve made the smart decision to hire a transportation broker to help you complete your shipping project, you should be aware that not all brokers are created equal. Sometimes there can be huge gaps in the levels of service you receive if your broker is not well qualified. Fortunately, there are some common denominators among the nation’s best transportation brokers. [Read more…] about How to Know if Your Transportation Broker is Qualified
Experience business brokers recognize the complexity of selling a transportation business better than anyone. Many professional appraisers, brokers, accountants, and tax specialists have been working in the industry for many years and have learned to anticipate potential roadblocks which might arise during the selling process. One of the most common obstacles concerns taxes; oftentimes our clients who are selling a company don’t fully grasp the tax ramifications of a final sale.
Tackling tax issues early in the sales process is a great way to avoid complications down the line. The earlier a problem is addressed, the more likely a business broker will be able to help you stave off costly delays and fees later in the process. Many clients are overwhelmed by the byzantine tax hurdles they are made to jump through; tax specialists relieve that burden and allow them to focus on selling your transportation company in the quickest, most financially advantageous way possible. The best business brokerage firms can guide you through all potential tax obligations, be they federal, state, or local in nature. [Read more…] about Before Moving Forward With a Sale, Understand Tax Responsibilities
For an entrepreneur, starting up or purchasing an existing limousine company can be a rewarding and exciting career. However, there are many things to consider before entering the transportation industry. Five basic things to consider before purchasing an existing company are:
While some limo companies target a specific service, such as wedding events or proms, some of the most successful limo companies offer services to a wide range of events. Limousines may be rented for proms, weddings, parties, social events, award ceremonies, and even simple evening dates. [Read more…] about Entrepreneurial Benefits of Buying A Limousine Company
If you are a transportation business owner, you will have interaction with customers on a daily basis. In a limousine company, you will directly offer chauffeur services to your customers. You will be responsible for transporting the customer to and from a specific destination at the pre-arranged time. If you own a freight trucking business, you will be delivering goods and products to customers. You could be transporting a truck load of coal for a business or you could be delivering individual packages for a local company.
If you own a chartered bus company, you may be transporting numerous customers to specific events, school field trips, sports games, or even providing daily commuter transportation. If you own a fleet of emergency vehicles, you may be transporting an injured or ill person to the hospital or doctor. Emergency vehicles could include ambulances or emergency response SUVs. [Read more…] about Customer Service in the Transportation Sector