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How to Start a Courier Business

If you have a dependable vehicle and a cell phone, you can start a courier service. It's a simple business to start andoperate, so you don't need a lot of money to start up. in fact, you can start a courier service with $500 or less! What does a courier do? They pick up and deliver packages, documents, even pets, for businesses and individuals. This service is always in demand, even in smaller towns, as there is always someone who needs a package or document delivered today. Independent local couriers can provide the kind of services that are in steady demand but impossible to get from the large delivery services like UPS or FEDEX.

 TitleAuthorDescription
Start Your Own Childcare Business (Start Your Own Business)
Prentice HallDemand for safe, responsible childcare is at an all-time high, and Start Your Own Childcare Business can help you turn a genuine joy of working with children into a thriving service that meets this demand and benefits children and parents alike. Start Your Own Childcare Business offers insights on how to structure your childcare service, additional "perks" to offer parents, how to establish a fee structure, and the best way to promote your business. It also includes suggestions for creating a floor plan, designing educational and recreational activities, providing health care, and navigating the complex state and federal regulations that govern the childcare industry.
Start Your Own Cleaning Service (Start Your Own Cleaning Business)
Jacquelyn LynnAll the expert advice you need to start your own Clearning Service More than 80 percent of dual income households use some sort of cleaning service. Low start-up costs and little specialized knowledge make it easy for you to start—which is why the first edition sold more than 6,800 copies.
Start & Run a Home Cleaning Business (Start & Run a)
Susan BewseyHome cleaning is one of the fastest-growing service businesses in North America. A good cleaning service brings comfort and order into people's lives and in today's world, these are highly sought-after commodities. A home cleaning service can start out small, but it has the potential to grow to be a multi-million dollar business with branch offices and franchises. With the help of this book, you can get your business up and running, and survive that essential first year. The book answers questions such as: Do I have what it takes to run my own business? What are the legal requirements for running a business like mine? How do I find and keep clients? How much should I charge? What equipment do I need? What other services can I offer? How do I hire and train staff? How does commercial cleaning differ from home cleaning? This updated new edition comes with numerous forms and examples to get you started and keep you organized, now all included on CD-ROM.
Start and Run a Retail Business (Start & Run a)
Ted Topping- Beat the big-box retailers - Provide outstanding customer service - Use technology to your advantage
Start Your Own Lawn Care Business (Start Your Own Lawn Care or Landscaping Business)
Eileen Figure SandlinLawn Care Services Generate Plenty of "Green." Here's How You Can Reap the Rewards. The Lawn care business of today is a far cry from the days of the kid down the block with a push mower. In fact, the lawn care market is a $17 billion industry. With all the homes, business parks, apartment complexes, shopping malls and hospitals that need landscaping. It's easy to see why this is one business where you can really rake in the green. Your business can be as simple as mowing and edging lawns, raking leaves, and clipping hedges to applying chemical and fertilizers. Our book will tell you everything you need to know to get started in the lawn care business. Topics covered include: How to target your market What equipment you'll need How to hire and manage employees Record-keeping and accounting Where to find working capital How to estimate jobs And more If you like working outdoors, you owe it to yourself to buy this step-by-step guide and start building your own successful lawn service business.
Lean Six Sigma for Service : How to Use Lean Speed and Six Sigma Quality to Improve Services and Transactions
Michael GeorgeBring the miracle of Lean Six Sigma improvement out of manufacturing and into services Much of the U.S. economy is now based on services rather than manufacturing. Yet the majority of books on Six Sigma and Lean--today's major quality improvement initiatives--explain only how to implement these techniques in a manufacturing environment. Lean Six Sigma for Services fills the need for a service-based approach, explaining how companies of all types can cost-effectively translate manufacturing-oriented Lean Six Sigma tools into the service delivery process. Filled with case studies detailing dramatic service improvements in organizations from Lockheed Martin to Stanford University Hospital, this bottom-line book provides executives and managers with the knowledge they need to: Reduce service costs by 30 to 60 percent Improve service delivery time by 50 percent Expand capacity by 20 percent without adding staff
Start Your Own Gift Basket Service
Entrepreneur PressTurn your creative talents into a great business! Finding the perfect gift for that special someone or occasion can be a daunting task. Factor in drive time, budgets and multiply recipients and its nearly impossible. That's why many corporate customers and individuals have turned to gift baskets as the ideal solution. If you're creative, have a good eye for color and love to shop, this hot business could be your path to financial independence. Startup is easy: You only need a minimum amount of equipment, and you can work from your home, full or part time. Plus, you get the opportunity to be artistic, creative and entrepreneurial! This guide tells you everything you need to know to start a successful gift basket business. Identify a target market Develop an effective marketing plan Find and build relationships with suppliers Manage the administrative side of the business, include record-keeping, billing, taxes and insurance Find customers, and market your business With Entrepreneur magazine's Start Your Own Gift Basket Service, you'll learn how to design the business the way you want it, whether it's part time or full time, homebased or in a commercial location, with employees or without. Pick up this book, and get started making your dream a reality.
101 Great Mail-Order Businesses, Revised 2nd Edition: The Very Best (and Most Profitable!) Mail-Order Businesses You Can Start with Little or No Money
Tyler G. HicksMake a Mint by Mail Order!Sell computers, vitamins, clothing, or gourmet foods. Create and sell newsletters on almost any topic. Make and sell your favorite arts and crafts. Would you like to join the booming mail-order business? You can! Bestselling author Ty Hicks shows you how. You don’t need a lot of money, years of experience, or a college education—just a mailing address and the desire to deliver products and services quickly for the best value your customers can get. Ty Hicks explains in clear, easy steps how to start your mail-order business today, including:·Getting started quickly and easily ·Creating an e-commerce Web site to promote and sell your products or services directly ·Using proven marketing and promotion strategies ·Carving niche markets with unusual products and services ·Expanding your business for maximum profitability ·And much, much more!
How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Child Care Service: With Companion CD-ROM
Tina MusialBecause parents must work outside the home, there will always be a demand for childcare. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 64 percent of married-couple families, both husband and wife work outside the home. There are nearly 12 million children under the age of five in child care each week in the United States. With concerns about quality child care, the trend is to move away from large operations and turn to the small services located close by work or home. This increase in small day care operations creates a huge opportunity for someone who loves children and wants to create a business dedicated to taking care of them. A child care service makes an ideal home based or part-time business. Start-up costs are low, you do not need an office, you do not need any costly special equipment, all you need to get started is an approved facility and a desire to succeed. Here is the manual you need to be successful in this highly profitable segment of the service industry.
How to Start a Cleaning Service
Entrepreneur PressLearn the secrets to starting a residential maid service, commercial janitorial service, and a carpet/upholstery cleaning service with the help of this CD set.
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Tags car courier delivery driving
Address P.O. Box 464
Anacortes, WA 98221
USA
Web profitsonwheels.com
Type Business Opportunity