To be a successful owner-operator, you have to make good investments.
You don’t buy the cheapest truck on the market because you know it’ll only cost you in the long run. But you don’t buy the biggest, shiniest new toy either. Efficiency matters more than size and you might be able to get a better deal on a sightly older rig.
You can’t know everything going in, but you weigh the pros and cons and try to make more good investments than bad.
The ROI of an App
These days a lot of investments owner-operators make are in technology. You have to decide what software and applications you’re going to use to run your business and what you can do without. You have to make some good investments.
With that in mind, here are some reasons trying LoadPal is a good business decision.
1. Saving Time
Owner-operators don’t always get paid for their time, but that doesn’t mean your time isn’t valuable. Because LoadPal is specifically designed for owner-operators, it streamlines all your paperwork and can save you hours each week.
What are those hours worth to you?
2. Invoicing Faster
Rather than waiting until you get to a truck stop or back home, you can use LoadPal to invoice customers almost as soon as you deliver. And by billing customers faster, you get paid faster.
What’s receiving a cheque a few days sooner worth to you?
3. Factoring Less
By speeding up your cash flow, LoadPal can reduce your need for factoring over time.
What’s saving that 5% on a few loads worth to you?
4. Easier Accounting
Whether you do your books by yourself, have help from your spouse, or use a bookkeeper or accountant, LoadPal can help make the process easier. It allows you to store and organize all your load documents and receipts, so everything is in one place and can easily be sorted.
What’s easier accounting worth to you?
5. Stronger Relationships
More and more, brokers and shippers want a copy of a signed POD as soon as possible. LoadPal allows you to send your paperwork through right from the delivery dock, all neatly organized. If you can keep your customers happy and exceed their expectations, can you secure better lanes and build stronger relationships?
What’s that kind of competitive advantage worth to you?
Making the Decision Easier
At the end of the day, it’s always hard to know how investments will turn out ahead of time. That’s why we’ve made it as easy and low risk as possible to try LoadPal by offering a 30-day free trial.
For the next 30 days, why not take LoadPal out for a test drive, see how much easier it can make your life, and then decide for yourself?
No huge commitment. No contract to sign. Just click the button below to get started!
Author: Steele Roddick
Steele is a writer and editor who grew up in a family of truckers. His grandfather owned a small trucking business for years. Being legally blind, however, Steele knew he could never drive and needed to find different ways to contribute. These days he does so with his words and by promoting LoadPal, an app he likes to think his grandfather, and certainly his grandmother, would have loved.