Logistics and transportation

The Shipping, Transportation, Packaging, and Logistics Industries

Reasons to Consider a Shipping, Logistics and Transportation Franchise

The shipping, logistics and transportation industries run throughout the country, creating an oft-unnoticed but absolutely essential infrastructure that supports nearly every other industry. Though everyone depends on this complicated, large-scale system to make their day-to-day lives possible, many people don’t know much about how it works.

Entrepreneurs who choose a shipping, logistics and transportation franchise have an outstanding opportunity to connect themselves with an industry that’s not going anywhere any time soon, so what should you know about this massive industry that almost certainly impacts your daily life?


Working with a transportation franchise has far-reaching effects

The shipping, logistics, and transportation franchise industry involves every aspect of freight storage and movement, including container ships, rail and trucking airfreight and more. Without this extensive network of transit, the economy as we know it would be non-existent, since almost every product around us comes from somewhere else and was delivered by transportation. The SUPPLY POINTe shipping franchise provides manufacturers and others with storage and shipping supplies. With this huge responsibility also comes huge potential: according to Plunkett Research, core transportation revenues in the U.S. amounted to more than $1 trillion in 2016.


Shipping franchises experience lots of activity

The shipping, logistics, and supply industry is highly competitive thanks to tightened supply chain capacity and increased consolidation. Many firms are now clamoring to invest in the sector. Due to increased organization and the introduction of new technologies, shipping and transportation processes are increasing in efficiency, meaning the field is becoming more profitable every day.


Shipping and logistics franchise owners are part of a highly skilled workforce

The industry is home to a variety of skilled workers due to the demands of inventory distribution and increasingly advanced technology. This helps the industry run at maximum efficiency and ensures that any problems are dealt with skillfully and effectively.


Transportation franchise work is highly diverse

Due to the extensive nature of the industry, a wide variety of different enterprises are included within it, such as material handlers, managers, coordinators, analysts, and the many people involved in the companies that benefit from shipping and logistics services. This allows franchisees to work with an array of different professionals, establish connections with companies, and build interpersonal experience by making sure everything runs smoothly between the numerous sectors involved in the industry.


Want to find out how a shipping franchise with SUPPLY POINTe can get you in on this solid industry? Take a look at our transportation franchise opportunity to get a head start on making your name in this fascinating network.

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