How to Get Contracts for Trucking Business

If you are into trucking business, it is important that you are aware of the information on how to get contracts for the trucking business. Usually, getting contracts from companies allow you to get big time customers.

Thus, this makes the business more productive and efficient than the usual.

Though it is possible for you to earn high amounts of profits out of your trucking business, you cannot achieve that if you do not know how to get contracts for trucking business. This article can provide you information on how to do that.

Look for Yellow Pages

The very first thing you need to know on how to get contracts for trucking business is to go through the yellow pages. There are companies present that are under the stop in or excavating phase. If you found some, tell these companies that you want local run. If they have thrown application on your face, make sure to fill these documents with the information needed and talk to their manager. Usually, this is the common option for those trucking businesses in need of contracts to earn from their business.

Search for Local Dumps

Aside from that, you should also look for local dumps and determine if they can provide you the lists of the companies who deliver there. Though instances that these might not be revealed to you, there are also higher possibilities that you might uncover some company names. Again, hang up to these companies in order to bid for contracts. Along with the first tip, this is also one of the best ways for you to get the contract and ensure the satisfaction of your customers. Based on the experience of business owners running the same venture, this is also the fastest way to attract customers for your business.

Contact Local City Sanitation Office

Furthermore, you can also get contracts for trucking business by simply contacting the local sanitation department in your place. Usually, these departments are in need of the best trucking businesses that will provide them the service that they need. Usually, the local city sanitation department in your place is collecting proposals from different trucking businesses. So when the bidding comes, make sure to do your best in order to win the deal. If you play your cards well, there is nothing to worry about in the future.

Go to Private Companies

Aside from the mentioned options, there are also other companies in your place that might be in need of trucking business services. These private companies are those offering bulk products for their customers which typical cargo van might not be enough to do. Though this might seem to be a challenge for you, there are possible large-based companies you can find in the locality. You can also search online of you can find private companies available. Do your best to find some.


  • JACKSON said on June 24, 2014
    My Name is Jackson Makgobathe. I have an interest in Trucking Business so what i want to know is how do i get a Contract from your Company in order to start my Business. If you can provide me with a contract i wont be able to struggle to get Trucks as i am working for Magnis UD Trucks. my contact number is 071 2588 922 and my work number is 0861443444.
  • TIMOTHY GATSON said on January 27, 2015
  • channi gill said on March 3, 2015
    Const. Sand,Gravel,Dirt,Broken Contrete business in Union City Ca please email with contracts
  • charles jansen said on October 5, 2015
    Good day my name is Charles i'm looking for an opportunity to get into trucking business just registered my company i stay in the breedevallei. I would appreciate if you could help me getting contracts phone no 084 064 7879
  • Robert said on November 8, 2015
    I own a truck and I am looking for small local contracts in the metro Denver Colorado area. My business is registered and in good standing. Please send me in any information on how to obtain contracts with local companies.
  • Paison said on December 17, 2015
    Hi there, I have a 3.5 ton enclosed truck which I would like to start a trucking business with. I would like to start small but the ultimate dream of growing the business at some later stages.I therefore need some assistance in the form of contact details for most trucking companies which I would like to strike a deal/s with for transporting small freight within the SADC region, especially moving freight to and from Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Is there anyway I can get a compact list of freight companies operating in South Africa? Anyone out there please assist me. Thank you.
  • Lamarco Kinard said on December 30, 2015
    Hello I'm in the trucking business as freight broker agent. Contact me for quotes to ship loads, freight, cargo at
  • Courtney Ray said on April 7, 2016
    Own a 24 foot box truck in the Maryland, looking for contracts. Please help. Or even where to look for work.
  • Nature said on January 13, 2017
    Hello I am working for Limmkholo Investment(PTY)LTD we are looking for 32 tonnes trucks to load coal, anyone who own a fleet can contact Nature Dladla at 071 057 9088 or 013 242 2914, or you can just e-mail your documents i.e. spreadsheet, GI and company profile to
  • Richard Darmetko said on September 4, 2017
    Hi I am in Connecticut and want to start a box truck business but don't know how to get contracts. Can anyone help me with how to get contracts so I can start the business. Thanks
  • Jannie said on October 26, 2017
    I have two 12 Cube Tippers to start with a contract immediately. Mail me for details. Jannie
  • Sthenjwa Ngema said on November 13, 2017
    I need a transportation contract. I have money to buy a vehicle


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