When starting and maintaining a small business, keeping monetary costs to a minimum is a must. One way to achieve this ideal is to make your company energy efficient, and keep extraneous costs low as a result.

 

Below are a few quick tricks to making a working space greener.

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When running a small business, energy concerns can make up a over a quarter of the budget.  If you’re modern minded, creating a green energy space is important for bringing in similar custom. Similarly, reducing your electrical consumption can be necessary for moving forward in quieter sales months.

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With the world now dominated by Millennials, the buzzword of our generation is eco-friendliness, and rightly so. After all; no world, no work. Unfortunately, while we all know how important it is to be more environmentally conscious, in some industries it is harder to practice being green than it is in others. This is certainly the case when it comes to the trucking industry.

There are a ton of reasons why any entrepreneur would want to get into this game, not least of all the profits that can be made. However, your ability to go green in this realm will have as much of an impact on your success as learning how to hustle. On the one hand, you will be able to brand yourself in such a way that will attract customers who understand the power green marketing has, while on the other hand, you will enjoy increased efficiency and lower overheads.

So, without further ado, here are our top tips on how to run a more environmentally-friendly trucking business:

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Every business owner has a million and one things on their mind, but it’s sometimes the ones that are further down the priority list that can have the biggest impact. An example of this is your desire to go paperless. Hardly a pressing concern, but begin the transition today, and you’ll notice the effects for years to come. Here’s why.

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No More Wasting Time

 

In any single instance, you might think that one of your employees spending a few minutes looking for a particular sheet of paper might not be a big deal. But multiple this daily occurrence by the week, month, and year and you’ll quickly discover that you’re losing a lot of working time just because you and your employees are spending time looking for paper. The time spent is more damaging than just a few minutes it takes to find, too – if someone is focused on the task and then has to interrupt their focus for a few minutes, it can be difficult for them to get back “in the zone”. Those few minutes can cost half an hour’s worth of productive time.

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As much as some out there would like to deny it, the fact is that human-induced climate change is changing the world for the worse is just that – a fact. Sure, the extent of the damage and the severity of the immediate threat is occasionally exaggerated for various environmental and political reasons. (According to the activists of the nineties, we’re all supposed to be long-dead by now.) But the longer we dance around the fact that we’re damaging the environment, the worse things are going to get.

 

Thankfully, a lot of businesses have taken these concerns on board. And it’s just as well, as businesses are among the leading causes of environmental damage! So how can your business help protect the environment?

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