Expand your areas of service to boost profits in your wrecker and towing business.
Owning a wrecker and towing business allows you to be your own boss, plus provide a valuable service to individual drivers, business owners and your community at large.
While a wrecker and towing business may seem easy to operate, it can be considerably more difficult to operate it well, maximizing profits by expanding beyond just towing away cars from accident scenes. Save on fuel costs. Gas seems to be always on the rise and it can take a considerable chunk out of your profits. Reach out to local businesses to keep their parking lots clear for customers. Businesses that have dedicated parking for their customers may not appreciate it when noncustomers take the parking spots set aside for customers.
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Forming relationships with the owners and operators of such businesses can mean that when people park in spots designated for their customers, they call you to come and tow those cars away. Partner with auto body and repair shops to respond to accidents requiring tows. When people get into car accidents that result in extensive damage to their vehicles, they may not necessarily know where to call for a tow.
But those same people may have preferred auto body and repair shops that they go to whenever they need work on their cars. In case of an accident they may call those businesses to ask them to recommend a towing service. Rent out car storage space.
Often, car repair shops have cars sitting around for days or even weeks while special parts come in to be installed in the cars. This takes up valuable working space from these businesses. You can help them out by offering up some of the space you use to store cars you tow away to them, for a fee.
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Expand into vehicle repossessions. Tow trucks are the key tool of the trade in the vehicle repossession vehicle. Since you have the necessary equipment to conduct repossessions, all you need now is the proper business licenses. Check with your state, as licensing requirements vary from one state to the next.
Cynthia Gomez has been writing and editing professionally for more than a decade. She is currently an editor at a major publishing company, where she works on various trade journals.
Gomez also spent many years working as a newspaper reporter. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northeastern University. Skip to main content. References 3 Bodyshop Solutions: The Truth About Towing; John Shortell, TomTom: Become a Repo Man. About the Author Cynthia Gomez has been writing and editing professionally for more than a decade.
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