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Category Archives: Entrepreneur

Why Do Most Trucking Companies Fail?

Building a successful business is difficult. According to data from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), approximately 20 percent of new companies fail in the first year. Another 10 percent fail in the second year. For a number of different reasons, the business failure rate may be even higher in the trucking industry. In this …

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What is the Best Trucking Business to Start?

Trucking is one of the hottest industries in the country. Earlier this year, Bloomberg News reported that a severe shortage of qualified truck drivers, among a wide variety of other things, is spiking freight rates. Business Insider reports that the current conditions are expected to persist well into next year.  There are many opportunities available …

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Top Five Books to Read When Starting Your Own Business

Building a successful business is complicated. The good news is that there are many books on the topic that offer invaluable wisdom. The challenge is that there is so much material that it can be all but impossible to know where to start. At Suivant Consulting, we are committed to helping entrepreneurs find solutions. Here, …

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Starting a Trucking Company With No Experience

Trucking is one of the most important industries in the United States. A huge proportion of our nation’s products are transported partially or primarily on large commercial trucks. There are serious worries over the lack of qualified truckers. Recently, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimated that the country may be short by as many as …

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How to Start an Insurance Business in Atlanta

Insurance is one of the most important industries in the United States. The Insurance Information Institute (III) estimates that the American insurance companies take in approximately $1.3 trillion in premiums each year. While the industry is full of opportunities for entrepreneurs, it is also hyper competitive. At Suivant Consulting, we provide a comprehensive range of …

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Setbacks For African American Entrepreneurs

From mom and pop shops to life-changing inventions and Fortune 500 companies, African American’s have an extensive history of innovation and entrepreneurship. Yet historically, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Black Americans are underrepresented among entrepreneurs, representing 12 percent of the U.S. labor force but only 9.4 percent of business owners. As deep as …

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