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Maria Bolkunova, HR Director at MONOPOLY Group of Companies, was included in the «Top 1000 Russian Managers» rating published by the Managers Association and Kommersant Publishing House. We found out from Maria how the HR-direction is developing during transformation of MONOPOLY Group of Companies, what difficulties the team and employees face, and what is necessary for everyone in the company to feel their importance.Read more
Alexander Bormatov joined MONOPOLY.Business project in March of the previous year. He rented MAN TGX 18.400 4x2 BLS truck and a trailer. Without waiting for the first truck buying out, he came for the second vehicle of the same model at the end of October. Upon delivery of the truck, we asked Alexander about the first steps in the project, his business goals and advantages of MAN TGX 18.400.
We continue to familiarize you with impressions about our partners' participation in the project MONOPOLY.Business.
Alexander Zilinsky is a unique member of MONOPOLY.Business. He joined the project in March 2020, took his second truck in May 2021, and came six months later for his third. «What I have in mind is that today I need not three vehicles - five is my current requirement!» - Alexander notes.
What fuel card should be given preference, what is an excess mileage and why the number of filling stations is not always an advantage? In this article we will tell you.
We continue to share news about the project with you. Today's episode is about an experiment: some of the project participants learn how to plan their own runs for three months.
The topic of taxes in business is one of the most complex and confusing. Therefore, every entrepreneur should understand it as early as possible or ask for help to avoid problems.
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Anxious 2020 has been replaced by an astonishing 2021: the number of goods is breaking records, heavy trucks are in short supply, rates are increasing, and the exodus of private operators and market consolidation are not forecasts, but a fait accompli.
Main afflictions of carriers with specific solutions.
What's the difference between a driver and an entrepreneur? How much money does it take to start a freight transportation business? How does one plan a schedule so that at the end of the month the debit and credit match up? What costs does an entrepreneur incur? New entrants to the project have many questions. We're launching a school for entrepreneurs to help them adapt to their new role and teach them how to build their business efficiently.
MONOPOLY Group of Companies knows the freight market from A to Z. The company experts note that not only standard logistics are actively developing now, but also «green», where eco-friendly (in terms of their functions) electric tractors are used. But this is still an unusual phenomenon for Russia. This is what they talked about in the conversation with our journalist.
In order to be profitable, it is important to quickly find a run, build a short route to the destination, envisage places for overnight stays and gas stations. And in order to be in the black all the time, this algorithm will have to be repeated more than once. There are many services on the market that support carriers in dealing with routine issues. But often they help with only one of the tasks, and in order to solve the rest you have to look for additional platforms.
Since 2021, women in Russia have been allowed to work as heavy duty truck drivers. The market of transport services perceived the news positively: it will allow to increase the staff, and consequently the volume of transportation, i.e. everyone will benefit. The MONOPOLY.Business project has also undergone changes: not only men, but also women can join it now.