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    Three trucks leased in a year and a half: experience of MONOPOLY Business project participant

    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.

    In the course of new vehicle handover, we asked our partner about his immediate plans and prospects with MONOPOLY.Business.

    About support

    From the very beginning my family voted «for» joining the project. Therefore, my goal is not just a simple vehicle, but development: I plan to increase my fleet to 10 trucks over time. I would like my children to continue this business in future.

    Probably those who are afraid to join the project tend to stay at home more often, they don’t want to leave their families. But we can build these factors into the work process: my wife flied to me to Moscow, that is, we see each other often. If your wife supports you, everything will be perfect.

    About expansion of the fleet

    I planned to get the truck next year, but my substitute drivers urged me to speed up. I miss my truck! The guys want to make money and don’t let me get behind the wheel. We began development in the regions where neither I nor my drivers had ever driven: we went to Vladivostok, Irkutsk, we are currently working in the Crimea. We need to expand. Now I can easily handle 5 trucks.

    About the entrepreneur’s economy

    When I took the second truck, it was under repair for 23 days out of 2 months. But in the end, one truck covered the monthly payment of the second one, enough to pay the driver and I had even some funds left over for myself. It was June-July.

    It’s all real. Two trucks can justify the third one. Just in case something happens: you may no longer take a substitute driver for a week, but just leave a vehicle standing and send a driver to have some rest.

    For those who are thinking about joining the project

    Do not listen to the negative reviews. I often encounter them in parking lots: they say that it is not true, that it is nonsense. I analyzed why many people think so and asked direct questions. Most often the negative attitude is expressed by drivers who have been refused by the security service. As a rule, they hide this fact and provide certain negativity.

    And to those who are afraid that the truck will turn into scrap metal after the end of the project, I will tell you the following. You are not taking a truck for your own for 5 years, rather guaranteeing availability of orders for cargo transportation. You will provide for yourself and your family and your vehicle will be a bonus. MONOPOLY.Business provides all necessary conditions, what are you afraid of?

    About project development and prospects

    Neither me, nor my drivers do not whine: if we have to drive a thousand kilometers, we’ll drive a thousand; if we need to drive one and a half thousand kilometers, we’ll drive one and a half. Last year I was on a trip already on January 2. Even though my truck is more expensive, my profit in January 2021 amounted to about 190 thousand roubles. In terms of the volume of orders fulfilled, I am substituting 1.5 full-time drivers.

    This is just the beginning of MONOPOLY.Business, we are standing at the very bedrock. While I’m on the project, things are only getting better. A year and a half ago we didn’t have downtime payments, I couldn’t get home to the Crimea for months: there weren’t enough suitable load orders. Now we have much, there is a support service that will help, show, tell and do. It just requires some wish — there is a lot of orders. Move forward, evolve.

    Do you want to become an entrepreneur and own your own truck?

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