If new, the vehicle manufacturer has the most to gain from financing you.
Profit from the vans on top of profit from the loan.
Curious as to why after three months you feel your business needs this kind of capital infusion.
Actually detention pay is simply delay pay. Pay to compensate you for delays loading or unloading you.
Many carriers don’t want to punish customers for their inefficiency. Plus, it doesn’t cost a carrier for the driver to sit there for no compensation.
62 % is pretty common.
Since you’re just starting, I’d ask for rate confirmation from the start. Every Load, as part of your normal payroll.
It’s a good habit if they agree.
If not, I’d always have suspicions.
By law, you have the right to know.
Did you ask how he got your number ?
He may just call random trucking companies, hoping to catch someone that he can sucker into paying some fees or deposit.
Or he could have transposed some numbers, calling you by mistake.