10 Steps to Starting a Business

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business.

Starting a Business in the Trucking Industry

The American Trucking Associations reports that in 2012, trucks moved 9.4 billion tons of freight or about 68.5 percent of all freight tonnage transported domestically. Motor carriers collected $642 billion in revenues or about 81 percent of total revenue earned by all domestic transport modes. Put simply, trucking companies operate by bidding on, winning, and fulfilling transportation accounts and contracts.  

Guide to Doing Business in New Orleans

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development exists to spur the growth of a diverse economy that creates good-paying jobs and provides equal access to economic prosperity. We promote economic growth through several initiatives, development projects and incentive programs.