Operations

Affiliate Connection Site Buzzing Before Rollout

Posted on February 19, 2016 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

We’ve all seen the pleas among operators on Facebook for an affiliate in a far-flung location who can take a farm-out client. While that can work, you are at the mercy of whoever’s online and what they choose to tell you before taking your business and handling your precious cargo.

Into this breach steps LCTconnect.com, an online venue with established criteria and information that operators worldwide can use to find each other. Think Match.com meets Tinder, except with a lot more substance. LCTconnect.com is the industry’s first ever widely available forum that brings together legal, vetted, high quality chauffeured transportation companies for instant affiliation.

Since its soft launch two weeks ago, the buzz has been growing. As of Feb. 19, the site had 225 active accounts, with more than 10% opting for the platinum level membership. First time members may use the site for free for two months.

The hard launch happens Feb. 29-March 2 at the LCT exhibit booth next to the entrance of the trade show floor of the International LCT Show at the Mandalay Bay convention center in Las Vegas.

Beyond the required profile, subscribers choose how much additional information to provide. The more you can disclose and the more details you post, the more likely another company will want to do business with yours. Users can search based on attributes and criteria.

LCTconnect.com focuses on factors operators value most, and achieves a depth beyond the superficial contracting of transportation network companies (TNCs). Most importantly, you are in control and you have the freedom of choice among companies you prefer to work with, instead of having to call a major affiliate network at the last minute and handle business via a credit card and a high mark-up.

FYI: LCT will include a step-by-step users guide to LCTconnect.com in the March issue, available at the LCT booth and in the exhibit hall during the Show.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

How To Stay Fresh, Different, And Fun

eNews exclusive: Ebonee Brown brings a youthful, optimistic point of view to the industry she never thought she’d be a part of.

Dawson Rutter's Company Named Best Car Service

Commonwealth Worldwide earns the Boston ranking for the seventh time as it marks 35 years of chauffeured service.

Family Business Becomes Millennial’s Passion

eNews Exclusive: Fast 40 operator Nick Boccio got his start in a garage and has since taken up a desire to continue his grandfather’s legacy.

Luxury Vs. Affluent Travelers: What's The Difference?

Luxury spenders are more driven by experiential and authentic experiences.

Company Aims To Reach Peak Operating Performance

eNews Exclusive: Abdou and Hillary Louarti believe industry involvement and education help them stand out in a crowded market.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (0)

Post a Comment

Submit

Blog

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - June/Fact Book 2017 $12.95 * Facts & Stats * Directors & Guides *



Connect

Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close