If you want to make some money and you know the trade well, you might want to consider opening up your own depot. Supplying materials to the trade is big business, so it’s something that could potentially prove to be very successful.
Decide what kind of depot you want to open. There are many that sell trade supplies as well as materials and pieces of machinery. It’s always good to have a specialism, so work out where your lies and make the most of it.
Think about the kinds of things you are good at. Are you a good manager? Are you good at marketing? Are you good at sales? This will dictate the role you could play within the day to day running of your new business. Hire people who are able to fill the gaps.
Once you are well established, make sure you are friendly, reliable and have a good range of stock. People will begin to use your depot in no time at all.