SCORE Helps Put Los Angeles, CA Fuel Transport Entrepreneur In The Driver's Seat
Tenure does not always guarantee job security. That was the difficult lesson Ramiro Castillo learned. Although Ramiro had more than 18 years of experience driving fuel tanker trucks, his employer announced that his function would be outsourced later that year. With six months separating him from potential unemployment, Ramiro quickly began exploring alternate opportunities. Other companies were willing to hire him, but Ramiro became increasingly intrigued with the idea of starting his fuel transportation business. SCORE counselors Don Goldman and Jerry Weissman guided through all the steps such as projecting expenses and identifying where work would come from. They also referred to banks that were willing to work with small businesses.