Small Business Spotlight June 2019

 

COMPANY DATA:
Carl Winchester, Sr., Owner

Minority-Owned Business Enterprise
North Carolina Department of Administration • City of Charlotte

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
United States Government

North Carolina Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)
North Carolina Department of Administration

Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE/DBE)
North Carolina Department of Transportation

 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
United States Government


Why did you start your company?

To provide a working environment where others are treated like family and given a wage that would help them provide for their families with ease.


What products and services do you offer clients?

We specialize in local and long distance freight hauling and relocation of hard and soft goods (e.g., medical supplies, machinery, parts and industrial equipment).


What makes your business/service unique?

We are a veteran-owned business that has more than thirty-eight years of trucking expertise.


How has Commissioner Leake’s Small Business Consortium helped you/your business?

It has helped my company build business relationships through networking. It has also provided knowledge of current and upcoming opportunities, guidance on how to successfully run a business, and a platform where we can hear the successes and failures of other small business owners.


What do you know now that you wished you had when you launched your company?

We recognized the need, importance, and processes of obtaining certifications.


What advice would you give a budding entrepreneur?

Don’t give up. Stay focused and ask questions.

Carl Winchester, Sr.
Better Dayz Trucking, LLC
P.O. Box 241206
Charlotte, NC 28224
704-915-2110
email: betterdayzllc@aol.com
betterdayzllc.com
Doing business since 2017