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sales agents, always on the road, faced with rising prices



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sales agents, always on the road, faced with rising prices

E.Prigent, J-.P.Rivalain, N.Baker – France 2

France Televisions

While the price of fuel has soared since the start of the war in Ukraine, certain professions, such as sales agents, must find solutions.

Sales agents are known to chain appointments, always on the road, between two trips. Paul fumanericommercial agent and director of “agency style”, has worked in the sale of packaging for 30 years. He travels 30,000 km per year, twice as much as two years ago. With the confinements and the closing of the stores, his rounds went from a dozen appointments to only 5 or 6.

The recovery is also carried out remotely, thanks to videoconference appointments, which require the products to be sent by post. Now the delay has really lengthened”observes Paul fumaneri. My commissions are not increasing, but the price of gas is increasing”, notes Francis cozea sales agent who opted for a scooter, which costs less fuel, in order to get around. For him, it is essential to keep the human relationship with the customers, who trust him.

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