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Hotshot Trailer Business

The freight carrier industry is an important part of consumer goods reaching retailer shelves. Independent drivers and freight companies transport about 70 percent of all the goods that hit our shelves. Hot shot trucking allows you the freedom to work for the freight carriers that you choose. Significance: Hot shot…

Must-Know About Gooseneck Trailer Trucks

Deciding what type of trailer will suit your needs is an important first step in choosing a trailer. Since the gooseneck trailer centralizes the weight in the truck bed it has the capability to carry more than a standard hitch trailer. A 40-foot gooseneck trailer is the longest option available…

All About LOWBOY TRAILER

A lowboy or double-drop trailer refers to a type of flatbed trailer that has a well or middle section that is of lower height, according to Entertainment Transportation Network Inc. Flatbed Trailers o One of the features that differentiates flatbed trailers from one another is the trailer bed height. Unlike…

Procedures on Attaining an Interstate Trucking Authority

Expand your options as a truck driver by getting an interstate trucking authority, a business license that allows you to travel across state lines. You choose which clients you wish to serve (consumers or businesses) and what sort of cargo you want to transport.   Instructions (1)    Decide whom you…

How Does a Freight Brokerage Operate?

 The Intermediary Between the Factory and the Transportation A freight brokerage is a business that connects a manufacturing company that has goods needing transport with a carrier company that actually ships the goods to the consumers. This business serves as the go-between for the manufacturers, transporters and customers, with…

Guidelines for Using Load Board for Freight

Truckers use online load boards to plan their trips according to the best profit potential. The boards allow load bearers to post their payloads on various sites for free — with the required delivery dates and price — then truckers scan the site for cargo, their delivery prices, deadlines and…

Supervising a Trucking Business

If you own your own rig or just have the desire to manage a trucking business, be prepared to balance your on-the-road time with a laundry list of tasks that are required to run an efficient day-to-day operation. Happily, there are many benefits associated with this type of work, from…

Seizing a Freight Broker License

A freight broker, also called a broker authority or freight broker agent, is a domestic transportation expert who is knowledgeable about the logistics of cargo shipment of manufactured and distributed products. A freight broker company arranges for transportation of trade cargo by contracting with for-hire transportation motor carriers. They generally…

Start Your Own Freight Trucking Business

A freight trucking business can take a variety of forms. You can specialize in large fleet logistics, or transport vehicles and move single loads for consumers and businesses. Secure the proper permits and insurance certificates before you open, no matter what kind of trucking operations you offer. State and federal…

Freight Broker Inside Information

A freight broker provides the communication link between an authorized freight carrier and the person or company that needs freight moved from one place to another. Many institutions provide training in freight brokerage, but it is not mandatory to have an educational background to broker freight. People who have worked…

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