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Freight Broker Tips

[box type=”shadow”] 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…

Online Training for a Freight Broker Agent

[box type=”shadow”] Online career training is a convenient and common way for professionals to enroll in classes that can be taken during any time or day of the week. Students studying to become freight brokers can take online training to prepare for licensing and to learn the basics of the…

How to Become a Bond Broker

[box type=”shadow”] The billions of dollars that pass through U.S. securities exchange groups daily are used to buy stocks, mutual funds, securities and bonds. Bond brokers are responsible for handling the sales of these bonds, issued by corporations to raise capital. Bond brokers are highly qualified and highly knowledgeable about…

What Are the Federal Tax Laws on Trucking?

[box type=”shadow”] Full-time truck drivers are aware of the federal laws that govern the transportation industry. It is always important to brush up on tax laws so operators can best take advantage of tax deductions and know ahead of time about new regulations and taxes in the trucking industry. Contacting…

Trucking Software Requirements

[box type=”shadow”] The trucking system has implemented information systems technology and software to make operations more efficient and resourceful. There are Windows-based software packages that trucking companies can integrate into their business. These software packages have many user-friendly interfaces. There are no federal regulations governing the use of software for…

How to Get a Surety Bond Released

[box type=”shadow”] Surety Bond Getting a surety bond released essentially means terminating it, because you have successfully performed the duty the surety bond was meant to insure. It is fairly simple to release a surety bond: all you need to do is apply to the bond producer, or broker, who…

Setting Up QuickBooks for a Freight Broker

[box type=”shadow”] A freight broker company brings together a shipper that needs to transport goods and an authorized carrier who wants to provide the service, according to “Entrepreneur” magazine. QuickBooks accommodates the bookkeeping needs of a freight broker company with its estimates, which users can seamlessly roll over into invoices….

Loss Prevention in the Trucking Industry

[box type=”shadow”] Loss prevention in any business is an important topic, especially in challenging economic conditions. In difficult times, business owners look for any means to cut expenses and flows of money out of the business that stifle profitability. The trucking industry is no different. Plus, it is faced with…

Information Systems in Logistics & Transportation

Good logistics managers need sophisticated information systems to track and manage their material as it moves from factory to retail shelves. Increasing complexity and volume make information systems absolutely vital. There are many specialized software programs that help logistics workers know where their products are and when they are expected…

Modes of Transportation in Logistics

[box type=”shadow”] Logistics refers to the transportation of goods and merchandise raw materials or finished products from the point of production to the point of final consumption. Different modes of transportation like road, rail, water and air can be used for the effective management. Every mode of transportation requires a…

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