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10 Ways Freight Brokers Can Generate Leads

10 Ways Freight Brokers Can Generate Leads

Here are 10 places freight broker agents can generate leads to grow their business: 1. Start with people that you know – your current contacts:  Ask friends and family where they work.  Not every company requires shipping, but many do.  A freight agent’s current contacts are a great source for…

How to Get High-Paying Freight Loads

How to Get High-Paying Freight Loads

The most important job for any broker, owner-operator, or small fleet owner is finding the best-paying freight loads to haul. For many, this task is the most difficult part of owning a trucking company. Unfortunately, many truckers and owner-operators go out of business because they don’t know how to find…

What Does A Freight Broker Do?

What Does A Freight Broker Do?

What Does A Freight Broker Do? A freight broker is someone who assists shippers with freight ready to haul by finding carriers who are qualified to haul the load. They are responsible for brokering deals with shippers and then facilitating the movement of a shipper’s freight. They are responsible for…

What are the Steps in Filling BOC-3?

What are the Steps in Filling BOC-3?

What is a BOC-3? Form BOC-3 (Designation of Agents for Service of Process) gives motor carriers, brokers and freight forwarders a legal presence in any state where they do business. By filing the BOC-3, which stands for a blanket of coverage, a trucking company designates the process agents that represent…

Freight Brokers Common Problems

Freight Brokers Common Problems

In the freight business, the ability to deal with problems is essential. What can go wrong? Everything! And no matter how well you handle your part of the process, there are certain things that are out of your control but for which your shippers will look to you for assistance…

How Do Freight Brokers Find Shippers?

How Do Freight Brokers Find Shippers?

For freight brokers to find shippers, it’s important to understand consumer products. Who manufactures them? Where do they come from? How many products do they sell? These are the sort of questions you need to target to know how freight brokers find shippers. 1. The Leads Surround You Look around…

Logistics Solutions

Logistics Solutions

Definition of a Freight Broker – A freight broker is a company or individual who acts as a middle man between the transport service provider and the customer. Freight brokers do not actually provide the truck or the shipping, but instead they provide essential services that will help the shipper identify…

How Much Can You Earn as a Freight Agent?

How Much Can You Earn as a Freight Agent?

What is a Freight Agent? A freight agent is an independent contractor who helps connect shippers with carriers willing to haul the freight. A freight agent works for a freight broker and plays a crucial role in the movement of freight, as a customer-facing salesperson of sorts who has to…

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