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What career you can get in Transportation Brokerage

The transportation industry boasts many lucrative job opportunities. One of the best is in transportation brokerage. Careers in transportation brokerage have become an essential part of the industry as a whole. Transportation brokers connect carriers with shippers and receivers so the domestic and international transfer of goods goes off without…

Freight Broker Salary in IL

A freight broker is a sales professional that sells freight transportation services to clients. Freight brokers work for transportation logistics, wholesale and manufacturing organizations that move products from one location to another using a variety of carriers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated the wages for a freight broker in…

How to Gain a Freight Broker License in Texas

Freight brokers are responsible for searching for shippers who need cargo transported from one place to another. Freight brokers must also search for trucks to move the cargo and contact the shippers to let them know that they’ve found trucks. Freight brokers act as middle men for each party and…

Starting a Freight Contracting Business

A freight contractor serves two kinds of customers: the truckers who rely on the contractor to find jobs and the businesses who turn to contractors to find qualified truckers to successfully haul their loads. Some contractors charge a percentage to the truckers for their services, while others work on retainers…

How Freight Contracts were negotiated

Freight companies provide transportation internationally, domestically and within the same city. They ship everything from tangible products to liquid food items to hazardous chemicals. Businesses rely on freight companies to transport inventory from suppliers and to ship finished products to customers. In both cases, the company signs a contract with…

Tips on how to look for carriers as a Freight Broker

Freight brokers work as intermediaries between shippers and motor carriers. It is often easier for shippers to hire one broker to find carriers for all of their freight than to find different carriers to carry particular loads. Carriers can also benefit from serving one or two brokers rather than serving…

How to get your Freight Broker Authority

Freight brokers serve as a liaison between motor carriers and shippers. Shippers find it easier to contract with freight brokers to find carriers for their shipments because a broker is able to dedicate his time to finding carriers, whereas a shipper would have to hire more employees just to manage…

Tips on how to start a Freight Brokerage Company in California

Freight brokers serve a vital role in the transportation chain as intermediaries between shippers and carriers based on the most appropriate service for the shipper. There are various opportunities to expand your freight brokerage business by targeting individual customers and companies that need to deliver their products across the country….

How to verify a Freight Broker Bond

If you’re new to working with freight brokers, you may be confused about the role of their surety bond. From the Carrier’s standpoint, the surety bond is in place as protection in case the broker refuses to pay for services rendered. Always verify a freight broker’s bond before accepting a…

What is Freight Brokering

Freight brokering involves a go between in the process of getting materials shipped from one place to another by a customer who wants something transported and a licensed motor carrier. A freight broker is a vital part of the shipping process, as a freight transporter depends on the broker to…

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