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How do Brokers Find Shippers?

How do Brokers Find Shippers?

“How do freight brokers find shippers?” The question is as old as the shipping industry itself. Freight broker software has evolved and has made it easier for freight brokers to run their business. There are still some tried-and-true methods for answering the question, “How do freight brokers find shippers?”. You want to…

Characteristics of Effective Training Programs

Characteristics of Effective Training Programs

Here, we provide five important characteristics of effective training programs that must be kept in mind to ensure the best results in an individual and organizational level: 1. Personalized Allow for the organization of information into packages for different types of people and their individual requirements. 2. Inquiry-Based Allow for learners…

5 qualities of a reliable freight forwarding company

5 qualities of a reliable freight forwarding company

Freight forwarding company is a firm or a corporation that provides freight services for clients. They specialize in making arrangements for storage as well as shipping the goods for their clients. There are a number of services that are provided by these companies, including freight consolidation, warehousing, and shipment insurance….

10 Reasons to Be Thankful as A Freight Broker

10 Reasons to Be Thankful as A Freight Broker

As a freight broker agent, you have even MORE reasons to be thankful and now’s a great time to take pause and recognize all the things that should make you thankful and grateful you chose this challenging yet highly-rewarding profession. Among the MANY reasons, here are my top 10 reasons to be thankful as…

10 Qualities to Look for in a Freight Forwarder

10 Qualities to Look for in a Freight Forwarder

1. Freight Forwarder has a Broker License If the freight forwarding company assigns a freight broker to assist you, make sure to check if he/she has a license. This is important not just in local freight, but most especially in international freight, where the broker is required to be well-versed…

Qualities of a Successful Freight Broker

Qualities of a Successful Freight Broker

Honesty and Trustworthiness Honesty, though sometimes making things harder for the broker, pays off a hundred times in the long run. Making transparency and honesty your standards when communicating with carriers and shippers means you will eventually gain their trust. Trustworthiness is a direct result of being honest about the conditions of a load or…

Freight Broker Interview Questions

Freight Broker Interview Questions

A Freight Broker secures transportation for goods by serving as a liaison between shippers and carriers and communicates with dispatchers and drivers to track the status of loads. Ideal applicants are customer-oriented, meticulous and proficient multitaskers. Avoid confused, lethargic applicants. Freight Broker Interview Questions 1. Could you tell me about…

5 Characteristics of Every Freight Broker

5 Characteristics of Every Freight Broker

1. A Good Knowledge of the Trucking Industry A freight broker usually works in close collaboration with the trucking industry because this is one of the main ways of transporting freight across the country. That is why it is important for them to ensure that they are aware of the…

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