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How much does a freight broker earns

Freight brokers and agents assist companies with receiving and shipping commercial cargoes. They are responsible for arranging pickup and delivery by the workers in the port of entry. They prepare all the paperwork and facilitate smooth processing at customs. They also help companies price their shipping costs. This job usually…

What to do to become a Freight Broker

A freight broker is someone who is able to supply a manufacturer or shipper with a carrier such as a truck driver to move the supply from one point to another. The shipper will pay a set wage per mile and the broker will find a trucker to do it…

How much is the average salary of a Freight Broker

There’s really no single answer to give! If you hear anyone give you a concrete answer they have not considered all the variables. What makes this question so hard to answer? A number of things need to be understood to really pinpoint what the average salary of a freight broker…

How Freight Brokerage works

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 the end result being a quick and efficient transfer of…

How to Figure rates of Truck Freights

Setting the freight rates for your trucks is one of the most important decisions you will make when you operate a trucking company. Your rates will determine your success: If your rates are too high, you will not have customers, and if your rates are too low you will lose…

License Requirements to become a Freight Broker

A freight broker puts a trucker and a load together and handles the paperwork. The freight broker never has physical control of the load. Many freight brokers work out of their homes using the Internet and a fax machine. Anyone wanting to work as a freight broker must get a…

Senate Bill S. 3483: Will this be helpful?

Last week, Senate Bill S. 3483, the so-called Motor Carrier Protection Act of 2010 was introduced by Senators Olympia Snow (R-Maine) and Amy Klouchbar (D-Minnesota). S. 3483 would amend section 139 of title 49, United States Code, to add more regulation and oversight of freight brokers and freight forwarders –…

Four Trending Trucking Industry facts you should know

One of the great strengths of the trucking industry is how it’s connected to every sector of the US economy, from food service to manufacturing. Virtually every business in the country must have items delivered to it in order to keep its doors open. And that job falls on transportation…

Trucking Industry in the Modern World

Here’s a question for you: what do your clothes, your soap, your car, your computer, and your sofa have in common? Answer: all of them were delivered by truck to the stores where you purchased them. Virtually everything you’ll find for sale is transported by 18-wheelers. Our economy couldn’t function…

Is Freight Broker Education a good investment?

Freight brokering is a growing field, and with good reason. Few business opportunities offer its combination of advantages, including high-income potential, flexible hours, and the ability to work from home. Not everyone can be successful in it, though. Being a broker requires a diverse set of skills, including marketing, sales,…

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