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7 things to find in a Freight Broker

One key to running any successful business is to know what potential customers are looking for. So here’s a summary of what those trying to find freight brokers want to see: 1. Proper licensing – Nothing scares potential clients away more than the fear that you might be shady. And…

Does incorporating business the right way to do?

One of the first things truck brokers need to decide is how to set up their firm. The law recognizes a number of ways to do so, including sole proprietors and partnerships. But you may find that incorporating your business is the right way to go. Here’s a look at…

Steps on how to open a Freight Brokerage Business

Freight logistics brokers work in the trucking industry, but they don’t drive the big rigs. Brokers, also called transportation or truck brokers, serve as the middleman between businesses or individuals in need of shipping and the truckers who provide the service. If you’re interested in logistics brokering, there are companies…

What is a MUST to start a Freight Brokerage Business

Freight shipping plays a vital role in business. Almost all products sold in stores are shipped there, and manufacturing plants rely on shipping to receive materials and distribute finished products. Freight brokerage businesses assist the shipping industry by establishing connections between shippers and freight companies. Freight brokerage businesses are licensed…

Freight Broker and Agent: How does it differs?

If you’re thinking about becoming a freight broker, you may want to consider starting off as an agent first. Agents still have the freedom to grow their business, but without the administrative headaches of paying the bills and maintaining the requirements of a “Broker Authority”. Some agents make a very…

How To Find Customers as a Freight Broker

Freight brokerage is the business of moving cargo from ports and dry docks all over the world. This is important as it is an essential leg of commerce as goods are transported across countries to consumers who are willing to pay good money for them. Freight brokers and agents make…

Importance of Surety Bond in becoming a Freight Broker

Why do we need Freight Broker Surety Bonds? Because these bonds are a firm financial guarantee and are required by FMCSA. A bond protects truckers hired by a freight broker by ensuring that payments for the jobs are complete. This type of bond assures that both parties (the shipper and…

Duties of a Freight Broker Agent

A freight broker has the important responsibility of working with a company that needs shipping services and a carrier that is authorized to transport the load. It is important to note that a broker does not actually do any of the shipping or the transportation of items. There are many…

Guides on Selecting a Freight Broker

The truck capacity shortages shippers experienced last fall are sure to continue as the year goes on. But armed with a good freight broker, you can weather the storm. Many shippers turn to brokers when freight demand far outstrips carrier capacity. Shippers using a broker can access increased capacity without…

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