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Fuel  Surcharge Rate Confirmation

Fuel Surcharge Rate Confirmation

The fuel surcharge must be included separately on the rate confirmation sheet and you must never levy any commission for this amount. It is better to have a detailed rate confirmation with all the overheads like the line-haul rate, the paid miles, the tarp pay, additional stops & fuel surcharge….

Define spot quote?

Define spot quote?

A spot quote is a group of rates for a month. It is calculated based on the current market and it is done without a contract. So the spot quote is a rate quote for an individual Line Haul. So you should start talking to carriers who run this line…

Steps in Calculating Weight Distribution

Steps in Calculating Weight Distribution

1. Determine the weight and center of gravity location for all of the components and items to be considered. 2. Multiply the center of gravity distance times the weight to get the moment for each component and item. 3. Add all of the moments and divide by the wheelbase to…

What are the Common Equipment Types?

What are the Common Equipment Types?

Dry Van – Box Trailer Freight trailers (also called dry vans or simply “boxes”) are designed to carry virtually any kind of boxed, crated, or palletized freight. Configurations Standard lengths: 28’, 32’, 36’, 40’, 42’, 43’, 45’, 48’ and 53’. Standard widths: 96”-102” Maximum weight loaded: 46,000 lbs. Standard heights:…

What are the Requirements for all Brokers?

What are the Requirements for all Brokers?

All brokers must comply with all the requirements of the regulations in 49 CFR §371. These regulations require records to be kept and apply to how you conduct business. The FMCSA encourages you to familiarize yourself with these regulations; you can access them on the FMCSA Web site at www.fmcsa.dot.gov….

How to get your Freight Brokers License?

How to get your Freight Brokers License?

The rules governing applications for operating authority are stated in regulations, 49 CFR §§365 and 366. The process to obtain operating authority as a broker begins with FMCSA’s application for Motor Property Carrier and Broker Authority Form (OP-1). Becoming a freight broker requires the applicant to submit three (3) forms…

How to Become a Freight Agent?

How to Become a Freight Agent?

As a leader in the online freight broker training industry, Freight Brokers Course.com has developed a Freight Brokerage License school for students to become independent contract agents or freight brokers. You can study anywhere at any time with our cutting edge Learning Management System. Register Today and start learning Instantly! Become…

What is a Freight Broker?

What is a Freight Broker?

 Freight Brokers are used by the industry to arrange for the transportation required by the shipping company. They act as a link between the shipper and the carrier companies or individual drivers. Most who start in the freight brokerage business think that brokering is trucking. This is the #1 common…

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