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How to Broker Freight From Home

Brokering freight from home can be a lucrative business for an entrepreneur. The process involves matching shipper loads to authorized carriers, for which you earn a commission. Running a freight brokering service begins with formulating a business plan and obtaining the requisite authorizations. Building a good network within the freight…

How to Get an Insurance Broker’s License

A lucrative career awaits those who work hard to obtain not just an insurance broker’s license, but also a wide array of knowledge and information through available local government-facilitated insurance courses and licensure training. The success of your career depends on your tenacity and skills, and the first step toward…

How to Find A Forex Broker

As the popularity of Forex trading increases, more and more would-be investors will be looking to brokers to help them manage their investments. Here are a few tips for finding a broker that handles currency trading: Instructions 1 If you are completely new to investing, the first place to go…

The Problems With Tax Exempt Bonds

Municipal bonds are a type of bond that allow you to earn interest without paying any taxes on it. While this could be looked at as a major advantage for some investors, these bonds are not without a few drawbacks. The problems may be enough to keep you away from…

How to Find Local Freight Forwarders in China

China’s trade industry is growing exponentially, especially the freight forwarding business. Many of China’s freight forwarders handle considerable amounts of freight volume within the country; however these companies are relatively unknown to the rest of the world. Finding a reputable freight forwarder in China is not as simple as looking…

How to Be a Freight Agent

Freight agents are responsible for organizing, tracking and billing cargo shipments of all kinds. The work involves coordinating with customers regarding goods to be shipped, method of shipment, special requirements for shipping, customs, tracking shipments, local pickup and delivery, and invoicing. Most freight agents are employed by freight brokers or…

About Freight Forwarding

A freight forwarder is a third party provider that plans the logistics, schedule, details and implementation of shipments from one location to the next. Logistics is the ability to smoothly and effectively organize the complex process of planning the flow, storage and delivery of goods and services from the point…

Facts on Freight Brokers

If you are a company that seeks to send freight to other parts of the country or around the world, finding a reliable carrier can be a problem. That is where freight brokers come in. With knowledge of the industry and contacts the broker can find affordable and reliable carrier…

How to Choose an Investment Broker

The relative ubiquity of the Internet and the availability of extremely affordable online stock trading companies (such as Charles Schwab, Scottrade and Zecco) has upped the ante for what you should be able to expect from a stock broker. According to investment expert Jason Kelly, no one who knows how…

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