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About Freight Brokerage Businesses

Freight brokerage businesses are critical third party service providers that help shippers find carriers for their merchandise. This service connection helps to ensure that after a company sells a product that they can get it to their customer, regardless of what the item is or where the customer lives. In…

How to Start a Freight Broker Business

The conventional freight broker is a middleman who operates in the interest of clients who desire the prompt delivery of goods to a specific location through shipping services that transport freight directly from the manufacturer’s warehouse. The basic function of this multifaceted service is to coordinate the transport of goods…

How to Start a Truck Broker Business

The distribution and transportation of goods is a vital part of the U.S. business network. Trucks, which move things as varied as fresh produce and gasoline, comprise a large portion of freight transportation services. Truck brokers act as intermediaries between manufactures, distributors and wholesalers on one side and trucking companies…

How to Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Company

A freight broker coordinates the transportation of goods from a manufacturer or seller to their customers’ locations. The broker links outgoing cargo with available trucks and must do so at a competitive price. He must know freight logistics and have a working knowledge of documentation needed for inter-state transport of…

How Does a Freight Brokerage Business Owner Spend a Workday?

Connect Shippers with Motor Carriers A freight broker is basically a shipping middleman: an individual or company that arranges shipping services between another individual or company and an authorized carrier. The broker is not the actual shipper or carrier, just the liaison between the two. Brokers determine the shipping needs…

How to Start an Auto Hauling Business

Starting an auto hauling business will take quite a bit of capital or, if you have good credit, a substantial loan. Your main two pieces of equipment are a tractor and the auto hauling trailer. Depending on the type of tractor you purchase, you could spend upward of $100,000, and…

How to Start a Hauling & Delivery Business

Without a pickup truck or trailer, few people have the means to haul large goods, debris and trash. If they can’t enlist the help of a friend who owns hauling equipment, they must turn to professionals for hauling and delivery needs. A hauling and delivery business is a solid small…

How to Start a Small Freight Hauling Business

Starting a small freight hauling business can be complicated to implement. There are many licensing, registration and insurance issues to tackle before getting trucks on the road. However, once those aspects have been covered, owning your own frieght hauling business can be very profitable. Trucking is essential in moving food…

Becoming an owner operator

As an owner operator, you enjoy more freedom from supervision the company driver experiences. You’re able to set your own hours. You can take time off when you want. But those freedoms, the big trade-off: the need to be financially responsible and self disciplining. The challenge is great, but for…

Selecting your business services provider

as an independent business owner your primary goal is to make more money that’s why you made the decision to purchase or lease your own truck the challenge lies in holding on to more of the money you make especially as the expenses increase you have to pay for your…

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