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What are the Steps in Filling BOC-3?

What are the Steps in Filling BOC-3?

What is a BOC-3? Form BOC-3 (Designation of Agents for Service of Process) gives motor carriers, brokers and freight forwarders a legal presence in any state where they do business. By filing the BOC-3, which stands for a blanket of coverage, a trucking company designates the process agents that represent…

Freight Brokers Common Problems

Freight Brokers Common Problems

In the freight business, the ability to deal with problems is essential. What can go wrong? Everything! And no matter how well you handle your part of the process, there are certain things that are out of your control but for which your shippers will look to you for assistance…

How Do Freight Brokers Find Shippers?

How Do Freight Brokers Find Shippers?

For freight brokers to find shippers, it’s important to understand consumer products. Who manufactures them? Where do they come from? How many products do they sell? These are the sort of questions you need to target to know how freight brokers find shippers. 1. The Leads Surround You Look around…

Logistics Solutions

Logistics Solutions

Definition of a Freight Broker – A freight broker is a company or individual who acts as a middle man between the transport service provider and the customer. Freight brokers do not actually provide the truck or the shipping, but instead they provide essential services that will help the shipper identify…

How Much Can You Earn as a Freight Agent?

How Much Can You Earn as a Freight Agent?

What is a Freight Agent? A freight agent is an independent contractor who helps connect shippers with carriers willing to haul the freight. A freight agent works for a freight broker and plays a crucial role in the movement of freight, as a customer-facing salesperson of sorts who has to…

5 Tasks To Make A Freight Broker’s Salary

5 Tasks To Make A Freight Broker’s Salary

The Right Brokerage could Triple your Earnings! A freight broker is a key employee in the logistics operation of any company doing a significant portion of their business in shipping and delivery. The broker typically uses a variety of computer software to help he or she efficiently schedule freight deliveries…

Common Credit Practices

Common Credit Practices

You should take into your consideration when establishing a credit policy the factors that will be the standard practices in your line of business. It is most common in many businesses that customers with 30-day payment terms. In spite of the fact that you are not obligated to accept terms…