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How to Rent a Truck

How to Rent a Truck

Rental trucks provide an easy and affordable way to transport lots of small objects at once and haul large items that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to budge. Though the rental process may seem confusing at first, it is actually fairly straightforward once you know all the steps involved. Figure…

What do you need to become a freight broker?

What do you need to become a freight broker?

What does a freight broker do? Freight brokers are filling in a crucial role in the movement of freight, as the missing link between shippers and carriers. They negotiate good shipping rates and fast deliveries from transportation companies and connect them with the businesses that need to transport goods or…

What is Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

What is Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

“Logistics typically refers to activities that occur within the boundaries of a single organization and Supply Chain refers to networks of companies that work together and coordinate their actions to deliver a product to market. Also, traditional logistics focuses its attention on activities such as procurement, distribution, maintenance, and inventory management….

Freight Broker or Dispatcher

Freight Broker or Dispatcher

Are you a Freight Broker or Dispatcher? Freight Broker Freight brokers work with both shippers and carriers and serve as the middle man. Many freight brokers make money by negotiating rates with shippers and negotiating a different rate with carriers. The difference between the two rates is the freight broker’s…

How to Find Quality Carriers?

How to Find Quality Carriers?

1. Get Connected. One of the easiest ways to build your carrier database is to ask other freight brokers for referrals. Even if you don’t know any other brokers, you can start networking by joining an industry organization, such as the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA). TIA is a freight broker membership community…

10 Ways Freight Brokers Can Generate Leads

10 Ways Freight Brokers Can Generate Leads

Here are 10 places freight broker agents can generate leads to grow their business: 1. Start with people that you know – your current contacts:  Ask friends and family where they work.  Not every company requires shipping, but many do.  A freight agent’s current contacts are a great source for…

How to Get High-Paying Freight Loads

How to Get High-Paying Freight Loads

The most important job for any broker, owner-operator, or small fleet owner is finding the best-paying freight loads to haul. For many, this task is the most difficult part of owning a trucking company. Unfortunately, many truckers and owner-operators go out of business because they don’t know how to find…

What Does A Freight Broker Do?

What Does A Freight Broker Do?

What Does A Freight Broker Do? A freight broker is someone who assists shippers with freight ready to haul by finding carriers who are qualified to haul the load. They are responsible for brokering deals with shippers and then facilitating the movement of a shipper’s freight. They are responsible for…

Arrive Logistics opens up new office in Chattanooga

Arrive Logistics opens up new office in Chattanooga

Arrive Logistics opens up new office: Freight brokerage and transportation management services provider Arrive Logistics recently announced it has opened up a new office in Chattanooga, Tenn. This is the company’s third location, as it also has offices in its corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas, and Chicago, Ill. Arrive officials said…