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7 Tips on Freight Brokering

Freight brokers search for shippers who need to transport their cargo from point A to point B. The broker then searches for a truck to move the cargo. The freight broker, then, puts the two together and acts as a middle-man, collecting a commission for his or her matching-making skills.

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Alliance for Safe, Efficient and Competitive Truck Transportation

This message is in regard to regulatory changes in the motor carrier industry, especially in CSA2010 and their scoring and rating system. There is a group of attorneys (and others) who have taken a strong stance (lawsuit) against some

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Get the Big Picture

Many individuals thinking about freight brokering get hung up on the details. Yes, there are many. Why not make sure you get the BIG picture first?
Here it is:

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Building Your Business – Part 1

When you begin to build your freight broker business you are usually treading on new ground. You are trying different things to get started. You monitor and record

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Building Your Business – Part 2

Let’s imagine yourself for a moment that you are beginning your freight broker business and you are working off of your kitchen table or from your office in your bedroom or from an expensive office – it does not matter.

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Current Critical Issues

Current, critical issues that are discussed during Freight Broker Training

  • Financing options,
    The truth be told, starting a freight brokerage

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Expect Some Problems as a Freight Broker

So, you’re thinking about becoming a freight broker? There may be more to it than what you might think. After you learn all the details and procedures of getting loads and finding drivers, all of which need to be done in proper sequence

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Financing Your Business

The start-up costs to start most “brick and mortar” businesses are at times astronomical at worst and very difficult at best. Fortunately for freight brokers, it is much less costly to get started. It can be a work-from-home business, no rent, no employees, no inventory.

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Finding Trucks and More

So, you’re worried about getting loads. Yes, you need several good strategies for uncovering hungry customers who are anxious to work with you. But getting loads is just one side of the coin.

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Get Financing Here

Get Started as a Freight Broker! Loan Amounts from $5,000 to $25,000 No Collateral Required Current Interest Rate – 8%
Read Further So You Can Get Started Now!

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Requirements for Becoming a Freight Broker

Broker Authority & Licensing
Each freight broker needs three items to obtain their authority:

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Other Veteran Resources

Lonestar Veterans Association
This is a comprehensive, service-oriented organization with a number of resources, live meetings and workshops to get, and keep

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What Money and Set Up is Required?

If there is one overriding thing to know before you get into freight brokering, it is this: you do NOT need to invest a lot of money to get started.

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What is the Most Important Item When Getting Started?

It is not uncommon for most business owners to get bombarded with all sorts of offers every day through regular mail and from the Internet as well.

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Working Proactively

Many newcomers to the freight broker business have some general ideas of how things work. After all, the business concept is very simple – you find shippers with cargo and then you find trucks to haul the loads.

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Training Topics

Comprehensive, one-on-one telephone & internet instruction; or LIVE right here in El Paso, Texas.
The following is a partial list of the training topics you can expect:

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Snap Shot & Quick Start

For those who are *on the run* and want a snap shot or quick start, short and sweet.
Print This Out and Refer to It As You Consider Freight Broker Training

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I’m a VET

Freight Broker Training with a 25% Discount

1-on-1 Via Telephone & Internet $1,495 (Reg $1,995)

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Top Ten Reasons

TOP 10 REASONS FOR BECOMING A FREIGHT BROKER. Here they are –

  • If you are a trucking company, go directly to the shipper for loads and cut out

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Trucking Costs

Although freight brokers don’t usually get involved in trucking costs, some own their own trucking business and then supplement their trucking business with freight brokering.

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Trucking to Brokering

Here is an article that appeared on the Monster.com job site in 2005.
From Trucking to Brokering.
If you have any stories or comments on

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Typical Day

Freight brokers act as intermediaries by arranging for the transportation of cargo between shippers and carriers. The freight broker then receives a commission for his or her matchmaking skill.

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What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference Between a Freight Broker and a Broker Agent?
This is a common question ….. here’s how we answer it:

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What is a Freight Broker?

A freight broker, also known as a “property” broker or a “truck” broker, is a third party intermediary between shippers and carriers. Brokers find shippers that have cargo to move

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The Economy and Jobs Growth Rate

Every month, the government comes out with the jobs report. This report gives good insight on the health and strength of our economy. Read on ….

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Freight Demand and More

Are there any positive things going on in the economy?

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The Coming Prosperity

Forget about all the dooms-day prophesies. Get real and take advantage of opportunity

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