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Everything You Need to Know About Freight Broker Salaries

Everything You Want To Know About Freight Broker Salaries

One of the fastest growing professions in the transportation industry is the freight broker profession. A freight broker is an individual or business that works as a liaison between individual or company that needs an authorized motor carrier and shipping services. The start-up cost of freight brokerage business is easily affordable, when compared to other […]

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$75K Freight Broker Bond Options – Which is Right for You

This is a guest post from Eric Weisbrot from JW Surety Bonds to provide a little more clarification on bond options for brokers with the new requirements. In the freight broker industry where fraud is unfortunately a common occurrence, federal regulations offer protection to all parties through proof of financial responsibility, among other requirements. If […]

Do You Know about These New Surety Bond Requirements for Freight Brokers?

Do You Know about These New Surety Bond Requirements for Freight Brokers?

It used to be that the surety bond required for freight brokers was at $10,000. Soon, it’ll be $75,000, thanks to legislation signed by the President in July of last year and which will take effect in July of 2013. The new business cost drew some howls from small freight brokerages, but since there’s some […]

Five Ways Freight Brokers Can Find Customers

Five Ways Freight Brokers Can Find New Customers

For new freight brokers, the prospect of building a steady stream of shippers can be very daunting. There are stories of fresh, eager brokers whose excitement dissipated after a few months of prospecting but getting only one or two shippers whose business were sporadic at best. Setting up a new freight brokerage and finding customers […]

brainstorming for choosing a freight broker business name

Here’s Why You Absolutely Must Choose A Great Name for Your Freight Broker Business

Do you want to know one absolute essential piece of your marketing plan that you absolutely must nail? Choosing a name for your freight brokerage business. You thought you could just go with Joe Smith’s Brokerage and that would be fine? Or you haven’t really given your naming strategy much thought? That’s okay – and […]

Write for Freight Broker Training Headquarters!

An Invitation to Write for Freight Broker Training Headquarters

Are you a broker, a broker agent, or own your own freight brokerage firm and love talking about the business? We would love to hear from you and publish your content here at Freight Broker Training Headquarters! Currently, it’s not a paid gig, but if you are in the business posting here can be a […]