Advanced Strategies for Prospecting Shippers

In the world of freight brokering, the ability to effectively prospect and secure new shippers is crucial to your success. This requires a nuanced understanding of the market, a strategic approach to outreach, and a commitment to building lasting relationships. Here, we’ll dig deeper into advanced strategies that can elevate your prospecting efforts and result […]

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Why Does a Motor Carrier Open a Freight Brokerage?

Why does a motor carrier open a freight brokerage? Many carriers establish a brokerage to earn the margins charged by freight brokers and to minimize or eliminate their reliance on them. However, this is not the primary reason shippers choose to work with brokers. This misconception leads many carriers to open brokerages that struggle to […]

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What is a Freight Forwarder

In the complex landscape of shipping and logistics, understanding each party’s role is vital, particularly for new freight brokers looking to carve a niche in this space. One term that often surfaces in the logistics world is ‘freight forwarder.’ Today, we’re exploring the world of freight forwarders, discussing a broad overview of their roles, duties, […]

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Episode 220: Freight Broker Insurance (Round 2 with Cameron Pechia)

We’re talking freight broker insurance with Cameron Pechia on this episode.  From general liability to contingent cargo, we break everything down from the newbie level to advanced freight brokers. Support Our Sponsors: Bluebook Services DAT Freight & Analytics – Get 10% off your first year! DAT Power – Brokers & Carriers DAT Express – Brokers […]

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Freight Broker Insurance (Round 2 with Cameron Pechia) – Episode 220

We’re talking freight broker insurance with Cameron Pechia on this episode. From general liability to contingent cargo, we break everything down from the newbie level to advanced freight brokers. 0:00 Intro 3:30 Sports & News 16:40 Main Episode Support Our Sponsors: Bluebook Services: https://www.bluebookservices.com/ DAT Freight & Analytics – Get 10% off your first year! […]

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The Final Mile #7 This Screams Double Broker

Spivek: “If a reefer load is damaged due to temperature issues, does my customer file on my bond, and then I need to file a claim with my carrier’s insurance? Or can my customer directly file against the carrier’s insurance?” Mike: “What is a TONU charge currently?” Deltric: “How do you get your shot as […]

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Freight Broker Cold Emails: Pros and Cons

Cold emails are unsolicited messages sent to prospects who have not previously expressed interest in your services. Learn the pros and cons of cold emails.

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The Final Mile #3 “How Do I Get Hired as an Agent Trainee?”

“For a BOC-3, Does every agency charge you when there are documents that will be presented to you? For example, I’ve seen one company that charges only 30, but if something needs to be presented to you, each state has a designated fee!”“I would like to know about General liability, Contingent auto liability, and Contingent […]

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Freight Rate Negotiation: A Comprehensive Guide for Freight Brokers

In the freight world, the cost of shipping changes over time, and sometimes drastically. As freight brokers, it’s our job to follow these trends and ensure we’re getting fair market rates when we do business. Oftentimes, it comes down to negotiating, and that’s exactly what today’s blog is all about.

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Episode 182: Avocados and Onions! Produce Special with Jeff Lair from Produce Blue Book

In this episode of Freight 360, we dive into the intricacies of shipping produce such as avocados and onions. Our special guest Jeff Lair, Marketing Director with Blue Book Services brings his vast industry expertise to the table, sharing his insights on the unique challenges of transporting fresh produce. Together, we’ll explore the ins and […]

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