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 […]
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 […]
By connecting shippers with carriers, freight brokers serve as the crucial link that ensures smooth operations in transporting various commodities. Learn about the produce transportation.
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 […]
As a freight broker, claims can be a pain in the butt. Especially claims with produce where there’s disputes between the shipper, broker, and carrier to determine who’s truly at fault. Recently, we interviewed Doug from Produce Blue Book to get his expertise on produce claims, and I’m going to give you a quick recap in this blog.
Whether you’re working on your first load, a new customer, a new lane, or things have changed for many reasons, it’s important to understand how to price a lane out and quote your customer accurately. In this post, we’re going to look at the basics of pricing and how to offer a quote to your customer.There is much more that goes into rates than I have time to cover in this post, so make sure you continue your learning and check out all of the other Freight 360 content to expand your knowledge base!