How to Properly Vet Motor Carriers: A Freight Broker’s Guide

How to Properly Vet Motor Carriers: A Freight Broker’s Guide

Welcome to Freight 360, your go-to YouTube channel for insights into the freight brokerage industry. I’m Nate Cross, and in today’s video, we dive deep into the crucial process of vetting motor carriers. This guide is a must-watch for every freight broker aiming to enhance service quality and fortify customer relationships. What You’ll Learn: The […]

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What is it Like to Be a Freight Agent?

What is it Like to Be a Freight Agent?

A freight agent is an independent contractor operating under a licensed freight broker, with no need for special licenses or certifications.

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Episode 200: How the Back Office Works to Support Freight Brokers

On this 200th episode, Nate and Ben venture into the intricate workings of a freight brokerage’s back office. The efficient operation of the brokerage isn’t solely attributed to the sales team, but also to the crucial supporting roles such as accounting and carrier compliance, which ensure the brokerage remains on track.SURVEY Chance to Win $1,000: […]

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Understanding the Significance of the Back Office in Freight Brokerage | Freight 360

Understanding the Significance of the Back Office in Freight Brokerage | Freight 360

The back office of a freight brokerage represents a complex network of departments and roles, all essential to the seamless functioning and profitability of the business. Although the freight broker industry is often associated with front-end operations, such as sales and business development, the back-office operations and their personnel form the backbone of the business, ensuring the company stays afloat and thrives.

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How to Handle Produce Claims in Transportation

How to Handle Produce Claims in Transportation

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.

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Prospecting Objectives for Freight Brokers

Prospecting Objectives for Freight Brokers

In this blog we’ll discuss two of the most important objectives in prospecting. And you’ll learn how to be less frustrated by rejection, better informed about their supply chain, when you should be following up and most importantly how to turn more of your prospects into customers.

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How Freight Brokers Can Hire using Near-Shore Staffing

How Freight Brokers Can Hire using Near-Shore Staffing

The job market is tighter than ever right now, and the freight brokerage industry has been growing at a pace that can be hard to keep up with. So how can freight brokers grow when it’s so hard to find good talent to join their team? In this blog, I’m going to explain the near-shore staffing model, and how the top freight broker companies are using it to diversify their team and talent.

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Cold Calling Questions for Freight Brokers

Cold Calling Questions for Freight Brokers

Cold Calling. It’s the one thing that intimidates many new freight brokers, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you know how to handle a cold call and what questions to ask, you’re way more prepared than that typical novice freight broker, and that’s what we’re here to talk about today.

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