Produce Transportation with Blue Book Services | Episode 249

Ready to master the logistics of produce transportation and uncover the intricacies of freight brokerage? Join us on Freight 360 as we sit down with Jeff Lair from Produce Blue Book to explore the world of produce commodities. We kick things off by discussing the recent heat waves in Chicago and Buffalo and then shift […]

Produce Transportation with Blue Book Services | Episode 249

Cold Calling, High Value Shipments, & More | Final Mile 48

Ben Kowalski & Stephen Ruhe answer your freight brokering questions and discuss: How to get produce shippers What happens when insurance lapses? Insuring high value cargo Do freight agents need an LLC? Battling cold calling struggles Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free Trial: Click HereLevity: Click HereBluebook Services: Click HereDAT Freight & Analytics – […]

Cold Calling, High Value Shipments, & More | Final Mile 48

First Year as a Freight Broker | Episode 248

Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to be in your first year as a new freight broker? This week, we’re interviewing a new freight broker to see what it’s really like to get in the trenches and do the job! Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free Trial: Click HereLevity: Click HereBluebook Services: […]

First Year as a Freight Broker | Episode 248

This is How You Get Customers as a Freight Broker! | Final Mile 47

Nate Cross & Ben Kowalski answer your freight brokering questions and discuss: What kinds of shippers do freight brokers prospect? Building a carrier network as a new broker Double broker signs Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free Trial: Click HereLevity: Click HereBluebook Services: Click HereDAT Freight & Analytics – Get 10% off your first […]

This is How You Get Customers as a Freight Broker! | Final Mile 47

Keys to Building a Successful Freight Brokerage | Episode 247

Can you imagine launching a successful freight brokerage from scratch? This episode of Freight 360 is your ultimate guide, packed with actionable insights on everything from securing your first customers to building rock-solid relationships with carriers. Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free Trial: Click HereLevity: Click HereBluebook Services: Click HereDAT Freight & Analytics – […]

Keys to Building a Successful Freight Brokerage | Episode 247

Carrier Goes Out of Business While In-Transit! | Final Mile #46

Nate Cross & Ben Kowalski answer your freight brokering questions and discuss: Registering a freight brokerage in multiple states Websites for freight brokers to bid on loads What to do if a carriers goes out of business while in transit Paying detention at “first come, first serve” facilities Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free […]

Carrier Goes Out of Business While In-Transit! | Final Mile #46

Covering the First Load with a new Shipper | Episode 246

Ever wondered how to find reliable carriers when traditional methods fall short? In this episode of the Freight 360 podcast, we’re not just sharing tips; we’re offering actionable strategies that will revolutionize your freight brokerage approach. From prospecting and carrier sourcing to setting realistic client expectations, we’re covering all the bases to ensure you’re equipped […]

Covering the First Load with a new Shipper | Episode 246

How to Find and Call Shippers | Final Mile #45

Nate Cross & Ben Kowalski answer your freight brokering questions and discuss: Freight Broker Bond vs Trust Zoominfo and Lead Generation Tools Pros and Cons of Drayage Who to Cold Call (Which Job Titles) Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free Trial: Click HereLevity: Click HereBluebook Services: Click HereDAT Freight & Analytics – Get 10% […]

How to Find and Call Shippers | Final Mile #45

Freight Claims 101 (with Freightclaims.com) | Episode 245

Join us as Mike Schember and Brad Berlin from FreightClaims.com unveil their revolutionary three-step wizard for managing freight claims. Utilizing AI and OCR technology, they transform this critical but often complex process into something much more manageable. Tune in to discover the intricacies of freight claims, from legalities and insurance to the pivotal role brokers […]

Freight Claims 101 (with Freightclaims.com) | Episode 245

Legal Double Brokering for Freight Brokers!? | Final Mile #44

Nate Cross & Ben Kowalski answer your freight brokering questions and discuss: Double Brokering vs Co-Brokering Brokers working with other brokers Brokers with trucks Pricing based on load weight Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free Trial: Click HereLevity: Click HereBluebook Services: Click HereDAT Freight & Analytics – Get 10% off your first year!DAT Power […]

Legal Double Brokering for Freight Brokers!? | Final Mile #44

CSA Scores Explained – Carrier Safety and Broker Compliance | Episode 244

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the freight brokering landscape, focusing on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) mission and the critical role brokers play in vetting carriers. We’ll dive into the intricacies of DOT week and discuss the importance of the Safety Measurement System (SMS) and Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) scores […]

CSA Scores Explained – Carrier Safety and Broker Compliance | Episode 244

Do Motor Carriers Need Freight Brokers? | Final Mile #43

Nate Cross & Ben Kowalski answer your freight brokering questions and discuss: International Shipments for Freight Brokers Do Carriers Need Freight Brokers? Cold Calling Success Rates Hot Shot Shipping Support Our Sponsors:QuikSkope – Get a Free Trial: Click HereLevity: Click HereBluebook Services: Click HereDAT Freight & Analytics – Get 10% off your first year!DAT Power […]

Do Motor Carriers Need Freight Brokers? | Final Mile #43