2:02 - Sports Update 4:55 - Motivation and Willpower 49:08 - Q&A “What clauses need to be included in a broker/carrier contract?” “How can I get leads using Google?” “What is the typical pay for a 1099 freight broker before commission?”
1:20 - Upcoming stuff 5:00 - FreightWaves Article: “Hapag-Lloyd shelling out more than half a billion dollars for containers” 9:05 - Motivation and Willpower 52:45 - Q&A What are the best ways you connect with potential customers? Why is freight quiet when it should be busy given the time of year? I’m a new agent, what tools/training or sites are good for quoting rates?
2:00 - Sports Update 4:20 - FreightWaves Article 8:53 - Dispatching Overview 35:40 - Q&A: “Is it required for brokers to take the 2-hour drug and alcohol awareness training?” “What are recommendations for contingent cargo?” “What should I do if a carrier is asking for $1,000 over the posted rate?”
1:05 - Sports Update 9:48 - Sales Tips 41:55 - Marketing Tips 58:00 - Q&A “How can I price OD loads or find permit costs for OD loads?” “What insurances would be best to get to make a new business seem serious and secure?” “What are the general pros and cons of brokering and what are some helpful tips for a total newcomer?”
1:25 - Sports Update 6:30 - Find capacity by hiring and using technology 49:50 - Q&A Carrier: “I arrived at my delivery appt. on time at 7am, but was told my appt. is at 7pm. What do I do?” Broker: “I’m licensed and want to get into the expedite business. Do I need a 2nd MC?” Broker: “With west coast ports swamped right now, how can I avoid detention and demurrage?”