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From sales and operations to industry trends, we keep giving you the latest content. We often use our blogs as a condensed version of a podcast episode topic, so if you don’t have the time to listen to an entire episode, check out these shortened versions.

December 2, 2022

How Freight Brokers Grow a Book of Business

There are two fundamental ways that you can grow your book of business or specific accounts. And in this blog we'll cover how you can implement 3 strategies to book more loads now!

November 25, 2022

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.

November 21, 2022

What is All-Risk Insurance for Freight Brokers?

Have you ever heard the phrase “all-risk insurance?” It’s a product that’s available in the freight and transportation market, and it’s becoming more and more prevalent. In this quick video, I’m going to explain what it is and how you can use it to add value to your customers.

October 20, 2022

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.

October 17, 2022

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.

October 7, 2022

The Real Reason Hurricane Ian Changed The Freight Industry

On September 28th this year, Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwestern Florida as a category 4 hurricane. It caused catastrophic damage and flooding, but that wasn’t the end of it. Just two days later on September 30th, it made a second landfall in South Carolina after picking up strength over the Atlantic Ocean, adding to the devastation and chaos. We saw freight rates do some really strange things during this time, and that’s exactly what we’re here to explain today.

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