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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.

January 25, 2023

How Electronic Logging Devices Changed Trucking

In December 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandated that all motor carriers must use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). This mandate changed everything for trucking companies in the United States. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at how ELDs have impacted the trucking industry and what it means for freight brokers.

January 19, 2023

Freight Brokerage Business Planning

In this blog we’ll teach you how to build out a business plan for a freight brokerage and why it’s completely different than in other industries.

January 16, 2023

Freight Broker Sales Process

We don't rise to the level of our goals, we fall to the level of our training. Stacking the deck to make it harder to fail, goes a lot farther than trying to rely on willpower. In this blog we'll show you how you can setup systems to make it easier to hit your sales goals and close more customers.

December 7, 2022

How to Negotiate Better Rates with Carriers

In this blog we'll cover strategies for covering loads in the spot market. We'll list out the priorities and what you're up against negotiating with dispatchers and carriers.

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.

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