Freight 360 Blog

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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.

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.

September 30, 2022

Pricing Strategies for Freight Brokers

Is a rate just a rate? Is your shipper only looking for the lowest rate in every situation? What can you do to add value to your customer without just being the cheapest. In this blog we'll cover strategies you can use to help your customer look good and earn more money for your brokerage.

September 21, 2022

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Sales Calls

How to get the most out of your sales calls? In a recent video How to get customers as a freight broker, we covered the categories of questions to ask shippers. Qualifying, operational, challenge, consequence and solution oriented questions. They're the road map to every prospecting call. But, what we haven't discussed, is how you effectively get anything out of asking them. Stick with us as we dig into the tips and tricks to getting the most of your sales calls.

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