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So you’re considering getting your own freight broker authority, and you’re wondering, “how do I go about doing this?” Don’t worry - it’s pretty simple and can be done in just about a month’s time. We’ve covered this in some other content in the past, but wanted to make sure you have the latest information as it stands in 2022.
“Can I become a freight broker without experience?” We hear this question quite often, and there’s a handful of item’s you’ll want to look at before starting your career in freight. In this blog, we’ll explore the ways you can get started as a freight broker along with some tips to boost your chances at success in this industry.
Contingent cargo insurance. You may have heard this talked about, but do you know what it is and what it covers? If you’d like to know what contingent cargo is and its purpose, this blog is for you.
We’ve received a ton of listener questions asking us what it's like being a freight broker. How do your days start? What tasks are routine and which should be completed at certain times of the day? In this blog, we'll take you through a day in the life of a freight broker and what you can expect if you're thinking about making a career move into freight brokerage.
What should you say when you're making cold calls? Is there a magic script that gets everyone to say yes? We get asked these questions every week from our listeners. In this blog we'll give you an approach that you can use on a consistent basis to close more customers.
The most common way to find carriers and cover loads is to utilize a load board like DAT. Load boards are the open market of the trucking industry, a place where freight brokers and motor carriers can connect to share their available loads and trucks. To make the most of the load boards, you need to take advantage of all the tools included as well as the ways to use them.