5 Ways For Freight Brokers To Never, Ever Give Up

The top reason for failure for any freight broker or freight agent is giving up. The good news is, YOU can overcome that reason and make yourself someone who doesn’t give up. Whenever you are challenged, it’s always hardest in the beginning before it becomes easy. Freight management is no exception. For any freight broker […]

5 Ways For Freight Brokers To Deal With Rejection

As you build your freight broker business, you’re going to witness rejection. It’s inevitable. However, as great a freight broker or freight agent as you might be, not everybody wants to deal with you! This is a perfect reason to always be building your contact list. The rejections freight brokers experience might not be the […]

Where Is Your Motivation?

For every freight broker and freight agent, achieving your goal in this industry is going to take time.  One day of hard, focused effort isn’t going to be enough.  To get what you desire, you have to put in hard, focused work every single day, day after day, for a long and extended period of […]

Best Practices for Renewing Your Freight Broker Bond

If you’re active in the freight broker business, you’ve probably had to renew your freight broker bond these last few summers in order to stay compliant with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) requirement for broker licensing. Surety bond renewal is an important administrative step that freight broker agents need to take care of, […]

Recipe For Success To Move More Freight

Just as there are recipes for success, there are recipes for failure.  As a freight broker agent, you’ve done your homework and you’ve tested things during the course of your business that have helped you determine what works and what does not.  For a freight broker agent, a typical day almost always involves having several […]

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15 Must-Know Questions Freight Brokers Ask To Move More Freight

The life of a freight broker agent can be very rewarding but not without some challenges.  Calling to find freight is definitely one of those challenges of the business.  Freight agents need to find freight – so you need to make the calls.  Every freight broker knows this.  To add to this…you may be a […]

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10 Ways Freight Brokers Can Generate Leads

Lead generation is a difficult and time-consuming task but the success of your business hinges on identifying new prospects and attracting them to what you have to offer.  The ultimate goal for your freight broker business (or any business) is to generate more leads to convert into customers so your business will grow.  The suggestions […]

3 Techniques for Freight Broker & Freight Agent Goal Setting

Don’t have a “goal”, have a PLAN!  Most of us have goals–whether personal or professional.  But just having a goal won’t make it happen.  What makes youachieve your goal…is planning.  How many times have you told yourself you’d change something but it never really stuck?  How many times have you promised yourself you’d make a […]

Red Flags that Alert Freight Brokers of Transportation Fraud

Ahh March…that time of year when winter finally loosens its bone-chilling grip and thoughts turn to those of spring, warmer temps and…fraud??  Yes, March is Fraud Prevention Month.  And as the thermometer gauge rises so do your chances increase for becoming a victim of fraud.  With that being said, this blog post is designed to […]

Freight Broker Deductions & Tax Tips

After settling down after the busy holiday season, another season is already here – tax season!  Before you know it, April 15th will be upon us but the good news is there are certain business expense write-offs that can reduce the final amount due on your taxes as most freight agents and brokers are considered […]