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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I recently had the pleasure of sharing my time with an older married couple. After learning that they had been married over 50 years and were clearly still in the honeymoon phase of their marriage, I couldn’t help but ask them what their secret was for maintaining a long and happy marriage. Which I found […]
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