How to Write a Freight Brokerage Business Plan

Are You Looking to Start a Freight Brokerage?

Freight brokering is a tried and true field. Licensed broker registration numbers increased from 12,565 in January 2014 to 19,932 by September 2016. Some people are worried that freight brokerages will fade, but at LDI, we don’t see any evidence of that happening. There are many benefits businesses can reap by outsourcing their logistic coordination needs.

Launch Your Own Freight Brokerage

Ideally, you’ve already read “Do This Before You Launch Your Own Freight Brokerage.” You’re as prepared as you can be, and you’re confident now is the time to take the leap to entrepreneurship. We’re excited for you!

If you’ve been following us, you’re aware of our outstanding Freight Broker Agent Program, and we hope you’re either in the program or about to apply

Whether you go out on your own or are part of our agent program, you’re going to need a business plan.

That’s where this eBook comes in. We have a business plan template specific to freight brokers. Download our free template for the fastest and easiest way to get your business plan on paper and ready to roll.

In our Business Plan, you’ll find all the information you need in one place. This workbook is easily structured and ready for you to fill in the blanks. In this Freight Broker Business Plan you’ll fill out your:

  • Business Profile
  • Executive Summary
  • Objectives
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Operation Strategy
  • Milestones
  • And more

Download LDI’s Free Freight Brokerage Business Plan

If you’re still uncertain of the benefits of a business plan, the United States Small Business Association has 5 Reasons you need a business plan. It’ll help you steer and grow, it’s not hard to do, and it’ll help you reach your milestones. Business planner and angel investor Tim Berry gives 15 more granular reasons why you need a business plan.

While the LDI freight broker business plan will help you form the bulk of your business plan, keep Berry’s article handy as you scale your brokerage and need to consider grander scheme concepts. For the time being, focus on LDI’s template to prevent the debilitating “analysis paralysis” that can grip new entrepreneurs.

Start Your Freight Broker Business Today

Don’t flounder in research or wonder what info you’re missing. Download our free Business Plan Template and begin the first tangible steps of launching your freight brokerage today!

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