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As the economy expands, you are likely to see an increasing number of ads for transportation brokers wanted. Booking freight broker jobs as an independent contractor, however, can be difficult …

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A transportation broker serves a vital role in helping clients deliver parts or products around the country, whether they are being shipped to manufacturing partners or retail outlets. When choosing …

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A career as a freight broker offers truck drivers the opportunity to advance their careers and spend less time on the road, and forecasts call for growth in the transportation …

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Many ex-drivers choose to get into the flatbed broker business for the opportunity to run their own companies. With the experience they have acquired during their years as drivers, those …

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If you're working as an independent van broker but growth has been stagnant over the last few quarters, you may need to expand your operations. Unfortunately, good work doesn't guarantee …

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Truck freight brokers have an important job in this industry. They are responsible for arranging the transport of freight by contacting independent owner operators for trucking jobs. Brokers must understand …

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To become a freight broker, it helps to have a background in the trucking industry. This is good news for freight drivers who are tired of being away from their …

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As a cargo broker, you face many challenges. It can be hard to establish a foothold in the brokerage industry, particularly with the increasing competition and recent changes to shipping …

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Freight agent opportunities can be few and far between for the small or mid-sized freight agent. Relationships take time to develop, and a reputation can't be built overnight. When you …

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Often an independent freight broker agent will reach a certain point in his career when he realizes he simply doesn't have the resources to take on more business. This can …

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Any experienced freight broker knows that the two keys to success in the freight business are relationships and volume. But how can you increase these when you're busy managing the …

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Freight broker jobs provide exciting opportunities to meet new people, grow your own business from the ground up and be a part of the "other side" of the trucking and …

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Working for a freight brokerage can be an exciting, rewarding business for an individual with the right skills. But even with all the skills in the world, it's not an …

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Freight forwarding brokers are the linchpin of the cargo industry. You may have a profitable freight forwarding business up and running, but are you really making the kind of money …

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Freight logistics is a growing field, full of opportunities for motivated individuals with a drive for success. As internet transactions continue to increase, the freight and cargo industries are expected …

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A freight transportation agent is by nature a risk taker. It takes grit and determination to make it in the freight business, and even those qualities are not always enough …

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Whether you call yourself a freight transportation broker, a freight agent or a logistics agent, you play a pivotal role in the shipping industry. Matching shippers with carriers takes skill …

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The freight trucking broker is probably the most important link in the modern ground shipping supply chain. Freight brokerage and logistics is, by some estimations, the fastest growing sector of …

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The number of independent freight brokers is increasing every year, as broker/agent schools spring up for motivated individuals who want to enter this growing field. But while the industry is …

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As a logistics agent, you depend on your reputation to make your living. As shippers work with you, hopefully they come to know you as a reliable businessperson who can …

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The need for high-performance logistics companies has increased with the explosion of internet purchasing. Today's logistics firms need to be on the cutting edge of technology, employing the best routing …

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As time marches on, shipping agents are becoming an even more vital link in the cargo supply chain. While shippers once handled their loads by contracting directly with carriers, today …

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Shipping brokers are often the unsung heroes of the modern shipping industry. It takes know-how, dedication and an ability to work with people to get an independent broker business off …

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Freight transportation logistics is one of the fastest growing fields in the transport industry. The rapid growth of e-commerce has contributed to an increased demand for qualified logistics agents to …

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If you're looking for the perfect company to bring you years of solid experience as a trucking transportation broker, take a look at joining the Sureway Transportation team. With financial …

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A truck freight broker is an expert at matching shippers and carriers for maximum efficiency and seeing each shipment through to fulfillment. Though it isn't a requirement, many brokers have …

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