Many people get their Brokerage Authority, Contingent Insurance, Surety Bond, and everything in place to set up their Brokerage, but then are not quite sure what the next steps are.
How do you convince shippers to enter into an agreement with you?
Are the Carriers that you hire CSA2010 compliant?
Are the Carriers legitimate, and is their insurance valid?
What is the paperwork process from the manufacturer to you to the carrier?
What if the carrier needs a fuel advance?
What if the carrier needs quick pay?
What is my liability as a 3rd party to the load?
What marketing packets do I need and what information goes in them?
What are the next steps after obtaining your Brokerage Authority?
A freight brokerage can be a very profitable home based or small business. Once you learn how to make your brokerage operate on a daily basis, you can bring on agents providing them with the training they will need to ensure you are contracting with legitimate qualified carriers to move your customer's freight.
Learn how to use the government website to check the status of carriers. Learn different methods of finding carriers. What exactly is double brokering? What is co-brokering? Learn how to get the operating cash that you need to make your brokerage more appealing to carriers.