Why Joining a Company With an Internal Brokerage Could Cost You Your Business

In the right circumstances, becoming a freight agent can be a fantastic career choice, filled with opportunities to focus on bringing in first-time clients, building relationships, and exceeding the expectations of shippers and carriers. The freedom, pay, and level of control can be enticing. However, in the wrong situation, joining a freight brokerage can be […]

Making the Leap: How to Become an Independent Freight Agent

The thought of becoming an independent freight agent can be so intimidating for some, that they dismiss the idea without further consideration or effort. But we’re here to reassure you that taking this step is completely doable. With the right resources and information, you can take all the necessary small steps to achieve your dream.

As an Agency Owner, Why Would I Want to Transition to Freight Tec?

For many, owning a business is the end goal. It’s means you’ve “made it.” It’s a sign of independence and a bright future. However, for those who own a freight broker agency, challenges often are just as plentiful as benefits. Life as a freight agency owner usually entails incredibly long days, rampant uncertainty and a […]

Why Our Freight Agent Program Won’t Disappoint

If trust really is one of the main tent poles of a good relationship (and we believe that it is), then what does that mean for the bond between a freight broker and its freight agents? What does it take for a broker to create the type of trust necessary for both parties to move […]

5 Tips For Making the Leap to Independent Freight Agent

Whether you’re a longtime veteran of the freight industry or coming from a totally different industry, becoming an independent freight agent is a big step. If you know what you’re doing, the transition can be very smooth, with success from the outset. Even if you don’t, there are some key things to remember to make […]

3 Surprising Ways to Improve Your Bottom Line As a Freight Agent

For freight agents, there is strong, vast potential to grow a client base and make a lot of money. Of course, like in any industry, there are challenges that must be overcome. Many of today’s freight brokers and agents feel pressured to stay up to date with the latest software — the type of industry-specific […]

How to Attract the Right Clients to Grow Your Business

On many levels, freight agent clients are no different than customers in any other industry. They want their needs met, they need to be treated fairly, and they crave predictability. Sounds simple enough, right? However, it definitely takes a certain type of person to attract the right clients to increase freight business. It takes an […]

The Pros and Cons of Starting a Freight Brokerage Company

Before entering any industry, gathering as much information as possible is vital. Of course, fact-finding alone isn’t enough. In a highly competitive industry such as freight transportation, stacking up the potential benefits against the likely drawbacks is a key way to determine whether the rewards are worth the risk. When it comes to opening up […]

Does Your Freight Brokerage Do These Three Things?

  Whether you work for a freight brokerage or operate your own, it’s important to now and again take stock of what’s working and what’s not. There are some key questions to ask yourself about the industry and your brokerage. Most of these questions are about common freight broker frustrations such as tedious, tiresome administrative […]