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.
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 […]
Even with an exceptional team and a top-notch system in place, no freight brokerage or agent can have extended success without keeping shippers happy. Here are 3 reasons why customer relationships can never be neglected.
The freight industry can be rewarding in a variety of ways, but also very challenging. Salespeople, operations personnel, agents and brokerage owners can make a great living, but lack of time, resources and support sometimes often stand in the way of growth. Many freight industry professionals are transitioning into a role with fewer challenges and […]
In 2017, making things easier is what life is all about — whether it’s food service, the daily commute or even facilitating freight services. For freight agents and carriers, making processes easier saves time, which yields more profit and builds lasting business relationships. When independent freight agents are able to get their carriers up […]
Becoming an independent freight agent isn’t for every single person in the industry. However, if planned well, the move from internal account representative or logistics coordinator to independent agent can be an incredibly liberating experience, giving you the freedom to concentrate on what you do best: find and cultivate leads into customers.