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07/07/2022
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How to Become a Freight Broker in Georgia (Complete Guide)

Freight brokers play an important role in keeping supply chains functioning and moving goods across the country. Brokers connect shippers with carriers and handle the logistics involved in moving freight between companies, warehouses, distribution centers, and stores. Here’s a breakdown of what freight brokers do, how to get a freight broker license in Georgia, and how

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07/05/2022
owner operator salaries: how much do they make?
3 Ways to Increase Freight Broker Commission

Many freight brokers are paid on commission. To figure out your take-home pay, it’s important to understand how the commission structure works and what determines how brokers get paid. How do you increase your commissions as a freight broker? Here’s what you need to know, plus three actionable steps to increase your margins and commissions.

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06/28/2022
Partner Marketplace Preview
Truckstop launches Truckstop Partner Marketplace: Your comprehensive source for transportation and logistics needs

Truckstop is excited to announce the launch of the new Truckstop Partner Marketplace. This comprehensive transportation and logistics marketplace provides a hand-picked selection of products, solutions, and integrations designed to help carriers, brokers and shippers move their businesses forward. The Truckstop Partner Marketplace includes industry and technology partners in several business categories including financial services,

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06/17/2022
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7 Ways to Build a Larger Freight Broker Book of Business

No matter how well you operate your freight brokerage business, you should expect that there will be turnover. Shippers and trucking companies go out of business. Independent owner operators retire. Customers switch to other brokers. And, it’s a competitive business. With average margins below 15%, there’s a lot of competition for customers. All of this

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06/01/2022
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7 Best Freight Broker Software Tools for 2022

Freight brokers need freight brokerage software that makes each step of the process more efficient. Functions include transportation management software (TMS), freight load boards, customer relationship management (CRM), and accounting software. You can use an all-in-one suite or cherry-pick the best option in each category. Automating allows you to spend your valuable time booking freight

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05/27/2022
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5 Steps to Become a Freight Broker in California

Brokers serve as an intermediary between two parties. In the transportation arena, a freight broker connects shippers and carriers to move goods from one place to another, such as from warehouse to store. It’s a lucrative field, but we need more brokers to serve the industry. If you live in the Golden State, here’s how

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05/20/2022
What is motor freight
Motor Freight Trucking 101: What It Is and How it Works

Motor freight trucking is the backbone of the U.S. economy. It is how virtually all the goods and commodities we use in our homes and businesses get from their point of origin to their final destination. The industry raked in more than $732 billion in revenue throughout 2020 and grew even more during 2021. What

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05/19/2022
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Using Technology to Ease Supply Chain Congestion

Truckstop Reflects on the Importance of Data During National Transportation Week As a nation, National Transportation Week is a dedicated time to celebrate the hardworking people in transportation who continue to push America forward, even during the toughest of times. Carriers work daily to deliver food to grocery stores and medicine to hospitals. Nearly everything

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