If you’re new to the freight logistics and trucking industry, you’ve probably heard the term freight broker, but you may or may not know what they can do for you and your business. A good freight broker can make your job much easier because you won’t have to worry about where your next load is
Many factors come into play when looking for broker partners to connect with to help you find good loads to haul. Like in any profession, there are good and bad players in the industry. Gone are the days of face-to-face interaction, when gut instinct and good chemistry helped guide decisions about who to work with.
Tips from a broker: 5 tips carriers and owner-operators can use to better negotiate.
How to find the loads that are right for you and your trucking business.
What can you do to have a better relationship with brokers that will benefit you – and your wallet – in the future?
Kevin Rutherford, a third-generation owner-operator from Oregon, recently spoke at Truckstop.com’s Connected 2016 event in Dallas. He shares how building relationships means “doing the hard work” for business success. Rutherford’s talk includes: Building partnerships between owner-operators and brokers. Using technology to help build relationships. Providing the best customer value. How owner-operators can avoid chasing rates