Freight brokerage companies are a staple piece of the transportation industry. With their assistance, companies with cargo to collect and freight to distribute can do so in a swift, and often cost-effective, manner.
But what is a freight brokerage really? What do they do, how do they source capacity, what should you expect when working with one and, perhaps most importantly, how do they make money?
With so much on the line each time you hand freight off to a brokerage, it’s important that you feel as comfortable as possible when doing so.
That’s why, in this episode of Beyond The Road, we’ll sit down with an experienced freight broker to take an in-depth look at what these companies bring to the table and go over what you should think about when selecting yours going forward.
Information Covered in This Episode:
- What is a Freight Brokerage and What Do They Do?
- What Services Do Freight Brokers Offer?
- What Happens After You Tender Your Broker a Load?
- How Do Freight Brokers Offer Load Tracking?
- How Do Freight Brokerages Choose Carriers?
- How Does a Freight Broker Make Money?
- What Are The Advantages of Using a Freight Brokerage?
- What Are The Disadvantages of Using a Freight Brokerage?
- What To Look For When Selecting a Brokerage
Check out this related freight brokerage content:
- What is a Freight Broker (Your Ultimate Guide to Freight Brokerage)
- How Does a Freight Brokerage Make Money?
- How Do Brokers Grow and Maintain a Reliable Carrier Network?
- How Do Freight Brokers Track Shipments?
- What Are The Different Types of Freight Brokers?