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What brokers can work with you if you have new authority?

What brokers can work with you if you have new authority?

Entering the freight industry with new authority can be an exciting yet challenging endeavor. One of the critical steps for success in this field is finding reliable brokers who can facilitate a stead...

Jun 20, 20246 min read
What problems do carriers encounter if they open their own MC?

What problems do carriers encounter if they open their own MC?

Starting your own trucking company and operating under your own Motor Carrier (MC) number can be an exciting venture, offering the promise of independence and potential profitability. However, it come...

Jun 20, 20243 min read
Leasing under MC with authority vs Getting Your Own MC

Leasing under MC with authority vs Getting Your Own MC

When deciding to start a trucking business, one of the most crucial choices you'll make is whether to lease under someone else's Motor Carrier (MC) number or obtain your own Operating Authority. Both ...

Jun 14, 20246 min read
Best Truck to Buy for Making Money in Trucking

Best Truck to Buy for Making Money in Trucking

Choosing the right truck and equipment for a trucking business is crucial for maximizing profitability. Different types of equipment can significantly impact your earnings based on the freight you hau...

May 28, 20246 min read
What is going on with trucking market in the USA? - Decline

What is going on with trucking market in the USA? - Decline

The trucking industry in 2024 is navigating through a complex landscape marked by fluctuating load rates, a slowdown in business activities, and significant impacts on both companies and drivers. This...

May 21, 20246 min read
How freight brokers can get clients? 15 tips

How freight brokers can get clients? 15 tips

Cold calling involves reaching out to potential clients via phone without any prior contact. It's about initiating conversations with businesses who might benefit from your freight brokerage services....

Apr 2, 20248 min read
What are the best companies to work for as a freight broker?

What are the best companies to work for as a freight broker?

In the bustling world of logistics, freight brokers play a crucial role in connecting shippers with carriers, ensuring goods are transported efficiently and cost-effectively. With a plethora of option...

Apr 2, 20247 min read
Freight rate of sprinter, flatbed, dry van, reefer loads.

Freight rate of sprinter, flatbed, dry van, reefer loads.

The latest data from DAT.com's Trendlines Report, as of March 10th, unveils intriguing trends in van, reefer, and flatbed freight rates across the nation. Let's delve into the figures and uncover the ...

Mar 29, 20247 min read
How To Calculate Profit Of The Done Load Per Mile

How To Calculate Profit Of The Done Load Per Mile

In the dynamic world of business, understanding how to measure revenue and profit per mile is crucial for any company operating in the transportation or delivery industry. Whether you're a small busin...

Mar 29, 20244 min read
Loadboard for sprinter and box truck loads

Loadboard for sprinter and box truck loads

DAT (Dial-A-Truck)

Mar 28, 20247 min read
Top Warehousing Companies in the USA

Top Warehousing Companies in the USA

In the dynamic landscape of supply chain logistics, warehousing plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient storage and distribution of goods. As businesses strive to optimize their operations and ...

Mar 25, 20245 min read
Carrier documents for setting up with a Broker Company

Carrier documents for setting up with a Broker Company

When you're a carrier looking to set up with a broker company, there are a few essential documents you'll need to gather. These documents help ensure smooth communication, legal compliance, and a clea...

Mar 25, 20245 min read