We’ve seen a significant increase in the number of freight brokers who have opened their doors for business over the last several years. Of those brokers, how many though have actually been able to successfully keep their freight brokerage business afloat and generate healthy profits year-after-year? And of those who couldn’t keep their doors open or couldn’t turn a significant enough profit, what were some of the reasons why these freight brokerage owners went out of business?
Whether you’re just starting out as a freight broker or have prior experience, the most difficult part of your job will usually be getting new business/customers. Especially customers that will provide you with enough freight to keep your operation profitable through a sufficient number of shipments each month. That is why we have listed twenty-five ways different sales pitches/strategies that freight brokers can use in order to attract and secure new business.
Are you considering a career in freight brokerage and want to know the inside scoop on freight broker courses to know if they’re worth the investment? We’re going to address the speculation surrounding these courses and provide you cutting-edge insight on the good, the bad, and the ugly on this hot topic!
Ever wonder what factors make for an effective freight broker or agent? As you may know, choosing the incorrect freight broker to facilitate the moves of your shipments could prove detrimental to your operation and open up holes in your supply chain. Correcting a mistake like this can actually be more difficult than preventing it in the first place. See how you can ensure that you’re selecting the right brokerage for your shipping needs.