• Freight Broker Business Startup

  • How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Freight Brokerage Business
  • By: Allen McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Aaron Hay
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (170 ratings)

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By: Allen McCarthy
Narrated by: Aaron Hay
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Publisher's summary

You may already know this, but in case you didn't, here are some facts about why freight brokerage business is growing and why it is so lucrative to get in to.

  • Since 2012, Freight brokerage industry has been seeing a steady 6-12% growth every year
  • The ongoing economic recovery is bringing an increase in demand for trucking services
  • The massive growth of companies like Amazon, eBay, and others are contributing directly to freight brokerage business
  • According to ATA (American Trucking Association), by 2022 overall revenue in the trucking industry will increase by 66%!
  • ATA also predicts that the by 2022 the cargo weight they carry will grow by 24%
  • Increase use of LTL (Less Than Truckload) which can only be accessed by a licensed freight broker

If these facts sold you on the idea to at least find out more, then let's talk about what's in this book.

In this book you will learn:

  • What is a freight broker
  • Difference between freight broker and freight forwarder
  • Ten reasons why you should become a freight broker
  • How the industry works
  • Trucking industry players
  • A day in life of a freight broker
  • Eight essential traits of a freight broker
  • How to actually become a freight broker
  • How much can you make
  • How freight broker business makes money
  • How to start a freight brokerage business step by step
  • How to write a business plan (a full plan is included)
  • What are all the required forms, permits, and licenses
  • What are the legal requirements
  • What are the bond and insurance requirements
  • Estimated startup cost
  • Marketing and resources
  • Five practical ways to find new clients
  • Five effective networking tools

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