• Trucking Freight Brokerage Business Start-Up

  • Step by Step Guide to Become a Successful Freight Broker
  • By: Ronald Harris
  • Narrated by: Sam Slydell
  • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Money & Finance, International
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (51 ratings)
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The idea of owning a business crosses everyone's minds from time to time, and I was no different. For the majority, all that really comes along is a fleeting thought that never gets much true consideration.

There are many reasons why people are afraid to take the plunge - they do not have access to substantial funds, they are afraid to lose the security that comes with a steady paycheck, they believe they will have even less time for family and other commitments, and a host of other "I just can't do it" excuses.

But the biggest reason that most people never try is simple - they are terrified of failure.

I was no different as I mentioned, I have gone through all the phases that most go through before getting into their own business, but being a OTR truck driver, I was gone weeks at a time. I still loved what I was doing, but I had been married now for several years, and we had two children with a third on the way. I missed my family when I was gone, and it was hard on my wife as well.

Then that little voice in my head came back and whispered, "Open your own business." This time I was in a position to listen and listen I did.

When I look at the faces of my family and know without a doubt that running my own Freight/Trucking Broker Business was the best decision I ever made.

I make my own hours, work right from home, and never miss any of those important life moments. There is so much opportunity out there for others just like me. I could work 24 hours a day if I really wanted to.

I started off with just myself and my wife in the office, and now the wife is "retired", and we have 22 full-time employees in various positions.

Starting out on my own took a lot of guts and was a long and winding path full of trial and error.

©99 Years Shabbir Hossain (P)2017 Shabbir Hossain

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great

I enjoyed this book. delightful insight as to how an industry operates in America. great

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Awesome!

Loved it! Great resources! Do more books like this one. About LESSONS learned over the years.


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Nothing here

I'm in this industry, and this book has almost nothing substantial to offer. You can learn all this on the job. I wish I could get my time wasted on this book back.

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Great advice

I've listened to this book 3 times already and continue learning more each time. I strongly recommend this book to anyone who is serious about becoming a freight broker.

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Great Book to Read for Interested Parties

I had a Great time reading this book. I'm new in the Brokerage business but experienced in trucking and this book provided exactly what I was looking for. It had all the steps to take and business set up for any one looking to venture into the Brokerage business.

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A MUST HAVE

Straight forward and easy to follow lots of information on how to get started and maintain a successful business

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Very informative

Get starting point for someone who wants to start a trucking freight broker business. Very informative.

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Great Overview!

I've been interested in the shipping industry for several years and looking for different ways to be involved without being a driver. This book covered all of the relevant aspects of brokerage without bogging down in detail. Too obtain those details, there are numerous links and references to get you everywhere you want to go.

Great Work

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Great book!

I expect she really loved the step by step instructions. This book is very informative. Also a great plus is the resources of websites, webinars, seminars, and e-books. Thank you so much. This will surely speed up my learning curve for my freight brokerage.

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Great

I love books with lots of content. This book is a wonderful start. Thanks 😊