What is a truckload shipment?
Shipments come in various shapes and sizes just like people. :)  While the term truckload may seem self explanatory to some, I believe it's worth going into a little more details to better [...]
What is a backhaul?
A backhaul, as it relates to trucking and logistics, is the return trip of a commercial truck that is transporting freight back over all or part of the same route it took to get to its current [...]
What is a load board?
An Internet load board is a hub/website where motor carriers and freight brokers share information in an effort to develop mutually beneficial relationships. The concept is simple, motor carriers [...]
Timing is everything, why become a freight broker today?
  I receive a lot of emails from people that want to become freight brokers or freight agents and recently I was asked why I believe now is such a great time to get into the freight [...]
What is a freight broker?
Back in 2003, before I got involved in the logistics industry, a friend of mine asked me if I knew what a freight broker was....honestly I didn't have a clue.  Based upon that fact, I figured it [...]
New Freight Broker and Freight Agent Blog!
Welcome to our new freight broker and freight agent blog! The goal of this blog is to provide the trucking/logistics community interesting and useful information including training, tips, trends, [...]
Do you have to be “CERTIFIED” to become a freight broker?
I hear this question all the time and there are many misconceptions about becoming a "certified freight broker". The answer is NO, neither freight brokers or freight agents are required to be [...]

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