Launching your business in the freight broker and logistics fields can be an exciting journey. Yet there is so to learn about it – and learn it fast, so that you can be a competitive member of the transportation community.
One of the best ways to get the knowledge you need to excel is to turn for freight broker tips in online groups.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Bryant Surety Bonds where they discuss the current, potentially fragile state of the freight broker industry.
Yes, you read that correctly. According to data provided by My Carrier Resources, more brokers leave the industry between September and November than during other months of the year.
It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now.With an improving economy across the U.S., an increasingly stable and growing industry, and increasing demand for new brokers, you have all the external conditions to become a successful freight broker.
Editor’s Note: This is a blog post about the state of the freight brokering business in 2015. Cerasis is a freight broker and holds a $250,000 TIA Broker Bond. We bring this information to the community so that both shippers and those in the industry understand the state of the industry.
Editor’s Note: As a shipper how do you know you are working with a reputable third party logistics company? Did you know by definition, a 3PL is considered a freight broker and must go through the process each year to invest in their own business so they can support those? Or are you a Logistics Manager curious about what it costs to become a freight broker either because you want to know that who
Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker. Although our claim to fame is our web based TMS freight rating technology, the Cerasis Rater, which includes a technology suite of products and integrated managed transportation services, it is in our interest to understand the future of freight and how we as freight brokers fit in.
Editor’s Note: Cerasis is a freight broker by the nature that all third party logistics companies who manage freight on behalf of shippers, which include freight payment, are a freight broker. There is plenty of opportunity in the freight world at the moment. At Cerasis, we work with other freight brokers who are tendering loads.
It’s the classic paradox of the internet: there’s an enormous number of resources out there, but finding them can be a huge hassle. Even the freight transportation industry can’t avoid this problem.That’s why we’ve put together 5 free resources for freight brokers like you can’t afford to miss out on.
It’s that time of year again, when it’s time to talk about freight broker bond renewal. Two years ago it would’ve been a rare occurrence for most freight brokers’ deadlines to align at the same time. However, many of you will remember the controversial MAP-21 law passed in 2013. It upped freight brokers bond amount and set a nationwide deadline of Oct.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from Bryant Surety Bonds. Cerasis is not a freight forwarder, but technically a freight broker/transportation intermediary who specializes in North American Transportation Mangement primarily for less than truckload shipping, truckload, and small package.