As the freight industry keeps growing, more than ever before, carriers and brokers are needed to keep things rolling. To satisfy market demand and make use of the big opportunities the industry offers, freight broker numbers have also risen steadily over the last few years.
But being a freight broker is not only about mediating the transportation of freight, it also requires knowledge of all legal requirements – from the licensing process, to obtaining and renewing your freight broker bond, and securing your ongoing compliance with laws and regulations.
The Complete Compliance Guide For Freight Brokers provides guidance in all of these areas and more. It is a comprehensive resource relevant both for people with no experience who are starting, or contemplating to start a freight brokerage. It is also meant for those who already have some experience and want to brush up their knowledge on the subject of legal requirements and regulations.
What’s Included in The Full Compliance Guide for Brokers
One of the big hurdles in opening up a brokerage is that of getting all the facts straight as to what, when and how you must do. From completing the necessary qualification requirements and applying for a license with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), to planning all the necessary resources – opening and maintaining a brokerage may seem like quite a challenge.
In reality, things are easier than they seem but getting to the heart of the matter often becomes a hurdle in itself. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help aspiring freight brokers get all the relevant information on how to start their brokerage. The e-book includes information on:
- Registering your business
- Applying for a broker license with the FMCSA
- A breakdown of costs related to opening a brokerage
- Information on freight broker training, and best practices
But that’s not all! For those who have already covered all of the above, this e-book also offers advice on how to remain compliant once you have become licensed as a freight broker. This includes directions on:
- Renewing your freight broker bond
- Updating your information with the FMCSA
- Ongoing compliance requirements for licensed brokers
- Bond claims and how to manage them
Moreover, licensed brokers may also benefit from the sections offering advice on training and networking with fellow brokers. After all, networking constitutes a great deal of learning about the industry and the various compliance requirements.
Finally, to make things even easier for you, we’ve included numerous additional tips throughout the whole book. These provide important factual details at every stage of your journey as a broker that can save you time and money!
Want to know more?
Grab your free copy of the Complete Compliance Guide for Freight Brokers from the download link below and get all the information you need!