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What do you need to become a freight dispatcher?

What do you need to become a freight dispatcher?

Freight is a dynamic and rewarding industry. One way to get your start in the shipping industry is to become a truck dispatcher. Dispatchers play a key role in getting trucks out to collect and deliver loads for businesses shipping goods.  You need to consider everything from how to navigate…

Software Helping Freight Brokers and Agents Maximize Earnings

Software Helping Freight Brokers and Agents Maximize Earnings

Early in the game, brokers can manage their handful of loads manually. But as their network grows, they’ll need to reinvest the initial profit into technologies to scale their business. The specialized software will systematize the shipment process, improve the overall brokerage service offering, and ultimately organize operations a whole…

Mental Health And Running Your Own Business

Mental Health And Running Your Own Business

Being an entrepreneur seems exciting on the surface: pursuing a passion, setting your own schedule and, hopefully, making lots of money. But the responsibility that comes with getting a business up and running can cause immense pressure. Running your own business can be hugely rewarding, but for many  business owners…

Reopening Businesses And Logistics

Reopening Businesses And Logistics

The pandemic eases in the U.S., and offices around the country commence reopening plans.Businesses are finding themselves in a constant state of transition with each county and state being in different phases of reopening, and then considering the new customers they’ve gotten over the last year. In its most-recent guidance,…

Fuel Shortage And Freight Brokers

Fuel Shortage And Freight Brokers

US shippers in the Southeast face several additional days of truckload service disruption, with the potential for missed deliveries and pickups, as the region recovers from sporadic fuel shortages caused by the Colonial Pipeline shutdown.  Fistfights and long queues have been reported at petrol stations in the south-eastern United States…

2 Causes Of High Demand For Freight Brokers

2 Causes Of High Demand For Freight Brokers

Current market restrictions on trucks and international container capacity are expected to last through 2023.Shippers are moving to a stronger for a longer pricing cycle, many retailers are increasing their transport cost projections and retailers are already starting to raise prices by 10% to 20%.The hot market continues to affect…