You may already know this, but in case you didn't, here are some facts about why freight brokerage business is growing and why it is so lucrative to get in to.
Since 2012, Freight brokerage industry has been seeing a steady 6-12% growth every year
The ongoing economic recovery is bringing an increase in demand for trucking services
The massive growth of companies like Amazon, eBay, and others are contributing directly to freight brokerage business
According to ATA (American Trucking Association), by 2022 overall revenue in the trucking industry will increase by 66%!
ATA also predicts that the by 2022 the cargo weight they carry will grow by 24%
Increase use of LTL (Less Than Truckload) which can only be accessed by a licensed freight broker
If these facts sold you on the idea to at least find out more, then let's talk about what's in this book.
In this book you will learn:
What is a freight broker
Difference between freight broker and freight forwarder
Ten reasons why you should become a freight broker
How the industry works
Trucking industry players
A day in life of a freight broker
Eight essential traits of a freight broker
How to actually become a freight broker
How much can you make
How freight broker business makes money
How to start a freight brokerage business step by step
How to write a business plan (a full plan is included)
What are all the required forms, permits, and licenses
What are the legal requirements
What are the bond and insurance requirements
Estimated startup cost
Marketing and resources
Five practical ways to find new clients
Five effective networking tools
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