Category: Comprehensive transportation management system

What does a freight broker do?

In 2013, truckers transported close to 15 billion tons of cargo. Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that by 2040, those numbers are expected to grow up to to 18.79 billion tons. Shipping is growing constantly with the way people have started shopping mostly online throughout the past ten years.

Freight shipping is done using carriers and businesses shipping products. A broker system can arrange transport for all of the items in your inventory and act as the sole middle man dealing with the ins and outs of shipping. A non-asset based freight company doesn’t own any of the assets like warehouses and trucks, they simply organize the shipping for companies by maintaining the transportation management software or brokerware and ensure everything gets from point A to point B. Non-asset based freight brokers can access the shipments and trucks to ensure everything is being handled appropriately.

When planning to use a freight company for your shipping needs you need