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How To Become A Freight Load Broker?

Find a good trucking company in your area, and contact the Owner. Be very convincing in your talking about what skills and experience you have, and are willing to share with the company for a 200.00 up to a 500.00 job. You can find companies on the web like: http://www.truckingjobsearch.com

How Do I Become A Licensed Freight Load Broker?

You have to go through the acquisition licensing office in your state, fill out an application and take a written exam based on the rules of that state. I would suggest searching your state’s licensing office website to find contact information before contacting them though.

How To Become A Truck Dispatcher And Freight Broker In Georgia?

Teach By Example. I’m currently a freight broker/ transporter in Georgia (the Low Trucking Region), and this is what I did to become a dispatcher. First, learned every company’s calling prefix to their service lines. Then contacted each company, making note of days that they needed trucks dispatched on specific routes (so they can get outbid). That way, you are already not only ready to be the right price but also willing if a trucker wishes to switch companies if they find another broker with less freight that needs filled. From your dispatch days, upgrade your phone system and messaging programs so you know exactly when to expect calls for certain loads coming down the pike. Call back lines of business you haven’t spoken to in some time-offer them services or help with changes based on what knowledge you have gained from dispatch service (move rates, moving guide rate schedules etc.). As well as having your truckers call back specific blocking directions such as “right by Wendy’s at 5pm” before arriving at another drop off point site should offer her other side travel options like overpasses and highway ramps streets to bypass traffic and allow for quick deliveries possibility rerouting provided she provide delay times estimated arrival expected times of drops which you

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