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2017 Freight Broker Bond Renewal

October is just around the corner. Since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) increased the 2017 freight broker bond renewal amount to $75,000 back in 2013 and set October 1 as the renewal deadline, that’s the time when many freight brokers renew their bonds.
So if it’s time for your 2017 freight broker bond renewal, you need to get moving soon.

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freight broker tips

Launching your business in the freight broker and logistics fields can be an exciting journey. Yet there is so to learn about it – and learn it fast, so that you can be a competitive member of the transportation community.
One of the best ways to get the knowledge you need to excel is to turn for freight broker tips in online groups.

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freight broker industry

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Bryant Surety Bonds where they discuss the current, potentially fragile state of the freight broker industry.
Yes, you read that correctly. According to data provided by My Carrier Resources, more brokers leave the industry between September and November than during other months of the year.

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how to become a freight broker

It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now.
With an improving economy across the U.S., an increasingly stable and growing industry, and increasing demand for new brokers, you have all the external conditions to become a successful freight broker.

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freight broker

Editor’s Note: As a shipper how do you know you are working with a reputable third party logistics company? Did you know by definition, a 3PL is considered a freight broker and must go through the process each year to invest in their own business so they can support those? Or are you a Logistics Manager curious about what it costs to become a freight broker either because you want to know that who