A freight broker can add value and flexibility to your supply chain, acting as a bridge that connects carriers and shippers efficiently. A freight broker can help improve client service and minimize the cost it takes to serve those clients as well as help carriers optimize their resource productivity. Building this relationship ensures that your shipping process will be reliable and consistent, even if and when your shipping needs change.
Freight broker partners have expansive carrier networks that will allow your company to find new clients, get more freight, bring in more revenue, and provide many advantages over an in-house shipping department. Outsourcing your shipping department not only saves in payroll expenses, but also saves in the time allocated to creating invoices, audits and training.
A freight broker is someone who assists shippers with freight ready to haul by finding carriers who are qualified to haul the load. They are responsible for brokering deals with shippers and then facilitating the movement of a shipper’s freight.
For companies who depend on shipping their cargo by truck, a trusted freight broker will work with you to determine a trucking plan that fits your needs and budget. There are many details to know about freight shipping, including packing best practices, accessorials and loading dock requirements, additionally, there are different methods to ship based on your specific budget and timeframes. With buying power they can provide volume discounts, lowering your shipping expenses along with also providing access to capacity that otherwise would be unavailable, or very costly, to an internal shipping department. working with a freight broker can lower your shipping expenses by providing you with access to their negotiated discounts.
With a freight broker as a strategic partner, you have the benefit of your own dedicated shipping department without the expense your own dedicated shipping department.
Please call us today at 817-484-0212 to speak to us about our freight brokering services.