Brokerage FAQ

A freight broker uses third-party companies to help vendors ship freight all over the world. Brokers in the freight industry are also referred to as 3PL or TPL (Third-Party Logistics) and act as a liaison between shippers and authorized freight carriers who may otherwise never connect.
  1. Experience, shipping is what we do, use our knowledge to your advantage. You use specialists in your daily life for lots of things already. Why not for your supply chain? We are specialist with the resources and technology necessary to provide the service, visibility and reporting you require.
  2. Our logistics team works with a vast network of qualified carriers daily, which is advantageous for our customers. The quantity and quality of our carrier relationships give you buying power and lower shipping costs.
  3. Capacity, more connections mean more capacity. When trucks are hard to come by, having our numerous connections is a valuable asset. We save you time by accessing additional capacity when you need it. Our team is in the market every day, with the tools and connections, to quickly provide the best options available.
  4. Partnership, our logistics team works for you and on your behalf, your success is important to us. As your business grows, your shipment volume grows providing more opportunity for us.
We offer LTL, Full Truckload, Rail, Intermodal, Ocean, and Air Freight options.
Yes.  Our TMS (Transportation Management Software) provides the shipper and/or consignee with detailed load information, shipment tracking, and automated tracking updates. 

From the beginning our carriers are vetted early and often, carriers in our network must:

  1. Possess the appropriate authority to operate in intrastate or interstate commerce. Authority is granted at the state level, and at the federal level by the DOT and FMCSA.
  2. Provide a current certificate of insurance evidencing required levels and types of insurance and effective dates, and that the carrier’s insurance is on file with the FMCSA.
  3. Have a safety rating and/or CSA safety scores that meet or exceed your standards.
  4. Have signed a service contract.
  5. Remain in good standing on daily reports from Carrier Monitoring Services