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4 Keys to Success for Independent Freight Agents

July 15th, 2014

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Becoming an independent freight agent means having the freedom of being your own boss, running your own business, choosing your own work hours; the idea that the harder you work, the more successful you’ll be; the notion that you are making a direct impact on the world by arranging for the transportation of goods across […]

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4 Benefits of Staff Cross-Training in the Transportation Industry

July 11th, 2014

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As a business owner or manager, the single most important investment that you can make for your company is an investment in your staff.  In the transportation industry, we put so much emphasis on recruiting and retaining sales staff, truck operators, freight agents, and dispatchers, but we need to also focus on administrative staff.  These […]

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Secure Your Cargo This Holiday Weekend

July 2nd, 2014

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  The 4th of July is a time for Americans to celebrate our great country’s independence with friends and family.  Unfortunately, for our transportation industry, it is also a time where the security of our cargo can be exposed.  This year in particular, we have the added obstacle of the weather as tropical storm (for […]

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RFX Supports the Proposed National Standard for Hiring Motor Carriers

May 30th, 2014

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  (Content Credit Note: Much of this information is gathered from recent TIA publications including emails and videos in support of H.R. 4727.) RFX Inc., in conjunction with Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is declaring its support of  H.R. 4727, a bill in the U.S. Congress that would enhance interstate commerce by creating a National Hiring […]

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A Balancing Act: How Freight Brokers Can Improve Carrier Onboarding

May 23rd, 2014

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You may have heard this before… “If I don’t get this carrier set up right now, I’m going to lose the load!” The fact is that our industry has set a ‘Need-It-Now’ standard for everything we do. Whether it’s carrier onboarding, EDI transactions, money wires, factoring companies, quickpay programs, electronic document transmissions – the list […]

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