RFX Blog | Freight Agent Broker

4 Mistakes to Avoid as a Freight Broker Agent

August 20th, 2015

We often talk about the best ways to improve and invest in your freight brokerage business – how to invest in  technology, build a home office, hire a small staff, develop your sales efforts, etc. But sometimes it helps to look at our mistakes and learn from them. This week, we thought we’d take some […]

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Carrier Relationship Management Tips for Freight Brokers

April 2nd, 2015

Managing a transportation operation can be stressful, particularly if you often find yourself dependent on load boards for finding carriers in the 11th hour of a shipment. It is in these situations that we find ourselves desperate in making decisions that we don’t want to make, like moving shipments at a financial loss or working […]

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What to Expect as a New Freight Agent at RFX

November 6th, 2014

At RFX, we understand that the biggest hesitancy for a freight agent to change brokerages is the transition from one brokerage to the next.  How will this transition affect your ability to serve your customers and carriers? What will it mean for your own personal finances?  Will you miss one week’s pay because of this […]

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Niche Marketing for New Freight Broker Agents

October 9th, 2014

One of the biggest challenges that new freight broker agents come across in our industry is simply getting started. Where do you begin to find your freight? Where is your customer-base? Many freight agents go off on their own and start their own business after already having the answers to these questions, while others struggle […]

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Risk Assessment Tips for Freight Brokers

August 22nd, 2014

One of the challenges that logistics providers face is risk assessment.  In transportation, we know that freight claims are inevitable, but we do everything we can to take preventative measures and understand the pitfalls of a logistics operation.  Particularly with freight brokers, being one step removed from the truck and never touching the freight, assessing […]

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