What is a Freight Agency?
Also known as a brokerage, a freight agency acts as an intermediary between freight shippers, carriers, and forwarders. A Flight agent operates under a freight broker to conduct shipment and other transactions between the shipper and the client (consignee).
Flight Agency-What You Need to Know
The freight agency plays three vital roles, which include; conducting sales, customer service, and planning for freight shipping. Besides, a freight agency directly connects with several carriers that offer great deals and special services. They then connect their best choice with customers searching for freight services.
he agents handle the entire process, including such activities as billing, planning, and scheduling, as well as handling the bill of lading. They aim to make your shipping process easy, efficient, and hassle-free with cost-saving opportunities. Freight agents are paid daily, hourly, or annually on a commission basis and have endless earnings possibilities.
How do Freight Agents Find and Work with Carriers?
Mostly, freight agents find reliable carriers by posting on load boards. A load board is a platform where agents post details after a customer's freight for a carrier to reach out. It is essential that an agent only works with qualified, reputable, and reliable carriers who can guarantee to ship and deliver freight to its final destination without delay.
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