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.
At Heavy Equipment Transport, we boast a cutting-edge shipping fleet operated by a team of trained, tried, experienced, and certified drivers with decades of experience in the logistics company. We are trustworthy and reliable, which is well-replicated in our work quality, great reviews, feedback, and five-star ratings from our new and repeat agencies.
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Here are just a few leading team memebers out of 80+ Specialists.
Eddie L. Arevalo’s real world on-the-road experience has helped him catapult to the top of our sales force. Add to that his spotless customer service track record and you have the perfect combination to help transport your investment to its next destination.Eddie Arevalo Branch Manager
Jacob Mingledorff has been in the logistics industry for over 10 years and is well versed on DOT regulations, oversize and super sized loads throughout the country. This wealth of knowledge has helped customers avoid serious issues on the road along with saving the client hundreds and even thousands of dollars.Jacob Mingledorff Logistics Coordinator
Our Logistics Manager, Milos Visnijic, has excelled in every position and has always demonstrated the highest level of customer support to all of his clients. With over 10 years of experience in the logistics field, there’s nothing Milos has not seen and has not been able to overcome.Milos Visnjic Senior Logistics Specialist
Stephen Ladd has been with NTS and Heavy Haulers for over four (4) years with thousands of successfully completed deliveries and satisfied customers. Stephen has a business degree and certified in computer technology. Stephen has been praised by his customers for delivering on his promises along with offering top notch customer service, especially when working on time sensitive orders.Stephen Ladd Logistics Coordinator
Chris Kyle has been a logistics coordinator with Nationwide Transport Services since 2014 and is the branch manager of our Cape Coral, FL office. Chris specializes in moving all types of freight, both legal and over dimensional; as well as construction / agricultural equipment and personal automobiles.Chris Kyle Cape Coral, FL Branch Manager
Sam Duncan is proof that one can love coming in to work! Sam always comes in to the office with the positive energy required to get the job done and he’s never too busy to take or return a phone call to ensure customer satisfaction. Native Floridian that grew up in Miami so he's used to the fast pace hussle.Sam Duncan WPB, FL Branch Manager