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Five Key Value Adds When It’s Time to Sell Your Freight Brokerage

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How in the world do you put a value on your brokerage?  Customers? Relationships? Processes?  It can be confusing.  That's why we reached out to Stephen Bramlett at Molliter Advisory for his expert opinion on valuing a brokerage.  The trucking business values hard assets but, when you are a freight broker, it is your service that holds the key to selling the business that reflects your personal investment. Buyers will be cautious that they aren’t buying a basket of relationships and expertise that walk out the door when the deal closes. All businesses are valued based on the cash that...

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In The News: CarrierLists.com launches New Tool to Source Specialized Trucking Firms

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In The News: CarrierLists.com launches New Tool to Source Specialized Trucking Firms

Check out Fleet News Daily article on the launch of our North American Carriers - 5k Edition. CarrierLists.com today announced the launch of its latest carrier sourcing product, North American Carriers – 5k Edition — designed to meet the specific needs of 3PLs and shippers for locating and contacting highly specialized carriers, who are often very difficult to find. Read More

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CarrierLists.com launches new tool for 3PLs and shippers to source specialized trucking companies

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Tulsa, OK. (May 10, 2017) – CarrierLists.com today announced the launch of its latest carrier sourcing product, North American Carriers – 5k Edition.  As with all CarrierLists, the latest tool is designed to meet the specific needs of 3PLs and shippers for locating and contacting highly specialized carriers, who are often very difficult to find. “With our latest CarrierLists, our customers now have instant access to 5,000 specialized trucking companies,” said Kevin Hill, President, CarrierLists.com.  “The concept is simple, but the data collection is complicated.   We interview every carrier to get the information our customers need to cover loads.  By...

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Useful Resources for Moving Hazmat Freight

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How often do you have to scrounge around to find answers when customers or carriers ask about hazmat loads?   If you're like most freight brokers who aren't hazmat gurus, then your answer is probably, "I scrounge around looking for answers on just about every hazmat question".   That’s why we wanted to share a few handy hazmat guides from the Feds.  We've always found both easy to use and helpful.  So helpful in fact, that both have saved us from sounding like idiots too many times to count.     FMCSA Hazmat Placard Guide - Easy to use 4-page PDF with...

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Cargo Claims Exposures for the Smaller 3PL

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I'd like to share an excellent article from Mike Bush, AKA - "The Claims Guy".  Or if you played pool with him in Vegas at the TIA conference, you might know him as "The Pool Shark."  He is an independent claims agent specializing in helping 3PLs navigate complicated claims issue.  In short, you just hire Mike at a fraction of what it will cost you to either work a claim or pay it off.   So, without further adieu...here's advice from The Claims Guy.   Stuck between a rock (your customer) and a hard place (your carrier)  While there are...

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