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Freight Broker TV

167 episodes - English - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3 ratings

If you have it, a truck probably brought it! Join Michael the lead consultant for TALTOA on the FBTV Podcast. You can expect the conversation to include trucking, freight, freight brokering, and pretty much all things transportation. But wait, there's more... Information, interviews, news, shenanigans, and fun. If you're a trucker, owner operator, driver, shipper, carrier, freight broker, freight broker agent, or maybe just someone wanting to enter the transportation industry, you should join Michael on the FBTV Podcast.

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Load Boards For Freight Brokers & Carriers

September 14, 2022 14:00 - 36 minutes - 49.8 MB

In this FBTV Podcast, the first for September and possibly the last FBTV Podcast of Summer '22, the topic is load boards. Which load boards to use and cost if you are just starting your freight broker operation. Also in this episode truckers' overtime bill introduced in the Senate, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week continues through September 17th, Western Star truck recall, fuel prices, ELDorado ELD's, spot rates, fuel surcharge and more. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednes...

Let's Talk Email - Perception Becomes Reality!

August 31, 2022 14:00 - 47 minutes - 65.3 MB

We have a new schedule for Freight Broker TV Podcast and videos. Tuesday and Thursday will be when our YouTube videos drops and the FBTV Podcast will be available on Wednesday. The Tuesday YouTube video will be our FBTV Fuel Update with Thursday's video will focus on topics and Q & A's. In this FBTV Podcast the topic of the day is once again, email. As perception creates reality, we really want to be perceived as a professional in our selected industry. We'll talk everything email from usin...

Building Relationships With Shippers & Carriers

August 26, 2022 14:00 - 34 minutes - 46.8 MB

As we are continue to get our schedule worked out for the days that our podcast will drop, the topic of today's FBTV Podcast is building relationships with shippers and carriers. Also in this FBTV Podcast fuel prices, Covenant talks EV, Heartland to by CFI, CHP to host free catered lunch during Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and more. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday and is hosted by Michael, the lead consultant for TALTOA. If you've been considering a career as...

The Trucks Ready To Go.... well... not so much.

August 22, 2022 13:00 - 34 minutes - 47.9 MB

Took a week off but the FBTV Podcast is back with a new schedule (TBA). It's August 22, 2022 and the topic of today's podcast is dispatchers saying the truck is ready, when it isn't. We'll be talking about that and chain laws, 2290's and more. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday and is hosted by Michael, the lead consultant for TALTOA. If you've been considering a career as a freight broker or freight broker agent, seeking freight broker training or freight broker age...

The Truck Or The Brokerage? Which should come first?

August 10, 2022 13:30 - 34 minutes - 47.8 MB

The middle-of-the-week FBTV Podcast. Today's topic, which should come first, the truck or the freight brokerage? We get this question a lot from those wanting to start a trucking company and a freight brokerage. We'll also be talking about the cost of diesel and gas, the difference between the AAA & EIA fuel prices, spot rates, the CVSA brake check week, and the July Class 8 truck orders. All this and more in this FBTV Podcast. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday an...

Q&A Day - Too Many Calls From Dispatch Services

August 06, 2022 14:00 - 44 minutes - 60.8 MB

It's Q&A Day on the FBTV Podcast. Your questions our answers. More great questions today relating to what kind of loads should I be working, too many calls from dispatch companies, and I'm moving to another brokerage. In addition we'll be talking about the CVSA brake week, 2290's, U.S. Express, I-70 closure in Kansas, FMCSA helping vets get into trucking, another toll increase on the PA Turnpike. This and more on this FBTV Podcast. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday...

Self-Driving Truck Crash Blamed On Human Error?

August 03, 2022 14:00 - 30 minutes - 41.3 MB

Half-way through the week, Wednesday August 3, 2022, and another FBTV Podcast. The topic of the day centers around something that can cause a lot of problems if not done correctly, vetting a carrier, due diligence, checking out a trucking company, carrier set-up… what ever you wish to call it you can't afford NOT to this correctly. Also in the FBTV Podcast fuel prices, down but c'mon… they're still stupid high! In addition we'll talk about spot rates, the new Oreo flavor, how many footballs...

Can Freight Be Brokered On Weekends?

July 30, 2022 14:00 - 47 minutes - 64.6 MB

It's The Saturday morning FBTV Q&A Podcast. Your questions our answers. More great questions today that include brokering as an independent contractor, cost for training, cold calls and the start-up period as a freight broker and is it possible to start a freight brokerage and only broker on weekends. In addition to the great questions, we're celebrating cheesecake day! Plus talking about banana's all over the road, Knott's Berry Farm, Jet Blue and Spirit Airlines, and NBC cancels a new sho...

Accessorial Fees - What Are They & How Much

July 27, 2022 15:29 - 29 minutes - 41.1 MB

The Freight Broker TV Wednesday Podcast with you host Michael, the lead consultant for TALTOA. TALTOA is a leading transportation & logistics training & consulting firm training & consulting freight brokers, freight broker agents, and carriers. Today's topic will be focused on accessorial fees paid by shippers and paid to carriers. In addition, we'll be discussing the FMCSA's Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot Program that kicked off yesterday, the best and worst teen drivers, fuel prices, sp...

Freight Broker Questions & Answers

July 23, 2022 14:00 - 33 minutes - 45.6 MB

It's Q&A Day on the FBTV Podcast with more great questions such as should a broker be calling “Anywhere” trucks? Are freight brokers just getting lucky? Dispatcher to driver and now to broker? In addition to the Q&A's, JB get's a new president, Portland is thinking about banning diesel, and Ford to cut 8000 jobs to invest in EV. All this and more in this FBTV Podcast. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday and is hosted by Michael, the lead consultant for TALTOA. If you...

How Much Should You Spend For A Shipper Directory?

July 20, 2022 14:00 - 34 minutes - 47.5 MB

It's the Wednesday morning FBTV Podcast. The topic of todays podcast is Prospecting Tools. Specifically, directories. In addition to today's topic, we'll also be discussing fuel prices and how the Biden administration is taking credit for the recent drop. North Carolina kicks off a weeklong speed enforcement effort, and California's AB5. This and more in this FBTV Podcast A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday and is hosted by Michael, the lead consultant for TALTOA. If ...

Should A Freight Broker Disclose What The Customer Is Paying?

July 16, 2022 14:00 - 40 minutes - 55.4 MB

It's the Saturday O&A FBTV Podcast and this Saturday is no exception. Some great questions today from where to find training too should a broker be telling a carrier what the shipper is paying. Also a question about pallet exchange loads. In addition, Monday July 18 is the last day to give your feedback on the FMCSA Speed Limiter supplemental rulemaking mandate. Plus we're talking about Arkansas cracking down on speeders, class 8 truck sales are up for June and much more. A new FBTV Podca...

More Common Freight Broker Mistakes

July 13, 2022 14:00 - 29 minutes - 40.5 MB

FBTV Wednesday Podcast… Today we continue discussing common mistakes that a new freight broker can make. In addition, fuel is down, spot rates are holding steady (for the most part), 2290's are coming due next month, Walcott Truckers Jamboree, and Operation Safe Driver Week Continues. This an more in this FBTV Podcast A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday and is hosted by Michael, the lead consultant for TALTOA. If you've been considering a career as a freight broker or...

Finally, The EIA Is Working!

July 09, 2022 14:00 - 37 minutes - 51.4 MB

It's Saturday and that means your questions our answers. It's QNA day on the FBTV Podcast. Some great questions this week that includes an employee of a freight broker going out on their own as an agent, another freight broker employed by a brokerage that can't make their bonus, and the age old “can't get a job due to no book of business and no experience. In addition, the EIA is back up after three weeks, Operation Safe Driver Week begins tomorrow (7/10/22), tire recall, the FMCSA speed li...

How To Find Shippers As A New Freight Broker

July 06, 2022 18:30 - 29 minutes - 40.4 MB

Saturday was a part of a Holiday weekend, so this is the first FBTV Podcast for July. The EIA still can't, won't, haven't, whatever…, posted the average price per gallon for diesel. This is now week number 3. Spot rates, fuel prices from the AAA, fuel tax holiday remains in Georgia, California Gov running adds in Florida trying to get people to move to California? The Frasier reboot will start shooting soon, and much more in this FBTV Podcast. The topic of the day, well if you are a new ...

Avoiding New Freight Broker Mistakes

June 30, 2022 14:29 - 32 minutes - 45.3 MB

A day late, but not a dollar short. This podcast was scheduled for yesterday, but we were delayed and just now able to produce and post. As expected, SCOTUS declined to hear the C.H. Robinson appeal. Be looking for a YouTube video talking about this decision in the near future. If you'd like to be notified when that video drops on YouTube, visit our YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/freightbrokertv. Subscribe and ring the bell so that you'll receive notification when the video is ava...

A Reversed Truck Ordered Not Used Fee? Why Not?

June 25, 2022 14:00 - 52 minutes - 72.1 MB

Saturday morning Q & A on the Freight Broker TV Podcast. You can see the full FBTV Video Podcast on YouTube every Saturday morning at 9A.M. Central Time. By Saturday afternoon it's off YouTube and can only be viewed on our website. Some great questions this week from a carrier that had a load go bad, a broker asks if they can bill a carrier for canceling a load, and a driver seeking a career in transportation that's not in a truck. Plus, what's up with the EIA? Why the sudden need to chang...

How To Get Trucks To Move Your Loads As A New Freight Broker

June 22, 2022 11:00 - 33 minutes - 45.8 MB

It's the mid-week Wednesday Freight Broker TV Podcast. Lots to talk about in this FBTV Podcast such as more recalls, higher fuel prices, a gas tax holiday, another safety week, and more (sounds sorta like last weeks… it's not though). Today's topic is focused on how to get trucks to move loads as a new freight broker. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & Saturday and is hosted by Michael, the lead consultant for TALTOA. If you've been considering a career as a freight broker ...

FBTV Podcast - Q&A Day for June 18th, 2022 - Happy Father's Day!

June 18, 2022 14:00 - 44 minutes - 61.5 MB

It's another QNA day on the FBTV Podcast. Today more great questions that include our recommendations for using a carrier due diligence service, a new broker that is confused when it comes to bulk loads and CWT, and a freight broker that has their authority, customers, and carriers but not sure what they should do next. In addition to the QnA's we'll be talking about C.H. Robinson, the top 15 truck stops in the country, and stupid kid tricks that cost them their ride. This and more in this F...

FBTV Podcast - Freight Broker? You Should KNOW The Details Of Your Load!

June 15, 2022 13:42 - 48 minutes - 66.1 MB

It's Wednesday June 15th, 2022 and Washington needs to stop drinking the Kool-Aid! Lots to talk about in this FBTV Podcast such as more recalls, higher fuel prices, a gas tax holiday, another safety week, misinformation on YouTube, and more. Today's topic, paying attention to your load's details. Not doing so can cost you (the freight broker) money and actually risk losing a customer. Today is sorta special in its own way. On this date in 1836 Arkansas became the 25th State, Ben Franklin ...

Freight Broker TV Video Podcast QNA's For Saturday June 11, 2022

June 11, 2022 14:00 - 55 minutes - 76.5 MB

It's the FBTV Video Podcast Live Stream on YouTube. Well, most of the time we live stream on Saturday morning. It's our Q&A Day on the FBTV Video Podcast, your questions our answers. Today during the Q & A we'll answer a questions from an owner operators wife asking if she needs to get her own freight broker authority to get loads for her husband, we'll answer questions about a freight broker agents salary, and an independent dispatcher is asking if they should become a broker. In addition t...

FUEL PRICES, FUEL PRICES, FUEL PRICES…

June 08, 2022 14:00 - 40 minutes - 55.7 MB

The Mid-Week FBTV Podcast for Wednesday June 8th, 2022. FUEL PRICES, FUEL PRICES, FUEL PRICES… How long till Washington wakes up? Today's topic, Freight Broker/Freight Broker Agent essentials. Workspace, Equipment, Tools… If you're thinking about becoming a freight broker or freight broker agent and have been wondering what you will need, we've got your covered. In addition will also be talking about spot rates, a woman in Canada reunited with her 40 year old roller skates, safe driver we...

FBTV Podcast For Saturday Morning June 4, 2022 - QNA's

June 04, 2022 14:00 - 39 minutes - 53.6 MB

The Mid-Week FBTV Podcast for Saturday June 4, 2022. It's QNA day, your questions our answers. This week we'll answer a question from an owner/operator on why brokers lie, a question from a broker concerning double-brokered loads, and great question from a broker concerned about their success (or lack of?). In addtion we'll also be talking about fuel prices, Heartland Express, Smith Transport, gas tax suspended in New York, and lots more. A new FBTV Podcast is available every Wednesday & ...

Why Carriers Should Have A Freight Brokerage and An Off-The-Wall WWYD...

June 01, 2022 13:33 - 34 minutes - 47.5 MB

The Mid-Week FBTV Podcast for Wednesday June 1st, 2022. Lots to talk about in this FBTV Podcast including California approving a minimum driver training requirement, Arkansas now addressing the CDL testing backlog, spot rates, and more. Today's featured topic centers around carriers. Why a carrier should have a freight brokerage. Also it's a WWYD day as well. WWYD, What Would You Do? In this WWYD a strange situation that happened that had our heads spinning. A new FBTV Podcast is availab...

Saturday Morning Q&A - Truck Prices Down - Biden Reaching Out To The Oil Industry?

May 28, 2022 15:00 - 57 minutes - 78.3 MB

It's Saturday morning and that means it's time for an FBTV Video Podcast. We live stream the Saturday morning FBTV Podcast on YouTube, most Saturdays, starting at 9A.M. Central Time. In this FBTV Podcast we will be featuring your Q&A's that include questions about contracting freight broker agents, a question from a trucker's wife, a question from the owner of a new trucking company, and a question about freight broker quick pay. In addition to that it looks like the White House is unoffic...

The Freightliner eCascadia... Ready to Roll, A Whopping 230 Miles?

May 25, 2022 11:18 - 41 minutes - 57.4 MB

It's the Wednesday FBTV Podcast and boy is there a lot to talk about today. The eCascadia set to launch this year. Do electric trucks have a place? Probably as yard-dogs, but OTR? If you are feeling the pain of high fuel prices, well President Biden gets it, and he seems to be ok with it. He calls it the “incredible transition.” Also, in this FBTV Podcast, stupid criminals. You won't believe these two! The topic of the day, “The Real Purpose of a Freight Broker.” Has today's freight broker ...

You Ask, We Answer! What's The Difference Between A Good Freight Broker And A Bad Freight Broker?

May 21, 2022 15:00 - 52 minutes - 71.5 MB

DAT has changed! We talk about those changes as well as answer your questions during this FBTV Podcast. It's Saturday so that means it's Q&A Day on the FBTV Podcast. Today we answer questions asking about freight broker demand, how to get start when one knows nothing about the business, and the difference between good and bad freight brokers. The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live stream every Saturday morning starting at 9A.M. Central Time. The live stream is ava...

Politicians Think The Price Of Fuel Is Too High... And They Plan To Do Something About It!

May 18, 2022 14:00 - 37 minutes - 51.9 MB

We can rest easy now, our elected officials are considering passing a bill to put the blame on someone else for high fuel prices. We'll be talking about that in this episode of FBTV Podcast. In addition to politics, the FMCSA expands Covid-19 HOS waiver, Mayor Pete (we sure talk about him a lot) declares that they'll do anything to tear down walls to get goods moving, 70 U.S Express employees have been laid off, and why you shouldn't continuously call 9-1-1 because you believe the President...

Saturday Q&A! How Much Is Too Much To Have In The Cab Of Your Truck?

May 14, 2022 14:00 - 39 minutes - 53.8 MB

This is the full FBTV Video Podcast normally Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, from May 14, 2022. Saturdays are Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. In this Q&A we'll answer questions concerning customer routed freight, where to find (and do you need) broker shipper agreements, and factoring as a freight broker. In addition to the Q&A, it's stupid driver day? Why you shouldn't have $500K in the cab of your truck with expired ...

The FMCSA Speed Limiter Mandate Comments Are Coming In. Yep, Exactly What You'd Expect!

May 11, 2022 14:00 - 41 minutes - 56.9 MB

The FMCSA is now taking comments on the speed limited mandate for big trucks and they are getting an ear full. We'll share some of those in this FBTV Podcast. Also in this Freight Broker TV Podcast we'll discuss protecting your documentation (carrier package, shipper package…), fuel prices, Energy Information Administration, spot rates for dry van, reefer, and flatbed loads, GPS told her to do it, and a driver get's his truck stuck so he takes another one without asking. This and more in th...

The Saturday Morning FBTV "Q&A" Podcast - Shipper Packet, Carrier Packet, & Biz Plan...

May 07, 2022 15:00 - 40 minutes - 55.3 MB

This is the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, April 30, 2022. Saturdays are Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. In this Q&A we'll answer questions asking what should be in a freight brokers shipper packet and carrier packet. We'll also answer Sean's question about his business plan and if it is viable or not. In addition to the Q&A, we'll be talking about how the DC police is blaming the Peoples Co...

Freight Broker Start-Up Expense - Mayor Pete - Speed Limiters

May 04, 2022 13:14 - 54 minutes - 74.5 MB

The topic of this FBTV Podcast is overhead. What to expect when starting your own freight brokerage as far as expenses. Yes, you know you have to have your license, bond, BOC-3, & UCR to be legal. But what about the rest? Oh yes, there's more. Also, in this FBTV Podcast, it's a Mayor Pete re-run, truck parking the reason drivers are leaving the industry? Really? Beginning today (May 4), you have 30 days in which to post your comments to the Federal Register concerning speed limiters, and le...

Saturday Morning Q&A FBTV Podcast - You Ask, We Answer!

April 30, 2022 14:55 - 38 minutes - 53.2 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, April 30, 2022. Saturdays are Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. In this Q&A we answer questions on how to respond when the potential customer says that their freight is customer routed? how do the rates between a broker and shipper fluctuate? should you start your broker career as a freight broker agent for a large or small company? In addition to the Q&...

Elon Get's Twitter... Let's Talk Social Media Marketing!

April 27, 2022 14:00 - 44 minutes - 61.3 MB

What a ride... Elon bids on Twitter, poison pill, Twitter accepts Elon's offer. Seems like a good time to talk about using social media to market your freight brokerage. Also, in this FBTV Podcast, today's impossible questions, fuel costs, spot rates, Coca-Cola helping newbies learn how to drive a truck, most Americans opposed to reducing age requirements for CDL's. This and more in this Freight Broker TV Podcast. The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live stream eve...

Q&A's - Broker Bonds, Bulk Loads, & Getting A Carrier To Work With A New Freight Broker

April 23, 2022 15:00 - 33 minutes - 46.4 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, April 23, 2022. Saturdays are now Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. Today, we answer questions about broker bonds, bulk loads, and how to get carriers to work with you as a new freight broker. Also, in this podcast the 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show in Wildwood, Fl starts today, 800 plus violations during the Georgia DPS three-day enforcement blitz, the FMCSA...

Freight Broker Sales Call Basics!

April 20, 2022 15:00 - 46 minutes - 64.4 MB

It's the FBTV Wednesday Podcast. We introduce a new feature for the Wednesday podcast, "What Would You Do?” The topic for today is sales call basics. Just like it says, there are basics to everything, selling included. Also, in this FBTV Podcast, today's impossible questions, fuel costs, spot rates, Western Star recalls, and the NTSB chair says, “We essentially have the Wild West on our roads right now,” referring to vehicle autopilots. This and more in this Freight Broker TV Podcast. The ...

Q&A Day On FBTV Podcast... Questions From Missouri & France?

April 16, 2022 15:00 - 41 minutes - 57.3 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, April 16, 2022. Saturdays are now Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. Today, we answer questions from France and Missouri. Both great questions. Also, in this podcast taxes, Today's Impossible Question, new truck & trailer sales are up for March (which is good news and may help the cost of used equipment to lower). This and more in this FBTV Podcast. The ...

Q&A Day On FBTV Podcast... Questions From France & Texas...

April 16, 2022 15:00 - 41 minutes - 57.3 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, April 16, 2022. Saturdays are now Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. Today, we answer questions from France and Texas. Both great questions. Also, in this podcast taxes, Today's Impossible Question, new truck & trailer sales are up for March (which is good news and may help the cost of used equipment to lower). This and more in this FBTV Podcast. The FBT...

Let's Talk About Lease Purchase... Good? Bad? Do We Really Need A Government Task Force?

April 13, 2022 13:01 - 48 minutes - 66 MB

The topic of today's FBTV Podcast is “Lease Purchase.” We'll be discussing the good, bad, and the ugly. If you're a driver and been thinking about taking part in your company's lease purchase program, then this might be just what you've been looking for. The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live stream every Saturday morning starting at 9A.M. Central Time. The live stream is available to everyone. Afterward the topic from that FBTV Podcast will be made available as ...

Rates, Spot Rates, Fuel Surcharge, Cost Per Mile... Everything But Q&A's In This FBTV Podcast!

April 09, 2022 15:30 - 39 minutes - 54.5 MB

It's the FBTV Saturday Morning Podcast as seen on our live stream Saturday morning. Normally our Q & A day but off we go on a tangent that was ignited by an article about rates. The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live stream every Saturday morning starting at 9A.M. Central Time. The live stream is available to the public then the topic from that FBTV Podcast will be made available as a stand-alone Freight Broker TV YouTube Video. If you miss the live stream, you ca...

The President Heaps Praises On Truckers And Pats Himself On The Back For The "Great Economy" While Fuel Prices Are At Record Highs

April 06, 2022 14:00 - 38 minutes - 53.4 MB

Fuel prices, spot rates, the economy, and how proud the President is of the record-breaking comeback we are all experiencing. Huh? 49 MPG cars by 2026, and the MDOT actually is doing something that makes sense that every state should be doing. All this and more in this FBTV Podcast. The topic of today's FBTV Podcast is “When Things Go Wrong!” The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live stream every Saturday morning starting at 9A.M. Central Time. The live stream is a...

Saturday Morning FBTV Podcast As Live Streamed On YouTube - Q & A's - April 2, 2022

April 02, 2022 16:00 - 44 minutes - 61.6 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, April 2, 2022. Saturdays are now Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. All good questions today. Larry asks, "is working as a freight broker a lucrative business?" Darrell has questions about adding freight broker agents, John has questions about load boards, and Sissy want's to know how many brokers a customer might use. Also in this podcast an iPhone hack/...

Mayor Pete...No Wait, Secretary of Transportation "Pete" Knows How To Solve The Problems... C'mon Man!

March 30, 2022 13:48 - 39 minutes - 54.6 MB

Lots to talk about in this FBTV Podcast. Secretary of Transportation “Pete” knows how to fix the problems that make driving “harder than it should be.” Plus, driver responses to Pete's fixes. Navistar recall, again. Fuel prices up, again. Flatbed rates are climbing… It's construction season. The topic of today's FBTV Podcast is how best to work with drivers as a broker. Listen to what the driver is saying, don't just hear… The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live s...

Saturday Morning FBTV Podcast As Live Streamed On YouTube March 26, 2022

March 26, 2022 16:00 - 38 minutes - 52.9 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, March 26, 2022. Saturdays are now Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. Today, Deborah is in the process of starting her own freight brokerage. She has her license, bond, but having some trouble with customer and carrier agreements. Also, Kelly has questions about Transportation Management Software (TMS). The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTu...

What Hours Will I Be Working As A Freight Broker? Can I Work Weekends? Holidays?

March 23, 2022 13:17 - 42 minutes - 58.9 MB

The topic of this FBTV Podcast is hours. What hours does a freight broker work? Can I work at night? Weekends? Holidays? Also, in this FBTV Podcast, what is wrong with politicians? Instead of working to lower fuel prices they want to send out stimulus checks. You can't make this stuff up. In addition to all of this, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY starts tomorrow, and the FMCSA & DOT will be there. New Yorkers haver a great way to make extra cash (at the expense of truck d...

Saturday Morning Freight Broker Q&A's

March 19, 2022 14:00 - 40 minutes - 55.3 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, March 19, 2022. Saturdays are now Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. Today, Micah has great questions about starting in the freight and logistics industry such as best options for growing with limited capital, little to no experience, as well as school. Not freight broker training school but college. The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube...

Freight Brokers That Lie

March 16, 2022 13:00 - 50 minutes - 69.5 MB

Brokers that don't tell the truth about loads is the focus of this FBTV Podcast. It happens, we all know it happens, yet there's really not a good reason for it to happen. Also, in this FBTV Podcast, we're at the 90-day mark for the Trucking Action Plan to be shared. In December of last year, the White House announced the creation of the TAP and said it would use the next 90 days to study what it can do to support quality trucking jobs. We also have the top 5 truck stops, independent and ...

FBTV Question & Answers - Your Freight Transportation Questions, Our Answers

March 12, 2022 16:00 - 39 minutes - 54.4 MB

Hear the full FBTV Video Podcast as Live Streamed on YouTube Saturday, March 12, 2022. Saturdays are now Q & A days on the FBTV Podcast, so if you have a question make sure you send it in so we can answer. Today, Giselle has a question about her boyfriend starting a trucking company and she is wanting to start a freight brokerage. She wants to know the right way to do this. Another question we'll tackle pertains to a trucking company crossing out a clause in a Broker / Carrier Agreement. C...

It's The Fuel Prices Stupid! Go Green On Your Own Dime!

March 09, 2022 21:18 - 48 minutes - 67.1 MB

In this FBTV Podcast the topic of the day is fuel cost. We'll be talking about the cost, fuel surcharge and how it actually works, Shell Oil apologizes, White House piles on with more truck emission standards, and a lot more in this FBTV Podcast. The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live stream every Saturday morning starting at 9A.M. Central Time. The live stream is available to the public then the topic from that FBTV Podcast will be made available as a stand-alone...

Freight Broker Authority? Carrier Authority? Both? Which Is The One I Need For What I'm Wanting To Do?

March 05, 2022 15:00 - 37 minutes - 51.2 MB

The FBTV Podcast can now be seen (and heard) on YouTube as a live stream every Saturday morning starting at 9A.M. Central Time. The live stream is available to the public then the topic from that FBTV Podcast will be made available as a stand-alone Freight Broker TV YouTube Video. If you miss the live stream, you can still listen to the FBTV Podcast on your favorite podcast app as soon as it drops (normally within 24 hours). In this FBTV Podcast the topic of the day is which authority is ri...

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