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What is a Freight Broker?

freight brokerA freight broker can refer to any person who sells transportation without actually providing this transportation. This individual usually acts as a liaison between an authorized transporter and an individual or business that requires some type of shipping service. It is the job of the freight broker to match those who are looking for transportation with the service provider who is able to provide the best solution to their needs. Even though this broker doesn’t actually provide and transportation directly they are still viewed as having an important role in the movement of cargo.

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