FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Truck Freight Brokers Offer Flexibility

Typically, a trucking freight broker acts as the liaison between a trucking company and an individual or company that needs shipping services. The role of truck freight brokers is essential to moving cargo to its final destination. One of the biggest advantages to using freight brokers is that they are often able to offer significant savings on each individual shipment.

Freight brokers are familiar with the rules and regulations concerning the shipment of products over international and domestic borders. This ensures that all of your products arrive at their intended destination by securing the right type of transport for these products.

Truck freight brokers will offer you the ability to get detailed reports of your shipping expenses so that you can accurately forecast your needs in this area. These services can help you to save a lot of time, and can easily help to offset the investment associated with using a freight broker service.

Strategic Assets for Trucking Companies

If you are operating a trucking company, truck freight brokers can add significant value to your operations. Many of the services offered by truck freight brokers are valuable to your trucking company. Hiring a quality freight broker is a versatile component of your vendor relationships.

Flexibility that Matters

A freight broker can provide flexibility based on your needs and fluctuation in demand. They can provide the right transportation match during critical periods, especially when capacity is tight due to external factors such as seasonality, end of period volumes and weather.

Another significant advantage of working with a freight broker is that you can scale down during slow periods and then scale back up during your peak seasons. Freight brokers provide an ideal solution for businesses that need this type of scalability.

Generally, truck freight Canada brokers use their expert knowledge of how the transportation industry works. Freight brokers can help your company connect with carriers to accomplish business goals. Once you have a reliable freight broker on your team, you will understand that the services they provide are indispensable.

FMi Logistics is more than a freight broker. We’re a full-service freight solutions logistics service provider. Our services include arranging truckload, LTL, intermodal, and international shipments, as well as freight management services and transportation.

More FMi Blog Posts

FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

FMi Logistics Winter Update December 2017

Winter is upon us, kids have returned to school, summer vacations are a distant memory, business is in high gear as we look towards the approaching Christmas / Holiday Season… its approaching fast so let’s embrace our Winter Season like The Tragically Hip with all the CANADIAN that we are.
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Supply Chain Management Service – Choosing A Winner

When choosing a supply chain management services, it is very essential to consider the vendor’s approach towards people and processes.
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Steam Ship or Diesel Ship?

Have you wondered why we still are using use the term “steamship” in the freight forwarding world today? Do your containers move across the oceans of todays world on steam-powered ships?
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Winning With Your Warehouse Space In Edmonton

Looking for better real-time material and inventory control? Struggling for ways to improve decision making and accountability? Looking for faster response times and higher profitability in your warehousing?
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

A Strategic Merger Providing A Full Suite Of International Freight Management Services

FMi Logistics Incorporated, a Western Canadian based 3PL with core disciplines in Commercial Warehousing & North American Freight Management has acquired GSA International Forwarders – a Calgary-based International Freight Forwarder specializing in Ocean, Air and Ground transportation.
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Warehousing And Logistics – When It’s An Effective Marriage

One of the key components of logistical management is warehousing. This is also essential in managing storage and in the transportation of inventories.
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Why Companies Are Turning To 3PL’s

Third-party logistics providers are an excellent resource and an integral part of the ultimate success of your growing business. A third-party logistics provider, also known as a 3PL, acts as your logistics partner to manage the process of warehousing and shipping product on your behalf.
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Warehousing Vancouver | Measuring KPI’s

Key performance indicators allow a business to assign measurable values to key functions in the business.
FMi Logistics Calgary Exceptional. Logistics. Delivered

Message From The President

Greetings to all of our readers! It’s been great to receive your positive feedback on our monthly blog and newsletters – keep the comments coming we LOVE it!
Get An Estimate

REQUEST A QUOTE NOW