US Freight Shipping Industry
To obtain a broad understanding of the United States freight shipping industry including the total number of shippers/carriers broken down by state and/or any information about the volume of shipments from different locations, the roles played by brokers in the industry, how US manufacturers and warehouses ship goods across the country, Number of warehouse locations in the United States, U.S cities/states underserved by the industry, techniques employed by manufacturers and other shippers to obtain the lowest rates and any variation in the rates vary by location.
Freight Brokers and their Functions
- According to Knichel Logistics, a freight broker is an "individual or a company that brings together a shipper who has goods to transport with an authorized motor carrier that wants to provide that service."
- Brokers are known to provide important services to both the shippers and motor carriers.
- Some of the major roles played by brokers in the U.S ground freight shipping industry include to;
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