Profile

Mr Broker

Name:

Bob Sarkovic

Website/Blog:

http://freightbrokers.blogspot.com/

Bio:

I am a certified freight broker with a desire to help people grow and market their skills

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (30)
Forum Discussion Posted
Job > Freight Agent Broker

New Agent Commission

[QUOTE who="lenise1973 in Conyers, Georgia"]Remember brokers that hire new agents are few and far between. Watch your contract, watch your percentage of pay (don't accept ...

5 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

surety bonds

[QUOTE who="Wendy T"]Then your not finished as your bond hasn't been complete and your authority isn't active so you didn't get it yet. You can get a number in minutes all ...

5 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Freight In This Economy

Yellow Freight is near bankruptcy. Jevic Transportation went out of Business. Greatwide filed for bankruptcy. Others went out. 10,000 trucks were repoed at a time. Is anyone ...

5 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

surety bonds

Thanks Donny, but I am more comfortable just as a Broker and not an adviser. I will answer your question though...It takes about 30 days for you to get your authority. Anyone who ...

5 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Economy and Brokering. How is it affecting you?

We all have heard about the economy and slow down. How is it affecting your brokerage or agency?

5 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Need a truck in Alabama

This isn't a loadboard. This is a forum.

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Experienced Transportation Agent Needed

WOW Carla, You made all the mistakes. That means you haven't learned from the mistakes of others. All is an absolute word. Are you SURE you made all of the mistakes?

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker 6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Breaking Into Freight Broker/Agent Business

The "gently used" ones are the same as new ones. Both inexperienced.

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Please read my 2 cents worth

I guess I am too busy to really pay attention to all the garbage on here. It is called separating the good from the bad. I take the good from this site and leave the rest alone ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker 6 years ago
Job > Truck Driver

National trucker strike on April 1 2008 (not an April Fool's joke)

Send an e-mail to freightcourse@yahoo.com

6 years ago
Job > Truck Driver

National trucker strike on April 1 2008 (not an April Fool's joke)

Asa broker, I believe that the problem is cause by the O/O living off of the backhaul brokers. You have a truck, go to a local company and get an outbound contract . Then use a ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Advice on getting started in heavy hauling

Have you inquired within to see how you can get into it, or is it limited to a few people?

You can e-mail at loadatruck@yahoo.com with a phone number and I will call you.

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Advice on getting started in heavy hauling

LIke Bob said, I would not recommend moving it without the experience.

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Advice on getting started in heavy hauling

Money Man,
Contacts are not the important part of heavy haul (yes, it is needed, but that's just part of the business) What you need to do is study a lot about heavy haul ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Need a rate quote ,

Keep posting Bob. Be part of the productive spirit on this forum.

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Need a rate quote ,

Bob,

I agree. This should be a learning and grooming area. There are a lot of misinformed people in this forum. WHere I took offense was the final sentence of your post ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Need a rate quote ,

I am not an accountant...although I am good at it. For your info, I move a lot of heavy haul. All you said was "I have a DC 9 cat to move from St Marys Landing NJ to La need ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Need a rate quote ,

OK Bob, obviously your a newbie because you expect a quote but you failed the rest in a big way because you did not provide the specs to quote it. Sounds like you need to stay ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

New Newsletter for Brokers & Agents

Check out the newsletter on freight brokering. http://freightbrokers.blogspot.com/

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

What are typical freight agent broker salaries?

[QUOTE who="Terri in Wisconsin"]What type of issues would prevent someone from being bonded, in order to receive a brokers license?[/QUOTE

At this time, it seems ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Start-up

[QUOTE who="K in Greenville, South Carolina"]As a fellow South Carolinian, I'll give you my two cents. I have over 10 years experience in the brokerage industry and in my ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

What are typical freight agent broker salaries?

People, this is a relationship building business. You don't make a fortune by calling a few shippers. You make your residual by nurturing your contacts and building new ones.

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Mr Broker, But

If you are not sure how hard it is to get a surety bond for a $100,000, just call a bond company. It is not easy. As far as how easy it is to get in this business, there are ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Mr Broker, But

I support an increase to 100,000 for the bond. I also think in addition, there needs to be more scrunity in who can become a broker.

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Mr Broker, But

Absolutely not! Why blame a freight broker school for my inability to make it when the same goes for a college. How many colleges do you know are going to call you and give your ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

The pie in sky attitude towards freight brokering

I have been observing this forum for some time and it appears that there are a lot of people looking to be agents but can't seem to find a broker because they don't have a book of ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

Are freight agent broker job opportunities growing or declining?

When you bid rates, don't be the cheapest because you won't make money. Most companies will take the lowest rate. Shipper always look for the lowest price. Sell yourself on ...

6 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

New Newsletter for Brokers & Agents

A new nesletter blog has been started for Brokers and Agents to know more of what is happening in the industry. Brokers are welcome to submit their website link. Please go to ...

6 years ago