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What is Freight Brokerage?

Understand how Freight Brokerage fits into the supply chain

Freight brokerage occurs when a freight broker works as an intermediary between a shipper and a carrier to find the shipping space needed to move cargo. Freight brokerages can work as an important strategic partner for shippers and carriers, matching available trucking capacity with freight even when capacity is tight. Brokerage benefits also include the flexibility it provides shippers to ship cargo as needed, only paying for the amount of cargo being shipped.