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Fighting Fraud in Transportation

Fighting Fraud In Transportation There are legal risks of not separating carrier and brokerage operations when both reside under the same roof. The main purpose of MAP-21 is to prohibit motor carriers from brokering freight, and brokers from providing motor carrier services. The intent is to clarify that motor carriers need a separate broker authority

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Six Accessorial Charges Every Freight Broker Should Know

An accessorial charge is a fee that is charged by a carrier for an additional service provided during transit of a load. This is a charge outside of the agreed upon line haul and mileage. 6 most common accessorial charges:     1. Detention This is the most common accessorial fee charged by carriers in

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Do you know the difference between Double Brokering & Co-Brokering?

If you’ve been reading recent freight industry news, you’ve likely seen a number of stories about double brokering and its impact on the supply chain. The illegal practice of double brokering has increased over the last several months, and these bad actors are giving a bad name to the freight brokering industry.  These scams cost

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