Broker here, 12 years. Honest and never a bad review (either way) ask me anything. Tell me anything

Discussion in 'Freight Broker Forum' started by patrickvsg, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. patrickvsg

    patrickvsg Bobtail Member

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    I would love to get some imput from carriers. 12 years doing this.
     
  2. Tropsnart

    Tropsnart Medium Load Member

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    Which broker are you with?
     
  3. rcelmo

    rcelmo Medium Load Member

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    Honest? Yeah right. There is no such thing as an honest broker.
     
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  4. Naildre

    Naildre Bobtail Member

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    What was your most stressful situation and how did you deal with it?
     
  5. Bill O’lading

    Bill O’lading Light Load Member

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    have you ever done business with a customer that assumed You had your own truck?
     
  6. 86scotty

    86scotty Road Train Member

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    Not trying to sound like a jerk. If you've been doing this 12 years you're on the phone with us all day every day. Why on earth would you need/want MORE input?
     
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  7. Midwest Trucker

    Midwest Trucker Road Train Member

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    My goodness people. An experienced broker says ask me anything and you guys can’t do anything but talk crap.

    Question for OP... do you own the brokerage or work at the brokerage?
     
  8. PPDCT

    PPDCT Road Train Member

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    It's a generally tough crowd for us broker types as it is. Gotta have a little in the way of thick skin.
     
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  9. 86scotty

    86scotty Road Train Member

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    Wait a sec, I said I wasn't trying to sound like a jerk and I'm not, Can't speak for others above.
    I have lots of great relationships with brokers but more often than not they are kind of on the 'other side' with most truckers. By that I mean most just see them as taking their money and not doing much good otherwise. I personally do not feel this way but I have at times with certain brokers. TQL and a couple other gigantic 3pl's come to mind.

    I just find it a little fishy when one shows up and wants to talk shop. Folks like PPDCT and a couple others (I haven't been here that long) are very helpful but still it just sounds strange to me the way the OP asked.

    I bow out. Carry on.
     
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  10. SteveScott

    SteveScott Road Train Member

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    If you're that honest and have never had a bad review, give us the name of your brokerage so we can confirm that review claim on DAT. I've never seen a broker without a bad review. Not that you're a bad broker, it's just impossible to please everybody.
     
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