Freight Dispatching

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by WhatsHaulin, May 17, 2024.

  1. WhatsHaulin

    WhatsHaulin Bobtail Member

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    With the current market conditions and freight rates, I would like to inquire about the preferred fee structure for dispatch services. Would you prefer a 4-5% commission-based fee or a flat fee of $250 a week? Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. wichris

    wichris Road Train Member

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    Rates are down so give away some more money for something you can do yourself.
     
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  4. Ridgeline

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  5. Concorde

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    Maybe you could line up some work from the power only crowd.

    For me a dispatch service is an absolute waste of money.

    Just using rough math..your fees would amount to payments on two brand new dry van trailers..let that sink in for a moment.
     
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  6. Siinman

    Siinman Road Train Member

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    I would say you might want to pay the trucking company to do that job. The rates are crap and we need some extra money. I will take $250 a week and will only require you to send me load options. Don't even need to book a load with you and we can do business for the rest of the year if you like?
     
  7. Concorde

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    But, but look at what you’re missing out on.. just one of many that hound me on a daily basis.. The OP’s competition :) IMG_5176.png IMG_5177.png
     
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  8. abyliks

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    I’d prefer to get my finger nails pulled out 1 by 1 then deal with any of those #### bags
     
  9. Concorde

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    Most that bug the crap out of me are from India. They’ll use number spoofing as to appear from the states.
     
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  10. Ridgeline

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    Yeah I had one call a few months back that the caller ID was me.
     
  11. Siinman

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    I delete them to fast. I need to start unblocking them and replying back for help! Ha Ha
     
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