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What is double brokering in trucking?

Dec 27, 2022 1:15:46 PM / by Mike Riegel posted in FMCSA, Business Management, Shipper, New brokers


Double brokering can be a shady practice in the logistics industry that occurs when shipment gets hauled by an unauthorized carrier that was not originally intended to carry the load. There are many different instances that double brokering can happen.

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Holding Shippers Accountable for Coercion when Overloading Your Truck

Jul 30, 2021 1:08:31 PM / by Tiffney Lopez posted in Overloaded, Scale ticket, Gross vehicle weight, FMCSA, DOT, Shipper

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Carriers have a tough job seeing freight makes it to destination without incident. Getting loaded at the shipper is one stop along the way that should be seamless. So what happens when a driver knows they have been overloaded by the shipper and there's an attempt to get the driver on the road anyway? 

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What to do When a Shipper Overloads Your Truck

Jul 26, 2021 8:32:07 PM / by Tiffney Lopez posted in Overloaded, DOT, Shipper

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The responsibility of safely transporting goods in the United States rests on the shoulders of an estimated 3.5 million truck drivers. All of those drivers are trying to maximize their loads and minimize the amount of time spent running to scales and avoiding weigh stations.

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