I thought it would be helpful to build a resource page that you can come to for all of your freight brokering needs. I’ll add to it as time goes on, and I recommend bookmarking it for quick reference and convenience. 

Full Disclosure: Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you ever decide to purchase some of these products and services. Please note that I have experience with all of these companies, and use them in my daily business. I recommend them because they play a key role in my day to day. Please do not make any purchases unless you feel as though they will help you achieve your goals. 

My Most Recommended

Sales Leads

MacRae’s Blue Book  -MacRAE’S Blue Book is a key sourcing tool for North American industrial products and services. http://www.macraesbluebook.com/

Sales Genie -As a sales professional, leads are the bread and butter of what you do. And whether you’re a sales manager or you’re a rep on the frontlines, you need as many targeted leads as you can get, as fast as you can get them. https://www.salesgenie.com/

Sales Tools

Jabra GN9330e DECT 6.0 Wireless Headset Deskphone with Handset Lifter

Load Boards

DAT 360 

Brokers Find RecordTruckload Capacity—FAST. Carriers see your loads as soon as you post them, on the fastest load board. Find safe trucks and reliable carriers fast, with instant search results. 3 times more trucks looking for your loads on DAT vs. other load boards.

Internet Truckstop - We connect loads with trucks, decision-makers with data and your business with profits.

Get Loaded No matter the size of your trucking company or brokerage, we've got a load board that works for you. For truckers, gain access to a variety of load providers on every search. Brokers gain a unique opportunity for their loads to be viewed by a large base of carriers who specialize in flatbed and specialty loads.

Additional Resources

ClassIT is the online version of the NMFC® publication with special features including: multiple search parameters, easy navigation with hyperlinks to related items, rules, Notes, packages and definitions, user- and company-defined synonyms, embedded search terms, package and shipment density calculators, and much more. http://www.nmfta.org/pages/classit

PC Miler 28 - The routing, mileage and mapping software that the transportation and logistics industry depends on to succeed. http://www.pcmiler.com/

Google Maps - Probably the most dynamic and accurate free map and route service. Google Maps Provides directions, interactive maps, and satellite/aerial imagery of many countries. Can also search by keyword such as type of business. https://www.google.com/maps

Registry Monitoring Insurance Services streamlines and automates the process of carrier onboarding and carrier qualification for your carriers prior to shipment through a custom built web-based application specifically designed around your company’s carrier compliance process with certificate of insurance monitoring. http://www.registrymonitoring.com/Products

Carrier411 carrier monitoring service. Qualify and monitor trucking companies for changes in carrier safety ratings, BASIC scores, CARB compliance, and insurance. http://www.carrier411.com/

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices Get the weekly on-highway diesel report here. http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/