How to be a successful freight broker

June 19, 2019

About 70% of all the freight in the U.S. IS transported by trucks, and the trucking industry is expected to grow by about 21% within the next decade. This creates many opportunities for those freight brokers who have the right approach.

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Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail-based freight operator and a top 100 ASX-listed company. Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets. We provide customers with integrated freight and logistics solutions across an extensive national rail and road network, traversing Australia.

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Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail-based freight operator and a top 100 ASX-listed company. Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets. We provide customers with integrated freight and logistics solutions across an extensive national rail and road network, traversing Australia.

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