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Welcome to our Blog about Truck Dispatching. If you are not ready to enroll in our truck dispatcher training course but would like to learn more about the life of a truck dispatcher, you have come to the right place! In our blog, you will find a lot of useful information related to truck dispatching and issues associated with this profession.
What Are the 2 Most Critical Skills a Truck Dispatcher Must Possess?
We are often asked a very specific question: “What kind of skills do I need to become an independent truck dispatcher?”
This question is asked by a wide range of people. They may be retired truck drivers, people related to someone who drives a truck, or...
Who is an Independent Truck Dispatcher?
What would you expect my job to entail if I were to tell you I am an independent truck dispatcher? Would you have any idea at all what my day-to-day responsibilities include?
Chances are the answer is no. Very few people understand what those who take on this role actually do for a living...
Can You Access Load Boards Without an MC Number?
Many of our students have been asking if they could get access to the load board without an MC number. And for a long period of time, the answer was no.
However, things are changing. As we progress into the future, market participants realized the importance...
How to Look for Clients as a Truck Dispatcher: Online marketing
Today we're going to discuss a very important topic: finding clients as an independent truck dispatcher.
Finding clients is the biggest pain point for most aspiring truck dispatchers, and that’s not surprising. Finding clients is actually...
Should a Truck Dispatcher Get a Freight Broker License?
In this post, we will review a couple of different scenarios to give you a better idea of whether you should or should not get your freight broker license.
However, before we move forward, let's make sure that you remember the differences between...
Freight Brokering Vs. Truck Dispatching
Today we're going to discuss the startup of a freight brokerage and see how it compares with starting up a truck dispatching service.
As we have discussed in the previous post, there are three popular choices when people are trying to get into the transportation industry.
The Myth of Trucking Applications Killing the Truck Dispatching Business
The trucking industry has seen a significant shift in recent years with the rise of trucking applications that allow drivers to book their own freight.
This has led to a lot of questions from prospective students wondering if these apps are killing the dispatching business...
Truck Dispatching Service Agreement (contract): Why You Need One
As an independent truck dispatcher, you may wonder if you need to have a dispatch service agreement with your clients.
The answer is yes, and in this article, we will discuss what a dispatch service agreement is, why you need one, and how...