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Freight Brokerage Services

Dry and Temperature-Controlled, Brokerage Logistics

Whether you’re shipping full truckloads of raw material or moving pallets of finished goods, FST handles your products with care. Our brokerage logistics services give you access to fast, reliable transportation across the U.S. for every move your business makes.

Freight brokerage capabilities:

  • Truckload
  • Less-than-truckload (LTL/Consolidation)
  • Nationwide network of regional providers
  • Refrigerated and frozen
  • Intermodal
  • Flatbed
  • Straight truck
  • Cargo van
  • Hot shot
  • Drop trailer

Freight brokerage differentiators:

  • Food-grade carrier network
  • Retail qualified
  • Expedite
  • Warehouse relocation
  • Hazmat
  • Cross border
  • Surge capacity

Asset Provider and Freight Brokerage Services

With FST’s asset and freight brokerage divisions working together, you get the best of both worlds. If our truck is unable to service a shipment, our brokerage division can cover it. We never leave shipments uncovered, because we’re invested in your success.

Benefits of using FST for your brokerage logistics:

  • Full visibility of all freight movement
  • Backed by an asset-based fleet
  • One point of contact
  • More efficient routing
  • Maximize driver utilization
  • Trusted carriers
  • Limit exposure to market swings
  • Control costs
  • More load coverage
  • Best-in-class communication and service
  • Dedicated team
Asset Provider and Freight Broker Service Provider

“It’s great knowing that we have a partner that will communicate, even when issues arise. FST is transparent, professional and supportive.”

Jordan’s Skinny Mixes

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Retail Brokerage Logistics Expertise

Access retail-qualified carriers and ensure consistent on-shelf availability. Our freight brokerage network of 10,000+ drivers is familiar with challenging retail service demands and is prepared to meet strict delivery and handling requirements.

As extended caretakers of your product, we’ll ensure your valuables get to consumers on time, and in excellent condition. More than just a commodity provider, we go above and beyond to safeguard your fresh and shelf-stable freight.

Our carrier partners are vetted for safety and reliability, so you can have peace of mind your freight will be handled with professionalism and speed.

Freight Brokerage Logistics FAQs

No, FST’s freight brokerage services work with any product type, dry or refrigerated.

A freight brokerage doesn’t typically own any trucks/assets whereas an asset-based company owns the trucks/assets. FST however, is an asset-based 3PL with a freight brokerage. This means our freight brokerage services are backed with over 200 dry and reefer fleets and 500 trailers. Our team can utilize both to improve delivery times and pricing.

Interested in using FST’s freight brokerage services? Email brokeragepricing@fstlogistics.com for a quote.

Include the following:

  • Pickup location & date
  • Delivery address & date 
  • Trailer type 
  • Commodity
  • Weight
  • Required temperature (If applicable) 
  • Palletized
  • Cargo details

Freight brokerages are the middleman between the shipper (the maker or owner of the product) and the trucking company that moves the freight. They do not physically move freight themselves but arrange for the transport of goods.

By servicing multiple customers, freight brokerages have greater access to freight lanes that carriers are searching for to keep their drivers moving. By decreasing carrier costs through lower deadhead miles and having access to lanes that will get drivers back to their hometown (backhauls), freight brokerages can source carriers for lower costs and pass those savings to their customers.

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