Four Things to Know About Starting a Freight Brokerage

When it comes to starting your own business, many prospective business owners go the restaurant or coffee shop route. Others expand a current hobby into a retail business, from game stores to ax-throwing event centers. But while these businesses may offer their owners the opportunity to do what they love, they aren't always guaranteed profit-makers.  On the other hand, with internet sales showing no sign of slowing, there's still an incredible demand for freight brokers—individuals and companies that work to connect merchants who need to ship their goods to the trucking and freight companies that transport them.

Picking Up Someone At Sea-Tac? 5 Things You Need To Know

If you're like most people, you look forward to enjoying visits by friends and family from out of town. However, you may not be crazy about the idea of having to pick them up at the airport. After all, traffic in the Seattle-Tacoma area can be heavy during certain parts of the day, and as you undoubtedly already know, planes aren't always on time, and those picking up passengers are often left at loose ends while waiting for flights to arrive.