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Is brokerage getting stronger or weaker?

Jul 07, 2017 at 10:59 AM CST

By Peter Moore · July 7, 2017

There are conflicting visions for the future of freight brokers here in the U.S. market. We’ve seen mergers of brokers and acquisitions by third-partly logistics providers (3PLs) indicating that this is a market with room for margin exploitation. With this in mind, what follows is a quick SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis of the domestic freight brokers market to help shippers level the field.