Q. How does my company receive payment for hauling freight?
A. EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC is not a broker selling freight. We simply provide a cost-effective service to motor carrier companies interested in outsourcing their truck dispatching needs. Once you haul freight, payment can be expected either through (a) the broker/shipper or (b) your factoring company if utilizing one. You will be responsible for having all the necessary paperwork in order to properly invoice the broker/shipper and/or factoring company. We never become involved in a Carrier’s billing procedures
Q. I have a trucking company with 5 trucks and looking to outsource my truck dispatching needs to EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC dispatching. What is the sign up process?
A. The signup process is very simple. To begin working together, all we’ll need from your company is your MC authority acceptance page, completed I.R.S. form W9, insurance certificate reflecting industry norms of $1,000,000 liability, $100,000 cargo insurance, NOA, and EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC dispatching’s signed and dated service agreement.
Q. What type of trucking companies does EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC Dispatching generally works with?
A. We work with Owner-Operators pulling one (1) tractor to Trucking companies operating full truck fleets, however. We also work with manufacturers and the like utilizing dedicated lanes to deliver/ship product to their customers but are searching for back/front hauls in order to prevent running empty.
Q. What type of equipment does my company need in order to work with EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC dispatching?
A. Currently, we are only finding freight for dry vans, reefers, flat-beds & power only.
Q. After I sent in all my paperwork what is the next step?
A. Once your company sends in all the necessary paperwork, a EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC dispatcher will be assigned to your account. Your designated Truck Dispatcher’s duties is to understand your lanes, schedule, and types of freight to be carried. They will work closely with you throughout this initial process. EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC dispatchers are professionals and thoroughly understand the freight market. Our goal is to keep you and your equipment moving at profitable rates utilizing our dispatching strategies. Drivers may have requests as to where they would like to drive, and those requests will always be reasonably honored if the Owner-Operator utilizes their own equipment, but we will always express our concern if you decide to travel to a non-desirable area.
Q. Where does EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC find freight?
A. We’ll find your freight through brokers and/or shippers and connections developed through our professional networks.
Q. Which brokers/shippers will you be using to find freight?
A. We will use brokers/shippers that pay the highest freight per mile. If your company is worried about the broker/shippers ability to pay, we perform credit checks.
Q. Will I need to fill out any paperwork with the brokers/shippers?
A. Once we begin working together, unless asked specifically to do so, you will not need to fill out any more paperwork to haul freight for shippers/brokers.
Q. What is the freight booking process?
A. Once we have all your paperwork and our Truck Dispatcher understands your freight needs, then he/she will begin searching for loads. They will present you with the best load options and discuss rate, weight, type of freight being carried, single or multiple pick/drop, and other pertinent load information. If you decline the load we will search for another one until you are satisfied. However, this back-and-forth process with a Carrier and Broker/Shipper can be very demanding and freight can be sold to another Carrier during this time-sensitive negotiating process. Our Truck Dispatchers always use professional judgment and are trained to find the best-paying freight. We heavily emphasize to our clients to inform us beforehand as to what acceptable per mile rate they will be comfortable with to avoid freight being sold to another carrier during this process.
Q. Once a load is booked, how will I know the load information?
A. Once a load is booked, all the involved parties will be emailed the original rate confirmation. Your assigned Truck Dispatcher will send a text with all the load information to the driver.
EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC expects every client to have email and text messaging capability.
Q. How does my company receive payment for hauling freight?
A. EZN OUT LOGISTICS LLC is not a broker selling freight. We simply provide a cost-effective service to motor carrier companies interested in outsourcing their truck dispatching needs. Once you haul freight, payment can be expected either through (a) the broker/shipper or (b) your factoring company if utilizing one. You will be responsible for having all the necessary paperwork in order to properly invoice the broker/shipper and/or factoring company. We never become involved in a Carrier’s billing procedures.
Q. What is a factoring company and how can my company benefit from utilizing one?
A. A factoring company purchases a carrier’s receivable at discounted rates, usually up to 5% of the gross paying load, essentially advancing payment for that load. Generally, a carrier utilizing a factoring company should see payment directly deposited into their bank account within 24-48 hours upon completion of the load. A carrier utilizes a factoring company’s service due to the carrier’s high costs involved with operating a trucking company and lack of liquidity. Routine costs that carriers are burden with are fuel, insurance, truck payments, maintenance, and breakdowns. Unless a carrier has a strong balance sheet, we strongly recommended carriers utilize this service and we can assist your company in becoming acquainted with a reputable factoring company.
Q. How will I know the payment terms and conditions of the broker/shipper my company hauled freight for?
A. Generally, the rate confirmation will reflect all payment terms and conditions, we will send you the broker’s/shipper’s set-up contract. A broker’s/shipper’s contract thoroughly describes their payment terms and conditions.
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