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Bright Future for American Truckers and Freight Brokers

JW SURETY BONDS Low Rates Online FAST Bright future for American truckers and freight brokers The average U.S. trucker drives 112,098 miles every year: 13X the longest flight between Dallas and Sydney 82% of all goods in the US get transported by a truck at some point in their cycle. Top products shipped inlcude: electronics food furniture clothing Half of truckers have 200+ nights out every year: more than any young person! Trucking makes Ș790 billion worth of the transportation market from 9.4 billion tons of freight. That's 70% of total tonnage shipped yearly in the United States or the weight of 25,750 x The Empire State Building In 2010, 6.8 million people were employed in the trucking industry. If these people worked in Belgium, half the Belgians would be working in the industry. Truckers earn up to $80,000 - almost twice the average American yearly wage. Truckload volumes will grow 3.2% through 2018 and 1.1% annually between 2019 and 2024. Air freight & waterborne transportation will see moderate volume growth. Moreover, truckers are freight brokers' choice of transport, shipping over 81% of the total freight revenue 64% is the expected overall freight revenue growth, reaching $1.3 trillion annually in 2024. the top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms have a combined revenue of $22.7 billion Top paying States for freight agents Connecticut Oregon Washington $65,530 $54,290 $53,350 You need 56 subway cars to get all freight brokers on the same train. Freight Brokers enjoy 35% less competition due to the new bond requirement: an excellent opportunity to start your Freight Brokerage! Information sources: http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/ http://www.ooida.com/ http://www.trucking.org/ http://www.tirebusiness.com/ http://www.thetruckersreport.com/ JW SURETY BONDS Low Rates Online FAST BY NC ND This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attritution-NonCom Derivatives 4.0 Intermational License

Bright Future for American Truckers and Freight Brokers

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The infographic offers a great digest of statistics from the trucking and freight brokerage industries. The general trend shows that indeed, there are solid reasons for truckers and freight brokers to...

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