How to Become a Freight Agent with SPI Logistics
Episode Transcript

In this episode of Everything is Logistics, host Blythe Brumleve interviews Mike Mikulik, the vice president of sales and operations at SPI logistics. Mikulik talks about his experience in logistics over the past 20 years and how he moved from the international side of things to domestic transportation. He explains the difference between a freight agent and freight brokers, the unique opportunity to be your own boss while minimizing financial risks, and the questions you should be asking if you’re ready to become a freight agent. 

Time Stamps:
00:04:44 Start a freight agent business.
00:09:07 Research potential partners.
00:12:52 Take control of your future.
00:16:05 Strong relationships key to success.
00:24:45 Technology is key in freight.
00:30:44 Bet on yourself.
00:33:23 Believe in the entrepreneur.



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About the Author

Blythe Brumleve
Blythe Brumleve
Creative entrepreneur in freight. Founder of Digital Dispatch and host of Everything is Logistics. Co-Founder at Jax Podcasters Unite. Board member of Transportation Marketing and Sales Association. Freightwaves on-air personality. Annoying Jaguars fan.

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