Can I Get A Rate?
This is your ultimate objective, to reach the shipping decision maker, introduce yourself, your company and Build Instant Rapport.
A lot to ask for but lets start with the first steps.
To get to the point where your prospect asks you to provide a rate for a lane, you have to reach out and connect with your customers / the market.
By picking up the telephone, making those Dials and connecting with the market.
Choose the industry’s, geography, equipment type or lanes you want to specialise in.
Find the companies in any of the above by searching out and finding your prospects Where To Research For Freight Prospects.
Prepare your script and learn your Must Ask Questions, be fluent.
Start making calls and get your first 20 Shipping Decision Makers contact details
Download and complete for your first 20 prospects. Click here: Agent Customer Information Sheet.
THE BEGINNING OF YOUR SCRIPT
To the person who answers the phone.
Hi, Can I speak to the Shipping Manager please.
To Shipping Manager
Hi, <Shipping Manager Name>, This is <Your Name>, from Logistic Dynamics, how’s it going today?
<Shipping Manager Name> I am a freight broker and I was wondering if I can help you to move some of your (add the company product/commodity)?
Depending on the response, shipping manager says no – CREATES BARRIER TO MOVE FORWARD>
Would you like to consider us as another option in case you need a rate or an extra outside truck?
Ok <Shipping Manager Name>, If you can provide me your email address, I can send you my information.
Whether the answer is Yes / No, its as easy as that!
When the shipping manager begins to give you a chance or you feel there is a chance to Build Instant Rapport, begin 15 Must Ask Questions To Move More Freight.
NOW BEGIN CONTACTING COMPANIES TO GET YOUR FIRST 20 PROSPECTS!
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