Freight Brokerage: Logistics Quiz!

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Freight Brokerage: Logistics Quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Can a shipper carry luggage in the vehicle while the carrier transports the vehicle? 
    • A. 

      No 

    • B. 

      Yes 

    • C. 

      Yes, but it cannot be over 100 pounds .

    • D. 

      Yes but it has to be over a 100 pounds.

  • 2. 
    Is [a freight broker the same as an auto broker] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Who is the consignor ?
    • A. 

      The person who signs the bill of lading

    • B. 

      The person who creates the bill of lading

    • C. 

      The person who carriers the bill of lading too the consignor 

    • D. 

      All above 

  • 4. 
    What is CO-LOADING ?
    • A. 

      CO-LOADING is when you have 1 or more carriers shipping vehicles

    • B. 

      CO-LOADING is when you have two individuals shipping vehicles.

    • C. 

      CO-LOADING is when you have 1 person shipping multiple vehicles 

    • D. 

      CO-LOADING is when you have 3 individuals shipping vehicles 

  • 5. 
    What does "Cut Off Time" mean ?
    • A. 

      It means that a vehicle can be pick up no later than the cut off time.

    • B. 

      It means that you can pick the vehicle up at any time.

    • C. 

      It means the vehicle cannot be delivered no later than the cut off time. 

    • D. 

      All above 

  • 6. 
    What does "DIVERSION" mean ?
    • A. 

      It means that two vehicles have collided 

    • B. 

      It means that the route has changed

    • C. 

      It means the car cannot be delivered today and the carrier must cancel

    • D. 

      It means all roads have shut down.

  • 7. 
    What does "Exception" mean ?
    • A. 

      The process in which the vehicles has to be washed 

    • B. 

      The process in which the vehicle has to be examined by the carrier at the terminal 

    • C. 

      The process in which the vehicle has to be fixed 

    • D. 

      All above

  • 8. 
    What details does the customer need to receive a quote 
    • A. 

      The make and model of the vehicle 

    • B. 

      The make, model and year of the vehicle and the origin and destination locations

    • C. 

      The model and year along with the origin and destination location 

    • D. 

      Type, Make and Model of Vehicle Origin State and Zip Code Destination State and Zip Code  

  • 9. 
    If a vehicle was going 300 miles, how many days would it take to transport the vehicle. 
    • A. 

      1 Day

    • B. 

      1-2 Days

    • C. 

      3 Days 

    • D. 

      3-4 Days 

  • 10. 
    The Shipper has paid the company $575 to transport their vehicle. We are paying the carrier $400 dollars to transport the vehicle. The total mileage for this transport is 665 miles. What is the carrier receiving per mile ?
    • A. 

      0.70 cent per mile

    • B. 

      0.60 cent per mile

    • C. 

      0.62 cent per mile

    • D. 

      0.69 cent per mile

  • 11. 
    What does ETA mean ?
    • A. 

      The time the vehicle has been picked up. 

    • B. 

      The time the vehicle has been delivered.

    • C. 

      The time the vehicle will be picked up.

    • D. 

      The estimated time that the vehicle will arrive 

  • 12. 
    Does the customer need a license plate to ship their vehicle ? 
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes 

  • 13. 
    What does it mean when a customer wants expedited transport ?
    • A. 

      They are looking for their vehicle to be transported in 1-2 days 

    • B. 

      They are looking to transport their vehicle as soon as possible 

    • C. 

      They are looking for the best company to transport their vehicle now

    • D. 

      They are looking for same day transport

  • 14. 
    Is [a gate pass necessary ] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is "double-booking" ?
    • A. 

      Double booking is when we have more than one vehicle to transport.

    • B. 

      Double booking is when we have 2 cars to transport from 1 shipper.

    • C. 

      Double booking is when a customer has booked a vehicle to be transported with more than one company.

    • D. 

      All above 

  • 16. 
    Can we ship cars that are inoperable ? If so what type of tool will the driver need to do it ?
    • A. 

      Yes but the driver will need a screw driver 

    • B. 

      Yes but the driver will need a winch 

    • C. 

      Yes but the driver will need a hammer 

    • D. 

      Yes but the driver will need a jack 

  • 17. 
    Can [you find customers on Social Media Platforms] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A customer wants the Top [Blank] Service.
  • 19. 
    When a customer has asked, "when will my vehicle be delivered" ? What do you say ?
    • A. 

      The transit time for your shipment is based mostly on the mileage between the pickup and delivery location. Generally, every five hundred miles will add one day to the transit time - so for a 1,000 mile transport, the transit time would be 2-3 days. 

    • B. 

      We can have your vehicle delivered in 1-2 days. 

    • C. 

      Your vehicle will be picked up when ever you are scheduled for pick up. Or in other words, when a carrier informs us how soon he or she will be picking up. 

    • D. 

      The vehicle will be picked up in due time. We don't want to promise anything because plans change. We will do our best to pick up your vehicle as soon as possible. 

  • 20. 
    [Do we transport for every one] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    When do we dispatch vehicles to the carrier.
    • A. 

      When the customer ask for quotes 

    • B. 

      When the customer has agreed to allow the company to transport

    • C. 

      When the customer gives you the make and model 

    • D. 

      None 

  • 22. 
    What is COD ?
    • A. 

      Can I Deliver 

    • B. 

      Can I Deduct 

    • C. 

      Cash on Delivery 

    • D. 

      Cash on Down

  • 23. 
    What is a dispatcher in the trucking industry ?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      A dispatcher is a person who operates the  telephone, radio or computer operator that connects people in need with fire, police and medical emergency services. They receive a variety of reports, ranging from car accidents to criminal acts in progress and coordinate the dispatch of the appropriate emergency responders.

    • C. 

      A dispatcher is a person receiving emergency and non-emergency calls and record significant information. Addressing problems and requests by transmitting information or providing solutions. Receiving and dispatching orders for products or deliveries.

    • D. 

      A dispatcher is the primary role of truck dispatcher is to schedule drivers to make deliveries and pick up packages or shipments from customers. ... In addition, truck dispatcher review drivers' logs and maintain various records, such as those pertaining to dispatched calls, vehicle repair, freight bills, and arrival times.

  • 24. 
    Does someone have to be present for pick up and delivery?
    • A. 

      Yes, just a kid or a family member 

    • B. 

      No just leave the keys outside

    • C. 

      Yes, there must be someone present to release and accept the vehicle, provide keys to the driver, and sign the initial and final inspection reports. This person can be anyone over the age of 18 that you trust with releasing or accepting your vehicle.

    • D. 

      Yes, there must be someone present to release and accept the vehicle, provide keys to the driver, and sign the initial and final inspection reports. This person can be anyone under the age of  16 that you trust with releasing or accepting your vehicle.

  • 25. 
    Is [it true that we should make promises to our customers] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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