Deciphering a Broker’s Depth Chart

Q: My company (we are a broker) was tendered two loads by our customer, which is a third party representing the actual shipper of the load. The shipment was moving to a company that I understand represents the actual intended receiver of the goods.

We contracted with our carrier who in turn re-brokered without our consent (as well as signing our contract saying double-brokering is prohibited). All went well with the delivery. Our customer paid us, and we paid the carrier (or actually their freight bill factor).

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