Becoming an Armstrong Agent

Considering a career change or a switch to a new agency partnership? Find out more about Armstrong and what it takes to get started as an agent. 

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The Armstrong Agent Program

Experience required. If you have been in the industry for more than a year and have a book of business, we want to talk to you. 

Consider a Change

Evaluating the opportunity to become your own boss? Freight agency ownership could be the answer. Maintain your focus on sales and operations, and let your agency partner run the back office. From cargo insurance and credit limits to invoicing and collections, let Armstrong's platform work for you. 


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Why Armstrong?

Agency owners get the tools they need to run their businesses.  

  • Up to 75% commission
  • Proprietary TMS platform
  • Posting boards (DAT & Truckstop) 
  • Carrier support seven days a week
  • Health, dental and vision benefits for 1099 contractors

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Agent Requirements

To be a successful Armstrong agency owner you will need: 

  • At least one year of experience as a freight broker in third-party logistics.
  • A portable customer base.
  • The ability to produce at least $8000 in gross margin per month.


Let's Get Started!

Send in your agent agreement, W9, and direct deposit form, and you can be up and running in 48 hours.

New offices are assigned a dedicated support team located in  Charlotte, NC. Our team will work closely with you to ensure a seamless transition.  

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The Armstrong Advantage

Armstrong provides agents with the backing of a nationally-recognized 3PL dedicated to supporting your freight brokerage business.

  • Posting accounts: DAT & Truckstop
  • Pricing tools and auto load posting
  • TMS access for your entire office
  • Dedicated back-office support
  • Health benefits

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What Do Armstrong Agents Have to Say?

Armstrong agent and business owner Pamela Mitchell shares her experience since joining the Armstrong team. Could our platform help your business grow?

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What It Takes to Be an Armstrong Agent

What happens once I apply? A recruiter will reach out to you within 24 hours to answer all your questions about the program. Armstrong requires:

  • Industry experience 
  • A portable book of business, minimum of $8000 a month in gross margin
  • A phone, computer, and internet connection

Requirements to open an agency:

  • Agent agreement (1, 3 or 5 year)
  • W9
  • Direct deposit form
  • A background check (online)
  • Driver’s License or ID
  • Last year’s 1099 (new agent bonus only)

New agents can typically be up-and-running within 48 hours once all documents are submitted.

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Transitioning to Success

Moving your business to a new agency partner takes work and time. Your dedicated agent success manager walks you through onboarding and training over the first 90 days. Then, get access to all the resources you'll need to grow your business. Armstrong offers: 

  • 24/7 on-demand access to self-paced eLearning modules. 
  • Customizable marketing materials. 
  • Back-office support 7 days a week. 

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Connect with our team to see if Armstrong's program could be the right fit for your business.