The Roadmap To 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 is 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. 

Our agency program does the busy work, so you don't have to. 

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Why Armstrong?

Agency owners get the tools they need to run their business. No fees. 

  • Up to 75% commission
  • Proprietary TMS platform
  • Posting boards (DAT & Truckstop) 
  • 24-hour carrier support
  • 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 $6000 in gross margin per month.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit.

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Onboarding with Armstrong

Ready to get started? Send in your agreement, W9, and direct deposit form and we can have you up-and-running in 48 hours.

New offices are assigned a dedicated support team consisting of a recruiter, agent liaison, billing team, and collections representative. Our team will work closely with you to ensure a seamless transition. 

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

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The Armstrong Advantage

An Armstrong partnership provides you with the full backing of a nationally-recognized 3PL entirely dedicated to supporting your freight brokerage business.  

  • Truckstop account
  • DAT account
  • Pricing tools and auto load posting
  • TMS access for your entire office 
  • Armstrong email addresses for your team
  • Dedicated back-office support

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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 
  • An established book of business that is at least $6000 a month in gross margin
  • A phone, computer, and internet connection

Requirements to open an agency:

  • Agent agreement (1 or 3-year option)
  • W9
  • Direct deposit form
  • Background check (online)
  • Driver’s License or ID
  • Last year’s 1099 (required for new agent bonus only)

A new agent can typically be up-and-running within 48 hours once all the paperwork has been returned.

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Transitioning Your Business

Moving your business to a new agency partner takes work and time. Through individualized service, we will set you up for success. After you apply and are approved as an agent, Armstrong walks you through onboarding and training. 

  • New office set-up in all Armstrong systems, emails for team members, logins to posting sites (DAT and ITS) are provided. 
  • Agent liaison, billing team lead, and collections representative assigned to your office.
  • Training on Armstrong processes and TMS software on your schedule via web meetings. Additional training resources available online.   
  • Your assigned agency liaison will work with you closely over the first 90 days. 

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