The Roadmap to Becoming an Armstrong Agent

Unsure about a career change or a switch to a new agency partnership? Find out more about the process of getting started with Armstrong.

New Agent Journey

A Straightforward Path To Becoming An Agent

Our program is built on the idea of being simple and easy to navigate. The recruiting and onboarding process is no different. 

What is a Freight Agent?

Not sure of the difference between a freight agent and a freight broker? As an agent you work for yourself under the Armstrong brand. Set your own hours, work remotely and earn unlimited income potential. 

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The Armstrong Advantage

As an agency owner with Armstrong you will receive all the tools you need to run your successful business, without any fees. When you are working, we are working. The corporate office is staffed 24 hours a day Monday to Friday and 8-5 EST on the weekend and holidays. 

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Agent Requirements

What is Armstrong looking for in it’s agent partners? What if my customer already works with Armstrong? How quickly can I get started? We’ll answer some of the most common questions we get about becoming an agent.

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Training and Onboarding

New agent offices are assigned a team: Recruiter, Agent Liaison, Billing Team and Collections Representative to make the transition to the program as seamless as possible. 

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Ready to Make a Move?

Could  the Armstrong Agent program be the right fit for you and your business? Let us know a little bit about you and a Recruiter will connect with you to answer all your questions, set up a technology demo and calculate a new agent bonus. 

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Agent vs. Broker: The Breakdown

Are you new to the logistics industry? Currently working in customers sales as an employee at a brokerage? Here we discuss what a freight agent is and how that’s different from your typical employee brokerage model.

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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 emails for your team
  • Dedicated back office support

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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. We will answer all your questions about the program and communicate the Armstrong requirements:

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

We need the following items to onboard your business into the program:

  • Agent agreement (1 or 3 year option)
  • W-9
  • Direct deposit form
  • Background check (online)
  • Copy of the agency owners Driver’s License or ID
  • Last year’s 10-99 (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. 

  1. New office set up in all ATG systems, emails for team members, logins to posting sites: DAT and ITS are provided. 
  2. Agent Liaison, Billing Team Lead and Collections Representative assigned to your office
  3. Training on ATG process and TMS software on your schedule via web meetings. Additional training resources available on-line.   
  4. Your assigned Agency Liaison will work with you closely over the first 90 days. 

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Apply now to find out more about our Agent program and if could be the right fit for you business.