Mike Markowitz

As the VP of Sales for DAT Keypoint™—a transportation management software designed specifically for freight brokers—Mike Markowitz spends much of his time designing solutions for customers that dramatically improve their business processes. Mike joined DAT Solutions in 2007, after working for another software company where he served in roles such as operations manager, marketing and technical sales. Mike has a bachelor’s degree in physics and spent the first 10 years of his career working as an engineer in the aerospace industry.

Posted: 02 Mar, 2017 by Mike Markowitz

As VP of Sales for DAT’s transportation management software for freight brokers, I talk to a lot people who want to start up a freight brokerage business. One of the most common calls I field is from carriers who want to add a brokerage to their carrier business. For them, I'd like to offer these 5 ...

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Posted: 31 Aug, 2015 by Mike Markowitz

How should a freight brokerage sustain and measure business growth, especially in a dynamic market? The best growth metrics are the ones you can control. To get an accurate, actionable picture of your company’s growth path, you'll want to measure this one indicator that combines sales success ...

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Posted: 10 Aug, 2015 by Mike Markowitz

In the current environment, where freight volume is soft, freight brokerages are looking for ways to increase profits. While it may not be possible to get more freight from your current customers, it is possible to grow by increasing your market share. A great way to increase profits, while keeping ...

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Posted: 20 Jul, 2015 by Mike Markowitz

If you own or manage a freight brokerage, you’re keenly aware of all the expenses associated with running the business. But do your employees know how much you spend for payroll, benefits, rent, taxes, etc.—and does it matter? Many successful brokerage owners believe that their employees need to und...

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