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- Think Brokers Should Be More Transparent About Rates? FMCSA Wants To Know!The overwhelming majority of truckers believe that freight brokers should have to disclose how much they’re making off of brokered loads. That’s according to a poll TruckersReport.com conducted back in May. Now the FMCSA is asking for truckers to officially weigh in and answer whether or not brokers should be required to automatically disclose financial details about their transactions to the drivers hauling the loads. A great deal of anger has been directed toward freight brokers over the years. The anger only increased when freight levels tumbled thanks to COVID-19. Some truckers claimed that the circumstances only highlighted the problem with brokers – that they’ve been taking fairly priced loads, paying truckers starvation wages, and pocketing the rest. In response to the anger, the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a request with the FMCSA asking for transparency concerning broker rates. “OOIDA requests that FMCSA require property brokers to… ..... Read More.4 weeks ago