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Freight Broker/Agent Training

Learn the skills you need to be a successful freight broker or a freight agent in this fast-growing industry. This online freight broker training course provides you with detailed information about the freight broker sector of the transportation industry and about the brokerage process from start to finish.

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$1,795.00 (USD)

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Overview

Start your career as a freight broker or agent with our online freight agent and freight broker training! The course provides you with the comprehensive skills needed to build a successful freight brokerage or begin working for a broker. Learn the foundational aspects of brokering shipments—from laws and terminology to valuable tools and software. You will also learn how to set up your freight brokerage business and manage contracts and forms, as well as how to find shippers and do ratings.

This combined freight broker and freight agent training will help you gain the knowledge, insight, and direction to stand out in this growing industry. You will learn the differences between a freight broker and an agent, their various duties and responsibilities, and the laws and legal requirements for both.

In the freight agent training portion of the course, learn where and how to find your shippers and loads, how to locate authorized and dependable motor carriers, how to determine market rates based on supply and demand, and how to handle your day-to-day operations. In the freight broker training portion of the course, learn how to choose a company name, check your state for requirements, register your freight brokerage, decide on your insurance needs, and secure operating capital.

You will also develop important qualities and skills needed as a freight broker or agent, such as how to set your goals and market yourself, set up and organize your office, recordkeeping and back-office procedures, how to choose a freight brokerage, and best practices for operating software.

After completing this freight agent and freight broker training, you will understand the steps of setting up carrier and shipper packets and contracts, marketing and advertising avenues, rate quotes, how to interact with shippers and carriers to keep lines of communication open, and valuable negotiation skills needed as a freight broker or agent.

Job Opportunity and Resources

Brooke Transportation Training Solutions hosts a Freight Broker/Agent Resources Day event, which includes a virtual option held one Friday a month exclusively for course graduates. During this virtual option, all Freight Broker/Agent course graduates have the opportunity to join the Resource Day to hear participating brokers give presentations regarding agent opportunities with their company. Graduates are provided with additional valuable resources that can significantly benefit them in their freight brokerage/agency operations. Brooke Transportation is the only training provider currently offering this excellent resource.

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