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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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$1,895.00 (USD)

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Overview

Objective

What you will learn

  • Watch our training video Freight Broker/Agent training to discover an overview of what you’ll learn in this course
  • The basics of freight brokering, and qualifications needed for freight brokers and freight agents
  • How to set up an office, goals, and a corporate identity for a freight brokering business
  • How to set up a shipper and carrier packet for a freight brokering business
  • Software used for accounting and operations and how the transportation law affects a freight brokering business
  • The terms, insurance requirements, liabilities, policies, and recordkeeping best practices involved in contracts between the broker, carrier, and shipper
  • Ways to determine rate quotes between your freight brokerage, the shipper, and the carrier using negotiation and sales techniques

How you will benefit

  • Obtain insight into the industry to determine which avenue fits you best and will give you guidance to obtain the highest ratios for success
  • Understand why great software, quality contracts, and correct documentation are the backbone of your business
  • Review transportation laws and how they affect your business
  • Learn the workings of the industry and how to translate that into your relations with your shippers and carriers
  • Fine-tune your ability to find a fair but profitable balance in rate quotes to keep your clients satisfied and coming back

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