Freight Broker Training

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Authored by Milton Collier

Publication Date: Oct 01 2014

ISBN/EAN13: 150308521X / 9781503085213

Related Categories: Business & Economics / Home-based Businesses



Our Training Program Overview


What You Will Learn

  • The basics of freight brokering.

  • How to use the documents and software common to the industry.

  • All about transportation law, insurance, and agreements and contracts.

  • How to set up and run your business, including recordkeeping, determining quotes, and negotiation and marketing techniques.


How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course

  • 3 months to complete

  • Open enrollment, begin anytime

  • 90 course hours


How you will benefit

  • Freight broker school can provide you with the resources you need to obtain your brokerage licensing/authority from the federal government.

  • Graduates will be able to participate in our weekly job opportunity event called Resource Friday—read more about it below.


Prerequisites / Requirements


There are no prerequisites to take this course. Because the course focuses solely on U.S. domestic freight brokering, it is recommended for students who are interested in doing business in the United States.



Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.


Software Requirements: 

  • Transportation Management System (TMS)

  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.


Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Does this course prepare for a certification?

The freight broker course will provide you with the requirements and resources needed to obtain your brokerage licensing/authority from the federal government (Additional fees and paperwork are required from the government for brokerage but not if you become a freight agent).


When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.


What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

We provide you with access to Freight Broker opportunities all over the USA. Click Here to Review Jobs Available ALL over the USA.

Can I get enrollment assistance?

We provide Enrollment Pay Plans…..

How can I get more information about this training?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us at (855)-ONE-BROKER or Email:

What is a freight brokerage company?

Freight brokerage companies act as a liaison between a “shipper,” or a business with goods to move, and a “carrier,” or the business that has the ability to move those goods. They help the shipping industry run efficiently and smoothly.

What does a freight broker do?

The freight broker works within the company to manage the day-to-day tasks required to move goods from place to place. They hire carriers and monitor financial aspects such as invoicing, paying agents, and monitoring credit. The government may require additional fees and paperwork for a brokerage license, but not for becoming a freight agent.

How do you get your freight broker license?

First, it is recommended that you enroll in a freight broker course to fully prepare for the position. Freight broker licenses are issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). You will fill out an application and pay a one-time fee. Once your application is approved, there is a 10-day waiting period before you are granted full license.

Review the Federal Government website to learn more about how to become a License Freight Broker in the USA..

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