Freight Broker/Agent Training

Learn the skills you need to be a successful Freight Broker/Agent
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Business & Management

Function : General

Duration : 150 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

Freight Broker/Agent Training

Learn the skills you need to be a successful Freight Broker/Agent. This is a growing industry of licensed individuals or corporations that help make a shipper and an authorized motor carrier successful in the transporting of freight. 


Upon successful completion of the Freight Broker/Freight Agent Training Program, you'll:

  • Understand the process of freight brokering from start to finish
  • Have the tools needed to be successful as a freight broker or freight agent
  • Learn the basics of day-to-day operations of a brokerage or agency
  • Use techniques such as prospecting, sales and marketing, rating, and negotiations
  • Be able to manage a shipment from origin to destination
  • Gain valuable industry resources


This program is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems, with the exception of recently released Windows 8.  It is also compatible with IE 7 and later browsers.Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program. This program can be taken on either a Mac or a PC. All materials for this program are available online.


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

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.

Course Content

  • Freight Broker Basics
    • Overview of the Job
    • Industry
    • Broker Laws and Requirements by the FMCSA
  • Marketing and Sales
    • More on Marketing
    • Customer Relations and Customer Profile
    • Overcoming Challenges
    • Success and the Broker/Agent
  • Getting Started
    • Starting Your Business
    • The Next Steps
    • Preparing Your Initial Marketing Materials
  • Shipper/Carrier Marketing and Dynamics
    • Setting Up Your Shipper Packet
    • Setting Up Your Carrier Packet
    • Setting Your Rates
    • Finding Your Shippers
  • Load Dynamics and Operations
    • Building the Load
    • Matching the Carrier
    • The Process Continued
    • Carrier Relations (Your Carrier Profile)
  • Conclusion and Appendices
    • Conclusion
    • Financial Management
    • Insurance Claims


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