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Freight Agent/Broker Training  

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit waiting to take flight? Freight brokering is the largest growing sector of the transportation industry.

The Freight Agent/Broker Training program is a great option for you to start your own home-based business. This course is designed to give you an overview of the transportation industry, supply chain management. Get what it takes to be a successful freight sales agent or freight broker.

Course Topics Include

  • The how-to's of building a freight brokerage or agency
  • An in-depth view of the operations process
  • Broker laws
  • Marketing yourself to companies, prospecting, sales and establishing your rates
  • Negotiating shipper, carrier and consignee challenges

Who Should Attend

  • Ambitious and disciplined individuals seeking to start their own home-based business
  • Individuals wishing to start a career in a high-demand, rewarding career


The course consists of 40 classroom hours of instruction and 100 hours of self-learning, including transportation terminology, research on the transportation industry, and developing a marketing plan that includes a list of potential customers.


Tuition includes course materials.

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