a Freight Broker/Agent
Become part of the exciting
trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries
as a licensed freight broker or as a freight broker
agent. Freight broker training will help you learn
the skills you need to be a successful Freight Broker/Agent.
From licensing and operations to sales and marketing,
you'll learn the basics of how to run a domestic freight
brokerage or agency in the United States.
Freight brokerage is a growing,
service-based industry. As a freight agent or broker,
you connect shippers and manufacturers with transportation
companies and manage those shipments. Entrepreneur
magazine has rated the freight brokerage business
as one of the top home-based businesses to own, and
a Wall Street Journal article cited freight brokering
and logistics as the largest growing sector of the
Written by freight brokerage
specialists, this freight broker course will provide
you with the knowledge and resources needed to break
into the shipping industry. From transportation law,
contracts, and insurance, to setting up and running
your own business, this is the best online freight
broker training available.
Opportunity and Resources
Brooke Transportation Training
Solutions hosts a weekly event called Resource Friday.
This virtual event is held every Friday, exclusively
for their graduates. During this virtual event, all
graduates have the opportunity to meet and discuss
agent positions with participating freight brokerages.
Additionally, the best businesses and brokers in the
industry talk with graduates about starting their
own brokerage, working as an agent for another firm,
and other career opportunities. Brooke Transportation
is the only training provider currently offering this
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.
you will benefit
- Freight broker school can
provide you with the resources you need to obtain
your brokerage licensing/authority from the federal
- Graduates will be able to
participate in our weekly job opportunity event
called Resource Friday—read more about it
of Freight Brokering
Setting Up Your
Business and Office
Setting Goals and
Developing Your Corporate Identity
Setting Up Your
Shipper Packet and Your Carrier Packet
Operations and Using
Types of Freight
and Exploring Niche Markets
Insurance for Carriers
and Financial Management
and Solutions for Success
Sales and Profitability
Develop Your Negotiation
- This course can be taken
on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or newer.
- Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6
- Browser: The latest version
of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred.
Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Software must be installed
and fully operational before the course begins.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Email capabilities and access
to a personal email account.
- The instructional materials
required for this course are included in enrollment
and will be available online.
There are no prerequisites
to take this course. However since this course focuses
solely on U.S. domestic freight brokering, it is recommended
you are interested in doing business in the United
Jan Roach entered the transportation field and became
a partner in a freight brokerage operation in 1995.
For over 10 years, she ran a brokerage/freight agency,
overseeing sales, marketing, accounting and claims,
and day-to-day operations. Roach holds a Bachelor
of Science from Baylor University and has provided
training for the freight industry since 2001.
Jeff Roach has been in the transportation and freight
brokerage industry since 1986. He founded operating
his own freight brokerage in 1995, after working as
the vice president of national accounts for a major
truckload carrier with an air freight division. He
grew his brokerage into a multimillion-dollar business
and began developing freight broker courses in 2001.
Roach is a graduate of Abilene Christian University,
holding a Bachelor of Science.