Freight Broker Basic Course Description
In five days of intensive and informational training with experts in the field, you’ll learn the “how-to’s” for building a successful freight brokerage or freight broker agency. You’ll gain all the details and “ins and outs” of setting up, opening, and operating a freight brokerage or agency, including licensing and regulations, operations and ratings, sales and marketing, and back office details. The program curriculum will teach you the necessary skills and give you the valuable materials and resources to reference as you build your business. Class Instruction is delivered through a combination of lecture, video, and hands-on training. You will practice:
- Determining Rate Quotes
- Claims Management
- Freight Bill Audits
- Account Payables
- Account Receivables
- And Much More!
At the end of the training, we provide guaranteed opportunities and placement assistance.
Freight Broker Advanced Course
Five-Day Intensive Course
Maximize your Freight Broker Training by investing in an extra five days of individualized consulting.
Basic Training is a prerequisite for this course (some exceptions may apply). You can choose to attend the week directly after your initial training, or any other week in the future that follows a Basic Training Course to further develop and polish your skills.
The Advanced Training Program is taught by expert consultants who are on the cutting edge in brokering. This training is designed to be up close and personal, and catered to your individual needs. The information you learn in the Basic Course is put to work. During this program, you’ll work in a live brokerage to gain experience doing all the jobs necessary to operate a successful brokerage.
Consulting for the Auto Transport Niche
Prerequisite: Freight Broker Basic Course
In five days of specialized niche training, you’ll learn the necessary skills to work as an Auto Transportation Professional. Through hands-on training, our expert instructor, Brandi Patterson, will share the ins and outs of Auto Transportation. In order to enroll in the course, you must take our Freight Broker Basic Course as a prerequisite.
Here is some of what you will learn:
- How to find carriers and various carrier types
- What to expect from your carriers
- Carrier claims, invoicing, and contract terms
- How to recruit new customers and what your expectations should be of your customers
- How to proficiently quote various areas
- Different types of vehicles and how to move them
- Pricing variations based on weight, size and operability of vehicles
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We offer the same great content in our online Freight Broker/Agent Basic Course, offered through our school as well as over 2,000 colleges nationwide.
Job Opportunity & Resource Friday
Guaranteed Opportunities: All Brooke graduates have the opportunity to meet and discuss agent positions with freight brokerage recruiters and industry professionals.
The career opportunities for a trained freight broker or freight broker agent are bright. Projections show that this is one of the fastest growing industries due to increases in shipping of merchandise.
On the last day of the course, we host a job opportunity and Resource Friday exclusively for our graduates. Brooke Transportation Training Solutions is the only freight broker training school offering this excellent resource, so this is truly a one-of-a-kind opportunity.
Whether you intend on becoming an independent broker, or working as an agent, you will be inspired, meet potential employers, and network with complementary businesses.
We host inspirational speakers who will motivate you to start your new career strong. Some of the best businesses and brokers in the industry will discuss the options of starting a brokerage, working as an agent for another firm, and additional job opportunities.
Complementary businesses participate in Resource Friday to meet our new graduates and discuss how to benefit from each other in business growth and success.