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The Freight Broker/Agent Training with Workforce Development Kit includes: Freight Broker/Agent Training
Workforce Development Kit

Freight Broker/Agent Training with Workforce Development Kit

Learn the skills you need to be a successful freight broker or a freight agent in this fast-growing industry. This online freight broker training course provides you with detailed information about the freight broker sector of the transportation industry and about the brokerage process from start to finish.

WDK-Freight-Broker-Agent-Training
$3,900.00 (USD)

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Overview

Objective

What you will learn

  • The basics of freight brokering, and qualifications needed for freight brokers and freight broker agents
  • How to set up an office, goals, and a corporate identity for a freight brokering business
  • How to set up a shipper and carrier packet for a freight brokering business
  • Software used for accounting and operations and how the transportation law affects a freight brokering business
  • The terms, insurance requirements, liabilities, policies, and recordkeeping best practices involved in contracts between the broker, carrier, and shipper
  • Ways to determine rate quotes between your freight brokerage, the shipper, and the carrier using negotiation and sales techniques
  • Develop computer skills and technological literacy to succeed in the modern workplace, including typing, file management, and proficiency in Microsoft software
  • Improve communication skills, build better relationships, and develop math and English language abilities
  • Learn practical life skills such as making decisions, preventing intimidation, and designing a happy life

How you will benefit

  • Insight into the industry to determine which avenue fits you best and will give you guidance to obtain the highest ratios for success
  • Why great software, quality contracts, and correct documentation are the backbone of your business
  • Understand transportation laws and how they affect your business
  • Learn the workings of the industry and how to translate that into your relations with your shippers and carriers
  • Fine-tune your ability to find a fair but profitable balance in rate quotes to keep your clients satisfied and coming back
  • The Workforce Development Kit provides a comprehensive set of essential skills for personal and professional success in the modern world

Outline

Requirements

Prerequisites

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Continuing and Community Education
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