How do I benefit from your On The Job Training?
Our training program is designed to help you get the Right Freight Broker Job | Career or get your Freight License and Authority. 95% of most freight brokerage companies want you to have some type of experience, and you can use our training as experience.
How much do freight brokers make?
The pay of Freight Broker Agents in the US range from $36,951 to $458,998 with a median salary of $82,446 . The middle 57% of Freight Broker Agents makes between $82,446 and $207,570, with the top 86% making $458,998.
What is the difference between a Freight Broker an an Agent?
The difference between a freight broker and a freight agent is the licensure. A freight broker will be licensed through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and a freight broker is legally liable for the cargo. A freight broker agent is not licensed or liable. The freight agent is more on the sales side of this field and will often sell for the freight broker.
Should I start out as a Freight Broker or as a Freight Agent?
The choice is up to you based on your knowledge of the freight industry. This online course will go into detail about the differences between a career as a freight broker agent or a freight broker to help you decide what direction is best for you.
What is a Freight Broker?
A freight broker arranges and makes provision for the transportation of shipments, but they don't actually provide the transportation. Instead, they help the shipper and the motor carrier company, negotiate on both sides, and earn a fee for their work. Freight brokers use their expertise to set up the shipment, negotiate the terms of the transaction, and manage the shipment from its origin to its destination.
What does a Freight Broker do?
The freight broker works within the company to manage the day-to-day tasks required to move goods from place to place. They hire carriers and monitor financial aspects such as invoicing, paying agents, and monitoring credit. The government may require additional fees and paperwork for a brokerage license, but not for becoming a freight agent.
What is a Freight Brokerage company?
Freight brokerage companies act as a liaison between a "shipper," or a business with goods to move, and a "carrier," or the business that has the ability to move those goods. They help the shipping industry run efficiently and smoothly.
How long does it take to become a Freight Broker?
It does not take long to set up your business as freight broker. The longer time is actually building up your business. As with almost any new startup business, it'll take time to build your client database before your income starts to increase. When you're just starting out, it can take an average of three to six months or longer to establish relationships and start building your client database.
Does this on the job training course prepare you for a certification?
When can I start the On the Job Training Course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
How long does it take to complete the On the Job Training course?
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive three (3) months to complete the course. You can have more time if needed.
What kind of support will I receive?
The On The Job Training Coach will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. You will also have live training from real freight brokers on different subjects and transportation management system.
What happen when I complete the On The Job Training?
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Freight Broker Certificate of Training and employment reference if needed.
What if I don't have enough time to complete my On The Job Training within the provided time?
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
Am I Guaranteed a Job?
Yes..you are guaranteed a opportunity, you will be giving the opportunity to learn while earn as a 1099 Independent Contractor.
How can I get more information about the training?
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please email Career@FreightBroker911.com and we will call you during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered.