Freight Brokers Earn a New High of $62 Per Load in October

It may not sound like a lot, but $61.65 is a new record for average net profit per load for freight brokers. That bottom line number was the outcome of $1,578 in gross revenue per load and a 14.5% gross profit margin. Costs were up in October, too, but the boost to load volume more than made up for the extra expenses.

Now you know why an extra $25 either way could make a big difference to the broker

Peggy Dorf

Peggy joined DAT in 2008 as a writer and market analyst. She was instrumental in developing DAT Trendlines, and she writes extensively about the impact of economic trends on companies and individuals in transportation and logistics. Peggy is a Certified Transportation Broker with decades of experience in technology marketing and an MBA from the Wharton School.