Freight Broker Basics

Set yourself up for success

Access exclusive 20% discount through DAT and one month free on small group coaching.

  • Discover all things freight brokerage.
  • Access easy-to-understand modules.
  • Use Freight 360’s lessons to enrich your career.
  • Learn at the right speed for you.
  • Review course materials at any time for a year.

Freight Broker Training

Starting at $ 599

Ready to start your own brokerage? We’ll show you how.

  • Modules employ a combination of strategies, best practices, and hands-on experience.
  • Lessons use a mix of video, audio, images, and text to maximize learning opportunities.
  • 40 lessons are available to help you learn and refine your skills.

Freight 360 guides you easily from A to Z

  • Gain experience with these seven comprehensive freight broker sales training modules:

    • Module 1: Freight Brokering 101 (5 lessons)
    • Module 2: Getting Setup (8 lessons)
    • Module 3: Customers (6 lessons)
    • Module 4: Winning Business (5 lessons)
    • Module 5: Carriers (6 lessons)
    • Module 6: Dispatch (5 lessons)
    • Module 7: Back Office (5 lessons)

No experience? No problem!

  • This freight broker training school is designed for both agents and other brokerage employees.
  • Sales and operations modules teach you how to source leads and move more freight.
  • The discounted price for DAT members is just $599 — that’s 20% off of the original $749!

Try the best freight broker training course in the business!

Many new brokers feel they aren’t properly prepared to meet the demands of the job and the industry. Our freight broker training course aims to change that, using a mix of educational approaches, media, and tools that are the industry standard.  Give yourself the skills to support the long-term success and growth of your brokerage! With these course modules, you’re sure to find plenty of opportunities to put what you’ve learned into practice.

 Enroll now to get started!

Receive support from industry stalwarts and veterans

Let DAT handle the details

  • After completing your online freight broker training, you’ll be ready to start your business! DAT Authority can help you:

    • Apply for operating authority from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
    • Obtain your $75,000 surety bond or trust fund.
    • File the paperwork to designate your BOC-3 process agents with the FMCSA.

Grow your business with the right tools

  • DAT’s easy-to-use load boards put you in direct contact with carriers and drivers.
  • The DAT Directory offers helpful information on new carriers.
  • Streamline your operational backend with the right TMS software.

Try the best freight broker training course in the business!

Many new brokers feel they aren’t properly prepared to meet the demands of the job and the industry. Our freight broker training course aims to change that, using a mix of educational approaches, media, and tools that are the industry standard.  Give yourself the skills to support the long-term success and growth of your brokerage! With these course modules, you’re sure to find plenty of opportunities to put what you’ve learned into practice.

 Enroll now to get started!

TMS Software for Freight Brokers

Don’t settle for transportation management software that was created for carriers and then adapted for freight brokers. Get the TMS that was designed exclusively for brokers.

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