"Basics" Freight Broker Training Online Course

Self-Paced Online Freight Broker Course for Freight Brokers, Freight Agents, Dispatchers and Carriers

Course Overview

Freight Movers School offers a home study course that truly draws on multiple methods of learning.  Our "Basics" freight broker training online course covers all of the "basics" of becoming a freight broker and performing the day-to-day duties of a broker. Our online course provides a very convenient and self-paced option to our students. In order to present this class, we utilize recorded video webinar technology.

Freight Broker Training Materials to Help You Learn

The "Basics" Online Course covers the same lecture topics as our In-Classroom course and our Web Conference course. You will also receive the same textbook/workbook materials that our In-Classroom and Web Conference students receive, packaged by way of Adobe PDF. Graduates of this course do receive a Certificate of Completion, packaged in Adobe PDF and emailed upon your request after completing the course.  A few benefits of our "Basics" Online Freight Broker Training course are:

  • Over 15 Clock Hours of Recorded Lecture
  • Freight Broker Curriculum
  • Self-Paced, At Home Training
  • Guaranteed Agent Placement
  • Unlimited Email Support for Graduates
Our freight broker training online will teach you how to broker freight

With the recorded webinar video sessions, from your own computer, you will be able to hear the instructor’s recorded lectures and see the instructor’s corresponding presentations. Using Adobe Flash, you will be able to both watch and hear your instructor perform activities such as: finding shippers, calculating rates, using load boards, and qualifying trucks.

Topics Covered

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Unit 1 – Consists of Intro Session and Sessions 1 through 8

  • Starting Your Business
  • Legal Filings
  • Finding Shippers

Unit 2 – Consists of Sessions 9 through 15

  • Contacting Shippers
  • Your Shipper Packet
  • Cash Flow
  • Qualifying Shippers

 

Unit 3 – Consists of Sessions 16 through 21

  • Calculating Rates
  • Negotiating with Shippers
  • Finding Trucks
  • Qualifying Trucks

Unit 4 – Consists of Sessions 22 through 26

  • Contacting Trucks
  • Negotiating with Trucks
  • Carrier Packet
  • Tracking Loads
  • Billing & Payment

Course Access & Materials

Start Your Freight Broker Training within Hours

All course instructions and links to materials and video sessions are sent via email after you register for the class. Within 24 business hours of your completed registration, an admissions counselor will email a "Welcome" email to you with information and instructions for accessing and taking your course.

Because info, instructions, and access are sent by email, when you register for the course, be sure that you supply us with a good email address when you register for the course. Your email address should be one that you have access to and check regularly. If it's been 24 business hours since you registered for our online course and you haven't received our emails, please check you SPAM or Junk folders. Once you receive our emails be sure to read through our entire "Welcome" email prior to attempting to access your course.

Unlimited Access for 60 Days

Once you have access to your course you can view the video sessions at your own pace and replay to review them whenever you’d like while your course is active. You will have unlimited access to your course for a period of 60 days from the day that you receive access to your course. During those 60 days you can progress through the videos sessions at your own pace.

If you complete all video sessions prior to the end of the 60 days, you may continue to access the sessions and review them over again. However, after 60 days your login to the video sessions will be deactivated.

Training Materials and Video Sessions

The textbook/workbook will be packaged in PDF and can be saved to your computer once you have downloaded them. Once the textbook materials are saved to your computer they are yours to use and keep.

The video sessions are played in Adobe Flash video format. There are a total of 27 video sessions included in this course. Most of the video sessions run for about 30 minutes each, but a few run as long as 1 hour. We have organized these sessions into 4 different units (totaling to over 15 hours of instructor lecture time).

Tuition Costs & Registration

Tuition Cost of "Basics" Online Course: $900.00

Registration: Call to register with an admissions counselor or register online through our website by following the Register Now links. You may register online at any time. However, your course materials and sessions access are sent to you via email by an admissions counselor and will only be sent during our regular business hours. Generally, we will email all course access instructions within 24 business hours of your registration.

Payment: Tuition cost must be paid in full at the time of registration. If registering online, our secure payment processor takes all major credit cards. If registering by phone with an admissions counselor, we take all major credit cards or if you’d like to mail in payment you can do so with a cashier’s check or money order (no personal checks or business checks will be accepted).

"Basics" Half Course Option

*If you'd like to make two separate payments, instead of one payment, you can choose to split the course sessions into two halves.  Course Units 1 & 2 make up the 1st Half of the "Basics" Freight Broker Training Online course.  Course Units 3 & 4 make up the 2nd Half of the "Basics" Freight Broker Training Online course.

Tuition Cost of Each Half of "Basic's Online Course: $500.00 

Registration: Call to register or register online through our Register Now links.  Your course materials and sessions access are emailed to you within 24 business hours of your registration.

Payment:  The tuition cost for the 1st Half  ($500) must be paid in full at the time of registering for the 1st Half.  The tuition costs for the 2nd Half ($500) must be paid in full at the time of registering for the 2nd Half.

*Please note: Agent placement and Certificates of Completion are only available to those students that have completed both halves, or the entire, "Basics" Freight Broker Training Online course.

BEST VALUE - Online Combination Course: "Basics" Freight Broker Training  with Focus On Sales Online

Our Online Combination Course provides more lecture and materials than the "Basics" Online Freight Broker Training course alone.  Plus, we've priced the Online Combination Course at a special rate!  When purchased separately the "Basics" Online Freight Broker Training course is $900 and the Focus On Sales Online course $250, totaling to $1,150. Students registering for the Online Combination Course SAVE $100 in total tuition costs!  Benefits to our Online Combination Course include:

  • Over 19 Clock Hours of Recorded Lecture
  • Freight Broker AND Focus On Sales Curriculum
  • Self-Paced, At Home Training
  • Guaranteed Agent Placement
  • Unlimited Email Support for Graduates

Tuition Cost of Online Combination Course: $1,050

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PLUS - Receive an additional discount on our Downloadable Guides Combo Package! Normally priced at $95, our online students can add the Guides Combo Package to their course registration for the discounted price of $50!  The Downloadable Guides Combo Package includes: the Freight Broker Training Guide, the Truck Dispatcher Training Manual, and the Tools of the Trade Handbook: Freight Broker's Guide to Load Board & Rate Calculation Tools. 

Total Costs of Online Combination Course PLUS Discounted Downloadable Guides Combo Package: $1,100

Technology Requirements for All Online Courses

  • Access to Computer or Tablet
  • Reliable High Speed Internet-Cable/DSL or Better – The videos will buffer if your internet speed is not fast enough.
  • Email Address that you check regularly
  • Operating Systems (any of these):
    • Windows Vista and higher
    • Mac Leopard 10.5 and higher
  • Browsers (any of these):
    • Firefox 25 and higher
    • Internet Explorer 9 and higher
    • Safari 7+ and higher
    • Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash – Latest version is REQUIRED and MUST be installed and enabled on your computer in order for the video sessions to properly function – most computers/internet browsers already have this installed, if yours does not, go to Adobe Flash to download it for FREE. To check if your computer already has Adobe Flash and to check if the latest version is being used, go to Adobe Flash Player Help to check it.
  • Adobe PDF Reader – most computers already have this installed, if yours does not, go to Adobe Reader to download it for FREE.
  • Computer must have speakers to hear the recorded sessions.