Advanced Freight Broker Training to Help you Achieve Your Career or Business Goals

Hands on Training

Build the skills required to handle the operations and workflow of the freight brokerage business. Learn the legalities and intricacies to get prepared for the challenges of the trucking industry.

Gain Industry Insights

Our trainers are industry experts and they share valuable insights related to trends of the trucking industry. They guide you to become a freight broker in Canada and US.

Support in Getting Started

We provide all necessary assistance for becoming a licensed freight broker in Canada and US. We help you to start your own successful freight brokerage business.

Who Should Take This Course?

Job Seekers Looking for a Job in Freight Brokerage, Freight Forwarding or 3PL Company

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Trucking industry has massive career growth opportunities and immense earning potential and lot of flexibility and work from home options. The trucking industry is a $ 800 billion behemoth and is an excellent career option for you.

Entrepreneurs Wanting to Start a Freight Brokerage Business

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Well-trained Freight Brokers can easily start their own freight brokerage business or work as an independent Freight Broker agent. We help you identify work opportunities and pave the path to success

Course Outline

Our Advanced Freight Broker Training Course is an extension of our Truck Dispatch and Freight Broker Combo Course. After you complete our Truck Dispatch and Freight Broker Training and learn all you need to know about the trucking industry, our Advanced Freight Broker Course guides you a step further. It is an additional full day in-class session or 2 additional days of live online sessions. This course gives you a comprehensive insight into different aspects of freight or load brokerage business. This course is also relevant to you if you are already have knowledge of Truck Dispatching and plan to reach out to Shippers directly as a Carrier or if you want to broker those loads as Load Broker

The course is right for you if you are seeking a job in a reputed freight brokerage company, or wish to start your own freight brokerage business

Topics covered include but not limited to

  • Overview of the Freight Brokerage Industry
  • Business planning and management
  • Skills required to become a successful Freight/Load Broker
  • Licensing requirements for a Freight Brokerage in Canada and the US
  • Required forms and paperwork including insurance and surety bond requirements
  • Broker/Carrier and Broker Shipper contracts
  • Cash flow management and using factoring for your Freight Brokerage business
  • INCO terms
  • Starting your own Freight Brokerage vs working as a Freight Broker under an agency model
  • Start up costs for a Freight Brokerage
  • Sales and business development skills
  • How to find, qualify, prospect Shippers to convert them into long term customers
  • How to bid or quote rates to Shippers?
  • How to find reliable Carriers to broker freight
  • Detailed training on different aspects of logistics sales
  • Cold calling techniques, negotiation skills and sales objection handling
  • How to use technology to grow your Freight Brokerage business?
  • Digitization of Freight Brokerage Industry


How to get a freight broker license in Canada?

The freight Brokerage business is not regulated in most of the provinces in Canada. However, if you want to move US-Canada cross border freight you need to apply for broker authority with FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and also get a minimum surety bond of USD 75,000. Truckadium conducts Freight Broker Training to give you in-depth industry understanding and necessary assistance to start your career as a freight broker.

What are start-up costs for a Freight Broker?

The charges involved in setting up a Freight Broker business in USD are:

  • 1. Freight brokerage license: $300
  • 2. Freight Broker Bond: $75,000
  • 3. Insurance Coverage: $1,500 to $3,000
  • 4. Other costs include office rentals, laptops, and smartphones, etc.

How much can a Freight Broker make

A freight broker makes an average of $76,000 per year. The amount however would vary with factors such as level of experience, gross revenues, and business structure.
At Truckadium we offer business consulting services to assist you in maximizing profitability for your business.

How to find Shippers as a Freight Broker?

The freight broking industry in Canada and the U.S. is huge and there are several business opportunities. There are a few tried and tested methods to find shippers for your business such as:

  • 1. Looking around for brands that manufacture physical products.
  • 2. Looking for competitors of current customers.
  • 3. References from current customers.
  • 4. Search business listings.
In addition to these, you can opt for business consulting services offered by 3T and learn how to generate more leads for your business.

How to find Carriers as a Freight Broker?

A freight broker is required to find the most reliable and trusted freight carrier for a shipment. You can look for verified carriers on load boards and also build lasting relations with those who meet your criteria. The Freight Broker training offered by Truckadium helps you learn the specifics of the industry.

What are the career options after completing the Freight Broker course?

Upon successful completion of the Freight Broker Course, you can look for a job with a renowned trucking or a 3PL company or start your own freight brokerage business.

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