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What is a Freight Broker?

A freight broker is a middleman working with the shippers/manufacturers needing to move their products and the carriers/trucks authorized to take possession of and haul freight. When a person decides they’d like to learn how to become a freight broker, they must consider not only the legal requirements of obtaining their freight broker license, but they must also learn how to perform the tasks required of a successful freight broker.  An effective freight broker training program is essential for new brokers.

Training Course

Goshen Freight Broker training course have been developed for freight brokers, but the topics being taught are geared towards anyone wanting to work directly with shippers, secure loads, and dispatch trucks.  Our course curriculum is not limited to only those who want to get their freight broker license and start a flourishing freight brokerage of their own.  Successful freight agents and truck dispatchers definitely need to learn this information too.  Our freight broker training course has also helped owner operators and small to mid-sized trucking companies learn how increase their profit margins. Even if you have no interest in brokering freight to other carriers, being well-versed in freight broker contracting details and knowing how a freight broker calculates and negotiates rates will most definitely give you a competitive edge within your own trucking business.

Course Overview

How to set up your brokerage

Filing the proper Federal Forms, the 1st time

Federal Regulations

Choosing the right Insurance and Bonding

Broker/Agent role

Knowing if Factoring is for You

Working from home as an Agent for a Broker, Carrier or Yourself

Perspectives of moving freight

Drivers view of cargo movement

Brokers view of working with Shippers & Carriers

Phone skills

Basic sales skills

Market your Services

Calculate rates

Negotiate rates with Shippers and Carriers

Book freight – how to find it – how to move it

How to properly fill out load sheets. Carrier and Shipper Forms

Post loads

Find trucks

Dispatch

Load-matching and Internet Tools & Load Boards

Numerous ways to find freight

Finance your Accounts Receivable for cash flow

Free or discounted software and valuable services to get you started & keep you moving forward

Employment options/Assistance

Handle claims

Daily accounting: billing/payables/receivables/ledger

Collections procedures

Develop credibility with honesty, integrity, and service

And of course, set up and manage your office

Inexpensive marketing material

Plus More++++

Course Dates

Date: 04/27- 04/28
Time: Friday – Saturday

8 am – 6 pm

Location: Goshen Logistics

1078 Citizens Parkway Ste I
Morrow, GA 30260
770-703-1269

Course Costs

Each two-day course cost $2199.00

A down payment of $500.00 is required at the time of registration, 3 remaining payments can be made in the amount of $567.00 prior to scheduled course date.

Payments

Payments can be made on-line here at the website by clicking Buy Now, via Square Cash, and the Cash App $GoshenEnterprises.

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