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Commodity Broker or a Brokerage Firm

Commodity Broker or a Brokerage Firm

Many experienced, successful commodity brokers and traders reach a point where they consider opening their own brokerage firms. They would gain the opportunity to make significantly more income, but the venture also involves a lot more work and responsibility. Making the right choice for your own career depends on your personal strengths,…

Tips for Negotiating Freight Rates

Tips for Negotiating Freight Rates

You found a load on a load board that meets your business requirements.  The next step is contacting the broker to negotiate the freight rate. Rates listed on load boards are rarely “all-in”. “All-in rates” cover the hauling cost as well as assessorial fees and fuel surcharge. Brokers generally offer lower rates because that…

Freight Brokers Income

Freight Brokers Income

A freight broker is a middle man between a trucker and a customer in need of shipping services. As a broker, you connect drivers with companies or individuals that need their goods shipped to a specific location. Brokers are not shippers or carriers. They work with shippers to find a carrier willing…

The Benefits of Online Training

The Benefits of Online Training

Online training delivers real benefits for staff development. Some benefits are inherent in all online training courses. But it’s also important to look for specific features that deliver a personalized approach to your online training. We’ve summed it up in a simple slideshow that illustrates the benefits of online training…

Online Freight Broker Training Pricing

Online Freight Broker Training Pricing

With Packages starting as low as $99, you can learn the skills you need to be successful in the Transportation and Logistics Management as a Freight Broker/Agent with our online freight broker training courses. As a leader in the online freight broker training industry, Freight Brokers Course.com has developed a Freight…

What is a Freight Broker?

What is a Freight Broker?

What is a freight broker? A freight broker is an intermediary between customers, freight forwarders and shipping companies. Freight brokers connect the three different entities inherent in the shipping process. To understand what a freight broker is, it is also necessary to understand what a freight forwarder and a shipping…

What Does a Logistics Company Do?

What Does a Logistics Company Do?

A logistics company plans, implements, and controls the movement and storage of goods, services or information within a supply chain and between the points of origin and consumption. Various logistic companies handle some or all of these supply chain functions, depending on a client’s logistical needs. Logistics is a term…

Where’s “my” freight?

Where’s “my” freight?

Lets face it, trucking has become a commodity, there are some freight payers (I like to call them Beneficial Freight Owners or BFO) that identify in having a good carrier through thick and thin is the best option but the spreadsheet function of SORT Z-A is the tool of choice…

Become a Freight Broker or Freight Agent TODAY!

Become a Freight Broker or Freight Agent TODAY!

With Our Online Freight Broker Training School! NEW Add a recording of our training guide to any package! As a leader in the online freight broker training industry, Freight Brokers Course.com has developed a Freight Brokerage License school for students to become independent contract agents or freight brokers. You can study…

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