Broker U - Gateway to Becoming a Freight Broker
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Broker U - Gateway to Becoming a Freight Broker

Learn the skills necessary to become a Freight Broker or agent.
4.7 (20 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
63 students enrolled
Created by Roger Garza
Last updated 11/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
  • 31 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course students will be able to obtain an operating authority, find their own customers, and dispatch freight.
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Requirements
  • Software is not needed to take this course, a notepad and pen should be utilized to take necessary notes.
Description

     Are you tired of your current financial situation, or are you needing a job that will let you work from home? Have you searched for that needle in the haystack only to be in constant disappointment? Well, freight brokering is a part of the quickly growing transportation industry and it may be exactly what you are searching for. If you’re looking for training to be a freight broker, why not be trained by an actual freight brokerage? Also you are not obligated to work for us, which means after training you can take your certificate and work for any broker you choose.

     Freight Brokering and being a freight Agent is a great way to start a home based business. Regardless if you decide to work as an agent, or become your own broker, the opportunity to start a work from home business is there. All that is required is a printer, computer, and a phone.

Who is the target audience?
  • The course was designed for the entry level freight agent or broker whom may not have experience in the transportation industry.
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Curriculum For This Course
97 Lectures
09:48:04
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Introduction
6 Lectures 22:53

Intro to Freight broker and who is your instructor?
00:00

Don't Forget!
02:15

What is a freight broker?
03:00


After completing the designated readings and viewing any designated videos, you will take a quiz consisting of multiple choice and true or false questions, that will cover key points from this lecture's materials. This quiz will be available to you upon completing the corresponding lecture and video

Introduction Quiz
5 questions

Introduction Quiz Overview
05:09
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The Basics
4 Lectures 24:07
Freight Agent responsibilities
07:09

The Basics Part 1
03:02

The Basics Part 2
09:22

Lecture Two Quiz
5 questions

The Basics Quiz Overview
04:34
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Broker vs. Agent
7 Lectures 38:01
Freight Broker Role
02:43

Broker Vs. Agent Part 1
03:09

Working for a brokerage
01:46

Broker Vs. Agent Part 2
06:10

Exclusive Agency
06:34

Broker Vs. Agent Part 3
14:12

Broker Vs. Agent Quiz
5 questions

Broker Vs. Agent Quiz Overview
03:26
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Tools and Equipment
3 Lectures 21:51
Tools and Equipment
05:47

Tools and Equipment Overview
11:34

Tools and Equipment Quiz
5 questions

Tools and Equipment Quiz Overview
04:30
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Freight Broker Authority
5 Lectures 22:27
What is Authority?
05:49

What is Authority Overview
09:53

What is freight forwarding?
00:53

What is freight forwarding Overview
02:53

Freight Broker Authority Quiz
5 questions

Freight Broker Authority Quiz Overview
02:59
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Transportation Agencies and Startup Expenses
7 Lectures 27:52
Federal Agencies
02:35

Federal Agencies Overview
08:36

Startup Expenses
03:11

Start Up Expenses Overview
05:53

Motor Carrier Monitoring
00:56

Motor Carrier Monitoring Overview
03:06

Transportation Agencies and Start Up Expenses Quiz
5 questions

Quiz Overview
03:34
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Surety Bonds and Trust Funds
6 Lectures 24:36
What is the difference?
04:21

What is the difference Overview
03:28

Surety Bonds
05:57

Should you seek a partner?
01:23

Should you seek a Partner Overview
06:14

Surety Bonds and Trust Funds Quiz
5 questions

Surety Bonds and Trust Funds Quiz Overview
03:13
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Transportation Infrastructure
6 Lectures 29:17
Cost and Investment of U.S. Infrastructure
06:19

Cost and Investment of U.S Infrastructure Overview
06:03

Intermodal Freight
09:13

Security Issues
00:35

Security Issues Overview
02:56

Transportation Infrastructure Quiz
5 questions

Transportation Quiz Overview
04:11
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LTL Freight
4 Lectures 35:49
LTL Freight Operations
07:06

LTL Freight Part 1
08:08

LTL Freight Part 2
15:37

LTL Freight Quiz
5 questions

LTL Freight Quiz Overview
04:58
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Freight Shipping Documents
4 Lectures 19:03
Freight Shipping Documents
03:41

Freight Shipping Documents Overview
05:46

Incoterms
05:43

Freight Shipping Documents Quiz
5 questions

Freight Shipping Documents Quiz Overview
03:53
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About the Instructor
Roger Garza
4.7 Average rating
20 Reviews
63 Students
1 Course
Author of Gateway to Becoming a Freight Broker

Roger Garza is an experienced business and transportation expert. With over 10 years of experience, he has worked almost every job there is in the transport industry. From vehicle maintenance, dispatch, and brokering to truck driving, as well as personnel management. If there is something you need to know about when it comes to the transportation industry, he is definitely one worth giving your ear to.