LoadTraining

America's Most Recognized Freight Broker Training School Since 1987

1,000s

of National Graduates

Online and In-Person

Freight Broker Classes

5+

U.S. Locations

40 Years

Teaching Students

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Learn how to become a freight broker and start to find freight directly from shippers and manufacturers.

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freight broker training textbook "THE NEW GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING FREIGHT BROKERING"

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Why Loadtraining
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Work In A real Freight bROkerage

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Real Live Instructors!

Learn to broker freight from actual freight experts with real-time instruction. Enjoy interacting, asking questions, and more.
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Move Real Freight Loads

Deal with real shippers & carriers while you learn. Experience true on-the-job freight broker training at a real brokerage.
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Agency Placement

If you're not sure about opening your own freight brokerage yet and want to get more experience, we offer direct agent placement.

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Over 40 Years of Freight Broker Experience

Not only have we taught thousands of students through our freight broker training classes, but we actually operate a real freight brokerage with agents located all across the country. We don’t just teach it, we do it! Plus, we offer agent placement for those who want to work as a freight agent after class.

LIVE Instructors

Learn & interact with actual freight experts in our hands-on & online freight broker classes.

Nationally Renowned Curriculum

It's no secret that LoadTraining is known for what we teach. We literally wrote the book on freight brokering.

Full Support After Class

Get your questions answered promptly by our dedicated support staff M-F 8am - 5pm.

Industry Known Certificate of Completion

Earn your certificate through the most recognized freight broker school in the industry.

ANYONE CAN BECOME A FREIGHT BROKER

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

As the largest freight broker school in the United States, LoadTraining has students from every corner of life. Many of our students have no previous transportation or trucking experience.

Anyone Interested

The majority of our in-person and online freight broker training classes are made up of those with absolutely no experience, or people active in the industry.

Current Carriers

Tired of brokers taking your money? We teach current carriers how to find their own freight and how to broker out freight to other carriers.

Trucking Companies

Many small & medium trucking companies are seeking to increase their revenue streams and increase their equipment's profitability.

Friends & Family of Truckers

Have a loved one in trucking? Learn how to create a freight business for yourself while helping them get better-paying freight.

Want To Work From Home

Take our freight broker training classes from anywhere. Home, office, truck, and enjoy the flexibility freight brokering offers.

Switching Careers

Maybe it's just time for a change or you want to do something else. We see students coming here from all industries. Ex. Healthcare

Freight Broker Class Options

multiple ways to take your class

HANDS-ON FREIGHT BROKER TRAINING

The nation’s most popular freight broker class. Perfect for those starting a freight brokerage or becoming a freight agent. This class is available as a 5-Day Group Class or as a 3-Day Private Class

LIVE ONLINE FREIGHT BROKER TRAINING

The most ELITE freight broker class in the U.S. NO travel needed! Great for those seeking flexibility in their journey to become a freight broker or freight agent. 5-day group classes and 3-day private classes are both available for our live, remote course.

SELF-PACED ONLINE FREIGHT BROKER TRAINING

The same exact curriculum as our LIVE freight broker school with no travel, and you can study any time. This is a great option for individuals seeking self-paced learning to become a freight broker or freight agent on their own schedule.

Load Training Course Reviews

hear from real students who were once in your place

READY TO START YOUR
FREIGHT BROKER BUSINESS?

You can learn freight brokering from America's top-rated freight broker school on your terms. We offer the ability to put yourself right in the middle of all the freight action both in person or right from home.

Pick a class type, location, and date to get started on the path to becoming a freight broker or freight agent.

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The Vital Role of A Freight Broker in Streamlining Freight Transport

What is A Freight Broker?

A Freight Broker (property broker) is the middleman or intermediary between a shipper and a motor carrier. Freight Brokers arrange and facilitate the transportation of freight across the United States. They do not take possession or directly transport the freight goods, and do not assume the liability or responsibility for the freight.

What Is The Difference Between a Freight Broker And A Freight Agent?

The main differences between the broker and agent are the licensing, liability and finances. Freight Brokers are licensed through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and freight agents are not licensed or bonded.

A freight agent is an individual or company that usually operates independently under an existing freight broker’s operating authority. Their main focus is developing clients and arranging the transportation of freight between their shippers and carriers. Becoming a freight agent is a popular way to get started in freight brokering for many reasons. Learn More.

Do I Need Transportation Experience To Become A Freight Broker?

Absolutely Not! Every single month many of our students attending our classes come from other industries outside of logistics and transportation.  As the Nation’s largest full curriculum school we teach both those with and without industry experience. However, if you do have trucking or transportation experience we can show you how to put that experience to work on the other side of the industry.  Especially if you own equipment!

Can I Broker Freight From My Home or Office?

You Sure Can!  One of the top perks of becoming a Freight Broker is the flexibility it offers.  Many Freight Brokers and Agents operate from home or their own private offices.  Some even get their start moving freight while they are still on the road as carriers. What a great way to turn your down time into potential income. We have Agents located all over the country.

Not Ready To Start A Freight Brokerage?

AGENT PLACEMENT AVAILABLE

Join our highly trained brokering network as a Freight Broker Agent and begin building your list of shippers immediately upon graduation.

Need more details? Contact Us

Want to schedule a FREE consultation to go over questions, courses  or anything else freight related?  We’ll have one of our counselors reach out promptly.

TOP 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most common questions about our freight broker training, but you can check out the LoadTraining Resource Center for a full list of freight questions and answers.

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A Freight Broker (property broker) is the middleman or intermediary between a shipper and a motor carrier. Freight Brokers arrange and facilitate the transportation of freight across the United States. They do not take possession or directly transport the freight goods, and do not assume the liability or responsibility for the freight.

Many people take freight broker training because the industry offers great opportunity and the flexibility to work from home on your own schedule. It also doesn’t require the overhead cost of truck ownership and has none of the medical issues associated with trucking.

To become a freight broker you will need the following:
  1.  Apply for a Freight Broker Authority (license) through the FMCSA by completing the OP-1 Form and paying your $300 fee.
    (Don’t want to get your own authority yet? Become an Agent)
  2. Obtain a $75,000 Surety Bond or Trust. Obtained through banks, insurance, and bonding companies. Costs vary depending on factors like credit and programs. You will be required to file form BMC-84 or B-C-85 before your authority becomes active. Worried about the bond or costs? We have solutions.
  3. File form BOC-3, Obtain Processing Agents. Est. $50 (A bond company may do this for you)
  4. File a (UCR) Unified Carrier Registration
Need assistance applying for your freight broker authority? We can do it for you. Contact us.

Absolutely not! Every single month, many of our students attending our freight broker classes come from other industries outside of logistics and transportation. As the nation’s largest freight broker school with a full curriculum, we teach both those with and without industry experience.

However, if you do have trucking or transportation experience, we can show you how to put that experience to work on the other side of the industry. Especially if you own equipment! Truckers and their family members often take freight broker training courses to help them get better-paying loads.

The main differences between the broker and agent are the licensing, liability, and finances.

Freight Brokers are licensed through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and freight agents are not licensed or bonded.

A freight agent is an individual or company that usually operates independently under an existing freight broker’s operating authority. Their main focus is developing clients and arranging the transportation of freight between their shippers and carriers. Becoming a freight agent is a popular way to get started in freight brokering for many reasons, including wanting to get comfortable before going out on their own.

You sure can!

One of the top perks of taking freight broker training and becoming a freight broker is the flexibility it offers. Many freight brokers and agents operate from home or their own private offices. Some even get their start moving freight while they are still on the road as carriers. What a great way to turn your downtime into potential income. We have agents located all over the country.

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