Become a Freight Broker/Agent
GES703: Learn How to Start Your Freight Brokerage
From licensing and operations to sales and marketing, learn how to get your broker license and start a successful freight brokerage – 100% online and at your own pace!
“This course used real life examples and different learning materials that still help us operate a business.”
– Kay P., United Tribe Logistics
Registration and Enrollment
This course is 100% online. Start anytime.
Start anytime with 6 months to complete.
Learn the ins and outs of the industry from experienced freight brokers.
Gain the knowledge and resources you need to register with the FMCSA, get a surety bond and break into the shipping industry.
Prerequisites and Requirements
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
However, this course focuses solely on U.S. domestic freight brokering, so it’s only recommended if you plan to do business in the United States.
Job Outlook for Freight Brokers
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) lists freight broker/agent as “Bright Outlook” career area, with over 30% job growth expected in the next five years.
According to the US Bureau of Transportation (USDOT), over 11 billion tons of freight move by truck each year. This number will grow, so skilled brokers are needed to keep the industry moving.