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Facts About Working With Logistical Forwarding Solutions

 

Here are some Questions and Facts on why choose LFS for your Freight Broker School and Trucking Company Consultant

  • I want to become a freight broker agent, does LFS help with that ?

Absolutely, we thrive on providing in depth freight broker agent education with our members. We also take it a step further with all of our members who are engaged with launching their freight broker business within our core program to begin freight brokering or working as a freight agent. Our freight agent training is built from the idea of not only providing you with the knowledge on how to move freight as a freight agent, but how to take that knowledge and apply it to your own business.

 

  • Why Do you offer A Freight Broker Training ?

We offer a freight broker training  for the main reason of building long term relationships and keeping our core focus on logistical development and trucking company management. We strive to bring like minded individuals into the same logistical field that we are all growing within. We do not tend to be a for public company for we find that most people are just looking for knowledge and then they tend to go their own directions. We have found that working together is the key to long term growth. All of LFS freight broker training candidates become members for long term.

  • I want to build a freight broker business that is successful. Does LFS help with that ?

Yes. We also want to build success from within. Most of our members are not only active in freight brokering, but also in trucking company ownership and investing. Being part of a team allows us all to get better and stronger together. The LFS Development Program is for those entrepreneurs who wish to build their own freight broker business or trucking company with a 6 month consulting plan that enables them to start from ground zero. You can join the development program here if interested

  • How long have you been working within logistics ?

For more than 21 years within logistics and 18 years helping the logistics public within freight brokerage and trucking company development. LFS builds opportunity for freight movement by various methods and networking situations. Our members are the heart of this. LFS owns trucks, freight brokerage, and have invested into logistics for years.

  • How do I qualify to become a student for learning on how to become a freight broker with LFS ?

Becoming a freight broker student of LFS is not that difficult. We would like for you to reach out to us and discuss the plans and options that best suits your needs. Once we have finished the phone interview you can enroll in one of our logistics training programs. We do not offer the Logistics Development Program to everyone as this is designed for the individual who is looking to invest and open a logistics business under the guidelines of the FMCSA.

  • How do I make money being a freight broker after learning with LFS?

All of LFS members are engaged within logistical investment. Each group is focused within key freight lanes and are applying the knowledge and skills from within the group and establishing freight movement. Members have built successful relationships with key focuses on targeted niche markets and investment into assets and more. Many members are working as freight agents or have their own freight broker business. We also have members who are investing into trucks to move their freight within their freight agent business.These methods are what make LFS unique and outside of the box. LFS membership is sought after by true logistical entrepreneurs and growing . Our members are focused on growth and business entrepreneur techniques that are proven and result in freight movement that creates consistent profits.

  • Do you offer freight agent placement?

Absolutely ! We would not want to leave anyone behind. LFS knows its important for new freight broker agents to work within an environment that is going to help them move forward. This takes time and patience from a freight broker firm. We offer placement within a firm that understand you might be new to the industry, but with time and the right tools, you could be very successful and a great asset to the company. You can learn more here about freight agent placement.

  • How long does it take for me to become a freight agent or freight broker?

Typically it takes the average person a few months to become comfortable with the task of moving freight and working independently with fully understanding the mechanics of the entire load process. The Freight Agent Training last for 2 months and enables you to learn organically. If your working in the Logistics Development Program building your own freight broker or trucking company business, this program will typically last 6 months. Regardless of the program, you should still allow yourself a few months before being comfortable of moving freight loads consistently.

  • Can I be just a dispatcher

The answer to this question is yes. You can be just a truck dispatcher if you are working with a trucking company under the guidelines of Title 49 CFR 371  https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/title49/b/5/3If you are trying to build a business as a Freight Dispatcher and you are soliciting Carriers, then you must work for a licensed Freight Broker Company. LFS freight Agent training program includes the truck Dispatcher training and you will learn all the Federal requirements on how to operate your freight dispatch services.

  • What’s the difference between the Logistical Development Training Program and the Freight Broker Agent Training Program?

The logistical Development Training Program is designed for those who are starting their own Federal Mandated Logistics Freight Broker Business or Trucking Company Business. The program also includes the highly sought after Freight Broker training Program as well as 6 months logistics business consulting, guidance on company set up, and ongoing consulting to help the business launch successfully. You can learn more by visiting the Logistical Business Development Program Here. The Freight Broker Agent Training program is an in-depth Property Broker training program that also includes Truck Freight Dispatching, and Trucking Company Development training. The program is designed to turn an individual into a Professional Logistics Service Provider that not only enables them to learn how to be a freight broker agent, but also how to help trucking companies grow thru their services and skills.

  • How much does it cost to open a freight broker business?

Typically it cost a person around $5000 dollars to start a Freight Broker Company and you can expect around $500 to $1200 monthly recurring expenses to operate your freight broker business. These ongoing expenses include insurance, surety bond, software, website, business phone, and more.

  • How much does it cost to open a trucking company?

To start a trucking company under the rules and regulations of the FMCSA typically cost around $10,000 dollars. This cost does not include the truck or trailer. Your largest expense would be insurance down payment, IFTA and IRP registration, fuel cards, maintenance escrow, GPS and ELD solutions and more. The cost is comparable to the return. Once you book your first load, your income generates immediately when operating a trucking business.

  • Do I need to have a licensed business to be freight broker agent?

No you do not. If you have a licensed business you operate as a freight agent, then you are operating illegally since you would need to be licensed and bonded. You work as a freight agent as a sole proprietor, working as yourself and no license is needed. You would have to have an agreement set up with a licensed Freight Broker Company and be working under their authority. Anytime you operate a business within logistics, you must meet the FMCSA Guidelines to qualify the business as being compliant.

  • How does my credit score affect me becoming a freight broker?

Credit comes into being important when opening your freight broker business for obtaining a Surety Bond and also fuel cards.

  • Could I work for LFS after completing the Freight Broker Agent Training Program?

Yes, we have several partner firms waiting for us to refer the right person who has been thru our Freight Broker Agent Training Program.

  • If I want to start a trucking company, what training program should I sign up for.

Logistical Business Development Training Program.

  • If I want to start a freight broker business do I really need to enroll in the Logistical Business Development Program.

Yes, this is the only way we can truly help you. Building a freight broker Business is more than just training, their are critical developmental situations that will allow you to build a solid foundation for your Broker Business to work from. Owning a Freight Broker Agency can be amazing if structured the right way. LFS has designed a program and perfected this method for the last 20 years. This is what we do best!

  • If I have no experience would the DIY Training teach me enough to become a freight broker agent?

The DIY Freight Broker Audio training is amazing! Anyone who is dedicated to learning how to become a freight broker and also how to dispatch truck loads can learn from our DIY program. If the person is serious and motivated to become a professional logistics expert and takes their time with the DIY program then yes they can self teach themselves from our DIY Freight Broker Training Program. The freight broker audio lessons are designed for you to listen and learn while following multiple outlines, videos, and classroom teachings.  Get the DIY Program Here

  • Why should I choose LFS for my training over the other online training companies?

We are the original freight broker training and trucking company consulting business who have been around for almost 20 years working with the logistics community. We think outside the box and we take logistics seriously. We love what we do and we love working with others who are just as passionate.

  • How is the live training conducted? 

The live training is done online from the comforts of your home, truck, or anywhere. We meet virtually 3 days a week. Your experience is just as if your in a classroom and we cover over 317 pages worth of logistics training material. We utilize Skype.com and hold our meetings within group settings. We do not utilize video, but rather audio. You are able to participate in the teachings and also be part of a better learning experience while amongst others who share the same goals as yourself. You have access to our very in-depth online training portal with all of your study materials and more.

  • Do I need any special skills to become a freight broker/agent?

You do not need any special skills to be a freight broker agent, however you do need to be able to grasp logistics information over a 3 month training course time and also be able to communicate well with other people. You also need a computer with headset, reliable internet, and a location to learn for a few hours each session of training. Being a freight broker is not about being the best sales person, it is about having knowledge and being able to communicate well.

  • Can you guarantee my success after completing the course?

LFS can guarantee your success after the freight broker training is completed. Your success will be determined by your commitment to learn, ability to work at building your business, and over all determination and effort you put forth in your logistics career. We can guarantee you an awesome learning experience that will impress you with the vast amount of up-to-date knowledge and how to implement your freight broker or dispatch business. being a true Professional Logistics Service Provider is being a person of information. Your success will come from your ability to take the knowledge and move forward with your determination to help trucking company's grow by your services and skills. We at LFS will show you how this is done. That is our Guarantee! 

  • Does LFS offer a Freight Broker Certificate of completion at the end of the training?

Yes we do give a beautiful certificate for those who complete our course programs as a "Professional Logistics Service Provider" within the category of Freight Broker or Freight Dispatcher. Come join us and get yours!