This all-inclusive online course will provide a complete view of supply chain management
and freight broker training. In addition, you will be prepared for the Certified Supply
Chain Professional exam and learn the skills needed to be a successful freight broker
or agent 100% online and at your own pace!
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.
This course is 100% online. Start any time.
Wayne Durr is a global supply chain manager with over 30 years of supply chain experience
with the US Army, the US Government, Fortune 500 companies, and startups. In his tenure
as a supply chain professional, he has held the titles strategic buyer, senior demand
forecaster, and ISO 9001 auditor, amongst others. Wayne has a Doctorate in Business
Administration (DBA) (ABD), an MBA in supply chain and operations, and Six Sigma Master
Jan Roach has been a partner in a freight brokerage operation since 1995. For over
10 years, she ran a freight brokerage, overseeing sales, marketing, accounting and
day-to-day operations. Roach holds a Bachelor of Science from Baylor University and
has provided training for the freight industry since 2001.
Jeff Roach has been in the transportation industry since 1986. He founded his own
freight brokerage in 1995, after working as the vice president of national accounts
for a major truckload carrier. He grew his brokerage into a multimillion-dollar business
and began developing freight broker courses in 2001. Roach holds a Bachelor of Science
from Abilene Christian University.
Supply chain management refers to the activities needed to manage the flow of a product,
from purchasing raw materials to distributing to the end consumer, in the most economical
Supply chain managers ensure that a product moves from production to the consumer
in a streamlined fashion. They oversee every stage of the production flow and monitor
activities to ensure product delivery is on time and at budget.
Every product goes through a process that starts with the acquisition of raw materials
and ends with consumption. Freight brokers work in the later stages of the supply
chain, helping transport a finished product from its point of origin to the end user.
Freight brokers find carriers for shippers to haul their freight. They also assume
financial responsibility in the shipping process by invoicing shippers, paying carriers
and agents, extending credit and more.