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Freight Broker

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) – FASTPORT
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Time-Based Skills

8 skill sets | 57 total skills
Customer Service - 350 req. hrs
Take Bookings
Provide Rate Information
Arrange Transportation Services
Track Cargo
Provide Sailing Schedule Information
Give Fumigation Information
Ensure Hazardous Cargo Regulations
General Troubleshooting
Marine Operations - 325 req. hrs
Terminal Operations
Vessel Planning
Vessel Loading & Discharge
Special Cargo Handling (over dimensional)
Hazardous Material Stowage
Ship Maintenance
Shop Scheduling
North American Operations - 325 req. hrs
Intermodal Logistics
Store/Door Movements
Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Equipment Leasing Strategies
Equipment Interchanges
Pricing - 350 req. hrs
Identifying Pricing Philosophy of ANZDL
Pricing Non-established Commodities
The Process of Pricing
Defining Tariffs
Regulatory Bodies in Rate Making, Rate Filing
Understanding the Conference/System
Service Contracts/Volume Commitments
Sales - 350 req. hrs
Target New Business
Communicate Company Profile
Establish Customer Needs
Formulate Transportation Packages
Solving Customer Problems
General Company Promotion
Setting Promotional Policies
Marketing & Systems - 350 req. hrs
Process of Software Development
Defining User Requirements (programming changes
program testing, training)
Computer Operation
Networking Computers
Internal Troubleshooting Systems
Competitive Manual preparation
Statistical Data Preparation for Sales
Market Research
Analysis of Surveys
Quality Program Training - 325 req. hrs
Overview of Total Quality Management (TQM)
Basic Concepts on Collect, Analyze and Interpret Data
Techniques to Improve Listening and
Communication Skills
Exposure to Formal Decision Making and Problem
Solving Algorithms
Accounting - 325 req. hrs
Applying Accounts Payable & Accounts
Receivable Procedures
Producing Cash Flow Profile
Creating Financial Reports for Shareholders
Produce Departmental Actual vs. Budget Reports

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