OUR MISSION

The National Dispatch and Freight Certification Association unites dispatchers, brokers and freight carriers to improve the logistics industry standards for dispatching and safety management. We are passionate about what we do, and have created a network of like-minded professionals to work together in order to implement strategies for safer freight transportation.

NATIONAL FREIGHT DISPATCHER CERTIFICATION

The most trusted certification in the Logistics industry.

The NDFCA National Freight Dispatcher Certification is the most trusted and respected certification in the industry. When professionals in the logistics industry receive their NDFCA National Certification, they show other professionals and employers their commitment to excellence, knowledge and professionalism. The NDFCA Certification Examination is comprised of 50 industry-specific questions. The freight dispatcher candidate must pass the examination with a score of 70% or higher.

Course curriculum

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    DISPATCHER CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

    • REVIEW FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS TERMINOLOGY

    • REVIEW EQUIPMENT IN FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION

    • REVIEW DOT REGULATIONS AND RULES FOR DISPATCHERS

    • REVIEW LOG BOOK RULES

    • REVIEW WHAT IS FACTORING AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

    • 50 QUESTION CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

FAQ

  • What are the pre-requisites to take the National Certification Examination for freight dispatcher?

    NDFCA requires one of the following: High School Diploma/ GED and Completion of Dispatching School or 1 year of Freight Dispatching Experience

  • Does my NDFCA Certification Expire?

    No, your NDFCA National Freight Dispatcher Certification does not expire, however, we recommend taking refresher courses to make sure you are on top of all new DOT rules and regulations.

  • Do I need to be certified to obtain employment?

    Although there is no requirement to obtain certification for employment, obtaining the NDFCA National Certification will endorse your knowledge and expertise. Employers often look for candidates with either Certification or a degree in logistics.

  • What is the passing score on the examination?

    Each candidate must pass the multiple-choice examination with a 70% or higher.

  • Is there a time requirement to complete the examination?

    You are allowed 180 minutes to take the multiple-choice exam.

  • Is the exam 100 % online?

    Yes, the examination and course review is 100 % online.

  • When will I get my certificate?

    You will be able to download a PDF version of the certificate as soon as you complete the review course and exam. Your Hard Copy Certificate will be mailed to you within 10 business days of exam completion.

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