Standard Carrier Alpha Code

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a unique two-to-four-letter code used to identify transportation companies. NMFTA developed the SCAC identification codes in the mid 1960's to facilitate computerization in the transportation industry. Although not required, many shippers use this number for billing purposes and will not engage your services unless you have a SCAC. This applies to brokers and carriers.

FMS will apply for a SCAC on your behalf for the following fee:

Filing fee: $95.00

To have this filed by FMS, fill out the form below and proceed to our shopping page where you will select the applicable quantity and service and complete the payment process. Once payment is received, a filings specialist will contact you within 24 hours to file on your behalf during regular office hours of Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST. For questions in regards to the filings process, please contact a filings specialist at 214-556-6322.

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Downloadable Training Materials

Freight Broker Training Guide
Freight Broker Training Guide

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Tools of the Trade Handbook & Rate Calculation Tools
Tools of the Trade Handbook & Rate Calculation Tools

In order to be successful, Freight Brokers must use a variety of tools. Load Boards are web-based
tools that help Freight Brokers post loads, find trucks, and much more.

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Independent Truck Dispatcher Training Manual
Independent Truck Dispatcher Training Manual

FMS now offers an Independent Dispatcher Training Manual available for purchase by immediate download.

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