Freight brokers need to work in challenging environment. Right from winning the confidence of the shippers to providing carriers profitable deal every time, they need to prove their utility for the system. Since there are often voices from disgruntled shippers who really want to eliminate the middleman role of the freight brokers and work directly with the carriers. This may seem easy as you read it but works in a far more complicated way in the real scenario. Scheduling, fixing the spot rates and understanding the right carrier to transfer a shipment are the most basic traits that the freight broker needs to master. To achieve this, getting some help from technology never hurts which comes in the form of freight broker software. These freight broker software also evolve with the changing needs of the industry and also have to incorporate the new regulations proposed by the authorities to ensure safe transportation. We are discussing the major regulations of 2017 which are going to have an impact on freight broker software in the future.