Factors used to assess risk include, the length of time in business, financial strength, payment trends, and collection activity. 

Note:  Brokers just starting out may have a lower credit score or none at all as they work to establish their business.  A credit score is just one factor to consider when using a broker.  For more information about a broker, including peer reviews, you can view them in the DAT Directory located in the tool section of your load board.