Association of Freight Software Suppliers
Formed in 1993, the Association of Freight Software Suppliers (AFSS) brings together and represents many of the leading suppliers of software to the freight and transportation industry. Major developments over the next few years in EU Customs procedures, and a greater emphasis on security issues will have a big impact on software development. AFSS represents members on the main HMRC Joint Customs Consultative Committee and also plays an active role in various working groups.
British International Freight Association
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is the prime United Kingdom trade association representing UK freight forwarders. The Association acts as an authoritative voice for the industry at official and government levels. They are responsible for setting industry standards and providing both educational courses and required mandatory training programs which enhance the professional levels of freight forwarders and logistics service providers in the United Kingdom.
Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association
The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) represents 260 regular member firms from large multinational global logistics providers to small and medium sized Canadian companies. As a vital component of Canada's global supply chain, CIFFA member companies facilitate the movement of goods around the world.
Canadian Society of Customs Brokers
The Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (CSCB) actively seeks and achieves improvements in government policies and procedures on behalf of our members and their clients, and consistently delivers relevant, high quality products and services, including education and professional development. The CSCB creates member value and benefits through education, advocacy, information and innovation.
Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation
The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation (CBAFF) is a national federation, whose main concern is to promote the interests of its members. It assists member companies and individuals working professionally and participating in customs broking and freight forwarding, and is affiliated with the wider transport industry.
EurTradeNet is the European Alliance of customs-related service providers. A unique knowledge network, EurTradeNet members join their local expertise in information handling services and communication solutions to assure the most effective implementation of eCustoms Europe-wide.
Freight & Trade Alliance
Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) is Australia’s leading representative body for the international supply chain sector bringing together importers, exporters, customs brokers, freight forwarders, logistics service providers and industry groups. Together with the Australian Peak Shippers Association, they form an influential advocacy alliance ensuring that our members are at the forefront of emerging supply chain issues through our responsive operational support, professional development training, industry updates, commercial services and corporate events.
Interest Group Air Cargo Switzerland
The Interest Group Air Cargo Switzerland was founded in 2010 to promote the Swiss air cargo industry. Their vision is to develop and support an efficient, modern and unified air cargo community in Switzerland. They connect all interested parties and cooperate with other industry associations whenever it benefits air cargo development.
International Air Transport Association
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 280 airlines or 83 percent of total air traffic. For over 70 years, IATA has developed global commercial standards upon which the air transport industry is built. Their aim is to assist airlines by simplifying processes and increasing passenger convenience while reducing costs and improving efficiency.
International Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of Australia
The International Forwarders and Customs Brokers Association of Australia (IFCBAA) is Australia’s leading peak national body, representing members interests in international trade logistics and supply chain management service provision. IFCBAA provides leadership, information, representation, advocacy, support, compliance training and networking opportunities for members nationally.
National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America
The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) represents more than 110,000 employees in international trade, serving more than 250,000 importers and exporters. Established in 1897 in New York, NCBFAA is the effective national voice of the industry. Through its various committees and representatives, the NCBFAA maintains a close watch over legislative and regulatory issues that affect members.
South African Association of Freight Forwarders
The South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) was formed in 1921 and is a national association with members throughout the Republic of South Africa. Their vision is to lead strategic initiatives that deliver successful outcomes through service, information and advocacy. The SAAFF enables members to call on their collective knowledge and skills to determine and recommend practical and effective responses to the many challenges facing the forwarding and customs clearing industry.
United Kingdom Warehousing Association
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) is Britain’s leading trade organisation for the logistics sector, with over 700 members. Their mission is to protect and advance the interests of members, support business development and promote industry best practice. Full members include warehousing and logistics providers as well as manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers and around 100 Associate members are suppliers of products and services to the logistics industry.