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Welcome to NCBFAA


Headquartered in Washington DC metro area, the NCBFAA represents more than 1,000 member companies with 110,000 employees in international trade - the nation's leading freight forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transportation intermediaries (OTIs), NVOCCs and air cargo agents, serving more than 250,000 importers and exporters. Discover the benefits that come with your membership.  

Member Benefits

NCBFAA offers its company members a number of benefits, including business services and discounts.

As the national voice of the logistics industry since 1897, NCBFAA enables its more than 975 member companies and their 100,000 employees to be heard in the halls of Congress and the offices of requlators.


Industry News

The Monday Morning eBriefing brings NCBFAA members the latest in industry news and information.

  • NCBFAA 2022 Government Affairs Conference Registration Coming Soon!

    Jun 26, 2022
    NCBFAA will soon open registration for the 2022 Government Affairs Conference (GAC) to be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill on Sept. 18-20. Mark your calendar!
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  • APHIS Reports Dramatic Increase in E-Phyto Certificates from Broker

    Jun 20, 2022
    The NCBFAA Regulatory Agencies Committee (RAC) continues to work with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to promote the use of e-Phyto certificates by the trade. We heard promising news from APHIS that since the RAC began collaborating with the agency in February, the number of e-Phyto certificate numbers referenced in the PGA Message Set has skyrocketed – from 477 in the first quarter to 5,932 so far in the second quarter! Even though this is just a start, APHIS was pleased with this outcome.
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  • President Biden Sign New OSRA into Law

    Jun 20, 2022
    President Biden on June 16 signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 22) into law. The House of Representatives on June 13 passed the Senate version (S.3580) of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 22) by a vote of 369-42.
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The NCBFAA Education Institute (NEI) offers its members world-class professional development.

Conferences & Events

Learn more about the conferences and events organized by NCBFAA and NEI, including online education opportunities.

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Logistics Education Interface

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Learn about Certifications

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USPPI Responsibility Sheet

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Learn more about utilizing your NCBFAA or NEI membership to earn certifications and continuing education, as well as accessing discounted business services and the latest industry news.

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