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As the national voice of the logistics industry since 1897, NCBFAA enables its more than 1,200 member companies with 110,000 employees to be heard in the halls of Congress and the offices of requlators.

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Headquartered in the Washington DC metro area, the NCBFAA represents more than 1,300 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. The Association’s members handle more than 97% of the entries for goods imported into the United States and are directly involved with the logistics of these goods. Further, members operating as OTIs are involved with approximately 80 to 85% of all exports from the United States. 


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


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


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The NCBFAA Educational Institute (NEI) offers its members world-class professional development.


NCBFAA & NEI conferences, premier gatherings of industry representatives to learn about industry challenges and connect with colleagues.

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NCBFAA Applauds Senators Cassidy and Cortez Masto for Customs and Trade Facilitation Framework


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  • Register Today for July 24 NCBFAA Legislative/GAC Webinar!

    Jul 8, 2024
    An important feature of the NCBFAA Government Affairs Conference (GAC) on Sept. 22-24, 2024 is meeting with your elected officials on Capitol Hill to help ensure they understand the implications of any trade-related legislation placed before them. To prepare members on how to best approach lawmakers and their staff about important issues to our industry, NCBFAA will host a webinar on Wednesday, July 24, from 1-2 p.m. ET.
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  • CBP Early Deployment of SE20 EDA Mandate

    Jul 8, 2024
    Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on July 25 will deploy an update in ACE that requires the submission of the Reference Identifier Qualifier Estimated Date of Arrival (EDA) in the SE20 record for all de-minimis shipments filed as an entry type 86 submission.
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  • Transport, Logistics and Trade Sector Updates of The Week

    Jul 8, 2024
    A summary of the latest legislative and regulatory transport, logistics and trade sector updates brought to you by our NCBFAA Transportation Counsel firm Venable.
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