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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.

  • Don’t Miss Out on Impressive Program at 2022 NCBFAA GAC!

    Aug 18, 2022
    NCBFAA is generating an impressive lineup of key legislative and regulatory topics to be addressed at this year’s Government Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 18-20. You won’t want to miss out! You can view our full program on the GAC webpage. During the conference and appointments on Capitol Hill, NCBFAA members will be able to dialogue with lawmakers and their staff, senior regulatory officials, and industry experts about the latest legislative and regulatory activity in Washington impacting our industry
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  • NCBFAA Weekly Supply Chain Disruption Roundup

    Aug 14, 2022
    The NCBFAA Transportation Committee’s Logistics Subcommittee is regularly collecting data on the nation’s rail delays and port congestion that are impacting the supply chain and your business operations.
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  • APHIS Posts Fruit and Vegetable Name Validation List

    Aug 14, 2022
    The trade is pleased that the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is now providing a Fruit and Vegetable Name Validation List to verify acceptable spellings of genus, species, and variety names entered in PG05 of the APHIS Core Message Set, along with corresponding common names in PG17.
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The NCBFAA Education Institute (NEI) offers its members world-class professional development.

23 August, 2021 at 12 PM-23 August, 2022 at 1 PM
LACBFAA Webinar: Helping Importers Navigate AD/CVD Issues with CBP
19 July, 2022 at 10 AM-20 September, 2022 at 4 PM
LACBFAA U.S. Customs Broker Exam Preparation - Summer 2022
30 August, 2022, 11 AM-12 PM
Classification: The Basics of Importing
7 September, 2022, 6 PM-9 30 PM
NYNJFFF&BA Dinner Cruise
18 September, 2022-20 September, 2022
2022 NCBFAA GAC, September 18–20, 2022
18 September, 2022 at 9 AM-20 September, 2022 at 4 PM
NCBFAA Government Affairs Conference, Washington, D.C.
22 September, 2022, 12 PM-3 PM
CESAC: Trade Only
6 October, 2022 at 9 AM-9 October, 2022 at 4 PM
WESCCON 2022, San Diego, CA
19 October, 2022, 12 PM-3 PM
CESAC: Full Attendance
8 December, 2022 at 8 PM-9 December, 2022 at 12 AM
LACBFAA Annual Holiday Party & Casino Night
30 January, 2023 at 9 AM-1 February, 2023 at 4 PM
Manifest 2023, Las Vegas
23 April, 2023-26 April, 2023
2023 NCBFAA Annual Conference, April 23-26, 2022
10 September, 2023-12 September, 2023
2023 NCBFAA GAC, September 10–12, 2023

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

Visit the Logistics EI platform to participate in your courses and track your learning progress.

Learn about Certifications

Click here to learn more about renewing or obtaining a certification from NEI.

Shipper's Letter of Instruction Model

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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.

Member Types & Dues