NCBFAA Announces Support for House Resolution 385

barbara reilly
Phone: (202) 466-0222
For Immediate Release

Washington, DCThe National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) today announced its support for passage of House Resolution 385 introduced by Congressman Ernest Istook (R-OK) on April 10. The resolution honors the men and women of the United States Customs Service, 6 World Trade Center offices, for their hard work, commitment, and compassion during and immediately following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
    "We absolutely concur with the sentiments expressed in this House Resolution recognizing the dedication of those who work for the U.S. Customs Service, especially those in New York who were directly affected on September 11," said NCBFAA President Federico "Kiko" Zuniga. "Because Customs is such a critical component on the frontline of our national security efforts, we also agree fully with the resolution’s stated support for providing the necessary resources to ensure the full operation of the Customs Service, not only in the New York area but also nationwide."
    Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the NCBFAA ( represents more than 700 member companies - the nation's leading freight forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transportation intermediaries (OTIs) and air cargo agents. Established in 1897 in New York, NCBFAA is the strong, effective national voice of the industry. Through its various committees, counsel, 30 Affiliated Association offices and representatives, the Association maintains a close watch over legislative and regulatory issues that affect its members. It keeps them informed of these and other related issues through its weekly Monday Morning eBriefingNCBFAA Quarterly Bulletin, and various meetings, seminars and conferences throughout the year.


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