Open to firms regularly engaged in business providing services to the public as licensed customs brokers, licensed ocean freight forwarders, international air cargo agents, and non-vessel operating common carriers located within the limits of the United States, its possessions and territories.
To qualify for Regular membership, your company must hold at least one of the licenses or permits listed below. This license or permit must be in your company’s name (unless you are officially registered as a Sole Proprietor).
Each Regular Member firm has one vote in Association matters. This encompasses the firm's branches, affiliates, subsidiaries or related companies
It's the NCBFAA's goal to keep our members aware and informed of the latest regulatory changes coming out of Washington. Through our various conferences, NEI offerings, and news updates, we do just that.
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The NCBFAA has invested much of its own time and resources to develop the tools your company needs to succeed in the transportation logistics industry. NCBFAA committees and officers have had a significant impact on regulatory and legislative decisions that have saved the industry, and inevitably your business, thousands of dollars in day-to-day and future operating costs.
Every year, the NCBFAA hosts two conferences to further the education of our industry representatives. In addition to the benefits of attending these conferences, NCBFAA members can also enjoy registration discounts. The NCBFAA also encourages members to participate in any of our numerous board and committee meetings held throughout the year.
NCBFAA has partnered with other organizations to provide solutions to operational challenges, while offering substantial savings to our members.
NCBFAA Board of Directors meetings are held quarterly in various cities around the U.S. and coincide with either of our large conferences. All regular members are invited and encouraged to attend Board Meetings.
There are approximately seven Committee conference calls held each month, and additional meetings held during NCBFAA conferences and board meetings. NCBFAA regular members are encouraged to volunteer for committees and attend conference calls.
NCBFAA members can enhance their company's credibility and visibility by belonging to the nation’s most respected trade industry association. By getting involved - join a committee - host a webinar (contact firstname.lastname@example.org) - attend networking events - members can become synonymous with the impact of the NCBFAA name.
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Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the NCBFAA represents nearly 1,000- member companies with 100,000 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. Established in 1897 in New York, NCBFAA is the effective national voice of the industry. Through our various committees, counsel and representatives, the Association maintains a close watch and advocates for legislative and regulatory issues that affect its members.
The ever-changing landscape of the international trade industry may, at times, require business or legal guidance to navigate the intricacies of operating a successful business while meeting all compliance regulations. The NCBFAA legal counsel, committee members, and subject matter experts are all dedicated to understanding the minutiae of international trade and are available to any regular member who may be in need of guidance.
Dues are based on the number of employees directly involved in Broker/Forwarder Activities.Dues run on a calendar-year basis.
Maximum $6323 + $48 per 100 employees for firms with 100 or more
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