What we do at CIFFA
The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) represents some 250 regular member firms from the largest of global multi-national freight forwarding firms to small and medium sized Canadian companies. CIFFA plays an important role in improving the movement goods in Canada where issues relating to capacity and capabilities are front and centre.
Port congestion and delays to the movement of containers add untold millions of dollars to the cost of Canada’s international trade. Increasingly complex regulatory requirements, such as the CBSA’s new eManifest program and container examination policies, demand vigilance and continuous attention to improving the processes. CIFFA delivers industry perspective to regulators, ports, railroads and carriers. Freight forwarders: helping Canadians do business with the world.
Find a forwarder in the Membership Directory. Learn how the CIFFA Standard Trading Conditions level the playing field. Review membership requirements and consider joining Canada’s foremost industry association.
Browse the CIFFA catalogue of industry-leading educational and training offerings. Interested in obtaining the CIFFA Certificate or completing dangerous goods training?
Searching for information on industry related issues? Discover how CIFFA represents the sector on current, historic and emerging challenges. Find answers in position papers, letters and opinion pieces.
Toronto, Ont June 24, 2015 How much longer a global trading country like Canada can compete... read more
Toronto, Ont. April 17 2015 This year’s annual general meeting (May 7th at the Mississauga Co... read more
Trade logistics and customs regimes: Boosting regional and global supply chains? Q1: International f... read more