We are Canada’s Trade & Logistics Education Experts

From freight forwarders, customs brokers, freight brokers, warehouse operators and dray carriers, we’re here to help those in trade and logistics succeed.

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Interested in joining CIFFA? Discover the benefits of membership.
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Take your career to the next level with extensive online courses and workshops.
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We are the voice of those in trade and logistics, championing our industry in Canada and internationally.

Helping Canadians do business with the world

CIFFA exists to support our members as they do the complex work of moving goods by air, land and sea. We do that by delivering on high education standards, advocating for the interests of those in our industries, and keeping our members informed.

What people say about CIFFA

We believe in what we do, but don’t take our word for it. Here’s what professionals like you are saying.

CIFFA’s education programs teach the competencies that we look for when hiring.  Their programs are created specifically to support its members, and as a Regular Member company, we know they are teaching the skills and knowledge that we require from our staff.
Debbie Vago-Dunn
National Manager, Learning and Development - Kuehne + Nagel.
CIFFA offers continuous updates on current events, offers accessibility to other firms, to be eligible for certain discounts, as well as the knowledge they have and their willingness to assist small to medium sized forwarders such as Cargo Partners Int’l Inc makes us a proud member.
Rosa Turcio
President and CEO - Cargo Partners International
Being a member of CIFFA brings innumerable benefits to us. CIFFA puts many resources at our finger tips, from the information about changes in policy and regulations to professional development certification programs.
Vito Cerone
Senior Vice President, International - Cargojet

Looking to upskill? Find a course

  • Professional Freight Forwarding Courses / Designation
  • Dangerous Goods Training
  • Air Cargo Security Training
  • Virtual Industry Workshops
Professional Freight Forwarding Courses / Designation
 If you’re interested in starting or advancing your career in international transportation, trade, logistics and supply chain, these courses are the first step.
Dangerous Goods Training
 Train and certify to accept, handle, stow and ship dangerous goods in all modes. Learn in class or online. All of our courses meet regulatory standards.
Air Cargo Security Training
This training meets all of the requirements of Transport Canada’s Air Cargo Security program. If your business is involved in storing, transporting, tendering and/or accepting air cargo, these courses are for you. 
Virtual Industry Workshops
Stay current with short courses on industry-relevant topics that affect logistics professionals in their daily operations. The following courses are available on a regular basis, but stay tuned for new timely webinars.

Upcoming Events

The global logistics industry is facing many challenges and CIFFA is meeting these challenges by Forging Alliances. Last year, CIFFA extended its membership base to include freight forwarders, freight brokers, customs, drayage, and warehousing. By Forging Alliances, CIFFA aims to cultivate a climate of cooperation, drive mutual success, and advance the interests of CIFFA members. […]
Swap out sales calls and Teams meetings for a bowling alley. Enjoy a timeless, classic night of bowling with friends and colleagues and strike up new conversations. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a complete novice, all skill levels are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there for what promises to be a memorable […]
Registration is now open! Don’t get caught in the rough, register early. This year’s golf tournament will be hosted at Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club in Richmond.  Entry fee includes lunch at 9th hole shotgun golf (Texas Scramble format) and  power cart.  Upon completion of the golf, participants will be treated to a dinner buffet […]

CIFFA National Sponsors

CIFFA National Sponsors are in the best position to reach key decision makers in Canada’s supply chain and logistics sectors. With two levels of sponsorship – Diamond and Ruby – you can choose the extent of your advertising reach across Canada. We thank our National Sponsors for their strong support of our Association.

Take advantage of all we have to offer.

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