National Customs Brokers & Forwards Association of America

Voice of the Industry Since 1987

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. Established in 1897 in New York, NCBFAA is the effective national voice of the industry. Through its various committees, counsel 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 eBriefing, and various meetings and conferences throughout the year.

Serving our members

The NCBFAA Educational Institute is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to the members of NCBFAA & the larger trade community in the areas of international trade, supply chain management, global logistics, customs brokerage, export transactions, transportation, attendant government regulation, and those areas of knowledge necessary to manage or advance a career path in a business providing services to those sectors.

About the NCBFAA

Organization Information

Business Address

1200, 18th Street, NW, #901

Washington, DC, 20036

Business Phone

(202) 466-0222


Primary Contact

Members Services

Useful Links

- Publications & Resources

- Events

- Educational Calendar

- Webinars

- Continuing Education