International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans

Our mission is to serve the Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding and Trade Community as a platform for the exchange of dialogue and information in support of the timely movement of goods while promoting the professional knowledge and growth of our members.


Organized in 1913, the IFFCBANO, a non-profit organization, has grown over the years to encompass U.S. Treasury licensed customs brokers and Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) licensed international freight forwarders (IFF) who are Regular Members of the Association and Associate Members who are individuals regularly engaged in transportation related business or international trade services. The customer base of member firms includes thousands of importers and exporters in North America. IFFCBANO Member firms have acquired a reputation for providing a reliable, efficient and honest service, handling cargo through all U.S. Ports.

2022 Award of Exellence

Dupuy Group

The Award of Excellence is presented bi-annually to a company who is recognized for working closely with the New Orleans transportation community by providing exemplary service to the industry. We are proud to recognize The Dupuy Group as our 2022 recipient of this well deserved award. Pictured l-r, Keith Guidroz, Jr., IFFCBANO President, Allan Colley, President Dupuy, Janet Colley-Morse, Vice President Dupuy.

2022 Honorary Life Member

Merlin Hymel

Assistant Director, U. S. Customs & Border Protection Port of New Orleans (retired)

The Honorary Life Member award is presented bi-annually during the annual International Trade Symposium. It is given to persons who have distinguished themselves by outstanding contributions, vision, leadership and dedication as demonstrated during their career in the promotion of international trade in the Gulf Coast region.

We are proud to recognize Merlin Hymel, Assistant Director, U. S. Customs and Border Protection Port of New Orleans (retired), as our 2022 recipient of this prestigious award.

2023 Membership Directory & Resource Guide

We invite you and your company to join the IFFCBANO!



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