International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans



What makes being an IFFCBANO member of value?

Recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, IFFCBANO is a recipient of the President’s “E” Award for contributing significantly in the effort to increase U.S. Exports. 

Industry Engagement & Participation

One of fourteen nominating organizations that participate in the selection process for the Port of New Orleans Dock Board Commissioners.

Active members of the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA). NCBFAA engagement offers members national participation on trade related issues.

A nominating organization for the selection of the prestigious C. Alvin Bertel Award.

Two members actively serve on the Louisiana Pilotage Fee Commission.

Bi-monthly meetings are held with local U.S. Customs & Border Protection management and the membership fostering a solid working relationship.

Educational & Networking Offerings

Educational Outreach Programs with Government Agencies, i.e., U.S. Custom & Border Protection, FDA, Federal Maritime Commission & U. S. Dept. of Commerce.

Annual Port of New Orleans State of the Port Address and IFFCBANO Scholarship Award Presentation.

Annual International Trade Symposium bringing local & national industry leaders together to network & educate.

Click “Here” to view the event calendar.

Scholarship Opportunities

Regular and Associate members, their children and grandchildren are eligible for IFFCBANO’s annual Scholarship Awards. Two awards are presented during IFFCBANO’s Annual Port of New Orleans, State of the Port Address. Application deadline September 15th. IFFCBANO Scholarship App & Criteria – Aug 2017.

Other Benefits

Industry resource providing routine electronic updates regarding issues impacting the trade community on local, regional and national issues.

COMPLIMENTARY listing in the IFFCBANO annual directory, distributed in March. Click Here to view the electronic version.

COMPLIMENTARY listing on our website directing customers to you through various search engines.

Monthly board meetings are held to address membership and industry concerns on a local and national level.

Proud supporters of the Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation (TOKC), a charitable organization supporting research for children with Osteosarcoma and other Pediatric Bone Cancers.

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