Advantages and Benefits of PISFA Members

  • PISFA is the duly recognized and accredited National Association of Freight Forwarders in the Philippines, which was awarded on May 14, 1987 by the Ministry (now Dept.) of Trade and Industry.
  • PISFA a member of FEDFAP (Federation of Forwarders Associatios in the Phils.) which in turns is the Country Member of FIATA (Federation of Int’l., Forwarders Association) ;
  • PISFA is a member of the 10-nation ASEAN FEDERATION OF FORWARDERS ASSOCIATION (AFFA);
  • PISFA is duly recognized by the UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) and UNCTAD (United Nations Council for Trade & Development);
  • PISFA is a member of the Port Users Confederation (PUC), composed of 25 Industry association providing services related to imports and exports in the country.
  • PISFA is the recognized voice of the freight forwarding industry by numerous private and government entities like the Bureau of Customs, The Philippine Ports Authority, the Maritime Industry Authority, the Department of Transportation and Communications, the Phil. Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Int’l., Container Terminal Services, the Asian Terminals, Inc., the Association of International Shipping Lines;
  • Has an affordable Liability Isurance through its PISFA scheme with the Through Transport Mutual Services (Asia Pacific) Ltd., Singapore, available only to bona fide PISFA members.
  • Has a continuous program of professionalization through Training & Education by conducting 3 days freight forwarding seminars and through the FEDFAP/Ateneo Center for Continuing activities;
  • Serves as a forum for settlement of inter-company disagreements;
  • Promotes camaraderie and fellowship amongst members through sports activities, and other extra – curricular activities;
  • Conducts General Membership Meetings where members are encouraged to discuss industry problems and issues;
  • Serves as a vehicle in developing and/or addressing business prospects, Agency agreements. And others.
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