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Benefits of Membership in HCBFFA

Your membership in the Houston Customhouse Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association, or HCBFFA, provides for many practical professional benefits.

Information Services

– allow members to remain current on topical industry issues through newsletters, Federal Register Monitoring Service and bullet fares.

Educational Seminars

– present members with exposure to Hazmat Training, Broker Refresher, Broker License Preparation and others, to position members to do the best job possible.

Legislation Representation

– allows your voice to be heard. Opportunities are presented for attendance at the National Association’s Government Affairs Conference and separate meetings with national, state and local government officials.

Luncheon Meetings

– held on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month (or as announced otherwise) facilitate discussion of day-to-day issues impacting your business.

Committee Membership: Your Biggest Benefit

The biggest benefit of membership is derived from active participation on the various committees serving our members

Customs Committee

Direct interaction with U.S. Customs at the management level to aid in the fair, reasonable and equitable administration of Customs’ laws and regulations.

Education Committee

Establish programs to educate members in technical aspects of the industry as will as general business areas making them more efficient.

Freight Forwarding Committee

Address concerns of freight forwarders with the Federal Maritime Commission and other government agencies to aid in the fair, reasonable and equitable administration o maritime laws and regulations.

Legislative Committee

Opens the lines of communication with national, state and local elected officials and groups representing our industry. Obtains political assistance when necessary in furthering the purposes of the Association.

Freight Forwarding Committee

Address concerns of freight forwarders with the Federal Maritime Commission and other government agencies to aid in the fair, reasonable and equitable administration o maritime laws and regulations.

Membership & Public Relations Committee

To promote and solicit memberships for the Association, and to promote and report the Association’s activities to the media where appropriate.

 Posted on : August 21, 2014