The Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association is the premier organization in Southern California for International Trade, representing common business interests of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders as professionals in dealing with government, carriers, industry and one another.

ACE filing will be mandatory after July 23, 2016.
System validations will be in place to reject the following transactions in ACS: Electronic entries and corresponding entry summaries (Entry types 01, 02, 03, 06, 07, 11, 12, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32, 34, 38, 51 and 52)

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Friday, May 20, 2016
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The 90th Annual World Trade Week & International Trade Delegates Luncheon and Trade Fair

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  1. Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association Elects 2016 Officers Debra Walker 01-Feb-2016

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West Coast Port “Quake” Sets Off Economic Tsunami


See a photo from the NBFAA Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C.

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 Brokers, forwarders, NVOCCs not in the
Los Angeles Customs district can now subscribe to our service for $200.
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LACBFFA is partnering with GISTnet to provide internet-based industry specific training courses and educational support to professionals and staff engaged in international trade, cargo transportation and logistics.  GISTnet’s primary focus is on the support and career development needs of transportation intermediaries (freight forwarders, customs brokers, indirect carriers and third-party logistics providers), including both technical training and key business skills such as customer service and supervision.  GISTnet’s library and training courses are also of interest to shippers, importers and exporters.  The courses are available on a fee-per-use basis, with significant discounts for LACBFFA members.  For further information on LACBFFA’s partnership with GISTnet and the courses offered click the RESOURCES link above.



ITEP Letter of Thanks to LACBFFA

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Lakewood Project Shephard Letter of Thanks
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LACBFFA Board member Norman Harris wins first prize in the Port of Long Beach PHOTO GALLERY competition

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