Let’s forward the industry.

We’re here to help Canadian freight forwarders succeed. At home and globally.

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Membership

Interested in joining CIFFA? Discover the benefits of membership.
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Education

Take your career to the next level with courses, webinars and workshops.
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Advocacy

We are the voice of the freight forwarder, championing our industry in Canada and internationally.

Helping Canadians do business with the world

CIFFA exists to support our members as they do the complex work of moving goods by air, land and sea. We do that by delivering on high education standards, advocating for the freight forwarding industry’s interests and keeping our members informed.

What people say about CIFFA

We believe in what we do, but don’t take our word for it. Here’s what professionals like you are saying.

CIFFA’s education programs teach to the competencies that we look for when hiring.  Their programs are created specifically to support its members, and as a Regular Member company, we know they are teaching the skills and knowledge that we require from our staff.
Debbie Vago-Dunn
National Manager, Learning and Development - Kuehne + Nagel.
CIFFA offers continuous updates on current events, offers accessibility to other firms, to be eligible for certain discounts, as well as the knowledge they have and their willingness to assist small to medium sized forwarders such as Cargo  Partners Int’l Inc makes us a proud member.
Rosa Turcio
President and CEO - Cargo Partners International
Being a member of CIFFA brings innumerable benefits to us. CIFFA puts many resources at our finger tips, from the information about changes in policy and regulations to professional development certification programs.
Vito Cerone
Managing Director, Sales and Commercial Strategy - Air Canada Cargo

Looking to upskill? Find a course

  • Professional Freight Forwarding Courses / Designation
  • Dangerous Goods Training
  • Air Cargo Security Training
  • Virtual Industry Workshops
Professional Freight Forwarding Courses / Designation
 If you’re interested in starting or advancing your career in international transportation, trade, logistics and supply chain, these courses are the first step.
Dangerous Goods Training
Train and certify to accept, handle, stow and ship dangerous goods in all modes. Learn in class or online. All of our courses are accredited and/or meet regulatory standards.
Air Cargo Security Training
This training meets all of the requirements of Transport Canada’s Air Cargo Security program. If your business is involved in storing, transporting, tendering and/or accepting air cargo, these courses are for you. 
Virtual Industry Workshops
Stay current with short courses on industry-relevant topics that affect Freight Forwarders in their daily operations. The following courses are available on a regular basis, but stay tuned for new timely webinars.

Upcoming Events

IATA estimates the international illegal wildlife trade to be worth at least US$19 billion annually. Air Canada, a signatory to the Buckingham Palace Declaration, is also the first North American airline to be IEnvA IWT certified and, as part of this certification, shares IATA’s commitment to advocating in the cargo community about this important issue. […]
Hosted by FCA Insurance Brokers, you are invited to this informal Q&A session to discuss with the panelists the upcoming changes with importer direct security and what preparations are needed in having security in place for CARM R2. Register for this online seminar and prepare your questions in advance.  Be aware of your options and […]

CIFFA National Sponsors

CIFFA National Sponsors are in the best position to reach key decision makers in Canada’s supply chain and logistics sectors. With two levels of sponsorship – Diamond and Ruby – you can choose the extent of your advertising reach across Canada. We thank our National Sponsors for their strong support of our Association.

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