• THE ASSOCIATION FOR CUSTOMS BROKERS AND FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN THE PORT THAT WORKS

REASONS To BELONG TO CCBFA

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    Reputation

    REPUTATION For more than forty­-nine years the CCBFA has represented Customs brokers and freight forwarders doing business in Chicago.

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    Education

    CCBFA offers dozens of opportunities throughout the year for members to stay current on changes and regulations that affect their businesses.

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    Representation

    CCBFA has quarterly meetings with CBP, FDA and other PGAs where we discuss current issues.

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    Networking

    The CCBFA works closely with other associations around the country, as well as the NCBFAA, to provide access to local and national thought ­leaders and problem solvers for our members.

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WE WANT VOLUNTEERS

Join Committee IconJOIN A COMMITTEE

We have opportunities on committees that cover, Customs, Freight Forwarding, Social Events and Regulatory Agencies.

Meet Industry Pros IconMEET INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Our board members regularly interact with other boards around the country through the Affiliated Presidents Network (APN) of the NCBFAA.

Work and Learn IconWORK WITH AND LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS

We have new and established volunteers across all of our different committees. You will have a chance to learn from professionals to help your company and yourself.

Start Committee IconSTART ON A COMMITTEE, WIND UP ON THE BOARD

Many of the current CCBFA board members started as a committee volunteer and enjoyed the experience enough to want to take on a leadership position. This is a close­knit industry filled with people and companies who help others and provide tremendous opportunities for growth and advancement.

UPCOMING EVENTS


  • Training the Entry Writer Part I
    April 20, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CCBFA Presents: Training the Entry Writer Part I April 20, 2017 2-4 pm at the Topco Building The CCBFA will be presenting a 2 part Seminar on Basic Entry Writing Skills.     Part I  will cover how to fill out the entry paperwork, the basics of valuation and classification,  and practical guidance.  Speaker: Lorrie Roddy, Read More


  • Training the Entry Writer Part II
    May 18, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CCBFA Presents: Training the Entry Writer Part II May 18, 2017 2-4 pm at the Topco Building   The CCBFA will be presenting a 2 part Seminar on Basic Entry Writing Skills.     Part I  will cover how to fill out the entry paperwork, the basics of valuation and classification,  and practical guidance.  Speaker: Lorrie Read More


  • Minimizing Risk of Claims and Lawsuits in the Transportation Industry
    June 15, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CCBFA Presents: Minimizing Risk of Claims and Lawsuits in the Transportation Industry June 15, 2017 2-4 pm at the Topco Building Claims for loss or damage are prevalent in the transportation industry and can affect each entity that is involved with the transportation of goods. As part of this seminar, Michelle Mejia, an Attorney at the Read More

Latest News

  • Retirement of Mary Aikens
    March 27, 2017

    Retirement of Mary Aikens

    Hello, Dear Members – Several of the Board members attended Mary Aikens’ retirement luncheon at...

  • CCBFA announces 2017 Scholarship
    March 5, 2017

    CCBFA announces 2017 Scholarship

    The Chicago Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association is pleased to announce our Annual Scholarship Program...

  • Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)
    March 16, 2016

    Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)

    On Tuesday, March 1st, the NCBFAA  released a Monday Morning eBriefing newsletter, which focused on...