News & Events

Payment Default Demand Notice from the Customs Division Of GRA

Attention all GIFF Members. A Demand Notice from the Customs Division Of Ghana Revenue Authority showing alleged payment defaults.

Please click the link below and enter your Declarant Code to retrieve your payment information.

http://direct.ghanafreightforwarders.org/defaultPayments/

 

GIFF Signs MOU with MFFA

OAK signing MOU
MOU signed

The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Moroccan Freight Forwarders Academy (MFFA).
The purpose of the MOU is to establish a common framework for the development of cooperation in transport and logistics training between MFFA and GIFF.
This MOU was signed at the just ended FIATA RAME meeting held in Morocco.
GIFF was represented by its president, Mr. Kwabena Ofosu-Appiah and the MFFA by Mr. Tahri Rachid

GIFF Executive IT Seminars Take Off

 

The first session of the GIFF Executive IT Seminars has taken off.   The IT seminars have been designed to equip participants with foundational skills in Word Processing, Using Spreadsheets and How to Use Presentation Software. Additional modules that are also taught include the GIFF ERP System, Practical Customs Documentation and Other operational ICT Tools.

OUR PERSPECTIVE ON PORT EFFICIENCY

Ports are no longer regarded as only the nodes that ships and goods are handled, but within the uncertain and highly volatile maritime industry they become economic competitive areas for all port stakeholders. 

By the effects of globalization and technological developments, ports as the interchange points between different modes of transport are forced to increase efficiency and sustain their competitive edges. 

 

Coming into Equity…

GIFF Constitution 2016

The GIFF Constituion for 2016 is now available at the offices of GIFF National Secretariat. 

All members should endeavour to get a copy and review for clarity on the following:

  • STANDARD TRADING CONDITIONS
  • STANDING ORDERS OF MEETINGS
  • CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
  • MANAGEMENT CODE

A link will be made available soon for the PDF version

THE TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT

Trade facilitation has emerged as a key factor for international trade efficiency and the economic development of countries. This is due to its impact on competitiveness and market integration and its increasing importance in attracting direct foreign investments. Over the last decade, it has gained prominence in the international political agenda which has culminated in the conclusion of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation. 

The potential ease of clearing processes the TFA will deliver can be accessed by the Importer too.

GIFF Represented at RAME 2017

The 17th edition of the FIATA Annual Conference for the Middle Africa Region -Orient (RAME 2017) took place from 4 to 6 May 2017 in Casablanca, Morocco. This year’s event was organized by the Association of Freight Forwarders of Morocco (AFFM) under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

The international meeting of Freight Forwarders offered the opportunity to meet and interact with professionals from more than 20 countries in Africa, the Middle East and the rest of the world.

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