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  • The Cargo Tracking Note (CTN); Why Messrs Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN) Ghana Limited, Is Not an Option.

    A BRIEF FROM THE GHANA INSTITUTE OF FREIGHT FORWARDERS ABSTRACT In this write up, we critique the justification for the introduction of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) in the form being advertised, with regards to revenue generation and trade facilitation. We will seek to justify the legality or otherwise of the introduction of the CTN and further outline some recent statistics which debases the...

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    From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and the violent take it by force. Matt. 11:12

    Sorry Kwabena, I had to borrow your favorite Bible verse and make it mine. You should know by now you rub off me the right way and I intend to borrow a few of your signature terminologies so take heart, what are friends for? Believe me I am not about to...

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    All around the world, the business of international trade is evolving. Being the centerpiece of international trade, freight forwarders are confronted with new challenges every day. A majority of freight forwarders have continued to adapt their strategies and product solutions to cope with the competitive pressures and market forces. Their strategies are being increasingly shaped by consumer...

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  • New District Inducted in Sunyani

    As part of the expansion policy of the Ghana Institute of Freight
    Forwarders, the administration has moved to induct a new and growing district in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana.
    The Sunyani District is made up of 5 border posts; namely, Gonokrom, Kofibadukrom, Oseikojokrom, Akrankwanta and Sampa.

    The ratification of the induction will happen at the 2017...

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  • GIFF Education Collaboration with UCC


    In a bid to collaborate and strengthen ties with an accredited tertiary institution in the country, 

    the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders has reached out to the University of Cape Coast, one of Ghana’s premier universities 

    which runs a course in Marketing and Supply Chain at the School Of Business. 

    After initial...

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Upcoming Events


    Thursday, 16 Nov 2017

    Notice is hereby given that the 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM 2017) of The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders will be held at the Volta Serene Hotel, Ho from the 24th - 25th November 2017

    Every Corporate Member MUST pay the registration fee and be represented.

    All Licentiates MUST also register and attend.

    Registration fee covers: Admission to all meetings, opening ceremonies, conference bag/folder and Gala Dinner Dance The programme outline is available for download below...

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  • GIFF Executive Courses & Seminar

    Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017


    GIFF Executive Courses & Seminars Date:

    19th June to 27th June Venue: GIFF,

    Tema Beginner and Refresher Topics in :

    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • GIFF ERP System
    • Practical Customs Documentation
    • Other operational ICT Tools
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  • GIFF Recommendations to Shippers

    Friday, 22 Apr 2016

    Because the country's laws allow freedom of company registration, there may be few companies which though legally registered, are not members of Giff. As such they are not bound by GIFF's rules for its members, and therefore not subject to the Institute's oversight. If in doubt ask to see the agent's membership card which all GIFF members are required to carry when engaged in the service of their companies. The following guidelines are however drawn up for guidance of customers...

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    Friday, 22 Apr 2016

    Ghana’s vision is to become a major logistics centre in the West-Central Africa Sub-region. If Ghana is to become successful among other aspiring logistics centres in the sub-region, it is important to provide an adequate infrastructure and sufficient manpower for the various services related to transportation of cargoes and logistics management. Also individual companies must enhance the efficiency and quality of their services in order to survive in a competitive logistics business environment.
    The Institute's training programmes...

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  • Annual General Meetings

    Friday, 22 Apr 2016

    Each year, GIFF members from all over the country travel to a chosen venue. to attend the Annual General Meeting. It is an opportunity for the GIFF members to receive copies of the Institute's accounts as well as reviewing fiscal information for the past year and asking any questions regarding the directions the Institute will take in the future.. At the AGM  GIFF members work on their leadership skills and character development. And, they meet new friends and have a...

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