Affiliations

Bennett belongs to three key associations along with many local and civic groups in many individual markets to enhance our effectiveness and to keep us aware of the ever changing rules and regulations related to our industry.

NCBFAANational Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA)

This is the national association for all customs brokers, freight forwarders, and NVOCC companies in the United States. Bennett has a long standing membership in this group and in those local affiliates making up the national association.

Through its working groups and committees, the NCBFAA has a continuous open dialogue with U.S. Customs, Federal Maritime Commission, Transportation Security Administration, as well as members in Congress. NCBFAA has been called to Capital Hill on numerous occasions to offer its expertise related to cargo facilitation through customs as well as security measures being considered or enacted.

MTGMember committees spend endless hours formulating plans, providing education, and producing updates to its members. Bennett utilizes the tools offered and communication given to keep current with all existing and new regulations affecting our business.

Multimodal Transport Group (MTG)

MTG is a network of more than 350 traditional freight forwarders, customs brokers, and 3P/L companies which serves virtually every local market on the globe. Bennett has been a very long standing member of this insured, financially stable group to supplement our overseas activities in areas that we do not have our own physical presence.

WCAPNWorking daily with many of the members and meeting those members often bi-yearly at conferences and trade shows gives Bennett the confidence to offer services virtually anywhere in the world. Through our group, clients purchasing or selling products in even the most remote areas of the world, are serviced by Bennett’s technology, contracts, and buying power without ever having to contact anyone beyond a local call.

WCA Family of Networks (WCAPN & PLA)

As a group of proprietary networks, WCA supplements Bennett’s use of MTG and its own offices overseas to handle project and perishable cargos for its specialized client base. WCA brings the same insurance and financial strength WCAPN & PLAguarantees as MTG of which Bennett is consistently monitoring.

Member agents representing Bennett’s interest utilize Bennett software, contracts, and other unique assets capabilities of Bennett without jeopardizing any of Bennett’s standard operating procedures.

Yearly membership meetings, guided to the specialized nature of projects and perishables, plus routine daily communications ensures our clients a seamless supply chain capability in the specialized market.