NCBFAA Leads Industrywide Initiative to Engage CBP and PGAs in Event of Oct. 1 Government Shutdown!

Posted September 22, 2023
Category Company News
Silver Spring, MD, Sept. 22, 2023 – Taking no chances with what appears to be a likely federal government shutdown starting Oct. 1, National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) is leading an effort among 40 other trade associations to develop a comprehensive strategy with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other Partner Government Agencies (PGAs) to ensure that legitimate trade is permitted to efficiently enter and exit our nation’s ports during a shutdown.  Specifically, the trade community requests:   Private sector access to the CBP “War Room.” PGA Presence in the CBP “War Room.” CBP HQ, Ports,…

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​Billy App Receives the NCBFAA's Prestigious Centurion Award

NCBFAA Centurion's (L to R): Mr. Billy App, Ms. Mary Ann Comstock - 2015 Recipient, & Mr. Harold Brauner - 2011 Recipient During its April Conference in San Antonio, Texas, the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc., (NCBFAA) honored former NCBFAA Officer and longtime Association supporter, William 'Billy' App, with the NCBFAA Centurion Award. This award recognizes the recipient's outstanding vision, leadership and dedication demonstrated during their affiliation with the NCBFAA on behalf of the international transportation logistics community. Mr. App epitomizes the very spirit of this award, which NCBFAA Past President and Senior Counselor Federico Zuniga…

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