Sri Lanka Freight Forwarders Association (SLFFA) was established in 1981 with the objective of bringing all Freight Forwarders under one umbrella and with a view to institutionalizing and professionalizing the trade. Today the Government, relevant Government agencies and the trade have recognized the SLFFA as the Apex body representing the industry. SLFFA currently has 89 leading Freight Forwarding Companies in its membership. SLFFA is a member of the regional freight forwarding body Federation of Asia Pacific Air cargo Associations..
At present we have over 425 members of which 90% are Exporters and the balance are Service Providers to Exporters covering Banking, Shipping, Air Lines, Freight Forwarding, Courier, Telecommunications, Travel Trade etc. We assist our Members in locating buyers and if necessary we advice and guide them on related exports issues..
Sri Lanka Customs is one of the oldest Customs administrations in the world which celebrated its 200 years in 2009. However, there is evidence of the existence of Customs tax collection in Sri Lanka over 2000 years ago at the Godawaya Harbor in Hambanthota..