Mission Statement

“EFTA (The European Freight Trades Association) is proud to be the leading Credit Forum for UK and Eire based freight, shipping and logistics companies. Our Members continuously receive unique and vital up-to-date information that is missing from all other credit reporting options. Our aim is to reduce the risks of bad debt, slow payers and fraudsters and our proven methods and successes are built on a positive and pro-active Membership.”

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“BIFA (The British International Freight Association) recommends BIFA Members consider membership of the European Freight Trades Association (EFTA) as the foremost credit forum for the freight industry in both the UK and Ireland”.

Robert Keen – Director General, BIFA



“Joining and participating in an active credit data sharing trade association such as EFTA offers a real chance to mitigate the risks of bad debt and slow-payers, and provides useful insight to help make better, more informed, credit decisions”.

Philip King – Chief Executive, CICM


Membership of The European Freight Trades Association costs less than £1 per day.

To apply to join the Association please click here. 


Next Association meeting will be at

11.00 am on Wednesday the 16th January 2019

at the offices of Hamburg Sud UK Branch, Level 3 Metro, 33 Trafford Road, Manchester, M5 3NN.