Brief History of AFFI
In February of 1986, the company was incorporated with the Securities and Exchange Commission as American Express Forwarders, Inc. and simultaneously was given a certification by the CAB to operate as both domestic and international forwarding agent steered by its dynamic President, & CEO Mr. Johnny Violeta , who had been continuously working in the forwarding industry for the past 3 decade.
AMERICAN FREIGHT emerged as top grosser in the international airfreight forwarding market in the 1990’s, in the records of Korean Airlines and with Philippine Airlines.
Inspired by its success in the first year of international operations, the management updated and improved its facilities both in machinery and human resources, as a result the company continued growing stronger as evidenced by the awards garnered during the past several years, By strong airfreight reputation and popular support, our international sea freight services started later in mid 1987 and launching on considerable success and progress. Our consolidation services covers the entire AMERICA, provided a string of competition in westbound USA consolidation services. The ISO 9001:2000 QMS certification obtained from TUV Philippines serves to confirm this continuing improvement of our company.
To be at par with more stringent international cargo forwarding business and customer requirements, AMERICAN FREIGHT has taken up compliance undertaking and successfully passed with the rigors of CTPAT (USA) assessment and its regulations. As it is, our company assures clients its commitment for robust delivery, smooth and disruption-free transit to key shipment points.
Recently, AFFI celebrated its 30th year with the strong determination to continue and pass-on its good reputation of quality service as a legacy to the next generation.
GOVERNMENT REGULATORY BODIES AUTHORITY TO OPERATE
- CIVIL AERONAUTICS BOARD (CAB)
- PHIL. SHIPPERS BUREAU (PSB)
- PHIL. ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (PEZA)
MEMBERSHIP & ACCREDITATION
- INT'L AIR TRANSPORT ASS'N (IATA)
- PHIL. INT’L. SHIPPER’S FORWARDERS ASS’N. (PISFA)
- AIRCARGO FORWARDERS OF THE PHILIPPINES (AFPI)
- CARGO TRANSPORT ASS’N. OF THE PHILS.(CTAP)
- TRUCKERS ASS’N FOR THE PHILS. ECONOMIC ZONE (TRAPEZ)
- FEDERATION OF ASIA PACIFIC AIRCARGO ASSOCIATION (FAPAA)
- FOREIGN BUYERS ASS’N. OF THE PHILS. (FOBAP)
- UNITED ASS’N. OF CARGO ORGANIZATION (UACO)