Become a Member

SAAFF

There are three categories of membership:

  • In order to qualify as a FULL MEMBER, a company must conduct business within the Republic of South Africa and its core business must be international freight forwarding and/or customs clearing.
  • The second category is an ASSOCIATE MEMBER, a company that must be engaged in activities in the Republic that are closely allied or related to freight forwarding.
  • The third category is an AFFILIATE MEMBER, which is Reciprocal Membership of various institutions.

Honorary membership may be conferred on individuals in recognition of their services to the Association.

Associate and Honorary members do not have a vote in the affairs of the Association.

Organisations qualifying for membership must become a member of SAAFF and pay the applicable annual subscription. On payment of annual membership fee personnel from the various branches of the company’s operation may attend the meetings in the Regional Chapters upon approval. SAAFF has chapters in the following regions: Border, Eastern Cape, Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Western Cape.

The main office of SAAFF is situated in Bedfordview, Gauteng.

Application Process

The applicant company will be visited by the membership team of the Regional Chapter in which the Head Office is located. On approval from the regional chapter, the application is forwarded to the membership committee for ratification and validation.

For enquiries, please contact Margarett Ann Kaiser on 011 455 1726 makaiser@saaff.org.za

Application Forms

Membership Application 2018

Membership Update Document – 2018

Membership Benefits

SAAFF acts on behalf of and supports its members in various areas. Members are also invited to participate in workshops

  • Participation in and access to industry forums
  • Access to forums for lobbying for constructive changes in the industry
  • Access to and participation in industry training initiatives
  • Regular updates on legislative changes and customs and tax amendments
  • Global credibility in the industry
  • Participation in and access to industry forums
  • Access to forums for lobbying for constructive changes in the industry
  • Access to and participation in industry training initiatives
  • Regular updates on legislative changes and customs and tax amendments
  • Global credibility in the industry
Platinum (R100 001.00 and above)
  • Address at the AGM
  • Address the board – once per annum
  • Address the regions – four times per annum
  • Annual members meeting or ExCo
  • Attend regional meetings
  • Display banners at events (excl Congress)
  • Annual show and dinner for CEOs and partners
  • Business breakfasts – three times per annum
Gold (R50 001.00 to 100 000.00)
  • Address the regions – twice per annum
  • Attend regional meetings
  • Business breakfasts – twice per annum
Silver (R50 000.00 and below)
  • Attend regional meetings
  • Business breakfasts – once per annum
The South African Association of Freight Forwarders