FIATA Logistics Institute (FLI) revalidates Freight Forwarding Course in India conducted by IIFF


The FIATA Logistics Institute (FLI) under International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has approved the revalidation of the Diploma programme in Freight Forwarding which is offered and conducted by the Indian Institute of Freight Forwarders (IIFF), the training arm of the Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India (FFFAI). Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India (FFFAI). The revalidation certificate was awarded on 13th Sept 2022 at the FIATA World Congress meeting held at Busan, South Korea. The certificate was received by Mr. Tej Contractor.

The revalidation process is done every 4 years and this is the 3rd consecutive successful revalidation since 2014 for IIFF. This is a prestigious recognition resulting from serious efforts put in by IIFF to ensure they meet the minimum standards as globally prescribed by FIATA.

IIFF is the only institute in India which conducts the Diploma in Logistics, Shipping & Freight Forwarding with over 300 hours of teaching, validated by FIATA having worldwide acceptability and recognition. The sole aim is to develop the skill for the required manpower for the logistics industry in India.  

Established in 2004 with an objective of training and developing human skills of the highest order to match the global standards, IIFF is providing various courses:

  1. Online Diploma Program (ODP)
  2. Classroom Diploma Program
  3. Distance Learning Diploma Program
  4. CBLR Rule-6 Exam Training Course
  5. Short Programs for Skill Development

The FIATA approved diploma i.e. ODP, offers regular weekly Live Online Classroom Sessions; Periodic Assignments through Online Platform and Ease of Learning & Problem Solving through Online Tools. All Exams are conducted online through secured login. FIATA Certificate having Global recognition is provided on successfully passing the Exams.

After running 16 successful Batches IIFF launched its 3rd Online Diploma in Shipping, Logistics and Freight Forwarding on 2nd July 2022, which is currently taking place for over 300 hours on weekdays from 7pm to 9pm with participants across India with tremendous responses and participation from students. The teaching method followed by IIFF, based on practical/field experiences with faculty from industry experts, is a unique aspect of the course.

Commenting on the FIATA revalidation Mr Shankar Shinde, Chairman, FFFAI said that this is a recognition to the team FFFAI- IIFF lead by Mr Tej Contractor, President, Dr. Nirav Thankker  Hon Secretary  - IIFF. In his opinion, the FIATA validated Diploma Course would open growth opportunities and provide an edge for the candidates in the field of Customs Broking, Shipping & Freight Forwarding, Multimodal Transportation and many more to leverage skill and open Global opportunities for candidates looking for career in Logistics by choice, This also help in re-structuring logistics industry to professionalise, The next generation /interested candidates may seek details on / www.iiff.  Or write to for enquiry on courses.


Mr. Shankar Shinde, Chairman-FFFAI                              Mr. Tej Contractor, President-IIFF

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