International Freight Forwarding Service

Connecting freight forwarders and NVOCCs around the world and providing the best online web-based tools, business opportunities from our own marketplace and a comprehensive ERP system to enhance the growth of your business.





The next Monthly Members’ Meeting will take place on May 30, 2024, at 1 p.m. Dubai time on Zoom.
This month's speaker will be Hendy Pramudhya Lubis, Commercial Manager of PT Berlian Dumai Logistics, our premium member from Indonesia. He will talk about their company's expertise and services, years of experience with DFA Premium, and industry challenges.

About us

We were founded in 2020 by DP World. Four years later and we are at over 7000 members.

The Alliance is an independent freight forwarders’ association covering more than 190 countries.

We provide members with web-based tools, networking and commercial opportunities across sea, air and land.

Sign up for a wide range of benefits and opportunities that can be found here.



DFA provides benefits to support association members to get ahead:


Associate your business with a leading enabler of logistics and trade


Web-Based tools


Access to other DP World products


Incremental business opportunities

Financing & Payment deferral

Unlock new opportunities by accessing financial solutions for your logistics.

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  • Trade finance

    Access pre and post- shipment financing for your imports and exports

  • Logistics finance

    Access to receivables and payables financing

  • Inventory finance

    Access to finance with your inventory as collateral

Cutting edge digital logistics tools

With SeaRates freight forwarders are able to get access to the ultimate ecosystem of applications such as rate benchmarking, cargo tracking, route optimization, schedules, paperwork and more! All of this is available with SaaS access, API and white-label web integrations.

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The enterprise tracking tool for intermodal shipments to give you supply chain visibility, mitigate delays and monetary risks.

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  • End-to-end tracking

    Track your multimodal shipments from origin to destination.

  • Supply chain visibility

    Understand the availability of your products for every purchase order.

  • Manage by exception

    Receive email notifications for key milestone events and intransit exceptions.

  • Insight reports

    Gain insight on your logistics network performance and optimization opportunities.