About Us

The SAAFF Training Academy (SAAFTA) is born out of the South African Association of freight forwarders and industry leaders. It is a B-BBEE Level 1, majority black-owned, learning institution that offers targeted training solutions and capacity building interventions to new entrants, professionals and businesses within the Freight Forwarding and Customs, Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain industries. SAAFTA offers a range of locally and internationally accredited qualifications and programmes. We also provide bespoke entrepreneurship development for SMME’s within the sector.

Our approach to education and training is underpinned by a blended learning philosophy that uses in-class, virtual/online and workplace simulation tools that reinforce learners with real-world experiences.

SAAFTA – A local movement with a global footprint through our association with leading international institutions, fellows and associates, we offer our students and alumni exposure to international qualifications, mentors and industry updates.

Our Vision

To be Africa’s leading and preferred Freight Forwarding and Customs, Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain educational institution with a footprint and representation in all major African cities.

Our Mission

To build the capacity of the Freight Forwarding and Customs, Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain sector by upskilling professionals and businesses to local and international best practice standards.

The SAAFF Training Academy (SAAFTA) is a B-BBEE Level 1, majority black-owned, learning institution that offers targeted training solutions and capacity building interventions to professionals and businesses within the Freight Forwarding and Customs, Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain industries.

Our Partners and Associates: