Because the country's laws allow freedom of company registration, there may be few companies which though legally registered, are not members of Giff. As such they are not bound by GIFF's rules for its members, and therefore not subject to the Institute's oversight. If in doubt ask to see the agent's membership card which all GIFF members are required to carry when engaged in the service of their companies. The following guidelines are however drawn up for guidance of customers when they need to deal with freight forwarders.
Ghana’s vision is to become a major logistics centre in the West-Central Africa Sub-region. If Ghana is to become successful among other aspiring logistics centres in the sub-region, it is important to provide an adequate infrastructure and sufficient manpower for the various services related to transportation of cargoes and logistics management. Also individual companies must enhance the efficiency and quality of their services in order to survive in a competitive logistics business environment.
Each year, GIFF members from all over the country travel to a chosen venue. to attend the Annual General Meeting. It is an opportunity for the GIFF members to receive copies of the Institute's accounts as well as reviewing fiscal information for the past year and asking any questions regarding the directions the Institute will take in the future.. At the AGM GIFF members work on their leadership skills and character development. And, they meet new friends and have a lots of fun!