The Road Freight Association (RFA) is the largest and most comprehensive national trade association for the trucking industry. Since our inception in 1975, we have leveraged the strength and size of our membership, which includes a robust federation of transport and logistics related companies, to successfully help our members remain sustainable, competitive, developmental and to grow.
Through lobbying and negotiating, the RFA influences the state of the industry, levies charged by authorities, upkeep of the road infrastructure, road safety, freight security, driver interests, cross-border transport, education, health, the fuel price, law enforcement, labour relations and many other issues related to road freight transport. The RFA is committed to serving you. Our staff and team of experts bring a high degree of professional experience, knowledge and dedication to the association, which assists in the effectiveness of the RFA.
Road Freight Industry stakeholders such as Operators (trucking companies of various sizes, from owner-drivers to corporates), emerging logistics companies including SMMEs, students, various business owners, industry suppliers (suppliers of goods, materials, financial or insurance services) and research bodies, universities, consultants and brokers, trainers & SMME’s in that space.
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The Annual RFA Convention attracts the top executives in the trucking, logistics and warehousing sector and is an important way for RFA members to discuss the strategic direction and intervention in the priorities for the industry, network with colleagues, hear advocacy updates, and influence the direction of the trucking industry.
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