Representing the interests of the fashion accessories market, we work with government agencies, shipping lines and port authorities on a host of issues including product safety, trade and Customs issues and negotiating freight rates and service agreements to lessen the complexities that accessories manufacturers and importers face in importing their merchandise.
Networking and Collaboration
FASA establishes and announces the fashion accessories industry’s New York market dates together with Accessories Magazine. We bring together top manufacturers, reps, retailers and trade shows to discuss their needs and discuss timing of buying and deliveries to make sure everyone interests are taken into account. In addition we have a strong relationship with Fashion Institute of Technology, scholarships and seminars to help develop future stars for the accessories Industry.
We have key partnerships with Accessories Magazine, American Apparel and Footwear Association and FJATA (The Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Trade Association). A customs attorney and transportation attorney are available to answer questions for the industry. We also have numerous information technology and logistics solution providers including GT Nexus, Matson Logistics, PayCargo, E*Fill America, Roanoke Trade Services, Panjiva, and Vizion Logistics to bring additional service offerings to our members.
Competitive Fixed Rate Pricing for your Ocean Freight
Our procurement experts secure fixed rate ocean and intermodal contracts with over 14 global ocean carriers securing the optimal solution for each member based on their individual rate and service requirement.
We leverage the collective volumes of our diverse membership to provide very competitive rates without the risk of fluctuation or the need to sign a contractual commitment. Unlike working with an NVOCC or freight forwarder, members maintain complete visibility and transparency of the direct carrier relationship at both origin and destination.