Since the creation of the Group in 1951, we have been assisting companies in the management of their goods flows. As a responsible player in overseas and international freight transport, we contribute every day to the development of the territories. How do we do this? By creating infrastructure and sustainable jobs.
Our priority is customer satisfaction.
That’s why we are improving our infrastructure around the world, investing nearly 10 million euros each year to provide our customers with even more efficient solutions.
Digital services and security
We attach great importance to the development of our IT systems and digital products. The youthfulness of our teams paves the way for innovative work where everyone contributes their ideas to ambitious and complex projects. SIFA aims to provide a smooth and simple experience of its digital services and we systematically take into account customer feedback to make improvements.
The history of the SIFA Group
In April 1951, SIFA specialized in importing fruits from the West Indies from Metropolitan France, hence the acronym SIFA “Société d’Import Franco-Antillaise”. As a family business, we have developed strong relationships with our customers and our teams; and we have gradually expanded our mastery of maritime transport and international trade to make it our expertise and our business.
SIFA has become one of the leaders in overseas freight transport and a trusted logistics partner in all international territories. Because we are a service provider, we make customer satisfaction our priority.
The dates of creation of our SIFA agencies :
From 1984 to 2005: Martinique, Guadeloupe, New Caledonia, Guyana, Reunion, Saint-Martin.
From 2006 to 2012: Rouen, Fos-Sur-Mer, Mayotte, Miami, Tahiti, Le Havre, Roissy, Lyon, Los Angeles.
From 2013 to 2020: Nantes, Singapore, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Toulouse, Australia, New Zealand, Bordeaux, Strasbourg.
From 2021 to today: Lille, Madagascar, Villejust (new headquarters), Canada, Marseille.
Our CSR approach and its challenges
Our CSR approach extends to all the territories where we are present and is based on 4 major axes :
- Demonstrate ethics in our daily practices
- Act as a responsible employer
- Minimizing the impact of our activities on the environment
- Contribute to the general interest through our actions
Our logistics platform in New Caledonia, built in compliance with HQE (High Environmental Quality) standards.
Our gender equality index
In accordance with the French law on the future of the workforce, French companies with more than 50 employees must calculate and publish their gender equality index every year on March 1st, based on a score of 100 points.
In March 2022, we obtained a score of 89/100.