Top 10 most popular posts of 2018

most popular posts 2018

As another new year begins – our 30th! – we look back at a year on the International Forwarding blog and our most popular posts of 2018. It was a year that brought Brexit deadlines, the FIFA World Cup, new rules and regulations in the world of freight, and some fun events for Team IFL.

In reverse order, our most read posts of 2018 were:

10. IFL delivers new football kit to Kingshurst Sporting U8s

As the World Cup kicked off in Russia, we kitted out our local under-8s team at Kingshurst Sporting Club Football Club with some brand new kit for next season.

9. Interview: Trisha Slater, Operations Director, IFL

In October we caught up with IFL’s Operations Director Trisha Slater, to ask about her work and the biggest issues and opportunities for the company right now.

8. Meet International Forwarding at Multimodal 2018

Our annual visit to the UK’s largest industry event where we connect and talk transport, trends and our new service offerings.

7. Greener transport as IFL invests in new DAF trucks

In March, we took delivery of two brand new CF 260 DAF trucks for greener transport and logistics. IFL’s managing director Rob Pike was straight behind the wheel to test them out. Don’t worry, the boss earned his HGV Class 1 licence in 2015.

6. We did it! Team IFL at the Wolf Run

It’s dirty work but in June, two IFL sales directors swapped shirt and tie for one of the most hardcore off-road challenges: the Wolf Run…

5. IFL awarded Palletways Platinum status

In July we were awarded Platinum status with Palletways in recognition of our high standards of service and commitment to the pallet network and our fellow network members.

4. The top guns of freight forwarding

One of our most fun team events this year happened when warehouse operators, drivers and some office staff put on their camo for a day of friendly fire at Delta Force Paintball.

3. New FHDDS rules kick in for warehouse operators

A guide for our non-EU customers through the UK’s new Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme – or FHDDS for short – a new government scheme aiming to crack down on tax evasion by unscrupulous online retailers.

2. The logistics of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

For anyone fascinated by the logistics of the world’s biggest football tournament.

1. Three Brexit tips for importers and exporters

What can import-export businesses do to prepare for the uncertainty ahead in European freight and logistics?

Thanks for your custom in 2018. We look forward to working with you again in 2019. Happy New Year from IFL!

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