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IFL new vehicles 2021
21 April
This week at IFL… we are mostly offloading trailers via our expanded Birmingham warehouse facilities. Shops are reopening, and UK and European road freight is picking up. And we are pleased to announce that we have added two new DAF vehicles (pictured) into our freight transport fleet. They will be receiving their new IFL livery shortly.   We have alsoRead more
Birmingham logistics and Midlands pallet delivery
15 March
International Forwarding (IFL) is based in Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city with a population of 1.15 million. Birmingham and the West Midlands has been our local market for more than 30 years. And our Midlands pallet delivery services sit at the heart of a freight forwarding network that extends across the UK, Europe and destinations worldwide. Note: for spotRead more
Team IFL at the MBN Expo.
12 February
We are celebrating two special anniversaries this month at International Forwarding. Sales support supervisor Marie O’Brien celebrated an amazing 19 years with the company last week. And customs adviser Brenda Lloyd, who has been with us for 22 years, also celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary. As a company with a high number of long-serving employees, IFL has our experienced, dedicatedRead more
13 January
When a Birmingham clothing business approached us to help deliver 3,000 garments going to rough sleepers this winter, International Forwarding (IFL) was happy to offer pallet delivery free of charge. UKM Print & Embroidery, based in Birmingham and Redditch, has been offering garment-decorating services for over 30 years. Managing director Rowan said they wanted to donate 3,000 pieces of clothingRead more
year in review – International Forwarding
22 December
It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, and in particular the world of international freight and logistics. It’s a year that has seen our dedicated team at International Forwarding deal with delivering across borders during a global pandemic and become part of the supply chain for vital medical PPE kit going to the NHS.Read more
10 December
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and that means it’s also the busiest as we take final orders for Christmas and New Year collections and deliveries. We anticipate this year will be even busier than usual with Brexit changes coming on 1 January 2021 (read our Customer information pack for Brexit). So make sure you don’t get sleighedRead more
Brexit information guide
7 December
For international traders and other customers using our European freight forwarding services, please read this important attachment which covers what will happen once the Brexit transition period ends on 1 January 2021. As a Platinum member of the Palletways network, IFL is working hard to help our customers navigate the forthcoming changes. This Brexit information guide makes clear what will be requiredRead more
MD Rob Pike at IFL's new pallet storage Birmingham facility
20 October
Our 40,000 sq ft new pallet storage facility in Garretts Green, Birmingham, has been highlighted to businesses across the Midlands this week via the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce website and newsletter. For the full story, see Freight forwarder secures third storage facility. The substantial new warehouse provides storage capacity for up to 6,000 pallets within close proximity of BirminghamRead more
Birmingham warehouse interior showing pallet storage capacity
14 September
One of the UK’s leading independent freight forwarders, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL), has just taken over its third large, secure, storage facility in the Midlands. The 3,700 sq m (40,000 sq ft) warehouse in Garretts Green, Birmingham, is already starting to fill up with short and long-term goods storage bound for UK and European destinations. The further expansion comes aRead more