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IFL team discuss Brexit and more at the MBN Expo for B2B businesses.
8 October
2019
Brexit was top of the discussion agenda at last month’s Midlands Business Network Expo at the Ricoh Area in Coventry. International Forwarding (IFL) was exhibiting for the first time at the B2B show to talk transport and freight forwarding with potential new customers in the region. Both importers and exporters at the show wanted to know how Brexit would affectRead more
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1 October
2019
It’s safe to say that International Forwarding (IFL) enjoyed taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning last Friday 27 September in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, raising £205 in total. It was great to see the boardroom fill up with a buffet of biscuits, cakes, sponges, cupcakes, Viennese whirls, Swiss – and sausage – rolls. Tea and coffee wereRead more
Birmingham logistics and Midlands pallet delivery
16 September
2019
Birmingham and the West Midlands has been our local market for the past 30 years. Our Midlands pallet delivery services sit at the heart of a freight forwarding network that extends across the UK, Europe and destinations worldwide. Here are three ways in which International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is your leading Midlands specialist in UK freight forwarding… 1. Close to BirminghamRead more
IFL is exhibiting at the Midlands Business Network Expo
29 August
2019
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) will be exhibiting at the Midlands Business Network Expo 2019 on Thursday 12 September at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, from 10am-2pm. We look forward to meeting you. We’ll be there to answer your questions about transport, freight and logistics, and import-export to and from Birmingham and the Midlands region. Potential topics you may want toRead more
Brexit and IFL: Our guide for freight and logistics customers
26 August
2019
To support our customers through Brexit, we’ve put together a short guide to how International Forwarding Ltd is dealing with Brexit. We’ve also included some recommendations for anyone using freight forwarding and logistics services in the UK and some technology changes you need to be aware of. 1. Weekly Brexit briefings The board is holding weekly update Brexit briefing meetings. ThisRead more
Roy Baker, IFL Director
2 July
2019
As International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) celebrates turning 30 this month we are pleased to have Roy Baker in the interview seat. Roy was IFL’s original managing director and one of the two founding directors still with the company today. He was there in 1989 when IFL started freight forwarding with just a single truck and three staff. Today the companyRead more
warehouse-storage-Midlands
12 June
2019
A new 2,000m² secure warehouse storage facility has opened in the Midlands as part of International Forwarding Ltd’s growth plans, just ahead of the freight forwarder’s 30th anniversary in July. The unit opened in May 2019 and almost doubles IFL’s current warehousing space. The storage facility is part of a larger two-acre site, which the company took over in April. TheRead more
Birmingham Business Post profile
21 March
2019
As a proud Birmingham freight forwarder serving Midlands industries since 1989, International Forwarding has been profiled in the Birmingham Business Post (page 31, February 2019 issue). The Birmingham Business Post profile celebrates the company’s 30th anniversary this year. International Forwarding (IFL) was founded in July 1989 after two directors, who are still with the business today, spotted a niche in theirRead more
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22 January
2019
In less than 10 weeks, on 29 March, the UK is due to leave the European Union. But there is still great uncertainty over the terms of Brexit and how this will affect the flow of goods across UK borders. As a pan-European freight forwarder based in Birmingham, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) was approached by Channel 5 News to giveRead more
Roy Baker, IFL Director, on a no-deal Brexit
10 January
2019
This week International Forwarding director Roy Baker spoke to Heart FM news about Brexit and the effect on the West Midlands freight and logistics industry – and the businesses who use them for importing and exporting their goods. Please note: to support our customers through Brexit, we have put together a short guide to how we as a freight forwarderRead more