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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
warehouse storage available
3 September
If you’re after a better deal on your warehousing, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is here to help. We have just taken over a large, new storage facility in Birmingham. The 27,000 sq ft warehouse is ideally situated for both business and transport links. It is located between Birmingham city centre and the motorway network with excellent transport links to theRead more
IFL office space to rent in Birmingham Coleshill
17 August
Are you looking for new office premises at the heart of the UK motorway network at a reasonable rent? Calling all Birmingham freight forwarders or local businesses looking for easy transport access… International Forwarding Ltd has a 785 sq ft (72.9 sq m) office space to let, close to J4 of the M6 and J9 of the M42, and withinRead more
Coleshill Candle Co moving into IFL offices
29 July
A Coleshill candle-making business is expanding out of its home-based operation into a refurbished office block at one of International Forwarding’s warehouses. From this Saturday 1 August, Chris Evans and Anna Ledwitch of Coleshill Candle Co will be taking their first step to bigger things by renting offices at IFL for 12 months. The couple started making luxury scented candlesRead more
Brexit EU signposts
9 July
Brexit is back on the agenda with tariffs set to change from 1 January 2021. So what exactly is the current state of play for importers and exporters? There has been a flurry of information from the government in the last couple of weeks culminating in new UK Brexit position papers. The latest relevant guidance is here: Moving your goodsRead more