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IFL's board of directors in 2019 (l-r): Nigel Parsons, Rob Pike (MD), Trisha Slater, Andy Grubb, Roy Baker.
25 March
2020
To our valued customers and suppliers, we hope you and your families are keeping well in these unprecedented times. The health and wellbeing of our staff, customers and suppliers is of the utmost importance to us in these uncertain times. We want to reassure that we remain dedicated to serving our customers and suppliers while strictly observing the freight transportRead more
Rob Pike MD IFL coronavirus update
18 March
2020
Dear International Forwarding Ltd Customers, Suppliers and Colleagues, Amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) global outbreak, I want to reassure you of our plans and priorities over the coming months. We plan to continue operating as usual where possible, ensuring service is maintained through this difficult time. While taking our own precautions, we will follow government advice on the best course ofRead more
dangerous goods
25 February
2020
Transportation of dangerous goods is a specialised area which requires strict compliance with dangerous goods regulations – from packing to labelling, handling to transport. Dangerous goods can include anything from household items (bleach, perfume, lithium batteries, flammable goods) to industrial products (paint, adhesives, aerosols). While International Forwarding does not specifically offer the shipping of dangerous or hazardous goods, we are ableRead more
year in review – International Forwarding
19 December
2019
As we head towards 2020, the team at International Forwarding (IFL) would like to wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a prosperous year ahead. As an independent freight forwarder, we remain ever thankful for your continued business and support. (And if you want to send goods before or over the holidays, here is our shipping schedule.) It wouldRead more
Intertransit-IFL-Barcelona-Birmingham
14 November
2019
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) of Coleshill, Birmingham, has joined forces with Spanish operator, Intertransit, to run a brand new UK-Spain freight forwarding service. The Birmingham-Barcelona deal offers a twice-weekly road freight service. This is a new route for experienced transport operator, Intertransit, which had been looking to fulfil demand for Midlands-bound traffic. IFL offered the ideal combination of location, expertiseRead more
Paws2rescue's Christmas shoebox appeal and volunteers, the Turrall family
30 October
2019
When a friend called on International Forwarding Ltd for help with a Christmas charity delivery, IFL was happy to assist. Sue Turrall, an office manager from Coleshill, Birmingham, asked IFL for help using to send a pallet of donations to Surrey. Her family supports the Paws2Rescue charity, which supports rescue dogs abandoned in shelters in Romania. The UK charity raisesRead more
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
IFL-Macmillan-Coffee-Morning-fundraiser-2019
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