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Brexit customs checklist
19 January
2021
As new post-Brexit rules for UK imports and exports came into force on 1 January, many businesses are struggling with the added paperwork required for customs clearances on both sides of the Channel. Here is how International Forwarding (IFL) can help you with documentation – and also what we need from our customers. Documentation and capacity are key issues atRead more
IFL Dover customs clearance services Brexit
19 January
2021
To help our customers manage new customs documentation requirements on their imports from and exports to the EU, please read the following post-Brexit customs checklist. Please note: At present International Forwarding (IFL) is ONLY able to act as a customs broker if goods are under our direct control. We can only facilitate clearances on consignments that are moving on our services andRead more
Brexit information guide
7 December
2020
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
Shipping to Switzerland flyer
3 November
2020
Our flagship Switzerland freight forwarding service is a secure and reliable option for import/export businesses sending road freight to and from the UK. We wanted to answer some of the most common questions we get asked about shipping freight to Switzerland and what, if anything, changes post-Brexit. If you have further questions about our Swiss service or would like toRead more
IFL Dover customs clearance services Brexit
27 October
2020
As an international freight forwarder, we have our own 24-7 customs clearance services and can advise our customers on all important customs-related matters, and shipping post-Brexit. Key service benefits International Forwarding’s main features of service are: experienced UK customs agent since 1989 dedicated 24/7 clearance services and UK-wide coverage AEO-approved operator export entries to the EU post-Brexit for goods carriedRead more
EU and UK AEO logos
2 September
2020
As UK-EU importers and exporters prepare for Brexit on 1 January 2021, we consider some of the potential protections available to international traders. One useful quality mark that we advise anyone using European freight forwarding services to look for is AEO status. But what does it mean, why is it desirable and how might it cushion you from disruption arising fromRead more
Brexit EU signposts
9 July
2020
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
Pallet delivery Europe freight forwarding
30 June
2020
As lockdown restrictions slowly lift, pallet delivery to and from Europe is also starting to open up. We are currently working with our import-export customers to help them get back up to full steam. If you need to send palletised freight to Europe – whether EU and non-EU freight – please get in touch for latest trailer schedules, disruption informationRead more
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