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IFL-MD-Rob-Pike-5news-Brexit-deal
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
18 December
2018
The reindeer are saddling up ready for final pallet deliveries to Europe. Please note, our last guaranteed European trailer departures are as follows: Last departure to Austria – Tuesday 18 December. Last departure to Italy – Tuesday 18 December. Last departure for France – Wednesday 19 December. Last departure to Germany – Wednesday 19 December. Last departure to Switzerland –Read more
2018 Russia football
27 June
2018
Not only do we watch the football here at International Forwarding but we also sponsor local grassroots football (here’s our local U8s team in their next season IFL kit) and we are, of course, fascinated by the logistics of the world’s biggest football tournament. Putting on the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is no easy task with many logisticalRead more
Multimodal-Pallite-stand
16 May
2018
What are the hot topics from Multimodal 2018, the UK’s largest transport and logistics conference, which took place in Birmingham from 1-3 May? We’ve rounded up some of the news coming out of this year’s conference. BREXIT Brexit and digital disruption dominate at Multimodal 2018 [IFL] Brexit uncertainty together with digital transformation/disruption were the two main topics of conversation atRead more
Multimodal-Brexit-seminar
14 May
2018
Brexit challenges together with digital transformation / disruption were the two main topics of conversation at Multimodal 2018, the annual UK’s freight and logistics conference held at the NEC in Birmingham this month. EU customs union uncertainty The degree of uncertainty around Brexit, and the Customs Union in particular, is making it impossible for transport and logistics firms to prepareRead more
IFL at Multimodal
27 April
2018
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) will be visiting Multimodal 2018 at Birmingham NEC and we’d like to invite you to connect and talk transport, trends and our new service offerings. Next Tuesday 1 May, two directors from IFL will attend the annual freight and logistics conference to meet and greet industry colleagues, old and new. Nigel Parsons, Network Development Director, IFL (picturedRead more
Brexit sign and Union Jack dominoes set to fall
14 March
2018
Importers and exporters trading in Europe are still seeking clarity as Brexit talks move to the next round. Roy Baker, Director, International Forwarding, asks what import-export businesses can do to prepare for the uncertainty ahead in European freight and logistics? Update: We are now collating Brexit preparations into IFL’s bulletpoint guide for customers. Just 12 months to go now beforeRead more
Geneva © Shutterstock
18 January
2018
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is pleased to announce Glob-Sped as our new transport partner for our flagship, driver-accompanied, daily Swiss service. It will handle the popular shuttle service in Switzerland. Glob-Sped is an international freight forwarding company, founded in 1977, which combines a high-quality service with flexibility and commitment to delivery dates. It is based in Basel and Brunegg, andRead more
18 December
2017
Make sure your UK and European freight consignments arrive in the ‘St Nick’ of time – check out our trailer departures schedule for Christmas and New Year. We’d also like to say a big thank you from International Forwarding to all our customers for your continued business and support during 2017. We wish you and your families a very merry,Read more