Archives for European Forwarding

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11 May
A team of three delegates from International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) took the opportunity to meet with customers, old and new, yesterday at the annual Multimodal exhibition at the Birmingham NEC, just 10 minutes down the road from our Birmingham hub at Coleshill. This is the 10th year we have attended, and it was a good first day catching up withRead more
Belgian motorway
18 April
New road tolls introduced by the Belgian government from 1 April 2016 are hitting road freight hauliers and look set to trigger an industry-wide rise in transport costs. Customers also face delivery delays as protests and strike action against the charges have blocked Belgium border crossings and caused service disruption. The extra tax has been introduced on selected motorways inRead more
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15 December
Don’t miss the boat – or the truck, for that matter – it’s the final countdown for shipping freight to Europe in time for Christmas. Read on for our UK year-end holiday schedule. Christmas Our last guaranteed departures for Austria, France, Germany, Italy Spain and Portugal will be Friday 18 December however, please note, deliveries for some areas of these countries wouldRead more
30 July
Here’s what you need to know about the Calais crisis and how it is affecting both freight companies and smaller businesses whose goods may be delayed in transit. This week the crisis at Calais crisis reached a new peak with Eurotunnel services temporarily suspended in the face of a burning blockade by French strikers. Nightly incursions into the Channel Tunnel by up toRead more
30 June
TimoCom’s first UK case study of how the IT company and International Forwarding work together to create efficiencies and reduce freight costs was published earlier this month. Here’s the report by Maria Toft Madsen. From pen and paper to modern technology Freight forwarders know this scenario: phone in the left hand, pen and block pad ready to the right to quicklyRead more
18 May
International Forwarding (IFL) is proud to announce that it will form TimoCom’s first case study in the UK, following a meeting at Multimodal 2015, Birmingham NEC, in April. IT company TimoCom is Europe’s market leader in vehicle and freight exchanges with 100,000 subscribers and operations in 44 European countries. It has been developing subscriber case studies as part of itsRead more
european forwarding
12 June
We were pleased to be recognised by Palletways for increasing our palletised road freight network and business in Europe last year. In its Spring 2014 newsletter, Network News, Palletways recognised three outstanding contributions to sales in the past year: Hastings Freight, Palletways Birmingham, and International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) for ‘Highest international growth in 2013’. They said: “International Forwarding has shownRead more
31 March
We’d like to welcome the latest member of the International Forwarding road freight transport team: a brand new Volvo FH 460 6×2 Globetrotter tractor unit. (If only we named our vehicles Dave or something.) This will help us upgrade our current road freight transport fleet to maintain the highest levels of reliability to our customer base. It’s also the greenest optionRead more
21 August
Shipping to Austria is a specialist service offered by IFL. It is one of our premium services and we offer specialised full load, part load and groupage services to Western Austria. As a business, we co-operate with a number of European transport partners and in this particular case, we have a longstanding relationship with Road International GmbH who are strategicallyRead more
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20 August
International Forwarding team have been working hard to get some great prices into and from Switzerland for the summer holidays. IFL offers one of the few genuine daily freight forwarding services to and from Switzerland. It is a fully manned service which means that your goods are never left unattended. This provides our customers with peace of mind that theRead more