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Logistics
27 September
2018
Outsourcing cargo handling and order fulfilment can be very useful for small and medium-sized enterprises, saving both time and money. But there are risks to be mitigated when adding a third party to your supply chain. After posting on the pros of pick and pack outsourcing last week, today we look at some of the checks you should carry outRead more
Cargo handling
19 September
2018
There are both advantages and risks to outsourcing pick and pack services for your business or ecommerce enterprise. In our first post, we outline some of the advantages. Next week, we’ll follow up with some of the checks you should carry out before choosing a pick and pack company. What is pick and pack? Picking and packing is a processRead more
IFL Warehouse
4 September
2018
We’ve just had some warehouse space become available – a late deal awaits if you have stock that needs warehousing. If you’re after a better deal on your warehousing than you’re getting from your current supplier, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is here to help. We have two substantial distribution warehouses in the Midlands, located at the heart of the UKRead 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
Cargo handling
26 April
2018
As a UK warehouse operator storing goods for sellers established outside the European Union, International Forwarding is ready for a new government scheme which aims to crack down on tax evasion by unscrupulous online retailers. IFL Director Roy Baker guides our non-EU customers through the UK’s new Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme – or FHDDS for short. With the growth ofRead more
IFL's new DAFs trucks bring greener transport
21 March
2018
As part of ongoing upgrades to its freight forwarding fleet, International Forwarding has invested in two brand new CF 260 DAF trucks for greener transport and logistics. They arrived last week and already IFL’s managing director Rob Pike, who earned his HGV Class 1 licence in 2015 (Class 2 in 2008), has been behind the wheel testing them out. TheRead 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? Just 12 months to go now before the UK will leave the European Union as per Article 50. It willRead more
11 December
2017
International Forwarding (IFL) is ploughing ahead with its deliveries despite rare heavy snowfall on Sunday, which brought much of the UK to a standstill. Sometimes bad weather is the biggest supply chain risk of all: closing seaports, cancelling air freight flights and bringing disruption to the road network. The best we can do as a busy freight forwarder is beRead more