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warehouse storage available
18 January
2021
Looking for a warehouse storage facility in the West Midlands area? Long-term or short-term? Then look no further, we now have availability once again in our new 40,000 sq ft facility located in the heart of Birmingham. Should this be of interest then we would be pleased to hear from you. For further information please call +44 (0)1675 434690 or email enquiries@internationalforwarding.co.uk to secure storage spaceRead 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
IFL-Christmas-trees-storage-freight-forwarding
18 November
2020
And so it begins… our first batch of 100-plus Christmas trees is ready for distribution to various garden centres around the UK. One of the better side-effects of COVID-19 is that customers are starting their festive season early this year. According to the British Christmas Tree Growers Association (BCGTA), orders of UK trees are already significantly up on 2019. The BCGTA’s 320Read more
MD Rob Pike at IFL's new pallet storage Birmingham facility
20 October
2020
Our 40,000 sq ft new pallet storage facility in Garretts Green, Birmingham, has been highlighted to businesses across the Midlands this week via the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce website and newsletter. For the full story, see Freight forwarder secures third storage facility. The substantial new warehouse provides storage capacity for up to 6,000 pallets within close proximity of BirminghamRead more
Birmingham warehouse interior showing pallet storage capacity
14 September
2020
One of the UK’s leading independent freight forwarders, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL), has just taken over its third large, secure, storage facility in the Midlands. The 3,700 sq m (40,000 sq ft) warehouse in Garretts Green, Birmingham, is already starting to fill up with short and long-term goods storage bound for UK and European destinations. The further expansion comes aRead more
warehouse storage available
3 September
2020
If you’re after a better deal on your warehousing, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is here to help. We have just taken over a large, new storage facility in Birmingham. The 27,000 sq ft warehouse is ideally situated for both business and transport links. It is located between Birmingham city centre and the motorway network with excellent transport links to theRead 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
HMM-Algeciras-Rotterdam-cc-Kees-Torn
23 June
2020
Last week the world’s biggest container ship, the HMM Algeciras, docked at London Gateway, carrying nearly 20,000 containers of sea freight – itself a record number. But sea freight rates still remain high with overall reduced capacity. At 400m long and 61m wide, the ship is the size of nearly four football pitches and has the capacity to carry 23,964 standard containers.Read more
10 June
2020
There are positive signs that European road freight services are gradually picking up as lockdown restrictions start to ease in the UK and Europe. Volumes are slowly increasing on our UK and European road freight, and more enquiries are coming in. This is good news for customers of International Forwarding (IFL). As businesses reopen, and production and supply chains startRead more
PPE-equipment-for-West-Midlands-delivery
4 May
2020
Birmingham-based freight forwarder, International Forwarding (IFL), has won an urgent, short-term, daily contract to deliver essential PPE goods from two UK airports on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care. The contract is for haulage of PPE (personal protective equipment) freight from London Luton Airport and Birmingham Airport for delivery to the West Midlands. Goods will be deliveredRead more