Company and Industry News

16 August
Great balls of paint! International Forwarding Limited (IFL) recently spent a day out at a local paintball centre in Birmingham where the missions came thick and fast for staff more used to unloading pallets than ammo. A team of 15 ‘ballers’ – made up of warehouse operators, drivers and some office staff – signed up for the day of friendlyRead more
26 July
The International Forwarding sales team is used to negotiating tough hurdles, such as tight deadlines and sending cross-border freight, but they really had to get their hands dirty with their most recent task. In June, two IFL sales directors took on one of the most hardcore off-road challenges: the Wolf Run. This quarterly 10k wild run takes in trails, lakesRead more
12 July
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded Platinum status with Palletways. This is in recognition of our high standards of service and commitment to the pallet network and our fellow network members. Pictured collecting the award is Rob Pike, Managing Director, International Forwarding Ltd (centre) with Rob Gittins, Palletways UK MD (left) and MikeRead more
2018 Russia football
27 June
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
6 June
Young Solihull football players will be stepping out in style next season after landing a sponsorship deal with nearby Coleshill freight and logistics firm International Forwarding Limited (IFL). The under-8s team, who play for Kingshurst Sporting Club Football Club, have been freshly kitted out in their own teamwear for the 2018/19 season, thanks to their manager Matthew Graham. Mr Graham,Read more
16 May
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
14 May
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
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
Cargo handling
26 April
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
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