Company and Industry News

Brexit sign and Union Jack dominoes set to fall
14 March
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
19 February
It’s here! A brand new International Forwarding website with features designed with our customers in mind. The big news is that now you can make bookings, get a quote or find out information much more easily on your phones and other mobile devices. The redesign is responsive to different viewing devices so there is no more having to scroll aroundRead more
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18 January
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
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
11 December
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
1 December
From 1 December, International Forwarding has appointed Schneider Transport as its new Paris partner. France has been a core market for IFL for many years and Schneider’s pedigree in the French market dates back to 1865 when its head office in Basle became involved in transporting textiles from eastern Switzerland to high-end fashion shops in Paris. Andy Grubb, Sales Director, IFL,Read more
8 November
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has updated its Standard Trading Conditions to take into account new SOLAS rules and other issues. International Forwarding Director Roy Baker outlines five main changes for our customers. International Forwarding Limited (IFL) trades under the conditions of the British International Freight Association for allRead more
4 September
Andy Grubb has been with International Forwarding since 2008, working in sales and new business. In June 2017, he achieved a long-held ambition to become a director of the company so we took the opportunity to ask him about his new role as Sales Director, IFL’s strategic plans and his tips for getting the best freight rates… Congratulations on becoming aRead more
14 August
For more than 13 years, International Forwarding has been the go-to forwarder for daily road freight transport to and from Switzerland. Here’s how we developed and continue to grow our flagship daily Swiss service… Innovation driven by customers In September 2003, International Forwarding created a market-leading niche transport service to Switzerland. This was driven by our customers’ needs for a faster, more frequentRead more
IFL truck before and after
31 July
Check out the before and after on International Forwarding Ltd’s latest Scania 26-tonne rigid curtain-sider, which extends the capacity at the larger end of our cargo fleet range. Our latest model has had a makeover in International Forwarding’s stunning red, white and blue livery, with blue curtains that are more durable than our old white livery, a bright white tractorRead more