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IFL new vehicles 2021
21 April
This week at IFL… we are mostly offloading trailers via our expanded Birmingham warehouse facilities. Shops are reopening, and UK and European road freight is picking up. And we are pleased to announce that we have added two new DAF vehicles (pictured) into our freight transport fleet. They will be receiving their new IFL livery shortly.   We have alsoRead more
Birmingham logistics and Midlands pallet delivery
15 March
International Forwarding (IFL) is based in Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city with a population of 1.15 million. Birmingham and the West Midlands has been our local market for more than 30 years. And our Midlands pallet delivery services sit at the heart of a freight forwarding network that extends across the UK, Europe and destinations worldwide. Note: for spotRead more
Team IFL at the MBN Expo.
12 February
We are celebrating two special anniversaries this month at International Forwarding. Sales support supervisor Marie O’Brien celebrated an amazing 19 years with the company last week. And customs adviser Brenda Lloyd, who has been with us for 22 years, also celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary. As a company with a high number of long-serving employees, IFL has our experienced, dedicatedRead more
Brexit customs checklist
19 January
As new post-Brexit rules for UK imports and exports came into force on 1 January, many businesses are struggling with the added paperwork required for customs clearances on both sides of the Channel. Here is how International Forwarding (IFL) can help you with documentation – and also what we need from our customers. Documentation and capacity are key issues atRead more
IFL Dover customs clearance services Brexit
19 January
To help our customers manage new customs documentation requirements on their imports from and exports to the EU, please read the following post-Brexit customs checklist. Please note: At present International Forwarding (IFL) is ONLY able to act as a customs broker if goods are under our direct control. We can only facilitate clearances on consignments that are moving on our services andRead more
warehouse storage available
18 January
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 to secure storage spaceRead more
13 January
When a Birmingham clothing business approached us to help deliver 3,000 garments going to rough sleepers this winter, International Forwarding (IFL) was happy to offer pallet delivery free of charge. UKM Print & Embroidery, based in Birmingham and Redditch, has been offering garment-decorating services for over 30 years. Managing director Rowan said they wanted to donate 3,000 pieces of clothingRead more
year in review – International Forwarding
22 December
It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, and in particular the world of international freight and logistics. It’s a year that has seen our dedicated team at International Forwarding deal with delivering across borders during a global pandemic and become part of the supply chain for vital medical PPE kit going to the NHS.Read more
10 December
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and that means it’s also the busiest as we take final orders for Christmas and New Year collections and deliveries. We anticipate this year will be even busier than usual with Brexit changes coming on 1 January 2021 (read our Customer information pack for Brexit). So make sure you don’t get sleighedRead more