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Kingshurst-U8s-Football-main
6 June
2018
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
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
IFL at Multimodal
27 April
2018
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
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
19 February
2018
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
2018
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
2017
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