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Image showing a correctly loaded pallet
20 September
A correctly loaded pallet will mean your goods are collected and delivered safely and in perfect condition, as you’d expect from an experienced freight forwarder. Follow these short guidelines – or watch the two-minute video from Palletways below – to ensure safe, secure collection and delivery of your palletised freight. To send a pallet, get in touch – call usRead more
four action shots
3 September
An epic 14-hour golf challenge by a local transport and warehouse manager and his team is aiming to raise £2,000 for Prostate Cancer UK. Mark Bradley, Transport & Warehouse Coordinator for our sister company RGF Logistics, has been raising funds on the fairway through an endurance golf challenge – with donations from International Forwarding helping their cause. Mark and hisRead more
Pallet storage - IFL and RGF trucks
28 July
This month at IFL we have been involved in moving the first loads of PPE (personal protective equipment) from NHS Nightingale Hospital Birmingham to our new warehouse facility at Garretts Green. We are currently working together with our sister company, RGF Logistics, to collect 300 pallets to assist the NHS in the fight against Covid-19. Last year we helped withRead more
Cleaner trucks for the Birmingham Clean Air Zone
26 July
Shipshape and Birmingham fashion! Driver Matthew Graham gets the hose on one of International Forwarding’s new trucks. But cleaner air is the real aim of our £200,000 investment in new equipment as the Birmingham Clean Air Zone launches. IFL fleet upgrades We recently invested in two DAF tractor units, trailers and a new Mercedes Sprinter van to reduce our carbonRead more
warehousing in Birmingham
21 June
Many of you will have seen today’s article on the BBC news site about how online shopping trend is making warehousing hot property. Andy Grubb, International Forwarding’s sales director, explains the lead up to this situation and why the transport and 3PL industry’s warehouse footprint of 106 million sq ft is still not enough to meet demand… For warehousing quotes,Read more
1 June
This week at IFL… we are mostly busy in our three Birmingham warehouses with office supplies and equipment as businesses restock for a return to work. We have taken on extra warehousing space to cope the current high demand for storage so please do get in touch to secure your space as soon as possible. Check our pallet storage Birmingham page for furtherRead more
Nash Patel IFL raffle prize winner
17 May
The staff of International Forwarding are a generous bunch so when a director offered his ‘Salesman of the Month’ prize tablet for a charity raffle, together they dug deep to raise £380 for Cancer Research UK. Nigel Parsons won Salesman of the Month with Palletways – the palletised freight network of which IFL is a member – and recently receivedRead more
IFL and CookhillCC banner
10 May
International Forwarding is pleased to announce that this year we are supporting local cricket club Cookhill CC for its 75th anniversary season. The club was founded by Howard Brazil in 1946 and competes in the Worcester County League. For the 75th Anniversary year the club is lining up over 50 senior games as well as the league’s T20 and Hundred fixtures.Read more
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