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Industries

Industries

We offer freight and logistics services to these industry sectors and more across the West Midlands, UK and overseas markets.

Logistics

Every industry comes with its own logistics challenges. When you partner with IFL, you are assured of a reliable and experienced operator. As an established Midlands-based freight forwarder we have been serving a range of industry sectors for more than 30 years.

Our third-party logistics (3PL) services integrate with your own systems to ensure a smooth shipping solution locally, across the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Our reputation for reliability means we are often used by other freight operators and agents across the freight and logistics industry but you can save on costs by dealing with us directly.

Whatever your industry, you’ll find we offer competitive rates and flexible solutions to suit.

Get in touch at enquiries@internationalforwarding.co.uk or call 01675 434690 to find out about our expertise and offering in these industries.

Aerospace

IFL offers freight, logistics and supply chain services to the aerospace sector. We speak your language and can offer bespoke solutions to ensure the safe and efficient transportation of your aerospace cargo across the UK and internationally. We understand aircraft components are a delicate shipment, which is why we are trusted by many aerospace manufacturers to deliver their goods safely and on time.

Automotive

IFL is a long-standing supplier of freight and logistics services across the Midlands automotive sector in particular. Based in Birmingham, we have served local industry for three decades, ensuring your automotive shipments arrive safely and on time. We tailor our 3PL services to suit you, whether you are shipping component parts or fleets of vehicles. For a smooth supply chain we also offer storage and warehousing services to facilitate distribution throughout the UK and import/export to Europe and internationally.

Engineering and manufacturing

IFL handles freight for many clients across the range of engineering and manufacturing industry, including air conditioning equipment, bicycles, machine tools, textile machinery, titanium and other specialist alloy metals.

With the variety of industrial cargo comes complexity. Our freight and logistics solutions can be tailored to suit your needs, from distribution to cargo handling to warehousing services at our large central hub. We work with you to meet the intricacies of your production processes, and to ensure safe, door-to-door delivery for component parts and manufactured goods.

FMCG

Speed of delivery is a key factor in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector – at a competitive price, of course. At IFL, we offer a full range of storage, handling and freight transport solutions to enable customers to get their products to market at just the right time. We work with a range of FMCG manufacturers and retailers across the Midlands, UK and Europe, as well as markets further afield. Products include babywear, gardening supplies, glassware, hairdressing salon goods, kitchenware, paper goods and wood-burning stoves.

Pharmaceuticals / medical

IFL has in-depth experience of the pharmaceutical supply chain and the standards it must comply with in order to handle this type of business. The traffic has detailed complexities only relevant to the transportation of drugs, medicines and similar products. Industry references are available which can be supplied to prospective customers in this field.

Telecommunications

IFL has handled telecommunications and associated equipment for many years. It understands that both speed of transit and security are major factors in handling these high value products.

E-commerce

IFL has acquired increasing expertise in handling goods for customers involved in e-commerce selling. The company has the facilities to consolidate shipments at its Birmingham warehouses, including palletisation, and to re-forward the packed goods to destination. If multi-commodity customs declarations are required IFL has this capability through our dedicated Dover customs clearance office.

Get a quote

Whether you are looking for a detailed quotation on any of our industry freight forwarding services or just have a question to ask, please get in touch. Call us now on +44 (0)1675 434690 or email enquiries@internationalforwarding.co.uk.