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Intertransit-IFL-Barcelona-Birmingham
14 November
2019
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) of Coleshill, Birmingham, has joined forces with Spanish operator, Intertransit, to run a brand new UK-Spain freight forwarding service. The Birmingham-Barcelona deal offers a twice-weekly road freight service. This is a new route for experienced transport operator, Intertransit, which had been looking to fulfil demand for Midlands-bound traffic. IFL offered the ideal combination of location, expertiseRead more
IFL team discuss Brexit and more at the MBN Expo for B2B businesses.
8 October
2019
Brexit was top of the discussion agenda at last month’s Midlands Business Network Expo at the Ricoh Area in Coventry. International Forwarding (IFL) was exhibiting for the first time at the B2B show to talk transport and freight forwarding with potential new customers in the region. Both importers and exporters at the show wanted to know how Brexit would affectRead more
IFL is exhibiting at the Midlands Business Network Expo
29 August
2019
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) will be exhibiting at the Midlands Business Network Expo 2019 on Thursday 12 September at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, from 10am-2pm. We look forward to meeting you. We’ll be there to answer your questions about transport, freight and logistics, and import-export to and from Birmingham and the Midlands region. Potential topics you may want toRead more
Brexit and IFL: Our guide for freight and logistics customers
26 August
2019
To support our customers through Brexit, we’ve put together a short guide to how International Forwarding Ltd is dealing with Brexit. We’ve also included some recommendations for anyone using freight forwarding and logistics services in the UK and some technology changes you need to be aware of. 1. Weekly Brexit briefings The board is holding weekly update Brexit briefing meetings. ThisRead more
Proud to be an independent UK freight forwarder: IFL directors (l-r): Nigel Parsons, Rob Pike (MD), Trisha Slater, Andy Grubb, Roy Baker.
4 July
2019
Birmingham-based International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) turns 30 this month, remaining one of the few independent UK freight forwarding and logistics companies left in a market of multinationals and large operators. In 30 years IFL has grown from just three members of staff and a single vehicle to a business with 60 staff, almost £10 million turnover and 20 trucks inRead more
Roy Baker, IFL Director
2 July
2019
As International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) celebrates turning 30 this month we are pleased to have Roy Baker in the interview seat. Roy was IFL’s original managing director and one of the two founding directors still with the company today. He was there in 1989 when IFL started freight forwarding with just a single truck and three staff. Today the companyRead more
Brexit sign and Union Jack dominoes set to fall
14 March
2019
An important Brexit update for those who trade with the EU was released this week. The HMRC letter deals with urgent preparations UK businesses need to take in order to continue trading in the event of a ‘no deal’. It also includes the new postponed accounting arrangements for the payment of VAT on EU imports after 29 March in the eventRead more
IFL-MD-Rob-Pike-5news-Brexit-deal
22 January
2019
In less than 10 weeks, on 29 March, the UK is due to leave the European Union. But there is still great uncertainty over the terms of Brexit and how this will affect the flow of goods across UK borders. As a pan-European freight forwarder based in Birmingham, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) was approached by Channel 5 News to giveRead more
Roy Baker, IFL Director, on a no-deal Brexit
10 January
2019
This week International Forwarding director Roy Baker spoke to Heart FM news about Brexit and the effect on the West Midlands freight and logistics industry – and the businesses who use them for importing and exporting their goods. Please note: to support our customers through Brexit, we have put together a short guide to how we as a freight forwarderRead more
2018 in review – International Forwarding
19 December
2018
It’s the most busiest time of the year as we take final delivery orders for Christmas and the New Year (here’s our schedule of final pallet delivery dates.) Looking back at 2018, it’s been a year of uncertainty for UK freight forwarders as Brexit continues to be negotiated. It’s no surprise that our most popular post this year was Three BrexitRead more
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