Archives for palletised freight

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Birmingham logistics and Midlands pallet delivery
16 September
2019
Birmingham and the West Midlands has been our local market for the past 30 years. Our Midlands pallet delivery services sit at the heart of a freight forwarding network that extends across the UK, Europe and destinations worldwide. Here are three ways in which International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is your leading Midlands specialist in UK freight forwarding… 1. Close to BirminghamRead 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
18 December
2018
The reindeer are saddling up ready for final pallet deliveries to Europe. Please note, our last guaranteed European trailer departures are as follows: Last departure to Austria – Tuesday 18 December. Last departure to Italy – Tuesday 18 December. Last departure for France – Wednesday 19 December. Last departure to Germany – Wednesday 19 December. Last departure to Switzerland –Read more
IFL-land-sea-air
30 October
2018
Next year International Forwarding Limited will celebrate its 30th birthday. IFL has come a long way since 1989, developing from a single vehicle company with three members of staff into a leading freight forwarder and UK pallet distributor serving the Midlands and further afield. We now operate a fleet of 20 vehicles, employ more than 60 staff and handle in excessRead more
IFL-and-Egetra-trucks
25 September
2018
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) of Coleshill, Birmingham, has announced a new partnership with transport company Egetra to grow its network across France. UK customers shipping to and from France will benefit from access to Egetra’s main delivery hubs in Paris Roissy, Orly, Le Havre, Lyon and Bordeaux. Egetra also has offices in Toulouse (serving the aerospace industry, as IFL doesRead 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
Switzerland freight
14 August
2017
For more than 13 years, International Forwarding has been the go-to forwarder for daily road freight transport to and from Switzerland. Here’s how we developed and continue to grow our flagship daily Swiss service… Innovation driven by customers In September 2003, International Forwarding created a market-leading niche transport service to Switzerland. This was driven by our customers’ needs for a faster, more frequentRead more
IFL accepting Palletways Platinum member status
12 June
2017
This month we are celebrating a double win: 15 years as a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest pallet network – we sent our first truck into Palletways on 5 June 2002 – and it has just been announced that International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) has been awarded Platinum status as one of the network’s top performers. The award is the highest given byRead more
Palletways-ETA-in-action-
30 May
2017
International Forwarding customers are set to benefit from the new industry-first Palletways estimated time of arrival (ETA) technology, which officially launches this week. From Thursday (1 June), International Forwarding will be offering its clients the benefits of groundbreaking technology available through its membership of Palletways, the No1 UK pallet distribution network. For every pallet input to the Palletways network theRead more
20 February
2017
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) has had its roots in the Birmingham and the West Midlands industry for 30 years. People know us as a reliable, independent UK road haulier but we do so much more – connecting local businesses to a full suite of freight forwarding and third-party logistics across both domestic and international markets. Our customers benefit from ourRead more