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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
IFL Operations Director Trisha Slater
11 October
2018
Trisha Slater has almost 20 years experience as International Forwarding’s Operations Director. We asked Trisha about her work at the heart of IFL’s operations department, and the biggest issues and opportunities for the company right now. Tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to International Forwarding Ltd (IFL)… I actually started work in the freight industry whenRead more
IFL-Macmillan-Coffee-Morning-2018
2 October
2018
Some team events are sweeter than others. After doing the Wolf Run and a paintballing day out this summer, Team IFL took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning last Friday 28 September in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Staff made and brought in biscuits, brownies, tarts, tray bakes, flapjacks, fancies, cupcakes, Viennese whirls, three-tier sponges and sausage rolls. TeaRead more
IFL-paintball-team2
16 August
2018
Great balls of paint! International Forwarding Limited (IFL) recently spent a day out at a local paintball centre in Birmingham where the missions came thick and fast for staff more used to unloading pallets than ammo. A team of 15 ‘ballers’ – made up of warehouse operators, drivers and some office staff – signed up for the day of friendlyRead more
IFL-Wolf-Run-Andy-Nigel
26 July
2018
The International Forwarding sales team is used to negotiating tough hurdles, such as tight deadlines and sending cross-border freight, but they really had to get their hands dirty with their most recent task. In June, two IFL sales directors took on one of the most hardcore off-road challenges: the Wolf Run. This quarterly 10k wild run takes in trails, lakesRead more
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
Andy-Grubb
4 September
2017
Andy Grubb has been with International Forwarding since 2008, working in sales and new business. In June 2017, he achieved a long-held ambition to become a director of the company so we took the opportunity to ask him about his new role as Sales Director, IFL’s strategic plans and his tips for getting the best freight rates… Congratulations on becoming aRead more
13 October
2015
Congratulations to Team IFL, who all successfully completed the SECO Alcester 10K run on Sunday morning. Thanks to everybody who sponsored us and we are very pleased to say that we raised £425 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust (CFT). Here are the before and after shots… Catch up on the full story of why we were running for CFT, in memory of AndrewRead more
Road runners
24 September
2015
We are fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust – please help by sponsoring Team IFL in the SECO Alcester 10k run. The race takes place on 11 October and we are aiming to raise £1,000 as nine plucky IFL staff members get out from behind their desks and driving seats to take part in the 10km run. International Forwarding’s Sales & CommercialRead more
8 September
2014
The UK summer is just about over and, fortunately for International Forwarding, it’s been a hot one as our MD Rob Pike spent much of it in cold water. Here he is after finishing a one-mile swim to raise money for Maddie’s Fighting Fund, a local charity set up to help 10-year-old Maddie Hems get proton therapy treatment after sheRead more