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Customs Clearance Dover
20 February
2019
New guidance updates for exporters and importers covering customs procedures in the event of a no-deal Brexit were issued by HM Revenue & Customs this month (4 February). You can download them at the links below. HMRC is introducing “simplified importing procedures” – known as Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) – for an initial period of one year to ease congestionRead 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
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
Geneva © Shutterstock
18 January
2018
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is pleased to announce Glob-Sped as our new transport partner for our flagship, driver-accompanied, daily Swiss service. It will handle the popular shuttle service in Switzerland. Glob-Sped is an international freight forwarding company, founded in 1977, which combines a high-quality service with flexibility and commitment to delivery dates. It is based in Basel and Brunegg, andRead more
When bad weather hits freight deliveries
11 December
2017
International Forwarding (IFL) is ploughing ahead with its deliveries despite rare heavy snowfall on Sunday, which brought much of the UK to a standstill. Sometimes bad weather is the biggest supply chain risk of all: closing seaports, cancelling air freight flights and bringing disruption to the road network. The best we can do as a busy freight forwarder is beRead 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
20 February
2017
International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) has had its roots in the Birmingham and the West Midlands industry for more than 25 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 benefitRead more