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Roy Baker, IFL Director
2 July
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
30 October
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
30 May
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
17 May
The UK’s biggest transport and logistics event took place last week (10-12 May) at the NEC in Birmingham. We review some of the highlights from Multimodal 2016 below. IFL at Multimodal IFL directors were among the 8,500 visitors attending the three-day event – our 10th year of visiting. You can read our roundup and see our photos from Multimodal’s first dayRead more
29 October
Our new digital information hub went live last month and is taking track-and-trace to new levels with live data on all your consignments and a digital dashboard that will help identify efficiencies and opportunities in your supply chain. IFL pallet freight customers can now access real-time information on shipments as they are picked up, transported, trunked and delivered throughout theRead more
30 June
TimoCom’s first UK case study of how the IT company and International Forwarding work together to create efficiencies and reduce freight costs was published earlier this month. Here’s the report by Maria Toft Madsen. From pen and paper to modern technology Freight forwarders know this scenario: phone in the left hand, pen and block pad ready to the right to quicklyRead more
13 January
A new digital information hub is giving IFL customers a real-time ‘eye’ on their consignments as they are picked up, transported, trunked and delivered throughout the UK. Customers with palletised freight will also be able to access a series of freight forwarding KPIs to drive up performance levels. First of its kind for pallet freight sector The service is the first real-timeRead more