Archives for warehousing

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warehouse-storage-Midlands
12 June
2019
A new 2,000m² secure warehouse storage facility has opened in the Midlands as part of International Forwarding Ltd’s growth plans, just ahead of the freight forwarder’s 30th anniversary in July. The unit opened in May 2019 and almost doubles IFL’s current warehousing space. The storage facility is part of a larger two-acre site, which the company took over in April. TheRead more
Cargo handling pick and pack
26 February
2019
Asking a third-party supplier to take over your order fulfilment often happens when a business grows larger. It could be that you no longer have the storage space for your products, are importing or exporting to a new market and need faster delivery times, or you are just losing too much time packing boxes and shipping orders in-house – timeRead more
Supply Chain Management pick and pack
19 February
2019
Here at International Forwarding, we are proud to help our customers across the complete supply chain, from collection of goods through to customer delivery. Part of this process can involve the storage and reworking of your goods so that your orders can be picked, packed and shipped directly to your customers – saving you time and money. When deciding to useRead 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
IFL Warehouse
4 September
2018
We’ve just had some warehouse space become available – a late deal awaits if you have stock that needs warehousing. If you’re after a better deal on your warehousing than you’re getting from your current supplier, International Forwarding Ltd (IFL) is here to help. We have two substantial distribution warehouses in the Midlands, located at the heart of the UKRead more
Cargo handling pick and pack
26 April
2018
As a UK warehouse operator storing goods for sellers established outside the European Union, International Forwarding is ready for a new government scheme which aims to crack down on tax evasion by unscrupulous online retailers. IFL Director Roy Baker guides our non-EU customers through the UK’s new Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme – or FHDDS for short. With the growth ofRead 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
Multimodal-panorama
17 May
2016
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
TimoCom-freight-exchange
30 June
2015
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
IFL Warehouse
27 September
2013
International Forwarding’s plans to develop additional Birmingham warehousing capacity at their Station Road, Coleshill site, are running on schedule.  From September, we will have an additional 750 square metres of high quality warehousing which will be made available to our customers. The company’s existing pick and pack and stock control systems are being extended to cover the new site andRead more