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BIFA's 2020 Freight Service Awards to be revealed virtually

Tue. 12 Jan 2021
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is gearing up for the first ever virtual ceremony of its well respected Freight Service Awards, allowing finalists and winners to be celebrated by industry during the week starting Monday 25th January 2021.

TSS/GVMS guide

Tue. 12 Jan 2021
HMRC have become aware of some differences in terminology between the Trader Support Service and Goods Vehicle Movement Service.

PEACH and eDOMERO downtime on Thursday 14 January

Tue. 12 Jan 2021
Further to the message on the PEACH homepage, Defra advise that PEACH and eDOMERO will be unavailable between 1200-1400hrs on Thursday 14 January for essential maintenance.

Hobbis joins British International Freight Association Board

Mon. 11 Jan 2021
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) Board and Council recently approved the promotion of Carl Hobbis (pictured below) as an executive director.

DEFRA Brexit transition update - export paperwork reminder

Mon. 11 Jan 2021
Brexit Transition Update: Exports

Destin 8 – Border Operating Model required Information

Mon. 11 Jan 2021
Information needed to differentiate between the Temporary Storage Model and Pre-Lodgement model as operated in Ports where MCP provide the CSP functionality.

Digital course on preventing wildlife trafficking in the supply chain now available in multiple languages

Fri. 8 Jan 2021
The course ‘Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking’ launched by FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, is now available free of charge in seven languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish).

T1 status confusion at UK airports

Fri. 8 Jan 2021
BIFA Members have reported confusion by the need to input T1 status on air shipments not transiting EU or EFTA countries.

Hauliers told to expect much tougher French border controls

Fri. 8 Jan 2021
New post-Brexit trading arrangements could take months to bed in.

Important information for Hauliers regarding GVMS

Fri. 8 Jan 2021
Message from HMRC GVMS Team to Hauliers.

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