Exit mobile menu
Close Menu
home  /  login  /  register  /  search  /  Tel: 020 8844 2266
THE LEADING BODY REPRESENTING
THE UK INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT SERVICES INDUSTRY
Menu Menu

Current News

News articles are listed below, for more detail simply click the title. To see Archive, BIFA or Industry news use the menu options on the left. You can have news articles delivered directly to you as an RSS feed by clicking the RSS Icon above.

Current news are those articles from the last 3 months. Archive news are those articles more than 3 months old. To see articles with a specific tag simply click the tag in the panel on the left.

Freight forwarders remain ahead of the curve despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Mon. 18 Mar 2019
Whilst the UK government keeps working, pushing and grinding on to try again to make the case for its Brexit compromise, and MPs carry on hunting, and arguing for alternatives that could take the place of that compromise if it ultimately fails, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is advising its members to continue preparing for a no-deal departure on March 29th, until further clarity is obtained.

Guidance on Ireland and Dual Use Goods

Fri. 15 Mar 2019
The Government has issued further guidance relative to Ireland and the export of Dual Use goods from the UK to the EU in the event of a “No Deal” scenario.

Draft Tariff published by HM Gov in the event of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Wed. 13 Mar 2019
The Government has released a series of important documents this morning relative to the UK leaving the EU at 23:00 on 29 March in a “No Deal” scenario.

Great launch for BIFA's Young Freight Forwarders Network

Tue. 12 Mar 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has seen a successful launch for its new networking group, the BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN).

Announcement regarding EORI numbers

Tue. 12 Mar 2019
Error in notification sent out last week by HMRC, regarding arrangements for EORI if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Air Cargo Priorities: Trade, Global Standards and Modernization

Tue. 12 Mar 2019
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and the air cargo industry to focus on three priorities to accommodate the expanding demand for air cargo and ensure the economic and social benefits of aviation can be maximized.

IATA Launches CEIV Fresh

Tue. 12 Mar 2019
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new industry certification—the Center for Excellence for Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh)—to improve the handling and the transport by air of perishable products.

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas

Fri. 8 Mar 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is warning its members about the cost of containers abandoned overseas for which they may be liable and how to implement safeguards to prevent this situation occurring.

Hard Brexit-increased liabilities for road hauliers and freight forwarders

Fri. 8 Mar 2019
Brexit will have many unforeseen consequences, and a hard Brexit in all probability more that most. BIFA has consistently argued that of all the modes, road will be the one most impacted by the changes will be road. BIFA has been recently approached by solicitors regarding Brexit’s impact on he the Convention for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) for damages, particularly where there is a delay.


Reset password