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HMG RORO Requirements Document

Thu. 15 Aug 2019
The Government has previously issued documents regarding RoRo requirements following the UK’s exit from the EU and this document has now been updated to reflect the revised EU Exit Date of 31st October 2019.

It's Sumner time for BIFA's training team

Wed. 14 Aug 2019
For the third year in a row, The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Liz Sumner as trainer – freight and customs procedures.

Freight forwarders say CBI’s Brexit report hits the nail on the head

Tue. 30 Jul 2019
The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics sector says that the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has hit the nail on the head with its warning that neither the UK nor the EU is ready for a no-deal Brexit on October 31st.

Heathrow - Suspension of strike 26-27 July

Thu. 25 Jul 2019
BIFA are advised that the first of the strikes that were scheduled for the 26th and 27th July have been suspended, whilst the latest pay offer is considered.

Heathrow Strike Action

Mon. 22 Jul 2019
Three strikes are planned at Heathrow during July and August.

BIFA Young Forwarder Network adds events to its portfolio

Mon. 22 Jul 2019
Having recently held the last of its initial regional group launches, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is adding content to its Young Forwarder Network (YFN).

Freight forwarders query whether government is listening

Thu. 11 Jul 2019
This week’s news that very few companies have registered for a new government online system designed to protect value added tax revenues on foreign parcels in the event of a no-deal Brexit has led the UK representative body for freight forwarding and logistics companies to question whether Government is listening to advice from industry experts.

BIFA Freight Services Awards now open for entries

Tue. 2 Jul 2019
Entries are now open for the British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org - annual Freight Service Awards competition.

Heathrow announces tough emissions policy

Mon. 24 Jun 2019
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is the body that provides independent advice climate change to government, providing recommendations for future policy. In the latest “Net Zero – Technical Report” the CCC recommended that a number of targets be made more ambitious, leading to the UK’s emissions falling to ‘net zero’ by 2050.

BIFA focuses on multiple issues facing freight forwarders at Multimodal 2019

Mon. 17 Jun 2019
BIFA are using the event to address and help resolve issues faced by the UK freight sector.


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