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First for Freight Development Pathway initiative

Mon. 20 Mar 2023
BIFA Press Release | KTL Europe Ltd has become the first company to employ a candidate that has completed the Freight Development Pathway (FDP), a programme launched at the end of last year by BIFA in partnership with Manpower.

BIFA Shows Support For National Careers Week

Mon. 6 Mar 2023
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is supporting this week’s National Careers Week 2023 with events aimed at demonstrating its commitment to promoting careers in logistics.

Carri on the training team at BIFA

Mon. 13 Feb 2023
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has strengthened its training team with the appointment of Carri Marais as a Trainer in freight and customs procedures.

BIFA urges Members to consider recruiting apprentices

Thu. 9 Feb 2023
Midway through National Apprenticeship Week 2023, BIFA has repeated its call for freight forwarding and logistics companies to consider recruiting apprentices.

Freight forwarders welcome container market public consultation

Wed. 25 Jan 2023
BIFA Press Release: The British International Freight Association welcomes the news of the launch by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) of a public consultation on its proposed recommendation to UK government regarding the retained Liner Shipping Consortia Block Exemption Regulation.

Pledge helps BIFA guide members on environmental issues

Wed. 25 Jan 2023
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is cooperating with Pledge, an integrated carbon measurement and offsetting platform, to help its members better understand and address the environmental issues that affect how they manage international supply chains.

Sporting legend reveals winners of BIFA Freight Service Awards

Thu. 19 Jan 2023
Kevin Keegan, this year’s host, has revealed the winners of the annual BIFA Freight Service Awards and expressed his delight for those crowned as champions in the various categories.

BIFA partners with Descartes to deliver ICS2 webinar

Wed. 18 Jan 2023
On 1st February 2023, BIFA is partnering with Descartes Systems, a leading provider of on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions, to deliver a members-only webinar that provides important insight and guidance on the forthcoming introduction of the Import Control System Release 2, which is due to go live on 1 March 2023.

British International Freight Association names new Director General

Tue. 3 Jan 2023
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has named Stephen Parker as its new Director General to succeed Robert Keen, who will be retiring from full time employment with the trade association in 2023.

BIFA develops programme to attract recruits from other industry sectors

Tue. 8 Nov 2022
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has launched a programme called ‘Freight Development Pathway’ in partnership with Manpower, part of ManpowerGroup, one of the world’s leading workforce solutions companies.

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