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Young Forwarder Network strengthens organisation

Mon. 17 Oct 2022
Six regional chairs have been appointed to continue the development of the Young Forwarder Network (YFN) that was created by the British International Freight Association in 2019.

BIFA members are ready to help with any supply chain issues

Sat. 1 Jan 2022
In response to comments that some business are not prepared for the new rules and regulations covering cross border trade between the EU and the UK that take effect from today, BIFA says ...

Freight Association comments on UK Budget and says it hopes commitment to consult is not spin

Thu. 28 Oct 2021
The trade association for UK freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says that whilst it welcomes some of the announcements in yesterday’s UK Budget, many of the issues covered reflect or are overshadowed by the ongoing uncertainty over the shape that the UK’s exit from the EU is taking.

BIFA president supports National Lorry Week

Wed. 27 Oct 2021
BIFA’s president, Sir Peter Bottomley has shown his support for this week’s National Lorry Week amid the national shortage of HGV drivers.

BIFA and Think Logistics to deliver young talent for the sector

Tue. 26 Oct 2021
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has launched a new partnership with Think Logistics to inspire the next generation of talent to join the sector.

UK's path to net zero set out in landmark strategy

Mon. 25 Oct 2021
A landmark Net Zero Strategy setting out how the UK will secure 440,000 well-paid jobs and unlock £90 billion in investment in 2030 on its path to ending its contribution to climate change by 2050 has been unveiled by the UK government.

Don’t cancel Christmas just yet, say freight forwarders

Fri. 15 Oct 2021
Freight forwarding companies remain committed to delivering a suitably festive Yuletide, as we witness a seasonal whirlwind of worry and rumour that this year’s Christmas festivities in around ten weeks may just not happen as a result of the current supply chain challenges.

NB - Scam email attempt on BIFA members

Mon. 16 Aug 2021
Further to the message posted last week, we understand that e-mails continue to be received by some of the trade association's members that purport to have originated from BIFA.

A new eLearning course on Customs Declaration Service launches in September

Thu. 12 Aug 2021
We are launching a new online training course to help prepare BIFA members and others to operate HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

FIATA announces that Freight-Pay introduction webinar is available on demand

Thu. 12 Aug 2021
FIATA has announce that Freight-Pay's introduction webinar, which took place on 4 August, attracted a record number of 80 participants from all over the world.

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