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Government is listening says forwarding chief

Tue. 14 Jul 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that there is some evidence that the UK Government is listening to the advice it is getting from the UK’s logistics sector.

BIFA Freight Service Awards 2015 now open for entries

Fri. 10 Jul 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is seeking entries for its annual Freight Service Awards competition.

UK logistics needs real investment, warns forwarding chief

Tue. 7 Jul 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is calling for real investment in the UK's logistics network, ahead of the Chancellor's Emergency Budget tomorrow.

BIFA backs Airports Commission’s recommendations

Wed. 1 Jul 2015
Following today’s report by the Airports Commission on airport capacity in the UK, the trade association for UK freight forwarders and logistics service providers has backed the report’s proposal that the UK must push ahead on the expansion of aviation capacity with a new runway at Heathrow.

BIFA announces the launch of their new website

Fri. 26 Jun 2015
BIFA is pleased to announce the launch of the new BIFA website and we hope you will be pleased with the new look, functionality and accessibility.

Union Customs Code - Implementing Act (IA) and Delegated Act (DA) - Update

Mon. 8 Jun 2015
The Commission on Friday 5th June told Member States and Trade Representatives, at the Customs Business Group meeting, that the UCC DA and IA texts have yet to clear Commission Inter-Services Consultation.

UK freight association says illegal stowaways threaten future of cross channel freight

Wed. 20 May 2015
The trade association that represents companies responsible for handling much of the UK’s visible trade is warning that a significant recent increase in would-be illegal immigrants attempting to stowaway on trucks passing through the Calais Eurotunnel terminal and ferry port is causing major problems and threatening the future of cross channel trailer services.

BIFA welcomes reappointment of Transport Secretary in new UK Government

Tue. 12 May 2015
Commenting on the fact that Patrick McLoughlin has retained his cabinet position has Transport Secretary in the new UK Government, British International Freight Association (BIFA) Director General, Robert Keen says:

Freight must not be forgotten in new parliament

Fri. 24 Apr 2015
With uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the forthcoming UK General Election, the voice of the country''s freight forwarders is urging the eventual occupant of Number 10 not to overlook the vital role of international trade facilitation to the UK economy.


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