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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.

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.

BIFA reports huge interest in online Customs training

Tue. 11 Jun 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is seeing massive interest for a recently-launched online training course that focuses on Customs declarations.

BIFA Shuffles Board - New National Chair and Vice Chair elected and new Director appointed

Tue. 28 May 2019
John Stubbings has succeeded Mark Bromley as the elected National Chair of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period. Bromley becomes Immediate Past Chair for a two-year term.

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions

Fri. 24 May 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has concluded the initial series of meetings that have been taking place as part of the launch its Young Forwarder Network (YFN).

BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications

Thu. 16 May 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is alerting its members to a looming deadline by which they can apply for funding from the Government’s £5 million grant scheme opened in December 2018, as part of an £8 million investment to support training and automation in the customs intermediaries sector.

Freight sector given more guidance on trade in endangered species in event of no-deal Brexit

Mon. 8 Apr 2019
Following a recent event organised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has issued additional guidance on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).


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