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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.

BIFA adds consultant

Fri. 17 Apr 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – has engaged Paul Newman in a consultancy role for the trade association’s London East and South East region.

BIFA reaction to the 2015 Budget

Wed. 18 Mar 2015
UK freight forwarders welcome potential export boost and duty freeze.

Freight association names policy and compliance advisor

Tue. 17 Mar 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org - has confirmed the appointment of Mike Jones as policy and compliance advisor to look after issues related to Air, Aviation Security and Dangerous Goods.

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