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Young Freight Forwarder Award finalists spend a day at Virgin Atlantic

Mon. 1 Oct 2018
Three of the UK’s most talented young freight forwarders have been treated to a Familiarisation Day at Virgin Atlantic in recognition of their success in the latest British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) ‘Young Freight Forwarder of the Year’ award, which has been sponsored by Virgin Atlantic Cargo since 2011.

New apprentice category for freight awards

Mon. 24 Sep 2018
The British International Freight Association - www.bifa.org – is to add a new Apprentice of the Year in Logistics category to its annual Freight Service Awards competition.

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge

Wed. 19 Sep 2018
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has described the container shipping industry’s recent imposition of a ‘sulphur surcharge’ as unjustified and blatant profiteering.

BIFA expands training team with another key appointment

Mon. 17 Sep 2018
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Claire Capaccioli as Trainer – Freight and Customs Procedures.

An old scam makes a reappearance

Wed. 5 Sep 2018
BIFA Associate Member EFTA (www.eftaweb.com ) have advised about approaches their Members have received out-of-the-blue relating to companies which have gone into liquidation.

Freight Service Awards 2018 call for entries

Mon. 20 Aug 2018
Welcome to the 30th year of the BIFA Freight Service Awards.

Golden girl to host UK freight industry awards

Wed. 18 Jul 2018
The British International Freight Association - www.bifa.org - has chosen double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes as the host for its annual Freight Service Awards competition.

UK YIFFA nomination through to final

Wed. 11 Jul 2018
2017 Young Freight Forwarder Award winner selected as Regional Winner Europe for the FIATA Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFA) final in Delhi.

Disruption of services at the Port of Felixstowe

Fri. 6 Jul 2018
In the recent BIFA communication regarding disruption at the Port of Felixstowe we indicated that freight forwarders should not expect compensation for problems currently being experienced as they are not regarded as being in a contractual arrangement with the Port.

Freight forwarders warned not to expect compensation for Felixstowe disruption

Mon. 2 Jul 2018
Freight forwarders that suffered operational damage and incurred significant additional costs as a result of the disruption to operations at the UK port of Felixstowe following the introduction of a new operating system in June have been warned that they are unlikely to receive any compensation from the port’s owners.

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