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UK freight association conference now sold out

Tue. 22 Sep 2015
Support for BIFA National Conference has been overwhelming and is now fully booked.

UK freight association sets date for conference to discuss two major issues set to impact international trade

Wed. 2 Sep 2015
The trade association that represents companies responsible for handling much of the UK’s visible trade is organising a one day conference to address two of the most pressing issues facing its members and international trade in general.

UK freight association gives cautious welcome for latest initiative on cross channel congestion

Wed. 5 Aug 2015
The trade association that represents companies responsible for handling much of the UK’s visible trade has given a cautious welcome to the news that the use of Manston Airport as a lorry park will be trialled to help alleviate congestion caused by the problems with the Dover-Calais crossing.

BIFA winner selected for international award

Fri. 17 Jul 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is pleased to report that the winner of the Young Freight Forwarder (YFF) category from the trade association’s Freight Service Awards 2014 has now been named as the Europe region winner of the FIATA/TT Club Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award (YIFFY) 2015.

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.

BIFA concerned at ongoing delays to Union Customs Code legislation

Wed. 24 Jun 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is concerned at delays in the European Commission Inter-Services Consultation on the Implementing and Delegating Acts for the Union Customs Code (UCC). There has been conflicting information emanating from Brussels regarding the extent of the delays to the legislative process.


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