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Freight forwarders welcome container market public consultation

Wed. 25 Jan 2023
BIFA Press Release: The British International Freight Association welcomes the news of the launch by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) of a public consultation on its proposed recommendation to UK government regarding the retained Liner Shipping Consortia Block Exemption Regulation.

Pledge helps BIFA guide members on environmental issues

Wed. 25 Jan 2023
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is cooperating with Pledge, an integrated carbon measurement and offsetting platform, to help its members better understand and address the environmental issues that affect how they manage international supply chains.

Sporting legend reveals winners of BIFA Freight Service Awards

Thu. 19 Jan 2023
Kevin Keegan, this year’s host, has revealed the winners of the annual BIFA Freight Service Awards and expressed his delight for those crowned as champions in the various categories.

BIFA partners with Descartes to deliver ICS2 webinar

Wed. 18 Jan 2023
On 1st February 2023, BIFA is partnering with Descartes Systems, a leading provider of on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions, to deliver a members-only webinar that provides important insight and guidance on the forthcoming introduction of the Import Control System Release 2, which is due to go live on 1 March 2023.

British International Freight Association names new Director General

Tue. 3 Jan 2023
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has named Stephen Parker as its new Director General to succeed Robert Keen, who will be retiring from full time employment with the trade association in 2023.

BIFA develops programme to attract recruits from other industry sectors

Tue. 8 Nov 2022
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has launched a programme called ‘Freight Development Pathway’ in partnership with Manpower, part of ManpowerGroup, one of the world’s leading workforce solutions companies.

BIFA reveals shortlist for 2022 Freight Service Awards

Mon. 24 Oct 2022
26 freight forwarding companies have been shortlisted as finalists for the nine service categories of this year's British International Freight Association’s Freight Service Awards, with 12 individuals making the finalist shortlists in the Apprentice of the Year and Young Freight Forwarder categories.

Young Forwarder Network strengthens organisation

Mon. 17 Oct 2022
Six regional chairs have been appointed to continue the development of the Young Forwarder Network (YFN) that was created by the British International Freight Association in 2019.

BIFA Annual Charity Dinner Makes Post-Pandemic Return

Thu. 6 Oct 2022
On Friday 30th September, BIFA members, their guests and shipping line representatives gathered together at The Liner Hotel, Liverpool for the reinstated BIFA Liverpool Region Annual Dinner.

General guidance on attending an IBF

Fri. 9 Sep 2022
Update on Inland Border Facility (IBF) testing and guidance on when to attend an IBF

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