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UK freight forwarding comments on UK Government’s Autumn Statement

Wed. 25 Nov 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the news in the UK Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement that transport capital spending will increase by 50 percent to a total of £61 billion, funding the largest road investment programme since the 1970s.

BIFA’s Steve Parker is the new President of CLECAT

Wed. 25 Nov 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) welcomes the appointment of BIFA Board Member Steve Parker as President of CLECAT, the Brussels-based European Association for forwarding, transport, logistics and customs services.

UK freight association adds seminars to address major issues set to impact international trade

Wed. 18 Nov 2015
Following an overwhelming response to its forthcoming conference that will address three of the most pressing issues facing international trade, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is adding additional seminars that address the three subjects.

BIFA reveals Freight Service Awards shortlist

Tue. 3 Nov 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is pleased to reveal the finalists of the 27th BIFA Freight Service Awards. After a rigorous judging process, 44 finalists from 31 BIFA Member companies are in contention for awards across eleven categories.

Misrepresentation of BIFA by Transport and Logistics Magazine

Fri. 16 Oct 2015
Transport and Logistics Magazine offer NOT endorsed by BIFA.

UK forwarders welcome Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement

Fri. 16 Oct 2015
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given a cautious welcome to the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

UK freight association conference now sold out

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

‘Sally Traffic’ to host BIFA Freight Service Awards

Mon. 7 Sep 2015
Truckers’ friend Sally Boazman is to host the British International Freight Association’s Freight Service Awards 2015 Ceremony in London next year.

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.

Clarification regarding CIP 29 (2015) NCH Trader Form for Route 1 and 2 declarations

Wed. 29 Jul 2015
In response to Member concerns regarding the above CIP, BIFA has been in contact with the NCH to discuss the implementation of the new header document.

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