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UK freight association names policy and compliance officer

Tue. 17 Dec 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has confirmed the appointment of David Stroud as its policy and compliance adviser with responsibility for logistics issues relating to air freight, security and sustainable logistics.

Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises

Fri. 13 Dec 2019
Commenting on the results of yesterday election in the UK, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association says that members of his trade association will be looking for the newly-elected government to deliver on its promises in regards to Brexit, the withdrawal agreement with the EU, and any future trade deal.

Freight association lends support to diversity in logistics

Mon. 9 Dec 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is adding its support to The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge 2020, which is being organised by Nimble Media Ltd, in association with Talent in Logistics.

Non-automatic Weighing Instruments Regulations 2016

Tue. 26 Nov 2019
BIFA has been contacted by Renfrewshire Council regarding the above subject and the outcome of their recent inspection.

Freight association Director General wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Fri. 15 Nov 2019
Robert Keen, director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), has been presented with the lifetime achievement honour at this year’s Global Freight Awards.

BIFA Young Forwarder Network set for Anglian launch

Thu. 7 Nov 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is set to add another regional group to the Young Forwarder Network that it launched earlier this year.

33 freight forwarders are shortlisted for BIFA's freight service awards

Mon. 28 Oct 2019
33 freight forwarders are shortlisted for BIFA's freight service awards

Future of Freight: UK Strategy

Fri. 25 Oct 2019
One side effect of the Brexit debate is to raise the profile of our sector, highlighting its importance to the wider economy.

HMG Brexit announcements

Tue. 15 Oct 2019
Amongst the various Government announcements about Brexit, the following two announcements are in particular interest to the freight forwarding/customs intermediary sector.

UK freight forwarders give cautious welcome to Government’s planned investment in road transport infrastructure

Mon. 30 Sep 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given a cautious welcome to the news that the UK Government has confirmed a commitment by the previous administration to invest some £25 billion in England’s road transport infrastructure.

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