BIFA - Industry News

Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises

“For the last three years, freight forwarding and logistics companies have done all they can to prepare for Brexit in the face of huge uncertainties. “The mantra of the new government has been ‘Get...


Freight association lends support to diversity in logistics

As a Supporting Organisation, BIFA will be encouraging its members to enter a team for the event, which will take place in June 2020. Carl Hobbis, BIFA's training development manager, said: “By...


Shippers call for urgent changes in liner CO2 reporting

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TAPA seeks talks with Brussels on truck parking standards

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) is urging the European Commission to “listen to the voices of buyers and decision-makers” to drive the growth of the EU’s new Safe and Secure...


Drewry publishes first low-sulphur BAF reference price

Low-sulphur reference bunker index tracker . In recent months, both shippers and forwarders have expressed confusion and concern over the timing and transparency of the new charges being introduced...


Air cargo peak season off to slow start, annual demand down 3.5% in October

Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by 2.2% year-on-year in October 2019. Capacity growth has now outstripped demand growth for the 18th consecutive month....


Most companies are looking to shift production out of China

Almost three-quarters of supply chain professionals from across multiple industries and regions are looking to relocate or shift production out of China due to various factors including the ongoing...


Revision of global rules on Customs procedures

The participants discussed and provided guidance on the direction of the comprehensive review process of the Revised Kyoto Convention. The Revised Kyoto Convention is the flagship Convention of the...


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