BIFA - Industry News

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions

Initiated in March this year, regional groups have now been established in various parts of the UK, and in Birmingham yesterday the launch of the BIFA YFN regional group in the Midlands took place....


'Logistics for Europe' initiative becomes European

LOGISTICS FOR EUROPE Commenting on the initiative, CLECAT's Director General Nicolette van der Jagt said: 'Those who believe that the solution to social and economic challenges in Europe would...


Freight demand will triple by 2050 – new report

Global freight demand is set to surge in the coming decades but will also be subject to multiple disruptive factors, according to a major new OECD report. ITF Transport Outlook 2019 outlines a range...


Potential upgrade of the A66

The A66 is both a nationally important road, linking Penrith in Cumbria with Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire and a key regional route. It is a important route for freight traffic across the UK and...


New HGV market up a fifth in Q1 2019

UK new heavy goods vehicle registrations increase by 21.2% in Q1, following negative performance in 2018. Growing demand for Rigid and Artic trucks, up 12.9% and 32.3% respectively. Tractors remain...


Five more carriers join digital shipping association

CMA CGM confirms being a founding member of DCSA and hence, being part of the Supervisory Board. Evergreen Line, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation and ZIM Integrated...


BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications

Robert Keen, director general of BIFA, the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, warns: “Applicants only have until 31 May 2019 to apply for funding towards training...


Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments

This comes at a time when trade barriers are becoming more prevalent and represent a worrying trend for the delivery of sustainable economic growth. The papers highlight that there has been a seven...


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