BIFA - Industry News

HMRC Inland Pre Clearance – Update 23/01/2019

Some logistical challenges were experienced around the Christmas period as preparation was underway to transition from the old sites to the new warehouse facilities. Unfortunately this has resulted...


Trading with the EU post Brexit

Much of the material will be familiar to Members, however BIFA suggests that it would be appropriate to make this material available to clients who are pondering how to cope with EU trade post...


'No Drone' Signage Installation at Heathrow Airport

The signage has been designed to raise the awareness of drone activity around the airport and to assist in the reporting and locating of potential drone sightings. Each sign has a unique code which...


Eleven winners in freight awards

The winners of the nine General, Modal, and Specialist categories in the Awards, which has established a benchmark of quality for the British freight forwarding industry for more than a quarter of...


Freight forwarders ready to clear up the mess left by politicians, says freight forwarders association

“The decision taken by Parliament is historic and needs to be acknowledged. “With just a couple of months to go before the exit date, the rejection of the deal leads BIFA to recommend that our...


Apply now for the European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits

It was announced on the GOV.UK website that applications for ECMT permits , which can be obtained from the Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), opened on the 26th November. BIFA suggest that...


Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards

The five finalists are: Paige Baldwin of TPS Global Logistics; Kyle Lawrence of Unsworth; Thomas Turner of Panalpina World Transport; Harry Underwood of Dachser Ltd and Jay Williams of Kuehne +...


Importing and exporting plants and plant products after Brexit

The Government must prepare for every eventuality, including a no deal scenario. For two years, the Government has been implementing a significant programme of work to ensure that the UK is prepared...


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