Chris Curtin is BIFA’s man north of the border

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has appointed Chris Curtin as consultant representative in Scotland, completing its regional team. He joins four other regional representatives who support and engage with BIFA members across the UK and are the trade association's ‘eyes and ears’ at a local level in each of its regions. He brings over 22 years’ experience in customs and logistics including operational, commercial and compliance activities and joined one ... [+]

BIFA holds first green group meeting

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) held the first meeting of its Sustainable Logistics Policy Group in November. The group, managed by policy advisor sustainability and environment, Mike Jones, will help identify and report on issues which are of may in future have an impact upon BIFA members’ businesses. Attendees discussed ... [+]

BIFA shortlists 29 for Freight Service Awards

BIFA has shortlisted 29 freight forwarding companies for the 2023 Freight Service Awards, with ten making the finalist shortlists in more than one category. Air Cargo Services Award (sponsored by IAG Cargo): Cargo-partner, Deugro (UK), Hogg Global Logistics and Killick Martin & Company. European Logistics Award (sponsored by TT Club): Atlantic Pacific ... [+]

Suzi Perry to set the pace at BIFA Awards

Queen of the Pit Lane Suzi Perry will host BIFA’s annual Freight Service Awards ceremony in 2024. She was the first permanent female anchor of BBC One's Formula 1 coverage while her other credits include the BBC's live coverage of Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, the London Marathon, Trooping the Colour, the London ... [+]

BIFA appoints in the southwest

he British International Freight Association has appointed Paul Cunningham as a regional representative for its South and South West Region. His previous roles include chief executive of SkyNet Worldwide Express, and vice president at DHL Global Forwarding UK. He was also a partner at LCP Consulting.BIFA director general Steve Parker ... [+]

BIFA appoints environment advisor

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has appointed Mike Jones as policy advisor on environmental issues. He started his career in freight forwarding in 1977 when he joined Pandair Freight followed by a number of managerial roles after the company was bought by Air Express International. This was followed by spells at ... [+]

BIFA appoints Midlands and North director

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has appointed Andrew Melton as regional representative for the Midlands and North Region. He joins the association from Ligentia where he was UK compliance manager. He has also served as a non-executive BIFA director for 14 years and was its chair from 2009 to ... [+]

Client pressure pushes forwarders into carbon-cutting

Client pressure is driving decarbonisation as much as legislation, according to a member survey by the freight forwarding trade association, BIFA The survey was conducted in association with BIFA’s partner, the Pledge decarbonisation software platform for transport and logistics, to evaluate the importance of the issue. It found that there is growing ... [+]

BIFA elects new leaders

The British International Freight Association has elected a new chair and vice-chair. Charles Hogg succeeds Rachel Morley as national chair for two-years period. He is commercial director at BIFA member company, Unsworth, and has been vice-chair of the organisation for the past two years and already chairs the Surface Policy ... [+]

Apprenticeships made easy with BIFA online seminars

The British International Freight Association is to launch a regular monthly online event to help members navigate the perceived red tape involved in recruiting apprentices. The online events, which start on April 21, will last 45 minutes. Participants will gain understanding of the administration involved including school engagement, the recruitment process, ... [+]

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