BIFA sets out its stall for National Careers Week

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is supporting National Careers Week on 7-12 March with a series of events promoting careers in logistics. It will start with an online seminar entitled ‘Ten Reasons To Consider a Career in Logistics’ at 13:00 on 7 March. BIFA executive director, Carl Hobbis, who is responsible for all elements of BIFA’s Freight and Customs training, will be joined by Kyle Lawrence, chair of the London ... [+]

What do you think of the shipping industry? BIFA to canvas members

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is asking its members for their views on current container shipping line practices, as well as their opinions on the easements and exemptions provided to them under competition law. BIFA director general, Robert Keen, says that over the last several months, he has received many ... [+]

BIFA demands shipping probe

The British International Freight Association says it is “joining the chorus of voices” that are calling for an investigation into the activities of container shipping lines. It has written to the UK government  asking it to investigate the state of competition within the current deep sea container shipping market, saying that ... [+]

Unprepared for import controls? Make friends with a forwarder, says BIFA

With many importers unprepared for changes to import customs rules on 1 January there is no better time to use the services of a freight forwarder, says the British International Freight Association. BIFA director general Robert Keen, says that he was a little surprised to read that research by the Federation ... [+]

US security pact deal leaves out forwarders, says BIFA

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says it is disappointed with the implementation of the mutual recognition agreement (MRA) for the US and European Union trade security programmes. In particular, it is angry that AEO-accredited freight forwarders and customs brokers will not gain reduced risk scores under the MRA. BIFA Director ... [+]

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