Tag: BIFA

British International Freight Association Names New Director General

At the end of 2022, Mr Parker retired from his position as Head of Customs UK at DHL Global Forwarding, and commenced his new role with BIFA from the start of the new year. Parker’s career spans over four decades in freight and logistics. Having secured a position with Pandair in the early 1970s,...

BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network celebrates 1st birthday

The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Young Forwarders Network (YFN) is celebrating a very successful first year of operations. The YFN was launched in March 2019 to create several regional networking groups, run by young forwarders and designed to help early talent and young...

BIFA Young Forwarder Network hits six with launch in Northern Ireland

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has added another regional group to the Young Forwarder Network that it launched less than one year ago. The Northern Ireland regional group was launched at a well-attended meeting, which took place at the Belfast Harbour Commissioners offices...

BIFA warns of deadline for Customs grant scheme applications

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is reminding its members of a looming deadline by which they can apply for funding from a £16 million grant scheme. Originally announced by the government in October 2019, the scheme represents an additional round of funding for employee trai...

David Stroud takes key role at UK freight association

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has confirmed the appointment of David Stroud as its  policy and compliance adviser with responsibility for logistics issues relating to air freight, security and sustainable logistics. David Stroud David Stroud is a highly experienc...

Freight association lends support to ‘The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge 2020’

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is adding its support to The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge 2020, which is being organised by Nimble Media Ltd, in association with Talent in Logistics. As a Supporting Organisation, BIFA will be encouraging its members to enter a team for ...

Davies Turner shortlisted for two freight industry awards

Davies Turner, the leading independent international freight and logistics company, has made the finalists shortlist in two categories of the UK's premier freight forwarding and logistics awards scheme. The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Freight Service Awards have been org...

BIFA Young Forwarder Network set for Anglian launch

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is set to add another regional group to the Young Forwarder Network that it launched earlier this year. The Anglia regional group with be launched on November 13th at Ipswich Town Football Club, joining regional groups that have already been e...

BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expressed some reservations about the government’s announcement this week over funding for customs training. The government said it will allocate a further £16 million to help businesses train staff to make customs declarations, and to ...

BIFA appoint new National Chair and Vice Chair

John Stubbings has succeeded Mark Bromley as the elected National Chair of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period. Bromley becomes Immediate Past Chair for a two-year term. In addition, Rachel Morley, general manager for operations at BIFA member company...

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