BIFA - Industry News

Freight Association comments on UK Budget and says it hopes commitment to consult is not spin

Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says, “We welcome the news that the planned increase in fuel duty has been scrapped, and also welcome the...


BIFA president supports National Lorry Week

National Lorry Week highlights the vital and often-overlooked role that the logistics industry plays in the lives all everyone, every day. Sir Peter, who is MP for West Worthing says: “Before...


BIFA and Think Logistics to deliver young talent for the sector

Governed by Career Ready, a UK-wide social mobility charity, Think Logistics works with schools and colleges to inspire and inform young people about the logistics sector with a range of activities...


UK's path to net zero set out in landmark strategy

Building on the Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan, the UK Net Zero Strategy sets out a comprehensive economy-wide plan for how British businesses and consumers will be supported in making the...


Shippers warned to brace for fuel surcharge rises

Shippers are being warned to prepare for higher bunker adjustment factors on top of already high freight rates as carriers seek to claw back rising fuel costs. “Bunker fuel prices are impacted by...


Don’t cancel Christmas just yet, say freight forwarders

Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says it is time to maintain a sense of perspective, or the headlines may become a self-fulfilling prophecy....


Walsh expects a permanent shift in air cargo’s importance to aviation

Speaking to the press after the opening session of the IATA World Cargo Symposium in Dublin, Walsh re-iterated comments made earlier in the day that the air cargo sector had grown in importance to...


Key to air cargo resilience post pandemic: Industry Cooperation, Safety, Sustainability and Modernization

Sustainability, modernization, and safety were highlighted as key priorities for the industry post pandemic. The call was made at the 14th World Cargo Symposium (WCS), which opened in Dublin today....


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