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Beyond the Brexit fog of uncertainty

Why freight forwarders need to work harder than ever to differentiate themselves in their business

Giving customers better service options and technology to support decision making just as important as offering competitive rates, says BIFA Director General Robert Keen

How digital disruption is influencing the forklift rental market

How digital disruption is influencing the forklift rental market

Digital disruptors are influencing every aspect of business in every vertical, whether it’s shaping growth, inspiring change or prompting new business models, the digital world is one that shows no signs of slowing - and the forklift rental market is no exception.

How to build supply chain resilience

How to build supply chain resilience

As KFC and many others can testify, supply chain resilience is growing as an operational issue, but there are business continuity planning and management tools out there that can help you to reduce this risk.

Are spiralling diesel costs linked to insolvency spike?

Are spiralling diesel costs linked to insolvency spike?

Bruce Goodhart, the Freight Transport Association’s Research Analyst for National and Regional Policy, considers the continued upward trajectory of fuel prices and asks whether increasing operating costs are once again starting to have a negative impact on the road freight sector.

HMRC begins roll-out of new Customs Declaration Service

HMRC begins roll-out of new Customs Declaration Service

First phase testing underway for new system to replace the current Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight system