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IIFA celebrates 10 Years of FIATA Diploma

On Wednesday 12th September 2018, IIFA hosted a dual celebration for both the Graduation Ceremony of the 2017 - 2018 IIFA FIATA Diploma Class Group and also marked the tenth anniversary of the FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding through IIFA.

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How Will Brexit Effect Your Exports To Ireland?

It is a year since  the FTA published their Bexit manifesto which we outlined in our blog post, 10 Post Brexit Must Haves For Haulage Companies. So..........what has happened since then and is the UK’s position any clearer?

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Positive news from family businesses  

Positive economic news has been a bit thin on the ground in recent times but thankfully it appears that change is on the horizon.In a recent study carried out be KPMG "European Family Business Barometer" it is reported that 71 percent of European...

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Freight Companies Conscious of Brexit Issues

Haulage Companies across the UK and Ireland continue to have serious concerns about Brexit. There are a number of issues that may cause the industry and its customers problems. Long delays at ports, increased red tape and additional costs are...

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10 Post Brexit Must Haves for Haulage Companies

Brexit is looming large with the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty moving closer by the day. This will have a significant impact on haulage companies and on many other industries.

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Digital Revolution to Impact Freight Companies in Ireland

The digital revolution is in full swing throughout every industry across the globe and freight companies in Ireland are facing significant changes in the coming years. New and exciting technologies are being introduced all the time that are...

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Specialist Delivery Services

The head of France`s Freight transport and Logistics body, Transport and Logistiscs France (TLF), has recommend Western European transport companies focus on niche areas and specialist delivery services, to combat increased competition  from...

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Freight Forwarder World Congress 2016 Comes to Dublin

FIATA the International Federation of Freight Forwarder Associations is holding its 2016 World Congress in Dublin and its running this week, from 3rd October and runs to 8th October.

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Freight Forwarding Market Driving Efficiencies

It’s almost a year ago now since we wrote about lean processes in terms of logistics and how the freight forwarding and the Road Transport industry in particular are embracing efficiencies, both through tactical actions and strategic projects...

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Freight Forwarder Implications of Brexit

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) in the UK is one of the main representative bodies of logistics companies in that market and it has recently documented what it considers to be the top ten issues facing the industry in the light of Brexit....

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Brexit – Good or Bad for the Freight Forwarder?

When the idea of Brexit initially emerged, there were many freight forwarder businesses that anticipated commercial benefits from a UK exit of the EU. Some, like Cargocare, remembered the days when the movement of goods between Ireland and the UK...

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Brexit – Implications for the Freight Forwarder?

When the Conservatives were elected in 2015 in the UK, they made a commitment to re-negotiate the UK’s relationship with the EU and to hold an “in-out” referendum. At the time it seemed a distant promise yet here we are with a vote due to be cast...

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