BIFA’s Clive Broadley is the new president of CLECAT
CLECAT’s membership consists of the majority of national freight forwarder associations throughout the EU and its prime purpose is to guard and promote the freight forwarding sector’s interests at European level.
Mr Broadley takes over from Jean-Claude Delen who has stepped down as a result of his recent election as president of FIATA.
Managing director, International Division of Meachers Global Logistics, Mr Broadley can boast over 40 years of experience in the freight forwarding and logistics arena. A previous chairman of BIFA, he currently serves on the trade association’s Board of Directors.
BIFA Director General, Peter Quantrill said: “Clive’s appointment is important as it helps to strengthen BIFA’s influence and involvement in this organisation and facilitate contacts with important stakeholders, for the benefit of our members.
“It follows the recent election of Christine D’Arcy, Chair of the BIFA Legal and Insurance Policy Group as Vice President of FIATA, joining the Extended Board, and the appointment of BIFA’s Executive Director, Robert Keen as Chairman of the FIATA Working Group Sea and thus Vice Chair of the Multimodal Transport Institute.”
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) represents UK companies engaged in the international movement of freight by all modes of transport. A not-for-profit organisation, BIFA is funded by subscription and run by its members for members. It operates with a full-time Secretariat, which administers and manages the Association’s affairs. BIFA provides an effective and proactive organisation dedicated to improving standards of professionalism within the logistics and supply chain industry.
IMPRESS COMMUNICATIONS LTD
8-10 Cleave Avenue,
Kent BR6 7DR
Tel: +44 (0) 1689 860660
Fax: +44 (0) 1689 850484
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release BIFA’s Clive Broadley is the new president of CLECAT here
News-ID: 111224 • Views: 1847
More Releases from British International Freight Association
‘Freight stars’ are recognised by the UK international forwarders’ associa …
The UK’s most prestigious logistics and supply chain industry awards were given to the best of the British freight forwarding sector at a milestone awards ceremony – the 21st – hosted by author and broadcaster Mrs Frances Edmonds. Finalists, sponsors and industry figures attended the glittering ceremony, held in London on 21 January, to celebrate the 21st Annual Lunch and Awards Ceremony of the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The
UK forwarders ‘not surprised’ by US climbdown on 100% container scanning
According to John O’Connell, Director – Trade Services at the British International Freight Association (BIFA) – bifa.org - it was “hardly surprising” to hear the recent news that the US Department for Homeland Security (DHS) would effectively not be able to meet its 2012 deadline to implement its goal of 100 percent inbound container scanning. Mr O’Connell said: “As BIFA has said repeatedly, the DHS has consistently underestimated the
Freight forwarders win reprieve over consignment information
The Home Office and UK Border Agency (UKBA) has informed the British International Freight Association (BIFA) that the consignment information that could be required by the police under the powers provided for in Section 33 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality (Ian) Act 2006, which enable them to request freight data on both third country and intra-EU shipments, will not be required on a routine basis. The decision follows a
UK freight forwarders alerted about US sanctions against Iran
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – bifa.org - is urging its membership which includes most of the UK’s freight forwarding companies to be aware that new sanctions being taken by the United States against Iran may make them subject to punitive action by the US Government should they be judged to have assisted US companies in trading with Iran. New regulations in the USA mean that any American entity
More Releases for BIFA
Forwarders win total insurance exemption thanks to BIFA
The success of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) on the Insurance Mediation Directive is now complete with the UK government agreeing that freight forwarding and its associated activities will be removed from the scope of the directive altogether. Peter Quantrill, BIFA Director General, comments: “The key word here is ‘altogether’. In 2007, we celebrated that the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) Exemption for freight forwarders had come into force, enabling
BIFA WELCOMES BAA BREAK-UP
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the initial findings of today’s report by the Competition Commission (CC), which calls for BAA to sell two of its three London airports and another in Scotland. Commenting on the report, BIFA Director General Peter Quantrill said: “BAA has played an important role in the development of airport infrastructure in the UK but times have changed and it is no longer viable
BIFA FREIGHT SERVICE AWARDS CELEBRATE TWO DECADES OF SUCCESS
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - bifa.org - is seeking entries for its annual Freight Service Awards competition. The BIFA Freight Service Awards 2008 celebrate 20 years of holding the competition and this year will include a new award category – the Environment Award – that is open to companies wishing to present a specific ‘green’ initiative or case study, which shows consideration for the environment or demonstrates a
BIFA FREIGHT SERVICE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED
APL Logistics, Ital Logistics, JF Hillebrand UK, Premier Showfreight, Schenker, Uniserve Group and Wincanton triumphed in the industry categories of the Freight Service Awards 2007 competition organised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA). Eve Gogarty and Derek W. Johnson MBE won the individual people categories. The winners were revealed at BIFA’s Annual Lunch and 19th Awards Ceremony on Thursday 17th January at the Brewery, London EC1 by special guest, broadcaster
BIFA CRITICISES SHIPPING LINE SURCHARGES
On behalf of its members, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org - has reacted angrily to the news that the Far Eastern Freight Conference (FEFC) will impose a congestion charge of USD145 per TEU on westbound cargo from Asia to the UK next month. BIFA Director General, Peter Quantrill says: “This industry anachronism is making the most of its current exemptions from aspects of competition law, hitting UK importers
BIFA welcomes confirmation that freight forwarders have won insurance exemption
Following a four-year campaign by the British International Freight Association (BIFA) – bifa.org - Treasury officials have confirmed that the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) Exemption for freight forwarders has now come into force. This means that freight forwarders should be able to obtain an open cover policy without the need to register with the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in order to provide insurance to their customers. Following the introduction of the Insurance