Our partners are all membership organisations, with those members representing a cross-section of companies from right across the sector.

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is a trade association for UK registered companies that move freight internationally by all modes of transport. BIFA has over 1500 members in the logistics and supply chain sector, known generally as freight forwarders, which offer a wide range of services to customers.

The British Ports Association is the national membership body for ports and harbours in the UK, covering over 400 ports, harbours and terminals, to provide a unique sector-wide view.
The leading voice on port matters UK-wide, it represents the interests of operators that handle 86% of all UK port traffic.

CBA members include manufacturers, distributors, traders, warehouse operators, logistics and transport companies, as well as service providers and suppliers, all providing products and services to virtually every sector. CBA members contribute more than £3 billion to the UK economy – it’s the UK’s second biggest and nation’s number one manufacturing exporter.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK – CILT(UK) – is the leading professional body for logistics and transport professionals. With more than 12,000 members in the UK, it represents professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.

Cold Chain Federation represents the temperature-controlled supply chain in the UK and its members are businesses that operate frozen and chilled storage facilities and/or temperature-controlled distribution vehicles, as well as companies which have mutual commercial or policy interests.

Logistics UK is one of the UK’s leading business groups, and the only one representing the whole industry, with members from logistics businesses working in all transport modes, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose   businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods.

RFG is the UK’s representative body for rail freight, with around 120 members including train operators, end customers, ports and terminal operators and suppliers (locomotive and wagon companies, support services).  It aims to increase the amount of goods moved by rail to deliver environmental and economic benefits for the country.

The Road Haulage Association, established in 1945, is the UK’s only trade body dedicated solely to operators of commercial vehicles – trucks, coaches and vans. Its 8,500 members range from owner- operators to those with fleets of over 1,000 vehicles, and operate over 100,000 commercial vehicles on the UK’s roads.

Road to Logistics is a Community Interest Company, established with government funding, to tackle the driver shortage. We raise awareness of driver roles relevant to a more diverse range of people and partner with various organisations who can most effectively reach new demographics of resource. The mainstay of what the organisation does is encouraging and assisting car license holders to get their LGV licenses, with an emphasis on supporting more vulnerable and further-away-from-the-labour-market individuals.

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is the international not-for-profit association representing and uniting all parts of the air cargo industry (traditional players and new entrants, small, medium and large companies). The association shares information, knowledge and advice to members to share best practice across the sector.