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Our Partners are all membership organisations, with member companies from across the logistics sector. They will be helping to make sure we can bring you the most relevant opportunities with their members.

AICES is the UK trade association for the international express sector. Its members provide fast, time-definite door-to-door movement of international shipments which are fully tracked. Handling over 200 million international shipments each year, both import and export, consignments range from legal documents and spare parts to pharmaceutical and e-commerce goods.

The British Association of Removers Ltd is the UK’s longest Trade Association in the removals industry, representing 400 professional removal and storage companies operating from 550 locations throughout the UK.  Members comply with the BAR Code of Practice, which protects and promotes consumers’ interests while moving home.

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.

The HDA is the trade association for an essential part of the healthcare supply chain. HDA member companies are responsible for distributing over 92% of NHS medicines and providing wholesaling services including working capital, stock management and IT systems to their supply chain partners.

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.

Maritime UK is the umbrella body for the maritime sector, bringing together the shipping, ports, services, engineering and leisure marine industries. Supporting over 1 million jobs in the sector, Maritime UK coordinates and delivers industry recommendations within the Maritime 2050 strategy on the future of the sector.

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.

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.

The UK Major Ports Group is the trade body for the UK’s biggest port operators, representing the UK’s nine largest port operators in revenue terms. Its members collectively handle 75% of the UK’s port volumes through 40 ports, including the largest ports in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is the leading trade organisation for the UK warehousing and logistics sector with 900 members including third-party warehousing and logistics providers, as well as logistics users such as retailers and manufacturers, plus Associate members who provide products and services to the industry.