Forward Computers is an Associate Member of the British International Freight Association. BIFA’s role is to provide a focus for the international freight distribution industry, and its mission is: “To provide effective representation and support for the UK international freight services industry; to promote good practice and total quality in the provision of freight services by all members, and to encourage the membership to observe the highest standards of professional competence”.


BT’s UK Customs Service (CCS UK) has transformed how the air logistics community does business and is now an embedded part of the customs clearance process. CCS UK provides transparency of information between logistics parties and the UK Customs CHIEF system, and helps to enable faster, automated clearance of shipments.


Established in 1984, CNS is a service provider for the freight transport industry enabling the integration of the supply chain through the management and control of information. Through strategic relationships with the Air and Sea Ports; Shipping and Air lines; Air Couriers; HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC); Port Health authorities and other regulatory bodies, CNS operates one of the largest electronic freight information networks in Europe.


CHAMP Cargosystems provides the most comprehensive range of integrated IT solutions and distribution services for all players in the air cargo transport chain. CHAMP is a byword for business-critical content and best of class, reliable connectivity.


Through the Descartes Global Logistics Network (GLN), the world’s leading transportation providers are connecting to their trading partners and exchanging information to drive delivery performance and high levels of customer satisfaction. The Descartes GLN includes solutions and services for Messaging, Local Haulage/Interline, Rate Management (Ocean), Regulatory & Compliance, Track and Trace, Shipment Management and Fleet Management.

Digital Mailroom

We help organisations automate business processes, to move from being driven by cumbersome manual paper to fully automated digital processes. To remain competitive and grow in today’s challenging markets every organisation needs to constantly focus on improving business processes, to be more accurate, faster and more cost effective. This is what Digital Mailroom can help you to achieve, more accuracy, more speed and massive cost savings.


Equisys is a leading global provider of business communication software for document processing, notification and delivery. Our software helps organizations of all sizes improve their business process and communications efficiency.


ExPD are a specialist supplier of bar code products and systems. We can supply anything from a simple bar code reader to a complete data collection system including custom software services.

Freight Business Journal

Freight Business Journal is now firmly established as the leading multi modal newspaper. It reaches out to the decision makers and influencers involved in international freight transport and logistics. FBJ boasts the most informative and authoritative source of information with unrivalled in depth knowledge of the rapidly changing freight business environment. Our complimentary website provides the most up to date news and analysis from within the international shipping industry.

GT Nexus

We provide the technology and services behind GTN, an industry-wide reservation and transaction management system backed by ocean carriers controlling 50% of worldwide capacity, with more than four thousand participating companies across all continents around the globe.

Inform Decisions

inFORM Decisions develops automated and secure electronic check, form systems and eCommerce solutions for iSeries-AS/400 and NT Client-Server environments. These solutions integrate with existing applications and dramatically reduce material and labour costs for their clients worldwide.


INTTRA is the world’s largest, multi-carrier e-commerce network for the ocean shipping industry. INTTRA professionals work with 40 leading carriers and NVOCCs, 109 software alliance partners, as well as their customers, to streamline and standardize their shipping processes worldwide through a network of more than 200,000 shipping professionals. Over 525,000 container orders are initiated on the INTTRA platform each week, representing more than 18 percent of global ocean container trade.


Maritime Cargo Processing plc is the UK’s leading port community systems specialist. We work in close partnership with port and terminal operators, shipping lines, shipping and forwarding agents and hauliers, as well as Customs and other Government agencies, to improve operational efficiency and reduce the costs involved in the trading and transportation of cargo through ports in the UK.

Safe Computing

The Safe Financials suite has provided solutions to freight and logistics businesses for many years. We are proud of the long term business relationships we have established with key organisations in the sector. Key to our success in this market is the seamless integration with the Forward Office solution. FCL and Safe have worked together for many years and we believe that the combined solution of Forward Office and Safe Financials is the best possible package for the forwarding industry.


For 25 years, Synergex has worked with customers worldwide to extend their existing software investments-providing software solutions, helping mid-sized businesses build applications, automate processes, and achieve positive results.


Syntegra is the leading global provider of business solutions to the Air Logistics industry. With more than 30 years of experience we have pioneered the use of systems to allow organisations to manage every step of the logistics chain.