The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – has
confirmed the appointment of Mike Jones as policy and compliance advisor to
look after issues related to Air, Aviation Security and Dangerous Goods.
Jones started his career in freight forwarding in 1977 when he joined
Pandair Freight Ltd as a break bulk & transhipment clerk and undertook a
number of managerial roles following the acquisition of Pandair by Air
In 1998, he joined Hitachi’s transport division where his role as logistics
manager included the management of warehousing and distribution throughout
the UK, followed by a promotion to general manager, which allowed him to
develop a more strategic role working as part of the European steering
In 2011, he joined London Underground as logistics manager for Track &
Signals. In preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games, he rationalised
the storage locations for track materials and set up critical spares stores
for signalling equipment to minimise delays.
In his new position at BIFA, he will be working alongside Robert Windsor,
the manager of BIFA’s Policy and Compliance Department.
BIFA Director General, Robert Keen said: "We welcome Mike and are sure that
his experience on both sides of the supply chain will help our Policy and
Compliance Department to fulfil its role of providing effective
representation and support for BIFA members within the broader context of
the UK and international freight services industry."