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Post-Brexit deal backed by MP’s

Post-Brexit deal backed by MP’s

Members of Parliament have approved the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland's post-Brexit trad deal with the European Union yesterday when Parliament was recalled, the bill making the deal UK law was backed 521 votes for to 73 votes against. The house of Lords passed...

Post-Brexit deal backed by MP’s

Countdown to Brexit: Act Now

Brexit: Time is running out! New rules will affect businesses who trade with the EU. Make sure you’re ready for the end of the Brexit transition. You need to act now if you’re: - Importing goods from the EU- Exporting goods to the EU- Moving goods to or from Northern...

EFS attain BRC Global Standard see the latest here

EFS attain BRC Global Standard see the latest here

EFS Global has been awarded the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution. The BRC Global Standard is considered as a benchmark guarantee of quality, safety and operational performance for the UK retail industry.

Carriers cut China flights as coronavirus measures widen

Carriers cut China flights as coronavirus measures widen

Several airlines have suspended their flights to China. British Airways is currently not flying to China and will reassess the situation on 29 February 2020. Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines will fly to China for the last time on 31 January.

NEW: European Haulage Services

NEW: European Haulage Services

We are delighted to welcome Anna Borkowska to EFS Global as she joins the team in Burnley leading our NEW! European Road Trailer Team.

EFS Global Wins Palletways New Member Of The Year

EFS Global Wins Palletways New Member Of The Year

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded Palletways New Member of the Year. After collecting the award at Palletways’ 2019 National Conference/25th anniversary on the 26th of September, Mark Jones MD said: "This exciting new move will enable us to continue...

Post-Brexit deal backed by MP’s

Be Ready For Brexit

Is your business prepared? On the 31st of October, the United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union. Despite the current uncertainty, it is important to consider the possibility of a "no deal" Brexit. We hope our 'Be Brexit Ready Pack' will allow you to consider...

EFS Global acquires FWD Freight Services Ltd

EFS Global acquires FWD Freight Services Ltd

EFS Global are pleased to announce the acquisition of FWD Freight Services Ltd FWD Freight Services Limited is a Freight Forwarder based on Old Hall Street, Liverpool. FWD was Established in 1986 by Fred Duenbier with over 30+ years of experience providing a variety...

Count Down To Brexit

With the second meaningful vote taking place tonight and if the current timetable is to believed the UK's exit from Europe less than three weeks away.  Is your business prepared?  Download our Be Brexit Ready pack and be prepared for future requirements for...

Air Freight- Closure of Pakistan Airspace

Pakistan's civil aviation authority has closed the country's airspace as tensions with India escalate. Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority said on Wednesday that it had shut its entire airspace to all commercial flights. We experienced some disruption on air freight...

Air Freight to Dubai- Planned Runway Maintenance

There will be some disruption to our air freight services from the UK to DXB- Dubai in the coming months. Dubai will be shutting one of their runways for six to seven weeks starting mid-April until the end of May which will have an enormous impact on capacity moving...

PDQ Joins EFS Global

We are pleased to announce that EFS Global has aquired PDQ Specialist Courier Services. PDQ’s head office is in Alderley Edge but the firm also has centres in Wirral, Buckinghamshire and Ireland. PDQ was established in 1998 and provides specialist courier services...

EFS Global- Equity Drive

Last week we mentioned our how we are driving future growth through Crowdcube, we are pleased to announce that we are now over funding and we are currently at 111% funded, we are keeping the round open for a short while to allow further investment so if you are...

EFS Global: Driving Investment For Further Growth

Crowdcube.com recently interviewed EFS Global Managing Director Mark Jones: Could you tell us about EFS Global? We are a UK-based logistics provider with worldwide reach and over 2,000 customers. From import and export to European road freight, customs clearance,...

EFS Global – Equity Release

You may have seen names such as Brewdog, Ubuntu, GripIt, DueDil,  Seedrs and many more growing through equity releases, EFS Global are now joining these companies offering 2.75% equity. [video width="720" height="720"...

JRS Traction Ltd acquired by EFS Global

EFS Global are pleased to announce the acquisition of JRS Traction Ltd. Burnley based EFS Global which is one of the North West’s largest freight and haulage groups and currently has eight depots and offices across the UK, offering a wide range of services from UK and...

New China Customs Data Requirements

As you may already be aware of ‘The General Administration of Customs China (GACC) Announcement No.56’ effective 1stJune 2018 which requires further data included on all MAWB, HAWBS, MANIFESTS for destinations within China and those transiting to another Country...

EFS Global Web Client

EFS Web Client Click here for Web Client: bookings.efs.global:9000/ At EFS We are fully committed to embracing technology whilst ensuring customer service remains. We offer online services through EFS Web Client. With EFS Web Client you can: Create Online Bookings...

New Year, New Warehouse

Happy New Year! It's been a busy couple of weeks at here EFS Global, with our Merseyside/Cheshire depot moving into new warehouse and office premises in Widnes, Cheshire. If your looking for warehouse space we are offering great introduction rates in our...

EFS Logistics Ltd becomes BIFA members

Our air and sea division EFS Logistics Ltd joined BIFA on the 19th of October 2017. As of 20th October 2017 all business of the company "EFS Logistics Ltd" is transacted under the current edition of the Standard Trading Conditions of the British International Freight...

EFS.GLOBAL ACQUIRES EURO SDB

EFS.Global are pleased to announce the acquisition of distribution, logistics and warehousing specialist Euro SDB. EFS.Global freight and haulage group has acquired the entire share capital of the Tamworth-based organisation Euro SDB Ltd. EFS.Global is one of the...

EFS attain BRC Global Standard

EFS Global has been awarded the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution. The BRC Global Standard is considered as a benchmark guarantee of quality, safety and operational performance for the UK retail industry.   MD Mark Jones said: “We are proud of our...

We’re Hiring

Our staff are at the heart of everything we do, to be the best we work with the best, due to continual growth EFS are looking for people to step up and play their part within our talented team. If you want to work for a company that will help you to learn, progress,...

Euro-Tran Despatch Join EFS Global

We are pleased to announce that EFS Global has completed the acquisition of Euro-Tran Despatch based in Skipton, West Yorkshire, Euro-Tran Despatch who offer a comprehensive and competitive parcel and pallet collection and delivery service throughout the UK and...

#WeLoveMCR

EFS Global would like to offer our sincere condolences to all affected in this atrocity and wish those injured a speedy and full recovery. #WeLoveMCR #WeStandTogether  

Top 6 Advantages of Warehousing & Storage

What to look for when choosing your warehouse space When it comes to storing your commercial stock, warehousing is a popular and effective way to do so. Before choosing a warehouse space however, there are a few key factors you should consider. This post will discuss...

Brexit Begins

Article 50 will be handed in today at 12:30 BST by Sir Tim Barrow the British ambassador to the EU, after this formal exit negotiations can start. It will then be upto two years before the process of leaving the EU is complete. Months after the decision to leave the...

Exporting for the First Time or Planning to Export

Below is some practical advice you can follow to safeguard your interests for the first time exporter. 1. Select a reputable, reliable and efficient shipping company as your agent to handle your shipments. Even if they might cost you a bit, this cost is negligible...

A Guide to Importing For First Timers

Unlike receiving a personal parcel through the post, there are of course a lot more factors involved with importing business related items. Importing Goods to the UK Importing vital packages or documents into the UK requires all the appropriate papers to be filled out...

Merry Christmas From EFS Group

As we are nearing the end of 2016 which was our 20th year of trading we would just like to say a special greeting at Christmas time to express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty over the past 20 years. We are deeply thankful of all our...

What does Brexit mean for Freight Shipping? – Part 2

Following on from last month’s blog, we continue to look into the bigger repercussions that could potentially take place after Britain’s departure from the EU. What will happen to domestic transport legislation? Depending on the deal negotiated with the EU, the...

CS Brunt is Relocating with New Warehousing

CS Brunt will be relocating on the 5th of December 2016 to new office and warehouse space still within Trafford Park. The new 38,000sqft  warehouse with offices are located less than 3 miles from Manchester city centre and strategically located close to Junction 9...

EFS Fleet Grows

EFS are pleased to announce additions to our fleet, we have recently put on the road a new double decker mega trailers with more coming and a rapid response bike. The eight new double decker trailers will be in our new branding.   Based from our HQ and Commercial...

What does Brexit mean for Freight Shipping? – Part 1

Months after the decision to leave the EU, many UK businesses are still asking one single, monumental, question – how will this affect my business? The reality is that there is still no certainty as to how this ‘Leave’ decision will affect the economy or the market....

EFS Warehousing & Storage Capacity Doubles | Secure your space

We are doubling! Yes doubling our highly secure, cost effective and dependable warehouse storage facilities located in the North West of England,  soon our second warehouse in Burnley will open. Contact our team today to secure your storage space. Our reputation for...

Bradtrans International Ltd Joins EFS Global

We are pleased to announce that yesterday the 2nd of September 2016 EFS Global acquired Bradtrans International Ltd Bradtrans International specialist in UK-Germany-UK freight operated their own fleet with daily shipments from the north of England to Germany....

Express Freight Solutions Are Recruiting For Our Accounts Team

Accounts Apprentice Express Freight Solutions (EFS) are looking for an Accounts Apprentice to join our busy and expanding logistics group. We offer excellent opportunities for career development and training. The role will be based in Burnley. Determination and...

EFS is looking for an apprentice to join our busy transport office

EFS is expanding and we are looking for an apprentice to join our busy transport office. Training and development will be key features for this role with the possibility of rapid progression to transport planning. Training will include a business administration...

Pick and Pack with EFS

Are you looking to outsource your importing, pick and pack, warehousing and delivery services? Handling logistics internally within your business may look on paper like an attractive plan, many often see it as a way to save money, however it can end up costing your...

Success for EFS Group sponsored Triathletes

It’s been two weeks off success for the EFS sponsored England North West Regional Triathlon and Paratri Academies. At the European Relay Qualifier there was a full podium for the boys taking Gold, Silver, Bronze and fantastic Bronze in the girls race,  It comes only a...

Firework and Dangerous Imports

Importing fireworks can be a complex and difficult process.  Due to the restrictions that HMRC have in place for Dangerous Goods, the application and the actual import must be co-ordinated with the utmost care. With this in mind, CS Brunt Freight Services are here to...

Horizon Distribution Joins the EFS Group

EFS are pleased to announce that Horizon Distribution who offer a comprehensive and competitive Pallet collection and delivery service throughout the UK and Europe have joined EFS Group in February. Founded by Richard Abbatt the company based in Liverpool has been...

Palletline

EFS are a proud member of Palletline, which is known as the UK’s leading pallet network for quality. As a Palletline member Express Freight Solutions are an integral part of a vibrant pallet delivery network, We all work together to provide reliable and cost effective...

Merry Christmas

  As we are nearing to 2016 which will mark our 20th year of trading we would just like to say a special greeting at Christmas time to express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty over the past 19 years. We are deeply thankful of all...

MD Sleeps In Truck at Truckfest and Buys Two

Our very own MD Mark Jones traveled down to Truckfest in Knutsford in September and on his return he announced after a night camping he was buying two trucks from Renault   After not getting much sleep on the first night of Truck Fest Mark jokingly said to JDS Trucks...

EFS are recruiting!

We are pleased to announce that EFS is growing again, we are now looking to welcome a Transport Office Apprentice to Express Freight Solutions. EFS is looking for an apprentice to join our busy transport office. Training and development will be key features for this...

New Man, New Van at Red Scar Tyres

This month we have increased our fitting capacity at Red Scar Tyres with a new highly equipped VW Crafter van joining the fleet and have welcomed an experienced fitter to the team. The new fitter will give us greater capacity, increase our already above industry...

Warehouse Expansion and Investment in Burnley

We are pleased to announce that expansion work on our Burnley warehouse has been completed this as generated 1000 extra pallet spaces. Along with the expansion to the warehouse there has been a significant investment in the warehouse infrastructure including new...

Preston Commercial Tyre Depot Red Scar Tyres joins the EFS Group

EFS are pleased to announce that Red Scar Tyres of Preston have joined the EFS Group during April 2015. This is the second key acquisition of April and adds to the company’s expansion, the investment in Red Scar Tyre fits in with the commercial garage and future...

Freight Forwarder C.S. Brunt joins the EFS Group

We are pleased to announce that freight forwarder C.S. Brunt joined the EFS Group during April 2015.  The acquisition is a key addition to our Group and represents a significant investment in our import and export capabilities. C.S. Brunt have been importing and...

Welcome to the new EFS Blog!

You may have noticed things are a little bit different here at the Express Freight Solutions website! The Express Freight Solutions (EFS) Group is proud to be officially launching a brand new website today! In addition to a design refresh, the new EFS website now...