EFS Global was formed in 1996 by Mark Jones. It has now grown to over 22 companies, with depots and warehouses across England & Scotland.
It provides a full array of haulage and customs services across the UK and the globe.
EFS, where the customer comes first.
AFI UK Ltd has been trading as an independent freight forwarder and import customs broker since 1991. It has established a solid and varied client base throughout the United Kingdom and worldwide.
From its purpose-built facility at the heart of the World Freight Terminal, AFI UK arranges the safe transportation of goods - via Air, Ocean, or Road - to or from any corner of the globe and offers a highly competitive and professional service.
Backed by over 25 years of history, AFI UK Ltd is a trusted name in import and export. It boasts of key staff members with long service and a wealth of operational experience, fostering the trust and loyalty of customers. Based in Manchester, AFI UK Ltd services the whole of the United Kingdom, with 70% of British manufacturing located within a two-hour drive.
Andante Freight Ltd is a leading, reliable and responsible freight forwarder specialising in NVOCC consolidation services, principally to the forwarding industry.
Based in Bradford, West Yorkshire we have built a solid reputation for offering high quality sea and ro/ro, road and air freight services to all areas of the Mediterranean, Middle East, Indian sub-continent and, most recently, the Far East. We have developed a respected reputation for total neutrality with many forwarders and overseas agents alike, who are safe in the knowledge that their customer will remain their customer.
Operating under the Aphrodite Container Line, we provide a reliable, weekly LCL (Less Container Load) groupage consolidation service and a complete FCL (Full Container Load) service to all the areas that we serve. As door-to-door specialists we can offer beginning-to-end solutions utilising our trusted network of overseas partners.
Austin Wilkinson & Sons Ltd was incorporated in 1960 in Salford near Manchester. Since then, the company has grown to a fleet of 25 vehicles to provide customers with freight services across the UK and Europe. The company covers the entire UK as a member of the Palletline distribution network.
In 1995, Austin Wilkinson & Sons moved their base of operations to purpose-built secure premises in Atherton. The three-acre site in Atherton, which include offices, a warehouse and transit shed, along with a large hard-standing parking area, is fully secure and manned 24/7. In this facility, goods can be held on vehicles safely and securely for next-day, early deliveries.
Beyond the UK, the company arranges deliveries and collections throughout Europe, whilst its freight office can arrange shipments from all over the world. Austin Wilkinson & Sons also caters to break bulk distribution and packing/loading of tilts and containers for export.
Established in 1994, Bradtrans International Ltd was founded to provide an efficient, personal service often lacking in larger organisations. Bradtrans is a well-known name, being one of the North of England’s premier transporters into Germany and other parts of Western and Eastern Europe.
Having a diverse fleet at its disposal allows Bradtrans to offer a wide variety of distribution solutions to its vast customer base.
Caistor Distribution Ltd was established in 1973 under the name Marris Haulage with a fleet that consisted of just one 7.5t Bedford lorry.
The company expanded over the next twenty years, eventually moving to larger premises on North Kelsey Road, Caistor. The new site was two and a half acres with a 12,500 square feet warehouse where the company added warehousing to its services.
With the move, the company changed its name to Caistor Distribution Ltd. It was also at this time the company became a founding member of the Palletline network, the first palletised distribution network in the UK.
Courier Connections is a Scotland-based distribution company with an established presence in the haulage industry for over 20 years. The family-run company started from small beginnings in 1997, with just one van delivering same-day service in and around Glasgow.
Having grown over the years to the extensive fleet of vehicles it runs today, Courier Connections now have depots in Bellshill, Broxburn, and Perth, connecting Scotland to the rest of the world. The company provides distribution services and solutions, covering deliveries throughout the UK, Ireland, mainland Europe, and beyond.
With over 40 years of experience in the import and export of goods all over the World, CS Brunt prides itself on offering that extra personal service. As freight forwarders and warehouse keepers with an in-depth knowledge of the industry, they offer excellent service to importers and exporters with help and advice from initially placing an order right through to delivery of goods with a complimentary service offering of storage in their warehouse.
CS Brunt was awarded the AEO status by HMRC with effect from 16 November 2009. AEO is an internationally recognised quality mark which indicates that its role in the international supply chain is secure and that its customs controls and procedures are efficient and compliant.
One of CS Brunt’s niches is its ability to process an extremely high number of Customs Clearances per week. Blue-chip companies regularly rely on the company to complete both straightforward and complex Customs Clearances.
EFS Logistics is based at EFS Global Head Office and offers a wide range of customs & logistics services. As an expert in import and export customs clearances and procedures, including producing TAD / T1 documents, and with the capability to complete very high volumes of clearances with fast turnaround, you can count on EFS Logistics to ensure your goods are declared efficiently and compliantly. The company understands the critical nature of your consignments and offers a 24/7 customs clearance service to keep your supply chain flowing seamlessly all year round.
EFS Logistics works directly with industry-leading airlines, shipping lines and trailer operators to ensure your air, sea and road freight consignments are handled with care and delivered on time. As part of a global network of verified agents, EFS Logistics is able to assist with your DAP and DDP consignments to almost any destination worldwide, whilst maintaining full visibility and control.
Operating from their Immingham Depot to service locations throughout the UK, EFS Traction provides fast and reliable haulage services for a wide range of goods. EFS Traction is ideally located in between the two docks at Immingham.
Their main offering is traction services, and they specialise in collecting unaccompanied trailers and containers from the docks at Immingham and distributing them throughout the UK and parts of Europe.
Eminence Transport is dedicated to delivering innovative, value-added logistic solutions. The company is composed of a team of transport experts with a combined 50 years worth of experience across multiple environments and a thorough knowledge of the industry.
With facilities that are strategically placed in Kent for easy access to all major route networks, as well as an extensive network of approved partners, Eminence Transport has the capacity to deliver dynamic, value-added transport solutions.
Euro SDB is a family-run business that prides itself on setting the industry standard in palletised distribution, logistics, and warehousing.
The company was established in March 2007 by Peter Andrews and Richard Bassett and was acquired in October 2017 by EFS Global. Peter and Richard started with two 18-tonne vehicles, servicing a modest customer base. Now, more than ten years down the line, they run a fleet of over 50 vehicles ranging from pick-up trucks to double-deck articulated lorries.
Cemented in the heart of the Midlands, Euro SDB boasts a talented group of professionals with over 100 years of combined experience in the logistics industry. Euro SDB has also recently bolted on a Freight Forwarding service, which mainly caters to Europe and is a real specialist in those hard-to-solve and service loads.
Based in Skipton since 1987, Euro-Tran Despatch is a service-driven, environmentally conscious business that has established a reputation for service which is second to none. They are a friendly local company, employing local people and supporting the local economy.
Euro-Tran Despatch remains proud of its association with Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales. From their Airedale Business Park Depots, they continue to support over 300 Aire Valley clients, having done so for over 30 years. They offer a full range of services, so whether you need to send a mailpack, a courierpack, packages or pallets, or even an item sold on eBay, they will be pleased to help. Euro-Tran also have a large Warehouse at their disposal.
Founded in 2002, Floryn has become known for its quality of experience, innovation and service in delivering end-to-end logistic and warehouse solutions.
The facilities are strategically placed in Kent for easy access to all major route networks with traditional high bay warehousing capability, they are able store as little as 1 pallet to a 1000 pallets at highly competitive rates, a very smooth RH & D process and customer service that’s second to none.
FWD Freight Services Limited is a Liverpool, UK, based Freight Forwarder. Established in 1986, they have more than 30 years of experience providing international freight forwarding and logistics services.
FWD is a highly respected freight forwarder within the shipping industry. The company is a member of BIFA, GTO, and the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, as well as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO). FWD takes pride in its team of dedicated, professional forwarding agents who provide quality service tailored to the individual needs of its customers.
Their national and international customer base ranges from private individuals, small to medium-sized businesses, and global organisations. On their behalf, FWD offers a fully comprehensive range of services, moving freight of any size worldwide.
Gee’s Haulage is a family firm established in 1981. Offering haulage and warehousing services, the company prides itself in having the old-fashioned values of excellent service and putting customers’ needs first.
Over the years, Gee’s Haulage has kept fully up-to-date with the latest technology to ensure that it remains at the leading edge of modern bespoke haulage. Currently, it has a fleet that enables its team to respond to any request a customer might make.
Based in Wakefield, Yorkshire, Gee’s Haulage is in a prime location to serve the whole of the UK.
Horizon Distribution is a proven business offering a full range of transport and logistics services as well as being able to provide a comprehensive Warehousing service. Horizon Distribution is part of a European and UK pallet network, enabling them as a business to offer an unparalleled pallet distribution service.
Over the years, Horizon has grown both in size and in overall service offerings. They now offer refrigerated distribution throughout the UK, a service bolstered by BRC and GDP certifications.
Horizon relocated to a larger site in 2017, allowing them to offer a warehousing and storage solution to current and prospective customers.
Founded in 2013, Independent Logistics Solutions has been offering freight and storage services to its customers guided by the mission to give the best services, products and experiences possible.
In partnership with Palletways, the company offers pallet collection and delivery services in the UK and Europe for Full and Part loads, with the option for Same Day, Next Day, Guaranteed, or Express deliveries.
ILS prides itself on its ability to consistently meet customers' requirements by adhering to the company's core values of putting customers first, providing value, being professional, and maintaining consistency in the company's delivery services.
Leeds Parcel Company was established over 20 years ago and is based in Beeston, Leeds. Over the years, we have grown from strength to strength, employing over 50 employees. As the business grew, we established partnerships with other delivery service providers. Working with APC and TPN, we can meet all of our customers' needs for both local and national deliveries.
In 2015, we moved from our 18,000-square-foot depot to our new premises measuring 36,000 square feet. With double the size, our new depot provides almost 50 loading doors and contains all the resources we need to provide the very best service to our customers. This relocation showed just how much we had grown since the company's inception and allowed us to continue making big plans for the future.
We are an independent freight carrier, which allows us to deliver only the best service and always put our customers first. We are always improving and innovating to guarantee that we can deliver when you need our assistance.
Tom Moorhouse and Son Ltd was established in Honley, West Yorkshire in 1887 by Tom Moorhouse, making it one of the oldest transport companies in Europe.
The company ethos is ‘Attention to Detail’, which is paramount in today’s world. Customers appreciate the extra questions when booking loads to ensure they get exactly the service they require.
The team at Tom Moorhouse and Son Ltd works hard to ensure customers receive a cost-effective service in an increasingly competitive market. The experienced team of Managers, Drivers, and Admin Staff combine their efforts to provide customers with an efficient, economical, and practical solution to their transport requirements.
Pass the Parcel is a subsidiary of YDL Distribution and Logistics, based in Brighouse. Operating in the Fortec Pallet Network and the APC Parcel Network, Pass The Parcel is a well-established distribution and logistics provider for many customers.
Being part of YDL and the EFS Global Group allows us to reach a wider range of customers offering a level of service second to none. Our team of experts is the driving force behind our success and commitment to a great customer experience. With a blend of seasoned professionals and fresh talent, Pass the Parcel offers exciting careers and progression opportunities.
Using the latest technology and a well-maintained fleet, we offer our customers speed and efficiency in everything we do! YDL and Pass the Parcel’s core values are at the forefront of our daily operations, leading us to join the EFS Global Group - a family-owned logistics group that shares those same values - in December of 2023. After all, the EFS Global Group motto is, ‘Where the Customer Comes First!'
PDQ is one of the country’s first temperature-controlled couriers. Founded in 1998, the company set out to become the UK’s premier temperature-controlled courier. Since then, PDQ has distinguished itself as a niche provider of specialist courier services.
PDQ ensures traceability throughout the delivery process, giving customers the ability to track the minute-by-minute location and temperature of their consignments through their unique portal. In addition to their comprehensive UKAS ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, all their drivers hold full ADR and GDP certification. Additionally, PDQ’s procedures and vehicles adhere to all MHRA guidelines. This complete certification allows its drivers to carry all spectrums of hazardous pathology samples, pharmaceutical products, clinical trials, radioactive materials, and nuclear medicine.
Pegasus Express was established in 1983 to provide courier service to the emerging oil industry in Aberdeen. The company now has strategically located depots in Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee, Glasgow, Preston, and Birmingham, with a team of 70 staff and a fleet of over 60 vehicles.
Pegasus Express prides itself on providing customers with efficient and reliable service, maintaining the highest standard of customer service and professionalism. The company is a member of The Road Haulage Association (RHA) and also gained ISO 9001:2015 accreditation through membership at the Pall-EX Uk Ltd Network.
Red Scar Tyres has over 20 years of experience supplying and fitting tyres, wheels, and commercial tyres. They are an authorised dealer of Hankook, Michelin, Bridgestone, and Pirelli products. Red Scar Tyres also supplies and fits tyres and casings from all the leading manufacturers including GT, Continental, Dunlop, and Goodyear to name a few.
They hold a wide range of stock and can cater to a wide range of budgets and vehicle types. These include light and heavy commercial vehicles, lorries, buses, vans, cars, agricultural vehicles, as well as plant and earth-moving equipment.
Alongside offering local services such as fleet checks, they also provide national breakdown cover.
Sussex Pallet Services is the sister company of ILS (Independent Logistic Solutions), both based in East Sussex. Sussex Pallet Services offers freight and storage services to its customers guided by the mission to give the best service and customer experience on the market.
In Partnership with the Palletline Network, we offer fast and efficient collection and deliveries across the UK and parts of Europe. Services such as Next Day, Economy and Saturday Deliveries are just a few options available to our customers.
In ILS and Sussex Pallet Services, we pride ourselves on our core values, that’s why in June of 2023 we joined the EFS Global Group, a family-owned logistics group sharing those same values. After all, the EFS Global Group motto is, ‘Where the Customer Comes First!'
Since 1932, Thomas Harwood & Son has been providing exceptional nationwide haulage and distribution services with a difference. The company has always placed a great deal of emphasis on customer service, with a strong belief in meeting the needs of customers by providing personalised service from start to finish.
The team at Thomas Harwood & Son makes every effort to understand a customer's business and needs to ensure that the service provided fits seamlessly into the greater scheme of things.
Thomas Harwood & Son has been helping clients in the delivery of goods for more than 80 years. Taking into account just how long the company has been successfully running as a business, customers know it makes sense to choose Thomas Harwood & Son for their haulage and distribution needs.
Tooles Transport is a privately-owned business whose directors have over 40 years of logistics experience between them. From its establishment in 1979, the company has grown organically through excellence and forming thriving partnerships with some of the UK’s top logistics providers.
Tooles Transport has forged strong commercial and operational partnerships with leading logistics providers such as XPO, THE Pallet Network, and DHL, as well as some of the country’s leading civil engineering, manufacturing, and construction companies.
Despite its national reach, Tooles Transport is deeply embedded in the local community. Its team takes pride in supporting the local area and economy with good jobs, as well as supporting other local businesses by providing first-class distribution services.
Tyneside Express Transport is an experienced and dedicated haulage company based in the North East.
The company was formed in 1998 with a mission to provide reliable and cost-effective distribution and warehousing services throughout the UK.
The company Directors brought knowledge and years of experience in the transport industry to give the company a strong start. Over the years, their hard work and dedication have helped the company grow, with a strong fleet of articulated trucks which cover the whole of the UK, and a large depot offering over 30,000 sq ft of warehouse space.
Despite the recent recession and some periods of hardship in the Haulage industry, Tyneside Express has grown successfully and continues to deliver an excellent high standard of service to some of the most reputable companies in the North East.
Tyneside Express is part of TPN (The Pallet Network), which enables it to offer customers a range of transport services from full loads to single pallets at a cost-effective rate.
Our journey began in 1980 with a simple yet ambitious mission: to provide unparalleled logistics and distribution services across the UK. Over the years, we’ve expanded our reach, diversified services and evolved as leaders in UK Logistics.
Located near the historic city of York, our Headquarters provides an enduring commitment to customers in the local area, multi-regional and UK-wide. Our roots in York shaped our identity and allowed us to develop a deep understanding of the unique distribution needs across the UK.
Our team of experts is the driving force behind our success. With a blend of seasoned professionals and fresh talent, YDL provides exciting career and progression opportunities, constantly pursuing efficiency, reliability, and enhanced customer service. We believe in nurturing a culture of continuous improvement where every team member is empowered to contribute towards our collective goals.
We have multiple sites across all of England and Scotland serving the UK and beyond.
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EFS Global can arrange the shipping and customs, storage and delivery of your goods by Sea, Air, Land and Rail - across the world.
Personal service with a global reach. At EFS Global we understand that each customer's requirements are unique.