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Count Down To Brexit

Posted On: March 12, 2019

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 importing & exporting to and from Europe.

To get our Be Brexit Ready pack please click here:

Air Freight- Closure of Pakistan Airspace

Posted On: February 27, 2019

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 services crossing Pakistan/Indian air space yesterday/over night.

For air exports/imports please call 01282 410044.

PDQ Joins EFS Global

Posted On: February 1, 2019

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 across the pharmaceutical, hazardous and medical professions with a range of highly specialist temperature controlled solutions.

Mark Jones – MD of EFS Global – commented: “PDQ is a great addition to the EFS Group and we are delighted that Brian Brennan – long-term MD of PDQ – will be carrying on steering the firm into the future. It really is a case of business as usual for PDQ’s staff and clients but with the added benefits that come with being part of one of the UK’s leading freight and haulage companies.”

The deal follows a number of other acquisitions made by EFS in recent years including Euro SDB, 747 Express Freight, Logictrans UK Limited, RTS Refrigeration, CS Brunt, Horizon Distribution, Euro-Tran Despatch and JRS Traction.

EFS Global- Equity Drive

Posted On: January 25, 2019

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 looking to invest please don’t miss out on this great opportunity.

Next Thursday the 31st of January 2019 we will have a very exciting announcement! So keep an eye on our website and social media, this announcement is regarding a new acquisition which if you invested now will instantly increase your shareholder value!! 

We are so confident that you will be happy with your investment we are now offering investors a share buyback option after 18 months on investments of £1,000 and over (subject to terms and conditions).

How do you know investing in EFS Global is worth worthwhile?

  • Sales increased from £9.5m in 2015 to £29m by July 2018
  • EBIT increased from £0.7m in 2015 to £2m by July 2018
  • Invest from only £10.00
  • Over 2,000 active customers generating repeat sales opportunities
  • An expanding network of UK based depots with a global reach
  • Dividends paid annually
  • Potential of a £400% + return
  • Clear exit strategy to realise their profit on investment
  • Sales to increase by 29% by end of March 2019 due to two new acquisitions increasing shareholder value by 40% within 8 weeks of the round closing 
  • Share buyback option available after 18 months *on investments over £1000 subject to terms and conditions.

You can find out more about EFS Global by visiting the pitch page today.

JRS Traction Ltd acquired by EFS Global

Posted On: June 26, 2018

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 European Haulage with their own fleet, warehousing, air and sea freight, to commercial vehicle repair and maintenance services.

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New China Customs Data Requirements

Posted On: June 5, 2018

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 outside China (excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan) and is applicable for all consolidated or direct shipments.

Here is an outline of the information requirements that EFS Global will require:

Full address, postcode, contact name & number, VAT number.
If personal effects then Passport Number or CN ID number.

Full address, zip code, contact name & number, Unified Social Credit Identifier (USCI 18 digit number)

Full address, zip code, contact name & number, Unified Social Credit Identifier (USCI 18 digit number).

Must be detailed, general descriptions are not allowed.

MAWB, MANIFEST and HAWBs must also comply.

For freight from/to the UK please complete the relevant online form here:

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or call 01282 410044