2018 Christmas opening hours and service schedules
Friday, November 16th, 2018   Posted in:News

The last day for standard export air freight collections is Wednesday 19th December.*

For UK port timings please contact your customer service agent. For courier timings please see respective integrator website.


EFS will be open the following times over the Christmas break:-


FRI 21st – open

MON 24th –  open , early closing, ***no out of hours cover***

TUE 25th & WEDS 26th – CLOSED  (UK public holidays) ***no out of hours cover***

THURS 27th to FRI 28th – HQ, Huntingdon & Grays OPEN. Early closing likely. ***limited out of hours cover***

SAT 29th & SUN 30th – CLOSED ***no out of hours cover***

MON 31st – open, early closing ***no out of hours cover***

TUES 1st – CLOSED (UK public holiday) ***no out of hours cover***

WEDS 2nd – OPEN business as usual


*The week proceeding Xmas  is set to be as busy as ever for AIR exports, the cargo terminal has had its difficulties of late, please plan shipments accordingly, expect delays in this week and probable waiting time surcharges at the airline bonds due to the long queues. Book AM collections where possible for a surcharge to ensure your cargo is collected on the specified day without issues as road conditions deteriorate.

Between 27th December and 31st December, when open, EFS will have skeleton staff. Transport options will be extremely limited. Offices may close early at managers discretion.

Between 19th December and 2nd January all airfreight collections/deliveries will be by special vehicle only, POA.

To all EFS customers: Festive Greetings, thank you for your valued support in 2018 and wishing you a successful 2019!


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