2019 Christmas opening hours and service schedules
Saturday, November 9th, 2019   Posted in:News

The last day for standard export air freight collections & airline deliveries is Wednesday 18th December.*

For UK port timings please contact your customer service agent. For courier timings please see respective integrator website. European road groupage hauliers last collections Friday 13th for deliveries the week before Christmas. 

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

MON 32rd – open as usual

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

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

FRI 27th – HQ, Huntingdon OPEN. Early closing likely. ***no out of hours cover***

SAT 28th & SUN 29th – CLOSED ***no out of hours cover***

MON 30th – open, early closing ***no out of hours cover***

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

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

THURS 2nd – open business as usual

*The week proceeding Xmas  is set to be as busy as ever for AIR exports, the cargo terminal still has difficulties, 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 2019 and wishing you a successful 2020!


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