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Chinese New Year 2020 – Year of the Rat

Chinese New Year 2020 – year of the White Rat. Official celebration Saturday 25th January to Saturday 8th February. Our China agency offices close 24th January returning 1st February along with China customs, however the vast majority of Chinese factories close 17th more…

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EFS to exhibit at International Security Expo

EFS is to exhibit at the International Security Expo, London Olympic, Tuesday 3rd – Wednesday 4th December, stand A70. Global Shipping, Logistics & Forwarding – Defence & aerospace specialist, export licenced cargo (ECM, EOD, UAV, C-UAV), IATA haz packing section more…

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2019 Christmas opening hours and service schedules

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 more…

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EFS import LCL sailing schedules up to Xmas

Christmas will soon be upon us and the seasonal rush. EFS operates protected space LCL (groupage container) import services from across the Far East into Felixstowe. Last sailing schedules for realistic delivery before Xmas (for non haz FAK):   SHANGHAI more…

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Brexit update II

Per recent advice from HMRC, preparing for no deal/clean Brexit on 31st October. Subject to change.   The main one! BREXIT please visit https://www.gov.uk/brexit Mainly involves shipping processes via ro-ro/ferry ports between UK and mainland Europe.   quick links :  more…

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EFS container loading yard facility in Grays

EFS opened in 2014 a new container loading yard facility in Grays, Essex in close proximity to both London Gateway and Tilbury ports. This was to compliment existing export business and facilitate some new contracts, as well as to develop a more…

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Brexit update

Dear Importer/Exporter As we are all aware at the moment there is much uncertainty on our exit from the EU with the date and/or will it happen. At this stage we can advise that in the event of an exit more…

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EFS to exhibit at DPRTE – Defence Procurement Research, Technology ….

EFS to exhibit at DPRTE Defence Procurement Research, Technology & Exportability – the UK’s leading defence procurement & supply chain event. – March 28th Farnborough International Conference Centre, come and visit us at stand 6. Global Shipping & Forwarding – more…

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EFS ships cars … just one of the things we do in our loading yard

EFS ships cars…. this one is off to Nelson in NZ…. just one of things we do at our Grays loading yard This ones a beauty!

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EFS supports #breakoutforben automotive charity

For many years TrustFord has partnered with the automotive charity, Ben (https://ben.org.uk). This is a small but amazing organisation who, for over 100 years have helped and supported those in the industry at times of financial and emotional need.   This more…

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We were introduced to the superb Executive Freight team when our previous freight forwarder were unable to help us make air shipments of magnetic...
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