Burnley haulage firm joins european giant

Palletways truck

A Burnley haulage operator has become the latest company to join Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network.
Burnley based EFS Global which was founded in 1996, employs over 325 members of staff who work across nine strategically located depots in Burnley, Manchester, Skipton, Bradford, Preston, Tamworth, Immingham, Bromborough and Liverpool. The company, which has a fleet of more than 200 vehicles, will handle single pallet loads to large scale consignments and cover selected postcodes in Burnley, Colne, Nelson, Clitheroe, Oldham and surrounding areas.

Mark Jones, managing director and founder of EFS Global, said: “We’re pleased to have joined forces with Palletways, Europe’s leading pallet network. This exciting new move will enable us to continue to provide a comprehensive solution for our pallet consignments whilst complementing and improving our service offerings to Europe, maintaining the high standards of quality and service that our customers have come to expect.”

Dan Balshaw, IT & International Logistics, added: “Palletways have innovative ideas and technology, which are not only unique for the network, but also the industry, all of which will complement our commitment to technology.”
Rob Gittins, managing director for Palletways UK, concluded: “I’m pleased to welcome EFS Global to our ever-growing network. They’ll bring with them a wealth of industry knowledge and we look forward to drawing on their expertise to enhance our services in the north.”
EFS Global provide a range of services, from air and sea freight to European road freight, haulage, pallet and parcel deliveries, refrigerated transport and specialist pharmaceutical/medical/hazardous freight.

There are over 115 independent transport providers that are part of the Palletways UK network. They benefit from shared expertise and resources from within the group to deliver consignments of palletised freight to market faster and more cost effectively than ever before. The Palletways Group, famed for its industry-leading IT developments and operational systems, comprises 450+ depots and 20 hub operations, through which it provides collection and distribution services across 24 European countries, including the UK.


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