EFW / Global Freight Forwarding

EFW / Global Freight Forwarding

Expert International Shipping and Event Logistics Solutions

EFW is a subsidiary of Estes that offers a worldwide network of 10,000+ partners as well as the backing of Estes’ own vast network and robust fleet. From global freight forwarding to trade show shipping to broadcast and media logistics, you can rely on EFW to get your shipments wherever they need to go.

EFW provides solutions tailored to your unique shipping and logistics needs, as well as single-invoice handling, single points of contact, and complete tracking from end to end. Whether you’re shipping by air, land, or sea, EFW’s expertise and international networks will ensure a seamless shipping experience to virtually any destination on the globe.

When you need to ship globally, you need a partner with flexible options, reliable expertise, and extensive reach. EFW offers solutions to meet virtually any international freight shipping need:

End-to-End Services
  • Complete supply-chain solutions provider
  • Documentation preparation
  • Export declaration/AES process and licenses
  • Consular preparation
  • Letter-of-credit processing
  • Distribution and global warehousing
  • Automatic shipment status updates
  • Purchase order management
Air Freight
  • Strategic partners stationed worldwide
  • Expedited air travel - priority, economy, and charter
Ocean Freight
  • Full-container load (FCL)
  • Less-than-container load (LCL)
  • Inland transportation
  • Priority unloading
Customs Brokerage
  • Licensed U.S. Customs broker
  • Full range of U.S. Customs services for foreign and domestic customers
  • Technical issue resolution
  • Classification/commodity review to identify potential savings
  • Cross-border clearance from Mexico and Canada
  • Remote-location filing (single-source entry of multiple ports)
  • Import security filing
  • Assistance with U.S. Customs service issues, such as C-TPAT certification
Border Services
  • Licensed U.S. Customs Broker
  • Cross-border strategic partners
  • Bilingual staff
  • Security enforcement
  • Customs compliance

Visit the EFW website to see their full range of global freight forwarding services.

When you partner with EFW Tradeshow, every aspect of your shipment is closely monitored to ensure that it arrives safely, securely, and when and where you need it. EFW’s logistics team is skilled at improving efficiencies and reducing transport costs. And all of EFW’s services are backed by a nationwide network of specialized—and reliable—shipping and storage providers.

Choose EFW for your trade show shipping service and you’ll enjoy its:
  • 24/7 customer service and support
  • Nationwide network of venue managers, planners, transporters, and storage facilities 
  • Online shipment tracking with instant access to information
  • On-site presence and support at all major events
  • Strong relationships with all major venue and show decorators
  • Proactive reviews to ensure the most cost-effective shipping and storage solutions

Visit the EFW site to learn more.

With over 30 years of experience serving the media and broadcast industries, EFW understands the unique logistics requirements of live broadcast and events. EFW’s logistics solutions are crafted, mapped, and executed with an attention to detail that will make your event a success.

EFW sees every project as an opportunity to deliver a concierge-type service unlike any you’ve experienced. You’ll also enjoy a dedicated point of contact as well as onsite presence at your event. Here are just a few of the shipping and logistics solutions EFW can provide for your next broadcast or media event:

Expedited Shipping
  • Next flight out
  • Ground expedite
  • Next-day/second day air
  • Time/day/delivery specific
International Services
  • Door-to-door
  • Customs brokerage
  • Carnets/ATA Carnets
Specialized Services
  • Onsite event dismantling
  • Reverse logistics

Visit the EFW site to learn more.