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SCOOP! 2015 Series
Tank Storage ME, Dubai
Heli-Expo, Orlando
Stocexpo 2015
TOC Asia Singapore
Ocean Business 2015
Intermodal Asia, Shanghai
Vitafoods Europe, Geneva
GEO Business 2015
PMI EMEA, London
All Energy, Glasgow
TOC Europe, Rotterdam
ONS 2015, Stavanger
Vitafoods Asia, Hong Kong
FDI 2015, Bangkok
Helitech 2015, London
Intermodal Europe 2015
TOC Americas, Panama
Tank Storage 2015 Series
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Intermodal Asia Returns To Shanghai

Following the hugely successful launch last year, Intermodal Asia returns to the SWEEC in March and EFI
will be there to install one of the largest and most diverse container displays seen in Asia. Our lifting teams
will install inside and outside display areas as well as providing full international shipping, customs and
on site material handling  support. Service details, rates and procedures are published for exhibitors.
Contact Ashley Head for more information.

                                                                                                                                               January 2015

2015 Service Upgrades In Full Swing

Following the successful running of EFI's bespoke customer service software throughout 2014, EFI have
announced a series of upgrades to make life even easier for exhibitors. The development of the EFI Customer
App allows direct contact with onsite staff via the customer's smart phone or tablet device. Exhibitors can
order services, book shipments and request attendance at the touch of a button. 'This development has
changed the way customers interact with our onsite staff. The client can call the shots right from their stand'
said Operations Director Colin Huckle.

                                                                                                                                               January 2015

DIA 2015 - Destination Paris
Official Freight Forwarder

The DIA will host their annual EMEA event in Paris in 2015. Exhibitors from all over the world
will take part in this international event. EFI will provide shipping, customs, advanced receiving and on
site material handling services to the event. Full details of services and deadlines will be circulated to
exhibitors and contractors in early 2015. Contact Jake Head for more information.
                                                                                                                                               January 2015

PMI EMEA To London In 2015
Official Freight Forwarder

The Project Management Institute will hold its annual EMEA Congress at London's Excel Centre in May 2015
Following successful recent events in Istanbul and Dubai, PMI Ops manager Sasha Robeson has again appointed EFI Logistics to handle all shipping, customs, advanced receiving and material handling for
the event. Contact Colin Huckle for more details.
                                                                                                                                               January 2015

EasyFairs Appoint EFI For Tank Storage & StocExpo
Official Freight Forwarder

Easyfairs, organisers of StocExpo at the Rotterdam AHOY, and Tank Storage Middle East in Dubai, have appointed EFI Logistics sole official freight forwarders for the 2015 editions. EFI will handle all shipping, customs, advanced receiving and on-site material handling for the events, including co ordination of heavy lifting and all on-site freight management. This appointment continues a highly successful series for EFI with
Easyfairs and is set to continue into 2016 and beyond. Contact Susan Barton for more details.

                                                                                                                                               January 2015

Stavanger Forum Sign EFI Long-term
Official Freight Forwarder

EFI Logistics has signed a long-term, multi-event contract with Stavanger Forum.
The deal, which includes ONS and other events held at the Stavanger, Norway, venue, was agreed after a review of the market-leading oil and gas exhibition in August. EFI were singled out by SF and the ONS Foundation as having made a positive contribution to the success of the 2014 event.
ONS 2014 recorded in excess of 90,000 visitors over four days.

                                                                                                                                               December 2014


Ocean Business 2015 Services Launched
Official Freight Forwarder

Diversified Communications have appointed EFI as the official freight forwarder for Ocean Business 2015
Following the success of the 2013 event at NOC, Southampton, EFI will once again operate advanced
receiving facilities in Aberdeen and West Sussex. EFI will  also operate direct links to and from Interspill
OTC 2015 (Houston) and other related events. More details here.

                                                                                                                                               December 2014

Ocean Business

EFI Official UK Forwarder For HELI-Expo

Official General Contractor GES have appointed EFI Logistics sole official UK freight forwarder for Heli-Expo
2015 in Orlando, Florida USA. EFI are well known to exhibitors as the appointed freight forwarder for the
popular Helitech series. UK and Ireland exhibitors will receive a complete door-to-booth and return service.
Customers booking round trip through EFI will also receive a discount on their material handling charges.
Contact Colin Huckle for more details.

                                                                                                                                               December 2014


Informa Exhibitions have appointed EFI Logistics sole official freight forwarder and on site handling company
for VITAFOODS Europe 2015 in Geneva. EFI will once again partner with the in-house Palexpo team to
provide a full range of shipping, customs and on-site material handling for this market-leading event. 2015
will see a number of operational changes at the venue, including strict vehicle controls and pre-booked
unloading slots. Contact Ashley Head at EFI for more information.

                                                                                                                                               December 2014

SCOOP 2015 Advanced Receiving Service

EFI Logistics is proud to once again provide complete logistics support to SCOOP, London's leading
independent high fashion event held at the Saatchi Gallery. To avoid congestion at this prestigious venue
EFI will operate an advanced receiving service at our secure Sussex facility. Customers can deliver via
courier or regular transport contractor Mon- Fri up to two weeks prior to the event. #SCOOP15

                                                                                                                                               December 2014

Official Freight Forwarder

We're pleased to announce that Reed Exhibitions have appointed EFI as the official freight forwarder for
INTERSPILL 2015. The event will be held at Amsterdam RAI in March 2015. EFI are delighted to continue
their association with this event and the Ocean Sciences industry. 'We have a long and proud tradition of
service in this field' said EFI Director Ashley Head. 'We're delighted that Reed Exhibitions chose EFI to
handle this event.'

                                                                                                                                               December 2014

Official Freight Forwarder

Gaussin Manugistique, manufacturers of the world's leading automated port and terminal transport equipment,
stunned visitors to TOC Europe in June. The interactive demonstration featured a fully functional gantry crane
and container docking station, plus two automated ATT and AIT vehicles. Gaussin showed how operators can achieve a complete power pack replacement in only seven minutes! As the official lifting contractor
EFI installed the hardware using mobile cranes and specialist lifting equipment at London's Excel centre.

                                                                                         July 2014 


An EFI crew took part in Reed Exhibitions' superb inaugural Regatta last month. Teams from across the show
suppliers spectrum raced in ocean-going yachts in what proved to be a superbly run, physically demanding
event. Hats off to Piers Kelly and his Reed team for putting this together and making it such a success, not to mention a whole lot of fun. We're looking forward to the next one already, especially those of us who
couldn't make it this year. Pictured: Jake Head from the EFI/ X-Venture team.

                                                                                                                                               July 2014

EFI publish details for ONS 2014, Stavanger
Official Freight Forwarder

Stavanger Forum have appointed EFI Logistics as sole official freight forwarder for ONS 2014. The event,
held at the Stavanger Forum in Norway, is one of the world's leading energy events and occupies in excess
of 24,000 m2 nett. Details of services, which include door-to-door shipping, advanced receiving, customs,
traffic management and all onsite material handling, are now published on our ONS webpage.
Contact EFI for more details.

                                                                                                                                               June 2014


Diversified Choose EFI for GEO Business 2014
Official Freight Forwarder

Diversified Communications have appointed EFI as the official freight forwarder for their exciting new show,
GEO Business 2014. The launch event will be held at London's Business Design Centre in May 2014. EFI event Director Ashley Head will lead the EFI GEO Business team. "My team is thrilled to be involved in this excellent. project. GEO Business promises to become a major force in this exciting industry"
Contact Ashley for more details.
                                                                                                                                               January 2014

HELITECH takes off in Amsterdam
Official Freight Forwarder

Following the success of Helitech International at London's Excel in September, Reed Exhibitions have
appointed EFI Logistics official freight forwarder for the 2014 event in Amsterdam RAI. EFI handle a number of
international events at the RAI, including Intermodal Europe, DIA and TOC Container Supply Chain. Ashley
Head, EFI's ED for the Helitech series, is delighted. 'We are extremely proud to continue our long association
with Europe's leading helicopter event. The Amsterdam event is set to be a cracker.'
Contact Jake Head for more information

                                                                                                                                               October 2013


When Sky TV decided to showcase CARS, the Disney smash hit movies, at London's O2 Arena, they
needed a specialist logistics company. The stars of the show are to be showcased high above the main
entrance (inside the atrium). Disney called the EFI team in to assess and execute the installation. In part
one, super spy Finn McMissile was placed on the mezzanine by our heavy lift team using our bespoke
car rigging kit. The installations continue in July.
Visit our CARS Tour gallery


GLORIA cuts a dash in ROTTERDAM

Kalmar revealed their latest Reachstacker to the market at TOC Container Supply Chain 2013, at the
Ahoy, Rotterdam, last month. 'Gloria' was one of four Reachstackers on display at the event, along with
two of the latest AGVs and a range of lifting and port handling equipment. EFI, official contractors for the
TOC series, provided all material handling, marshalling and on site logistics support to the event.


CLINICAL FORUM DUBLIN service details announced
Official Freight Forwarder

EFI have announced details of their transport and logistics services for the DIA Clinical Forum in Dublin.
We will receive all shipments at our secure warehouse facility for consolidated delivery to the venue.
The Drug Information Association, a multidisciplinary association of nearly 18,000 members in more than 80 countries, has appointed EFI Logistics as official provider for a series of exhibitions and conferences on a
rolling contract until 2019. More details here.



Customer reactions are flooding in to the 2013 EFI On Site Operating System and the early reports say
'we love it!'. A full report will be published in May. Here are some comments from organisers so far:
'Simply the best logistics company we have worked with' - DIA 2013, Amsterdam RAI
'Customers have talked about little else. The reaction has been incredible' - Stocexpo 2013, Antwerp Expo
'One of our hardest-to-please exhibitors was singing your praises' - Ocean Business 2013, NOC
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Visit Scotland, proud sponsors of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, selected EFI Logistics to handle consolidation, shipping and distribution of promotional items for the high profile golfing event of the year at Medinah Country Club, near Chicago. EFI's North American Service partners will customs clear and deliver collateral to a series of venues in strict rotation throughout the week. Good luck to all involved!
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EFI Logistics have announced results of their 2012 pallet recycling program and confirmed the program is
set to continue across all 2013 events. As part of an integrated sustainability policy EFI have removed and restored wooden pallets left on site at the end of events. In 2012 EFI returned more than 650 discarded pallets to the freight network, including +200 ISPM15 compliant units suitable for international transport.
Sustainability at EFI


Following completion of the highly successful CARS2 European Tour the Walt Disney Company has
confirmed EFI Logistics will handle new tour events planned for 2013. Speaking after the appointment
meeting in London EFI Director Colin Huckle said 'We are delighted that Disney wish to extend this
partnership for 2013. We're looking forward to the challenge.'
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