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TOC Europe, London
SCOOP! 2014, London
ONS 2014, Stavanger
Vitafoods Asia, Hong Kong
FDI 2014, New Delhi
Helitech 2014, Amsterdam
Intermodal Europe 2014
TOC Americas, Cartegena
Tank Storage, Singapore

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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
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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


2014: Service At The Touch Of A Button

Following the successful running of EFI's bespoke customer service software throughout 2013, 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 will
change the way customers interact with our onsite staff. The client can call the shots right from their stand'
said Operations Director Colin Huckle. More soon.

                                                                                                                                               January 2014

Diversified Choose EFI for GEO Business 2014
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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

Reed appointed EFI official for OI2014
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We're pleased to announce that Reed Exhibitions have appointed EFI as the official freight forwarder for
Oceanology International 2014. The event, the world's leading business-to-business underwater technology
show, will be held at London's EXCEL in March 2014. EFI event Director Colin Huckle said  'We are delighted
to be back with the OI team again. This is an excellent event. We're looking forward to working with many old
friends and customers'. Contact Colin for more details.
                                                                                                                                               December 2013

DIA heads for Austria in 2014
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The DIA will host their annual EMEA event in Vienna, Austria, in 2014. 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 in early 2014. Contact John Byrne for more information.
                                                                                                                                               December 2013

ALL ENERGY returns to Aberdeen
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Reed Exhibitions have appointed EFI Logistics as official freight forwarder for All Energy 2014. The UK's
leading Renewables show will be held at the AECC in Aberdeen in May 2014. Susan Barton will lead the EFI
team in Aberdeen. 'All Energy is a great show to work on', said Susan. 'The exhibitors are passionate about
their industry and the technology on show is fascinating.' Details of services will be sent out to exhibitors
early in the new year. Contact Susan Barton for more information.
                                                                                                                                               December 2013

HELITECH takes off in Amsterdam
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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

Informa launches INTERMODAL ASIA in Shanghai
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Informa Exhibitions have announced the launch of Intermodal Asia at the Shanghai World Expo Centre in
April 2014. The Intermodal Asia team were inundated with bookings and requests at the recent Intermodal
Europe event in Hamburg, which also recorded record visitor numbers on the first two days. EFI Logistics
will provide a full range of door to stand and onsite material handling solutions in Shanghai
Intermodal Asia 2014

                                                                                                                                               October 2013

Intermodal Asia

IALFS: Forensic Science & Law come to Dubai
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The International Association of Law and Forensic Sciences annual conference comes to Dubai in April 2014.
The event brings experts together from all over the world to review the latest technology and procedures in
forensic law enforcement. EFI ED Colin Huckle will lead the EFI team in providing international shipping and
forwarding support as well as a complete onsite material handling service at the DWTC
IALFS 2014 Dubai

                                                                                                                                               October 2013


EFI Publish Details for IDF WDC MELBOURNE 2013
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The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) have confirmed EFI Logistics as sole official logistics partner for
the World Diabetes Congres in Melbourne in 2013. EFI have published complete shipping guidelines for
exhibitors and contractors and are now offering door to stand rates from all international locations by
sea and airfreight. EFI will also consolidate all congress materials and offer a special all-inclusive
package service for Global Village participants.      

                                                                                                                                               September 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

                                                                                                                                               August 2013

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.

                                                                                                                                               July 2013

CLINICAL FORUM DUBLIN service details announced
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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.

                                                                                                                                               July 2013

RECORD 'CARS' TURN-OUT in Rain Hit Prague

The EFI CARS team reported record visitor numbers at the recent promotional event in Prague.
Despite appalling weather conditions our crew completed the installation and retrieval of both
Lightning McQueen and Mater right on schedule. Both Disney vehicles are now safely back in
storage at EFI's secure facility in West Sussex, UK

                                                                                                                                                 June 2013

VITAFOODS ASIA 2013 Service launch
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Vitafoods Asia returns to Hong Kong's Asia World Expo in September 2013.
Official freight contractor EFI Logistics have issued full shipping instructions. Following the success of
Vitafoods Europe in Geneva this event will benefit from EFI's new onsite operating system.
OSOS13 has already received rave reviews from customers and organisers this year.
For more on Vitafoods Asia 2013 click here

                                                                                       June 2013 

AIIM appoints EFI Official Carrier
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EFI Logistics has been selected for the fourth straight year as official logistics provider for the AIIM
Roadshow. Exhibitors will have their display materials collected, consolidated, transported and installed in a series of venues to create a continuous rolling event covering four cities.
For more details contact Tony Byrne

                                                                                                                                               June 2013

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Solar Media, orgainsers of Solar Energy UK 2013, have appointed EFI Logistics as official freight forwarder and sole onsite material handling contractor. The event will be held at the National Exhibition
Centre in Birmingham and will feature displays of the latest technology in the solar power industry.
For more details on EFI's range of services contact our Solar Energy team      

                                                                                                                                                  May 2013

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TOC CSC EUROPE announcement
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EFI have published full shipping instructions for TOC Container Supply Chain Europe 2013.
The event, to be held at the excellent Rotterdam AHOY in June 2013, is packed with innovative
exhibits and practical displays. EFI will provide advanced receiving, heavy lift, on site logistics
management and full customer support to the event.
Follow this link for more details

                                                                                         April 2013 

VITAFOODS/ FPE Service announcement
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Vitafoods Europe, incorporating Finished Products Expo, is back at the Geneva PALEXPO in May.
Official freight contractor EFI Logistics have issued full shipping instructions to exhibitors. The 2013
event will be the first in the series to benefit from EFI's new onsite operating system. OSOS13 has
already received rave reviews from customers an organisers this year.
For more information follow this link

                                                                                         April 2013 


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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                                                                                                                                                   March 2013

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Advanced receiving centres for Ocean Business 2013 are open in Sussex and Aberdeen.
With OB13 set to be busier than ever before there will be vehicle controls in place. This may result in
waiting time for vehicles delivering direct to the show. AVOID DELAYS by using the advanced receiving
service. Click here for details.

                                                                                                                                                March 2013


The EFI CARS2 team is getting Lightning McQueen, Mater and Finn McMissile ready for their 2013 Tour
The charismatic cars will be traveling through  UK City Centres, stores and selected venues to meet their fans and promote Cars2 merchandise. EFI Logistics are proud to handle secure storage, transport and installations of the vehicles for Disney.         

                                                                                                                                                  March 2013


Reed Exhibitions have teamed up with official All Energy freight contractor EFI Logistics to deliver
improved exhibitor services. In addition to EFI's new 2013 onsite operating system the show will
see low-cost advanced receiving centres in Aberdeen and London, aimed at reducing congestion
on site whilst improving the AE13 exhibitor experience and lowering costs.
Contact the EFI All Energy team for full details #AllEnergy
                                                                                                                                               February 2013


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. #SCOOP13 More here.

                                                                                                                                               January 2013


PMI (Project Management Institute) has appointed EFI Logistics as official freight forwarder for the 2013
EMEA Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The event takes place at the ICC from 22-24 April 2013. EFI will
provide total door to door logistics support to the PMI, sponsors, exhibitors and the conference
technical team. EFI will operate an advanced receiving facility in Istanbul for out of tenancy consolidation
and targeted move-in/ move-out at the venue. #PMIEMEA

                                                                                                                                               December 2012

PMI Global Congress


Early reports following initial on-site testing of the EFI OPS APP show better-than-expected results.
Operators have welcomed 'ease of use' and 'simplified procedure' which allows more time with customers. Tests are ongoing throughout November and December in Amsterdam, Panama and Dubai to measure the effectiveness of EFI's new onsite OS and customer service apps. A series of reviews are now being held. A full report will be posted here before official roll-out in 2013.

                                                                                                                                               December 2012


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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                                                                                                                                                  September 2012


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.'
View the CARS2 theatrical trailer

Visit our Cars2 Photo Gallery  

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