Our accreditations

To support our position as a leading European transport company, we are
accredited by leading organisations that certify our credibility.

ecovadis Sustainability Rating 2021 Gold

Ecovadis - Sustainability Rating

Efret has been awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for its commitment to sustainable business practices.

The EcoVadis Gold rating places Efret in the top 93% of companies evaluated by EcoVadis, and demonstrates the company’s strong commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The rating also acknowledges Efret’s efforts to reduce its environmental impact, promote ethical practices, and contribute to the communities in which it operates. Efret’s sustainability endeavours include initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, minimise waste, and promote sustainable transport and supply chain practices.

Ecovadis is a global organisation that assesses and rates companies on their sustainability performance. Their rating system evaluates companies on a range of criteria, including environmental management, labour and human rights practices, ethics, and sustainable procurement.

44 Preferred Carrier 2023

Project 44 - Preferred Carrier - Gold Member

Project44’s Preferred Carrier program recognises the carriers that go above and beyond to provide an exceptional supply chain visibility experience to their customers. There are approximately 2,500 dedicated carriers in 59 countries across five continents, representing just two percent of Project44’s extensive carrier network.

Only road transport companies that have consistently demonstrated commitment to proving that real-time visibility is not just possible, but beneficial, regardless of geography, are awarded with preferred carrier status.

UK Customs Academy

UK Customs Academy

Efret personnel are trained by the world's first Customs Academy offering a comprehensive development pathway for Customs Professionals.

Developed at the request of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to support the development of a robust and sustainable customs sector of the future, the Academy is a partnership between the Institute of Export & International Trade, KGH Customs Services and the Centre for Customs & Excise Studies.

The UK Customs Academy offers a range of online Customs courses, depending on an individual’s level of experience and knowledge in Customs and international trade. Available courses range from
an entry-level Level 2 Customs Practice & Procedure Award all the way through to a Level 7 Masters in Customs Administration.

ISO 9001

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is a globally recognised standard for quality management. It helps organisations of all sizes and sectors to improve their performance, meet customer expectations and demonstrate our
commitment to quality. Its requirements define how to establish, implement, maintain, and continually improve a quality management system (QMS). 

With more than one million certificates issued to organizations in 189 countries, ISO 9001 is the most widely used quality management standard in the world.

Implementing ISO 9001 certifies that Efret has put in place effective processes and trained staff to
deliver flawless services time after time.

BIFA

BIFA

Efret is a member of BIFA which is the leading body representing the UK international freight services industry.

BIFA has a membership of over 1600 members in the logistics and supply chain sector, known generally as freight forwarders, who offer a wide range of services within these various modes.

Members of BIFA are organisations engaged in the movement of freight to/from the UK by all modes of transport: air, road, sea and rail. Some members also provide customs clearance and other cross border services.

A not-for-profit organisation, BIFA is funded by subscription and run by its members for members. It operates with a full-time Secretariat which administers and manages the Association’s affairs.

BIFA members trade under a set of Standard Trading Conditions that are backed in the insurance sector.

FIATA

FIATA

Efret is a member of FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations that promotes trade facilitation and best practices among the freight forwarding community.

It is a non-governmental, membership-based organisation representing freight forwarders in some 150 countries. FIATA’s membership is composed of 114 Association Members and over 5,500 Individual Members, overall representing an industry of 40,000 freight forwarding and logistics firms worldwide.

FIATA is a reference source on international policies and regulations governing the freight forwarding and logistics industry. FIATA works at the international level to represent service providers who operate in trade logistics and supply chain management.

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Efret Limited

Smartbase
Suite 111
Target Road
Aviation Park West
Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 6EA
United Kingdom

Company Number 5348126
VAT Number GB 861 4682 10

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