EFS Global has bought two more haulage firms, expanding its reach across the UK and providing it with a projected turnover of £100m.

The acquisition-hungry logistics business snapped up Wakefield-based Gees Haulage and Tyneside Express Transport in Gateshead.

The deals mean EFS Global has added 235 vehicles and trailers and 115,000 sq ft of warehousing space to its portfolio.

Mark Jones, EFS MD, said: “2021 saw substantial growth for EFS and we are delighted to start 2022 by announcing these new deals.

“They both mark significant steps in our ongoing growth strategy and will enhance our ability to service our clients around the country.”

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Law firm Davis Blank Furniss acted for EFS on the acquisitions and was led by Sonio Singh.

She said: “Gees Haulage and Tyneside Express are fantastic additions to EFS Global, in terms of both size and strategic fit.

“It was a pleasure to work on these transactions and I’m sure they will add value and reach to the firm’s fast growing operations.”

In recent years, EFS has bought Thomas Harwood & Son, CS Brunt, Bradtrans International, Horizon Distribution, Euro-Tran Despatch, JRS Traction, PDQ Specialist Courier Services, Caistor Distribution, AFI UK and Austin Wilkinson & Sons.

The values of the most recent transactions were not disclosed.