Burnley-based EFS Global is continuing to storm through the acquisition market, snapping up a trio of companies including YDL, Leeds Parcel Company and Pass the Parcel, adding £30m of turnover to its business.

This latest purchase adds a further three trading companies to the 23 acquisitions the group has made since 2015 and takes its site tally up to 40 premises throughout England and Scotland.

The three companies service the pallet and parcel distribution sectors across five sites within North and West Yorkshire, and represent the largest acquisition EFS Global has made so far.

Announcing the acquisition, EFS Global said it plans to implement a ‘business as usual’ approach’ with a strategy of building on what has already been achieved as well as learning from the newly acquired group’s senior management team, who it added ’have plenty to offer in experience and knowledge’.

Jordan Kellett, EFS Global director, said: “We begin 2024 with the incredibly exciting acquisition of these well-known and reputable companies. I am thrilled that we have managed to get our largest acquisition to date over the line, plugging some key areas of the country in North and West Yorkshire.

“We are not only acquiring well-known and reputable companies, but an extremely experienced team of people that I am excited to work with on both their own companies and the wider group.”