Thomas Harwood & Son - Part of EFS Global


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UK Distribution

Temporary Storage

UK Distribution

Temporary Storage


When it comes to haulage and meeting specific delivery deadlines, you need a specialist who understands your individual needs.

At Thomas Harwood & Son in Bolton, we have been helping our clients with the delivery of their goods for more than 90 years. Our long and proud history is the result of our first-class, personalised service.

You can rest assured that the delivery of your goods is in safe hands when you choose us. We are a family-run business and are passionate about going the extra mile for all of our customers. We’re in it for the long haul!

EFS Global Services

International & Freight Forwarding

Door to Door Delivery - Global Imports & Exports, Customs & Brexit clearances.

Next Day Delivery Available

Palletised Distribution throughout the UK and beyond. Next day delivery available.

Groupage & Full Loads

Discounted rates are available for larger consignments, full UK, European & Global coverage.

Containers & De-Van

Loose and palletised containers catered for, 24 Hour loading & unloading.

Warehouse & Storage

Short & Long term fully secure storage warehouse & solutions to reduce transport costs.

Traction Only Services

Traction Only Services are available if you have trailers with loaded goods.

Return Load Customers

Same day delivery available, Day or Night. With nationwide & various fleet options.

Same Day Services

Our nationwide reach means 24 Hour and same day services are available.

Thomas Harwood & Son Services

UK Distribution

Keep your business running efficently with our reliable distribution.

Temporary Storage

Use our temporary storage facility to save space and hassle.


We have multiple sites across all of England and Scotland serving the UK and beyond.


EFS Global can arrange the shipping and customs, storage and delivery of your goods by Sea, Air, Land and Rail - across the world.


Personal service with a global reach. At EFS Global we understand that each customer's requirements are unique.


Excellent company to deal with, never miss a collection even when booked last minute, really friendly team, will be using Thomas Harwood for the foreseeable future. 


I worked for Tom And Mark about 20 yrs ago and have nothing but good things to say about them. Great people.


Lovely friendly staff here. 


Great people to deal with.


Fast friendly service.