Estes Forwarding Worldwide, LLC (EFW)

Estes Forwarding Worldwide, LLC (EFW)

About Us

Estes Forwarding Worldwide (EFW) is one of the leading domestic and international freight forwarders in the United States, providing customized logistics solutions for clients around the world and across all industries including retail, government, automotive, health services, technology, and exhibit services via air, ground, and ocean freight.

A subsidiary of Estes Express Lines and located in Richmond, Virginia, EFW is uniquely backed by Estes Express Lines’ extensive linehaul network, providing EFW clients with a hybrid transportation network along with a personal client relationship approach ensuring the optimal logistics solution is identified and executed each and every time.

With offices strategically placed across the United States and over 400 employees nationwide, the company earned its billionth dollar in revenue in 2017.

Offering a full suite of customs brokerage services, EFW maintains industry memberships and certifications, including CCR, ORCA registration, CRAF, C-TPAT certification, NVOCC, SmartWay, IAC, and IATA endorsed agent status.

Industry awards include Specialty Carrier of the Year by Worldwide Express and Home Depot Inc., E-Commerce Delivery Carrier of the Year by Walmart in 2015, and recognition by Global Trade Americas as a leading 3PL to watch.

EFW's “We Care” initiative supports the company’s ongoing commitment to service and its customers, employees, and carrier partners through teamwork, appreciation, commitment, and relationships, which the company considers to be its most leveraged asset.