Here at Barrington Freight, we’re proud to be experts in quick, cost-effective deliveries to Europe and across the globe. Whether you’re looking for next day delivery to a number of European locations or need a cost-effective freight forwarding solution to key countries like Japan, the USA, Hong Kong and more, our team are determined to provide a professional and reliable service every time.

Through our next day freight service to key locations across the continent including Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain and even Poland, you can trust that we will put our all into getting your freight to its destination in good time. From commercial deliveries on behalf of retailers, manufacturers and exporters, to freight sent by individuals looking to import or ship their goods and belongings abroad, we have the experience necessary to complete efficient and dedicated next day delivery freight shipments across Europe.

Our express vehicles make it possible to deliver your cargo in just 24 hours via our road freight services to Europe. When choosing next day delivery, we’ll deploy a two-person team two help minimise the possibility of any disruptions or delays. We are based at Bowden Terminal in Basildon, Essex, but if you live further afield, our express services are still available! We’re strategically placed near the M25 for efficient service to London and the surrounding area and with hundreds of vehicles strategically placed across the whole of the UK, we ensure optimum availability at any one time regardless of your address.

Our services extend far beyond next day delivery, however. Our sea and air freight services make it possible to extend our reach far beyond the limits of Europe. Through strong relationships with a number of partners across the globe, we can deliver freight to the USA, the Middle East, the Far East and even Australasia. Those looking for reliable international shipping companies for their shipments to and from China and Taiwan can also rest assured knowing that we have the experience and expertise necessary to ensure a smooth, seamless delivery from pick up to drop off.

We have a number of other services available including the arrangement of insurance on behalf of clients for commercial shipments, tail lift delivery services across much of Europe and we even specialise in pallet delivery via road, sea or air depending on your requirements and the final destination of your freight.

If you’re interested in any of our freight delivery services, feel free to use our online quote form today for a quick but completely free delivery quote. Alternatively, if you have any further questions feel free to take a look around our site, or get in touch today for more information.

How Do We Work

Our daily work is dedicated to providing our clients with the most beneficial service for their needs. We’re experts in the industry, with decades of experience behind us so you can rest assured that you’re in good hands. Our mission statement reflects our dedication to a reliable and expert service:

Above everything else, Barrington Freight understand that your delivery schedules are important. We will always give you professional and honest advice and utilise our global network of contacts to give you the best possible freight service. We’ll guide you seamlessly through the shipping forwarder processes always giving you real value – on both money and service. We’ll always answer delivery requests promptly and provide all inclusive pricing with one point of contact for all of your enquiries.

Who We Work With

We work with individuals, manufacturers, retailers, exporters and importers from across the business spectrum. We provide freight shipping services for cartons and pallets and often get asked to move more unusual items such as...


A full size replica military tank from the UK to Sweden.

Climbing Frame

A large, odd shaped climbing wall from the UK to Jersey.

Dog Kennel

Some dog kennels from the UK for Customs & Excise in Gibraltar.


Promotional items from the UK for nightclubs in Ibiza (Spain).

Jet Ski

A packed jet ski from the UK to Denmark.

Car Engine

A Lamborghini engine from the UK to France.

Plasma TV

A large plasma screen TV for a super yacht from the UK to Italy.

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Meet the Management Team

All of our staff are dedicated to providing the best service, but none more than our experienced management team. Service is our first priority, and the management team are well versed in ensuring that the entire Barrington Freight team provide exactly that.

Working alongside mainly small and medium sized companies, Barrington Freight are highly experienced in dealing with the unique challenges that we could come across and with our friendly, approachable staff on hand to help you every step of the way, we’ll ensure you find the best possible freight solution for your needs.

Our base in Basildon, Essex at Bowden Terminal is ideally located near the M25 and surrounded by plenty of transport links, so popping in for a visit is easy! Without further ado, here are our passionate management team:


Matt Everard


32 YEARS EXPERIENCE | [email protected] | 01268 978660

Matt started in freight in 1989 as an office junior for a French haulier and until 2007 had worked for various freight companies in the European Freight industry.

In 2007 Matt started Barrington Freight from personal savings and is very proud that the company has continued to thrive and grow through the recession of 2009, a pandemic and Brexit 2021!

A car-crazy petrol-head, outside of work Matt will be found talking about classic cars, going to car shows or working on cars!


Simon Poole


20 YEARS EXPERIENCE | [email protected] | 01268 978666

Simon started his working life as a trainee production planner at a packing firm in Norfolk, moving quickly up to senior planner in charge of three 24hr production machines and the work schedule for 140 factory staff.

In 2007 Simon joined Barrington Freight to combine his operational and freight skills together, becoming Operations Director in 2021.

Simon oversees the day-to-day running of the European department and looks after all sea and airfreight shipments, working with customers and suppliers around the globe.

Lee Pottle


14 YEARS EXPERIENCE | [email protected] | 01268 978668

Lee’s first day in freight forwarding was as an office junior on his 18th Birthday.

Fourteen years later, Lee is now our European Operations Manager, overseeing all of the day to day operations, specialising in general cargo whilst looking to develop our new wine services from Germany and Italy.

Lee’s a perfectionist and finds great satisfaction in doing a job properly, which means you will be well looked after!

A big lover of sports, Lee follows Football, Cricket, Rugby, Boxing. There’s no sports he doesn’t enjoy.

Joshua Armstrong


[email protected] | 01268 978665

After leaving college, Josh planned to become a Police Officer, but he took a job in sales / logistics instead.

Keen to progress his career, Josh became European Operator at Barrington Freight in May 2022.

In his spare time, Josh enjoys going to the gym, and follows football, boxing and Formula 1 racing.

Carriann Everard


24 YEARS EXPERIENCE | [email protected] | 01268 978663

Carriann has worked in the Finance Industry since the 1990’s.

Extremely organised and enthusiastic, Carriann looks after the Purchase and Sales ledgers, keeping customers and suppliers alike happy.

When not sorting out payments, Carriann loves travelling and spending time with her family.