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Automated vs Manual – Should Automation Really Be The Future Of The Supply Chain?

March 20, 2018 | Barrington Freight

The question around automation within logistics and the supply chain is certainly a topic on everyone’s mind, but the future of the supply chain is definitely still open to debate. It’s no secret that logistics is greeting most technological innovations with open arms – after all, anything that makes it a more seamless and faster […]

The Ultimate Trucking Playlist

March 15, 2018 | Barrington Freight

It’s no secret that the term ‘trucking’ stirs up images of hefty lorries filled to the brim with precious cargo, cabs filled with memorabilia and fast food trash, and a distinctly American-looking driver. Of course, the freighting life isn’t quite as ‘Hollywood’ as all that, but the fact of the matter is this – drivers […]

The Strangest Shipping Restrictions Around The World

February 21, 2018 | Barrington Freight

Customs laws are renowned for being a little on the difficult side to keep up with, and while here at Barrington Freight we’ll do our best to guide you through the process, knowing what you can and can’t ship before you even book our services is ideal for a seamless shipping process. While this may […]

The World's Most Beautiful Ports

The World’s Most Beautiful Ports

February 14, 2018 | Barrington Freight

The freight industry can often drum up images of industrial-style ports with towering piles of containers, but the fact of the matter is, it’s not quite as dull. Ports all over the world are used for a variety of uses, from freight and shipping, to cruise ships and small boat boarding. While some of these […]

Our Tips For Shipping During Peak Times

Our Tips For Shipping During Peak Times

February 9, 2018 | Barrington Freight

Throughout each year, there are various peak times for shipping that threaten to make the entire delivery line skid to a standstill. Delayed deliveries, damaged cargo and talk of theft being rife are all hot topics at this time of year, and it can be tempting to forgo the shipping process entirely when they roll […]

Artificial Intelligence And The Shipping Industry

February 1, 2018 | Barrington Freight

The world is changing. Technology is a huge part of our lives, and with each and every day that passes, we find ourselves immersed deeper in new technologies and innovative processes and the logistics industry knows this better than most. The hot topic in the industry currently is Artificial Intelligence and whether or not it […]

What First Time Importers Need To Know

What First Time Importers Need To Know

January 29, 2018 | Barrington Freight

When it comes to importing goods to the UK for the first time, there’s no denying that it can be a daunting process. With a huge industry right in front of you, understanding just how it all works and what you need to know to navigate it can seem an impossible task. Here at Barrington […]

The Ultimate Guide To Cargo Damage

The Ultimate Guide To Cargo Damage

January 24, 2018 | Barrington Freight

The global transportation industry, freighting and logistics in particular, is a well-oiled machine, but it can certainly come with its bumps and bruises along the way. Regardless of whether you’re looking to ship by sea, air, road or rail there are risks that you need to take into account when shipping goods, even when shipping […]


The Impact of Extreme Weather On Contracts Of Carriage

January 18, 2018 | Barrington Freight

There’s no denying that the world is being more than a little battered by some extreme weather as of late. From the likes of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, to the sub-zero temperatures battering the USA this January, there has been no shortage of disruption to every industry. But how does the freight and logistics […]


The Trends We Could See In Freight In 2018

January 12, 2018 | Barrington Freight

2017 was a big year in the world of freight and logistics, with the good, the bad and the ugly making themselves very much known to consumers and freight forwarders alike. From the likes of Brexit negotiations making murky waters even more so, to U.S relations with pretty much everywhere seeming to be going south, […]