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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, […]


What was shipping like before containers?

December 27, 2017 | Barrington Freight

The sheer amount of shipping containers in circulation today is something we often take for granted. When sending high volumes of goods across countries and oceans, turning to a container seems like the go-to solution and with the efficiency surrounding container shipping that we are lucky enough to have today, it’s not hard to see […]

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How To Protect Your Shipments From The Winter Weather

December 20, 2017 | Barrington Freight

With winter pretty much in full swing, those of you looking to ship out goods might be starting to worry about the cold, miserable weather that comes with the season, and how it’ll affect your parcels. Let me be the first to reassure you that any reliable courier or freight forwarder will ensure your parcels […]

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Tips For Packing Your Freight At Christmas

December 13, 2017 | Barrington Freight

Christmas is a busy time of year for us all, and it’s no secret that the shipping industry suffers more than most. Without good planning and execution, things can become delayed and the high volume of parcels and freight being shipped all over the world could mean more unintentional bumps and knocks along the way. […]

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Five Of The Busiest Ports In The World

December 8, 2017 | Barrington Freight

It’s no secret that the world is fighting to keep up with shipping. Nations across the world are adjusting their infrastructure at ports to cater for the constantly increasing volume of shipments that have to be dealt with, but there are a few ports that stand out amongst the lot. Here at Barrington Freight, we’ve […]

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Import from China Shipping Terms

November 24, 2017 | Barrington Freight

FOB Shipping: What Is It? If you’ve ever heard of the term ‘FOB’ shipping, you will have probably wondered what on earth it means. Well, let us tell you. ‘FOB’ means ‘Free on Board’, and refers to a commonly used Incoterm (International Commercial Terms – a set of pre-defined trade terms published by the International […]

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What are the biggest problems with container shipments?

October 23, 2017 | admin

When it comes to global logistics and container shipping in general, the industry is so wide and diverse that it can be difficult to keep it running smoothly and without fault. In fact, it could very well be impossible. Freight forwarders face problems every day within their businesses and the global logistics industry in general, […]

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The Top Trucking Movies of All Time

October 16, 2017 | admin

When thinking of trucking, a very stereotypical image can come to the minds of those who may not know much about the industry as a whole, but the question is – why? Depictions of truck drivers in movies could have a part to play in this, and so we’ve decided to look into some of […]

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Five skills you need to be a logistics manager

October 9, 2017 | admin

The world of logistics isn’t always as simple as it might seem to someone on the outside. Logistics managers’ roles will differ from company to company, but regardless of what you’ll be doing, there are some skills that are the same no matter what your duties may be. Logistics managers are essential for a business […]

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Top Tips For Shipping During The Holiday Season

October 2, 2017 | admin

The holiday season can be stressful when it comes to shipping. Whether you’re shipping gifts, or just find yourself in need of shipping services, finding an affordable, reliable and efficient way to ship your items on time can be difficult. Here at Barrington Freight, we’ve decided to put together some of our top tips for […]