We’re already well entrenched in the Christmas period and as the entirety of the freight industry will tell you, it also happens to be one of the busiest times in the year. Fresh off the Black Friday and Cyber Monday rush, the shipping industry is on its toes, running to keep up and make sure […]
When you’ve been working within the shipping and logistics world for a few years, it’s easy to take for granted an understanding of general shipping terminology. However, for those just getting started within the industry or even using a freight forwarder for the first time, navigating jargon can be an understandably difficult obstacle to overcome. […]
The world of freight can seem like a mysterious place to those that aren’t deep within the industry and as a result, countless myths have reared their ugly heads over the years. From shipping being bad for the environment, to difficulties with tracking shipments, you may be wondering just how many of sea freight’s greatest […]
When it comes to the world of freight, most of the areas of the industry are relatively self-explanatory, but when it comes to the role of ‘freight forwarder’, there is far more confusion. This mysterious job is a real role within freight and to make things simple, we’ve decided to put together a straightforward guide […]
As with most things in life, every country around the world has its own approach to the way that people drive. From something as simple as the side of the road you have to travel on, to whether or not you have to wear seatbelts through to some extremely odd laws, there’s a true abundance […]
Any one owner of a computer or smartphone is guaranteed to have access to some form of social media and as a result, the power that these websites and apps hold is unrivalled. With over 3.19 billion people utilising social media as we know it today, these numbers are set to continue growing and so […]
While the world of freight and logistics doesn’t stop when October 31st comes around, Halloween is still a holiday we love to celebrate. If you’re looking for a comfortable but creepily good costume for the upcoming holiday, these last minute ideas could have you wowing your co-workers or showing off your love for all things […]
While ‘air freight’ might seem relatively self explanatory, understanding just how this growing industry works can be a great starting point for making the most out of the services at hand. From understanding the carrier types your cargo could be flying on, to understanding which kinds of cargo are typically sent by air, we’re taking […]
The profitability of sourcing from China has always been a huge selling point for businesses looking for outsourcing opportunities. The low cost of materials and labour have attracted small, medium and large businesses to start sourcing their products to the Asian country and as a result, China has quickly become a global powerhouse. But with […]
Black Friday, Christmas, the New Year – all of these and more are just around the corner and for those of us in the delivery industry, that means an increase in demand. From the shipment of goods to stores across Europe, to the simple transport of deliveries from warehouse to distributer, getting the abundance of […]
First time we have used Barrington. We had a minor problem (which wasn't Barrington's fault) that was cleared without panic.
Good service, fair price - we will use again
15th May 2017 - David Brown
We ship large heavy metal screens on pallets to various locations in Europe and further afield. We have always had great service from Barrington Freight right from the initial quotes and customer service through to safe, on time deliveries and keeping us informed throughout the process.
24th Jan 2017 - Natasha Webb
Great service. Even after confirming the collection at 2pm it arrived in Germany the next morning. One happy end user
20th Jan 2017 - Steve Matthews
The chipper arrived first thing this morning exactly on time as arranged. I just wanted to thank you for the excellent service. I will definitely call on you again if I need anything shifted!
12th May 2017 - Chris Bertram
Excellent freight service which got us out of a tight corner when we needed some goods from Switzerland in a hurry. Special thanks to Simon for being right on top of everything.
27th Mar 2017 - Duncan Mackellar
Simon, thank you for taking care of our shipment - we appreciate your efforts and professional attitude.