Hundreds of border officers patrol Britain’s sea and airports, protecting the country from illegally imported goods. Using an array of technology, interrogations, and specially trained dogs, thousands of seizures are made across the UK each year.
On 31st January, people all over the world will come together to celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year. The Chinese calendar has a 12-year cycle, with each year named after a different animal. 2014 is the Year of the Horse, and will be welcomed in with fireworks, parades, and lion dances.
Since the invention of the car in 1886, authorities around the world have devised a variety of rules and regulations for motorists. Whether you follow the Highway Code or le code de la route, there will be a comprehensive set of laws to follow, designed to protect both drivers and pedestrians from the dangers of […]
EORI is an acronym for Economic Operator Registration and Identification. The EORI system started on 1st July 2009. In the UK, an EORI number is assigned to importers and exporters by HMRC, and is used in the process of customs entry declarations and customs clearance for both import and export shipments travelling to or from […]
There are thousands of freight forwarders around the world, but how should you choose your freight company? The decision to use the services of smaller freight forwarders has several benefits. Freight and shipping are multi billion pound industries in the UK. It is not unusual for large logistics giants to post revenues in the billions. Independent […]
The pallet has revolutionized the way cargo is transported worldwide. Shipping and pallet delivery are services that all freight forwarding companies provide on a daily basis.But where did pallets come from? and who decided the sizes? When we ask a customer for the dimensions of a pallet, we are often told it’s ‘a standard pallet […]
On 20th August 2013, Huelin Renouf the well carrier for freight to Jersey was placed into liquidation after 80 years of trading. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-23766025 This closure sent shock waves through industry with many companies looking for alternative solutions for shipping freight to Jersey. Still today we are getting calls from exporters and other freight forwarders looking […]
Hello, You have found our Barrington Freight blog page. Barrington Freight are an independently owned UK freight forwarding company based in Billericay Essex. Established in 2006, we are professional freight company arranging worldwide shipping by road, sea and air freight. The main contacts at Barrington Freight are: Matt Everard – Managing Director – firstname.lastname@example.org Simon […]
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.