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Five skills you need to be a logistics manager

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 […]

Top Tips For Shipping During The Holiday Season

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 […]

Common Issues for Logistics Companies

Common Issues for Logistics Companies – and some tips on solving them

September 27, 2017 | admin

Like any business, the transport and logistics industry has issues that it has to face. From traffic, to the cost of fuel, all the way through to ensuring that the customer is satisfied at every step of the way, transport companies are fighting a daily battle against a multitude of issues. We’ve looked into some […]

Who are the BIFA and what do they do?

Who are the BIFA and what do they do?

September 5, 2017 | admin

Here at Barrington Freight, we are proud members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA). As Freight forwarders, it’s important to have an association available to represent not only our best interests, but the interests of our customers and other freight forwarding companies. But who are the BIFA, and what do they actually do? Who […]

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A Look At Some of the Busiest Ports in the World

April 26, 2017 | admin

Sea freight is one of the most long-standing methods of shipping in the world, although it is safe to say that we have all greatly benefited from the technology that has aided in the rapid evolution of the industry in recent decades. Shipping ports are being put under increasing pressure to facilitate the increase in […]

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What is an ATR Certificate?

March 20, 2015 | admin

ATR or A.TR is an EU acronym, standing for “Admission Temporaire Roulette”. It is a customs certificate for the movement of industrial products. A separate certificate is needed for each UK-Turkey consignment.

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What is an EORI number?

November 19, 2013 | Matt Everard

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 […]

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Shipping to Jersey; what is GST?

November 13, 2013 | Matt Everard

Customers that are new to shipping to Jersey are often surprised to learn that Jersey is not an EU member, and that tax is payable on goods entering the island.

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Using Independent Freight Forwarders Is Good For Your Business

November 11, 2013 | Matt Everard

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 […]

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