October 9, 2017 |
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 […]
October 2, 2017 |
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 […]
September 27, 2017 |
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 […]
September 5, 2017 |
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 […]
April 26, 2017 |
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 […]
March 20, 2015 |
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.
November 19, 2013 |
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 […]
November 15, 2013 |
So, you have bought or sold some goods and now you need to arrange transport. One extra consideration is whether you take out full cargo insurance for your shipment.
November 13, 2013 |
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.
November 11, 2013 |
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 […]