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What is an EORI number?

November 19, 2013 | Matt Everard

All UK businesses that export and import need an EORI Number when sending commercial cargo to the EU and internationally. Working with Barrington Freight will ensure you are compliant; however, if you want to take the DIY approach, we have put together this handy EORI number guide to get you started.

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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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Pallet delivery and pallet shipping history

November 7, 2013 | Matt Everard

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 […]

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Freight to Jersey after Huelin Renouf collapse

September 12, 2013 | Matt Everard

  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 […]

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Welcome To Our Blog

August 22, 2013 | Matt Everard

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 – [email protected] Simon […]

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