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5 New Year’s Resolutions Your Retail Business Should Be Making

January 9, 2019 | Barrington Freight

With the New Year underway, too many of us have probably already broken our resolutions to get fit or abandon chocolate, but for businesses, this is the perfect opportunity to change up how you work and actually stick to it. The Christmas and New Year rush probably took a lot out of your business, so […]

New Year, New Supplier: Our Tips For Launching Into 2019

December 29, 2018 | Barrington Freight

The phrase New Year, New Me is already being thrown around and you could very well have your own resolutions ready and raring to go. Personal goals like losing weight, quitting smoking and doing one good thing every day are common, but in the world of business, things are a little different. Goals like improving […]

The Ultimate Festive Playlist For Truckers

December 19, 2018 | Barrington Freight

Christmas is well and truly upon us and while some of the population might already have their feet up by the fire, toasting their toes and sipping at hot chocolate in true festive tradition, some of us are still out there working to get the world’s gifts to the right destination in time for the […]

Our Guide To Shipping Time-Sensitive Goods During The Holidays

December 12, 2018 | Barrington Freight

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 […]

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Harbours, Terminals and Ports: A Guide To Key Shipping Terms

December 5, 2018 | Barrington Freight

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. […]

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Sea Freight Myths, Debunked

November 27, 2018 | Barrington Freight

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 […]

A Day In The Life Of A Freight Forwarder

November 20, 2018 | Barrington Freight

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 […]

Driving Etiquette Around The World

November 13, 2018 | Barrington Freight

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 […]

The Power Of Social Media In The Future Of Freight

November 6, 2018 | Barrington Freight

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 […]

Frightfully Hilarious Halloween Costumes For Freighters

October 31, 2018 | Barrington Freight

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 […]