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The Ins And Outs Of Air Freight: How Cargo Flies From A To B

October 23, 2018 | Barrington Freight

While ‘air freight’ might seem relatively self explanatory, understanding just how this growing industry works can be a great starting point for making the most out of the services at hand. From understanding the carrier types your cargo could be flying on, to understanding which kinds of cargo are typically sent by air, we’re taking […]

Is Sourcing From China Still Profitable?

October 12, 2018 | Barrington Freight

The profitability of sourcing from China has always been a huge selling point for businesses looking for outsourcing opportunities. The low cost of materials and labour have attracted small, medium and large businesses to start sourcing their products to the Asian country and as a result, China has quickly become a global powerhouse. But with […]

How Companies Are Preparing For The Holiday Season

October 5, 2018 | Barrington Freight

Black Friday, Christmas, the New Year – all of these and more are just around the corner and for those of us in the delivery industry, that means an increase in demand. From the shipment of goods to stores across Europe, to the simple transport of deliveries from warehouse to distributer, getting the abundance of […]

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On This Day: The Disappearance Of Rudolf Diesel

September 29, 2018 | Barrington Freight

Starting from nothing more than a simple seed of thought, the automotive industry has come on leaps and bounds since the days of steam-powered vehicles with three wheels. One of the most notable inventions to grace the industry was that of the diesel engine, aptly named after the inventor who patented the first ever design […]

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An Insight Into China’s Biggest Shipping Port

September 21, 2018 | Barrington Freight

With the sheer size of the shipping industry today, there is an impressive number of ports currently rising up through the rankings and expanding in size and capability for imports and exports, yet none have even come close to China’s Port of Shanghai. The largest commercial port in the world, Shanghai’s trade hub, had given […]

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What Could Be The Next Big Thing In Freight?

September 14, 2018 | Barrington Freight

If there is ever an industry to grip onto technological advancements with both hands, it’s the logistics industry. A long-standing market still important to this day, the freight forwarding industry is constantly developing as the world changes to adapt to consumer demand. Speedier deliveries, increased transparency of tracking and convenient ordering are just some of […]

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On The Road: Expectations vs Reality

September 7, 2018 | Barrington Freight

It’s no secret that the freight industry is currently experiencing a bit of a driver shortage. While there is debate as to just how serious this shortage is, the question that should be on everyone’s minds is just why this debate has arisen in the first place. Concerns about the target demographic for employment, the […]

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What’s Life Like On Board A Cargo Ship?

August 30, 2018 | Barrington Freight

Sea freight may be one of the slowest forms of freight delivery, but as one of the most economically and environmentally friendly ways to get your cargo overseas, it’s still a very valuable part of the freighting industry. Seafarers, Sailors, Shipmates – whatever title they prefer to go by, the staff on board cargo ships […]

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City Freight: Tips And Tricks For A Successful Shipment

August 23, 2018 | Barrington Freight

When it comes to shipping to and from the hustle and bustle of a busy city, it can be far too easy to forget that that very same hustle and bustle has the potential to cause harm to your shipments or even effect the shipping times. With school out for the summer, we understand that […]

Container Adaptations: Weird, Wacky And Wonderful Uses For Retired Containers

August 16, 2018 | Barrington Freight

Whether you’re an avid fan of all things cargo or you’re simply looking for a recycling solution that can save space and money, container adaptations have become a quick and fast solution for people across the globe as of late. From swimming pools that are half Jacuzzi, to pint-sizes houses fit for habitation, there are […]

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