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Importing Goods Via Sea Freight from Bangalore

Barrington Freight is able to offer UK importers professional services for sea freight shipments from the city of Bangalore to the British Isles. Located in the central part of southern India, Bangalore has no seaport of its own but there are cost-effective options for firms that wish to import from there without having to go to the expense of arranging air freight.

In fact, Bangalore Port (INBLR), known locally as Bengaluru Port or Bengalooru Port, is a dry port where containerised shipments are handled. The city’s facility allows goods to be sent to seaports after passing through their customs checks inland. Typically, Chennai, facing the Bay of Bengal, is chosen as the location where goods can continue their onward journey to the UK by sea.

As such, container shipments will arrive by either rail or road freight operators in southern India and will be held in customs bonded warehouses until they can be transferred onto ocean-going vessels heading West. In addition to its convenient connections to Chennai Port, Bangalore Port enjoys strong communications with Mumbai, Kerala state and Mysuru (Mysore) via road and rail. 

As such, there are multiple options available to British importers who have suppliers in and around Bangalore. Choosing the most cost-effective route without delaying the transit of imports takes local know-how, however. It is in this regard that Barrington Freight’s operations team can be so effective whether you have a single pallet of goods to import or several containers.

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speedy services for uk imports using bangalore port

Bangalore is noted as one of the leading city economies of Asia let alone southern India. Therefore, British importers will often turn to manufacturers in the region for high-tech equipment, especially in the fields of aerospace and aviation. Equally, Bangalore is known for its biotechnology sector and for computing. As such, importing goods from the city often means doing so as quickly as possible. So, if you have found a competitive supplier in Bangalore and want to ensure your imported goods are not unduly delayed by opting for sea freight from an inland city, then Barrington Freight are the experts you should turn to.

Not only will we be able to help your items to be picked up from your supplier locally, but we can also ensure they pass through all of the Indian customs checks that may be needed for items that are destined for the UK. We’ll arrange for a suitable vessel to collect your shipment and track its progress for you across the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and, ultimately, the English Channel.

customs clearances from bangalore handled professionally

Please note that imports from Bangalore to the UK can be held up when they arrive in British ports if declarations have not been submitted correctly to HMRC. As customs clearance agents who also work as freight forwarders, we can handle your import paperwork, too, thereby offering all UK firms a single importation solution for goods being shipped from Bangalore. Contact us today to find out how we can best help you.

FCL Import Shipping from Bangalore to the UK

At Barrington Freight, we adeptly navigate the complexities of FCL sea freight importation, offering streamlined, commercial B2B freight shipping services from the bustling epicentre of Bangalore, India, to your UK delivery point. As esteemed members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), our expertise extends across various sectors, catering to your import needs for automotive spares, machinery, electronics, books, and a plethora of other commercial goods. Our comprehensive coverage, bolstered by our seasoned agents, guarantees a seamless transit journey under EXW (Ex Works) terms, ensuring door-to-door service from the supplier’s premises in Bangalore to your specified location in the UK.

Venturing further into our services, we also offer the FOB (Free On Board) shipping option, providing our clients with a service that takes care of all procedures from the port of Bangalore right to your UK doorstep. With our deep-rooted knowledge of the international freight landscape, we can effectively manoeuvre through the intricate shipping regulations, duties, and tariffs, thereby offering a hassle-free import experience. By choosing Barrington Freight, you’re entrusting your imports to a company dedicated to surpassing client expectations with professionalism and authority. As we continue to transcend boundaries, our clients’ success invariably becomes our success, affirming our position as one of the leading freight forwarders in the international shipping landscape.

We are friendly, easy to work with, honest and we do not charge the earth.

If you are interested in any of our freight delivery services, feel free to use our online quote form today for a quick but completely free delivery quote. Alternatively, if you have any further questions feel free to take a look around our site, or get in touch today for more information.

Kay Sherry
Kay Sherry
2024-04-23
Simon Pool from Barrington freight was very helpful and door to door service to S.Korea was excellent, pick up and delivery services on time. I highly recommend Barrington Freight for air cargo services. Thank you Simon and the team! Kay
Daniel Gardner
Daniel Gardner
2024-04-03
The team at Barrington where incredible at delivering our goods on-time despite the new Brexit regulations on goods being imported. We even didn't pay tax on the returning shipment coming back to German.
Drewit Studio
Drewit Studio
2024-03-25
Brilliant service. Extremely helpful, and they supported us all the way through the process of transporting goods to mainland Europe, which for anyone who hasn't done that before can seem quite daunting. Would definitely recommend using this company.
Jason Scott
Jason Scott
2024-03-22
Working with Barrington was brilliant. They really looked out for us, tackling our tough shipping/freight requirements keeping us informed at every stage of the process. Thank you
James Ayre
James Ayre
2024-03-21
kept up to date with all progress, i know they had a particularly troubling time with import customs messing up paperwork but sorted all that out for me. highly reccomend will use again
Peter Seal
Peter Seal
2024-03-08
Excellent company, very efficient and great communication. Competitive , quick quotes!
LOFT&VINTAGE Kft.
LOFT&VINTAGE Kft.
2024-03-02
We are very satisfied, we would like to thank the team for this with an awesome rating! They handled the delivery of a very sensitive, valuable, gigantic pallet for us at a fair price and without any problems. I mean, out of 4 companies, only they were able to undertake it. Nothing is damaged! We recommend the company to everyone :)
Sophie Benge
Sophie Benge
2024-02-06
Joshua at Barrington Freight is friendly and patient. Their service hassle-free and affordable compared to other freight forwarders.
Alex Burton
Alex Burton
2024-02-04
Fantastic service from Barrington Freight. It was our first time exporting goods from the UK and it was very reassuring to have them manage the shipment. The process was made easy and hassle free and Simon was always quick to respond to any queries. I would highly recommend.
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Barrington Freight Ltd,
Bowden House,
Luckyn Lane, Basildon,
Essex SS14 3AX
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