Importing from Illinois to the UK

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At Barrington Freight, we provide world-class freight forwarding service to British importers who purchase goods from US companies. This means we are ideally placed to handle imports from Illinois to the UK, as well. Bordering Wisconsin, to the north, Iowa and Missouri to the west, and Kentucky and Indiana to the east, Illinois benefits from a major port in Chicago. In fact, the Port of Chicago is a complex of different port facilities that handle international and other forms of cargo. If your supplier is located in Chicago, or close to the city, then it often makes sense to send imports to the UK through it.

However, this is not the only option when it comes to Illinois imports. Sometimes, it will make more sense to use a road haulage company to ship goods to one of the big container ports on the eastern seaboard of the US, such as New York or New Jersey, for instance. This might be the case if your supplier’s warehouse or production facility is in a southern part of the state, such as Carbondale, Mount Vernon or Effingham, for example. There again, large population centres, such as Bloomington, Springfield and Peoria can all benefit from road hauliers serving the coast. We will assess the situation and make a decision that keeps costs down while ensuring a swift importation service from Illinois is maintained.

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Importing from illinois (and the other way too)

Given our local experience in Illinois as well as our network of logistical operators in the state, there is no better place to turn than Barrington Freight. We can offer exemplary services throughout the entire region. That’s a good thing to know given that Illinois is the fourth-largest economy in the entire US for manufacturing with only Ohio, Texas and California ahead of it. Therefore, if you have found a supplier in the state and want to import goods from them, then nothing should hold you back, especially when you have Barrington Freight behind you.

Choose Barrington Freight to Help With Your Illinois Imports

Because we are able to combine freight forwarding and customs clearance services, British importers can achieve a notable economy of scale when they choose Barrington Freight. Please also bear in mind that getting your imports handled professionally also minimises the risks of a delayed or incomplete delivery. Feel free to call or email us today to discover why we’re so trusted with Illinois importation services.

Import Goods from Illinois With Ease

It is important to note that Barrington Freight has years of experience in freight forwarding goods to the UK from Illinois. We can also help you to ensure your goods pass through US customs checks as they leave the country. We have the required licences in place to carry out this sort of international service.

In addition, we offer services as customs clearance agents. This will help your imports from Illinois to pass through UK customs unhindered when they arrive in British waters. Many firms that are not experienced with international trade can come unstuck by a lack of expertise in customs clearances. Let us take care of this side of importing from Illinois on your behalf, too.

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

For more information about our services or if you have an unusual load request, reach out to our sales team on 01268 978660 or email sales@barringtonfreight.co.uk.

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.
Mat Wilkinson
Mat Wilkinson
2024-01-22
these guys are excellent. Incredibly helpful, flexible and friendly- i cant recommend them highly enough- genuinely a brilliant team.
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Top Tips
2023-11-14
The guys at Barrington are brilliant! I've used them for my shipments for around 12 years now and they never let you down. Always happy to help with anything!
David Darrock
David Darrock
2023-11-10
Barrington Freight are extremely helpful and professional, promptly answering any questions or queries. Communication from them has been great and they have taken the difficulty out of importing freight.
Scott Glazebrook
Scott Glazebrook
2023-11-01
Our business is the supply of high end luxury furniture and as such we rely on Barrington Freight to provide a 5* delivery service which they have done time and time again. Reliable, friendly and efficient sums up this great approachable freight forwarding business.
Krishan Dhillon
Krishan Dhillon
2023-11-01
10/10, dealt with everything start to finish. Customer service was friendly and helpful
Sharmane Barrett
Sharmane Barrett
2023-10-20
We had a last minute request and Lee was fantastic in helping us to arrange transportation and facilitate delivery from Europe, very quickly with no hiccups. I would highly recommend.
Simon Edgecombe
Simon Edgecombe
2023-10-16
HAVING USED MANY SHIPPERS TO IMPORT OUR GOODS FROM THE USA (NONE OUTSTANDING) I DECIDED THIS TIME TO HAVE A SEARCH AROUND TO SEE IF I COULD FIND A BETTER OPTION. I FOUND BARRINGTON FREIGHT AFTER EMAILING MANY OTHERS, SOME OF THEM (UPS,DHL,FEDEX) SIMPLY TOOK SO LONG TO CONTACT ME, THAT IT BECAME STUPID, SIMON AT BARRINGTON CAME BACK TO ME VIRTUALLY STRAIGHT AWAY WITH A VERY GOOD PRICE, ALSO GOOD SHIPPING TIMES. NOW A SERVICE IS ONLY AS GOOD AS THE RESULTS, AND THEY WERE AS GOOD AS THEIR WORD. HAPPY TO HAVE FOUND THEM AND SIMON AT BARRINGTON FREIGHT WILL BE THE FIRST PERSON WE GO TO NEXT TIME, WELL DONE!!