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For road freight to France, Barrington Freight are unbeatable freight forwarders “Francaise”. We are one of few European transport and haulage companies shipping groupage to France daily; some freight forwarders to France take days to consolidate their shipments into a full truck load, but we normally collect and despatch (in both directions) every day – ensuring your shipment is never delayed!
Our genuine next-day delivery services meet the most exacting delivery requirements, whilst cheaper economy groupage services provide 48 hour / 2 day services as cost-effective alternatives!
We carry business / commercial cargo only UK to / from France.
For personal goods, house moves and car shipping we recommend our partners Anglo Pacific
“La Republique Francaise” is UK’s nearest trading neighbours in mainland Europe, we despatch daily express services via Eurotunnel. As the only fixed link between the UK and continental Europe, the “Chunnel” allows road freighting of business-to-business consignments (including euro/uk standard pallets) to be transported safely and cost effectively between Folkestone and Calais with journeys of just 35 minutes; for super quick delivery to final drop-off, the terminals themselves are easily reached with direct access from M20 in Kent and A16 in France.
We arrange pickup and delivery of groupage to France (or return) via our local partner depots in the main cities such as Paris, Grenoble, Angers, Dijon, Brest, Toulouse, Nice, Nantes, Marseille, Lyon, Strasbourg, Montpellier, Bordeaux, Lille, Rennes, Reims, Le Havre, St Etienne, Toulon and Le Mans. We also visit every smaller town or village as necessary, and you will often see our trucks and trailers right across France, including all 21 mainland regions; namely Alsace, Aquitane, Auvergne, Burgundy, Brittany, Centre, Champagne-Ardenne, Franche-Comte, Ile-de-France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Limousin, Lorraine, Lower Normandy, Midi-Pyrenees, Nord-Pas de Calais, Pays-de-la-Loire, Picardy, Poitou-Charentes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, Rhone-Alpes, and Upper Normandy.
France is a founding member of the European Union, so delivery by road freight to France requires no customs documentation. Significantly, exports and imports to and from France are some of the largest in the world, with French exports of machinery, transportation equipment, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, beverages and iron and steel, and imports of various raw materials, machinery and equipment, crude oil, plastics, chemicals and electronic products too. But regardless of whatever special business-to-business shipping requirements you may have, Barrington Freight are on hand to deliver the perfect cargo freighting solution to your problems.
We can ship freight to France on a standard euro pallet, on standard uk pallets, in fact all pallet sizes. Whatever your type of pallet, we can help you; printers pallets, wooden
pallets, plastic pallets, crates and cages and skids and stillages – as first-class couriers to Europe we carry them all. We offer very special discounts on the standard 120×100 or 120×80 centimetre base pallets, especially if they are stackable, since they make the very best use of our truck and trailer capacity; but we are also pleased to offer cheap courier services for even unusual and most difficult loads, including awkward shapes and sizes and heavy machinery or manufactured goods.
We provide express services for both groupage to “La Republique Francaise”, and for part loads and full load haulage to France also. As a premier-league freight forwarder to France, Barrington Freight provide a variety of transit times including next day services, 2 day / 48 hour services, and 3 day / 72 hour services for your exports and imports to and
from France. Ring us now on 01268 525 444 for more details of our cheap delivery services, and for free advice and practical help from our knowledgeable and experienced booking agents!
Your cargo from the UK to France is our priority; we “go the extra mile” to meet special requirements, which other cheap international shipping companies may simply ignore or decline. Whether you need a vehicle with tail-lift, a two-man team, or other special handling facilities for difficult pick-ups or drop-offs, we are there; we offer timed collection and delivery windows, and deal with difficult access or other problems via helpful local partner depots.
France is in Western Europe, stretching from the Bay of Biscay and English Channel to the Mediterranean Sea, lying south-east of the UK between Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Italy.
First time we have used Barrington. We had a minor problem (which wasn't Barrington's fault) that was cleared without panic. Good service, fair price - we will use again Halmstad, Sweden.
We ship large heavy metal screens on pallets to various locations in Europe and further afield. We have always had great service from Barrington Freight right from the initial quotes and customer service through to safe, on time deliveries and keeping us informed throughout the process.
Great service. Even after confirming the collection at 2pm it arrived in Germany the next morning. One happy end user
The chipper arrived first thing this morning exactly on time as arranged. I just wanted to thank you for the excellent service. I will definitely call on you again if I need anything shifted!
Excellent freight service which got us out of a tight corner when we needed some goods from Switzerland in a hurry. Special thanks to Simon for being right on top of everything.
Simon, thank you for taking care of our shipment - we appreciate your efforts and professional attitude.