Established in 1981 Barker & Hood Ltd originally started as a provider of domestic and continental express trucking solutions but thanks to the efforts of our dedicated staff we have grown into an all-encompassing freight forwarder offering a full range of services to every corner of the globe with a customer base that spans from local sole traders to multinational blue-chip organisations.
We have 2 offices in the UK both strategically placed to provide excellent service across the UK. Our head office and warehouse in Colchester is just 1 hour from London and 1 hour from Felixstowe with great infrastructure links to the rest of the country, whilst our Manchester office is conveniently based within the World Freight Terminal of Manchester Airport. Both offices are fully equipped with the staff and knowledge to answer and provide a competitive option for any and all enquiries.
Our Mission: to deliver peace of mind through a highly customer-focused operation.
As a certified and highly commended member of 5 global freight agent networks, we have access and direct contact with over 2000 partners in over 150 countries, giving us the ability to help you reach every corner of the globe.
Some of the many services we provide globally…
Rail freight / intermodal
Courier door to door
Pick and pack
Did you know?
We shipped the Courtneeners instruments for a music festival in Germany
We delivered a
to the San Diego zoo
We sent urgent vehicle spares into the Arctic Circle
We shipped a Ferrari engine back to it's original factory - the delivery was fast!
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