Barr Freight System Inc.


Barr Freight System has accommodated its operation to adapt the varied and changing needs of its customers by offering and providing such services as bonded cartage, local distribution, bonded container freight station service, warehousing, transloading and freight brokerage, in addition to their initial truckload and rail. Operating with a combination of company owned equipment and independent contractors, has allowed the tractability and adaptability necessary to compete in the very competitive transportation market.
Barr Freight System Inc was founded in August 12, 1980, Barr Freight System has been providing reliable transportation service throughout Chicago and the entire Midwest, serving its customers domestically and internationally, on-line direct as well as intermodal.
Barr Freight System offers a large variety of trucking services like local cartage:  LTL, LCL, volume & truckload, bonded service, container drayage and personalized service. Barr Freight System can meet the needs of the local shipper on a multitude of service levels. Barr offer local cartage in and around the Chicago Metropolitan Area (Chicago Commercial Zone) and beyond. BarrÂâ€Ã¢„¢s direct or on-line service area with regard to LTL and LCL cartage traffic is defined within a 100 mile radius of Chicago. Barr Freight System is a U.S. Customs Bonded Cartman , enabling the bonded handling of international shipments to and from a multitude of U.S. Customs Centralized Examination Stations (CES facilities) within the Chicago Commercial Zone.  Full trailerload shipments, containerload traffic and LCL shipments are routinely handled from pickup through clearance by experienced and knowledgeable personnel, familiar with the practices, procedures and intricacies inherently encountered through regular interaction with the U.S. Customs Service.  Barr Freight System work closely with many international freight forwarders and customs brokers providing service to the import and export community locally as well as nationwide.
With years of experience in this challenging segment of the international transportation industry, Barr Freight System has gained a valuable store of knowledge with respect to the many steamship carriers, railroad ramp facilities, equipment providers and third party intermodal marketers intertwined on any given container movement.  Barr Freight System operates entirely from one dispatch location, enabling the shipping customer to centralize their communication efforts. The company owned equipments is radio dispatched in order to expedite and enhance communication relative to dispatch operations.