Category: Courier services

Is a parcel a package?

Parcels packed into packages awaiting shipment

As the words parcel and package are often used interchangeably, the difference isn’t completely clear cut. However, one way to differentiate between the two may lie in the way an item is shipped. A ‘package’ could refer to a box of items personally delivered to another person, e.g. a ‘care package’. On the other hand, […]


Posted by Neil Miller at 4:45 pm, March 15, 2021

What is the difference between a parcel service and a courier?

Banner matrix depicting DHL delivery fleet

So you need to send a package, but you are not sure what the next step is or who to contact to set the process in motion. Maybe you are unsure about differences in terminology. Is a parcel service not the same as a courier?


Posted by Neil Miller at 12:12 pm, February 5, 2021

How do I send a parcel by courier?

Banner matrix depicting delivery journey

At Impact Express, we’ve years of experience delivering parcels across the world. Not sure what to expect or how the process works? We’re here to give you some expert advice.


Posted by Neil Miller at 9:59 am, January 22, 2021

What do couriers deliver?

Banner matrix depicting parcel deliveries

Planning to use a courier service? It is important to know what they can deliver and, more importantly, what they will not.


Posted by Neil Miller at 11:37 am, January 8, 2021

What is the difference between a parcel and a courier?

Banner matrix depicting parcels and couriers

The world of logistics has many unique terms. Getting to grips with these definitions will help you better understand the shipping process.


Posted by Neil Miller at 9:29 pm, December 18, 2020

Is a shoe box classed as a small parcel?

Wrapped shoe box used as packaging for parcel

Shoe boxes provide perfect packaging for sending smaller packages. Surely it should make sense that a shoe box would automatically be considered as a small parcel?


Posted by Neil Miller at 12:08 pm, December 4, 2020

What is the cheapest courier?

Courier delivering parcel with unknown contents

What makes a courier ‘cheaper’ mostly comes down what you are sending, where it is going and how soon you need it to arrive. But that's not all. We take a detailed look at some of the factors that affect courier pricing.


Posted by Neil Miller at 3:00 pm, November 20, 2020

Which is best for speed: post or courier?

Transit van making rapid parcel delivery

When it comes to international delivery, understanding the costs involved is a good place to begin the process of choosing the right service.


Posted by Neil Miller at 9:27 am, November 6, 2020

How much does international shipping cost?

DHL courier delivery van parked outside international destination

When it comes to international delivery, understanding the costs involved is a good place to begin the process of choosing the right service.


Posted by Neil Miller at 4:02 pm, October 23, 2020

Do couriers scan parcels?

Courier depot staff using handheld barcode readers to scan parcels

Most reputable couriers offer real-time tracking of your parcel by using a scanning process. However, you should always check the details of the tracking service being offered.


Posted by Neil Miller at 4:27 pm, October 9, 2020

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