Category: Packaging

Is a parcel a package?

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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

How do I send a parcel by courier?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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

How much does sending a parcel cost?

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The cost of sending a parcel is affected by several factors including parcel size and weight, the value of the items, and the courier service you choose.


Posted by Neil Miller at 2:37 pm, September 25, 2020

How do I package a parcel?

It's important to think carefully when you package a parcel for dispatch. An item that is not prepared properly for transit could end up being lost or damaged.


Posted by Neil Miller at 3:38 pm, August 14, 2020

How expensive is international shipping?

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International shipping rates vary due to a number of specific factors. We take a closer look at the key considerations you'll need to think about before shipping.


Posted by Neil Miller at 12:31 pm, July 31, 2020

What is the fastest way to ship internationally?

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Fast international shipping has never been more important. However, the pros and cons of different shipping services will factor into which choice is best for you and your business.


Posted by Neil Miller at 12:56 pm, July 17, 2020

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