Category: Shipping rates

What size is a medium parcel?

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Sending a ‘medium parcel’ within the UK or overseas? The dimensions of your item will affect the postage or delivery costs. This in turn may affect the service you choose. However, different courier companies use different systems for calculating parcel size and costs. So what constitutes a ‘medium-sized parcel’ is likely to vary between carriers. […]


Posted by Neil Miller at 2:35 pm, August 19, 2021

How do I send a parcel in the UK?

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If you don’t often send a parcel in the UK, it can be easy to overlook important details. Follow these recommended steps to ensure safe, speedy delivery – no matter which service you use. Find out if you can send a parcel in the UK It sounds like odd advice, but bear in mind that […]


Posted by Neil Miller at 1:45 pm, July 14, 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 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

What is the cheapest courier?

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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

How much does international shipping cost?

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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

What is the cheapest way to send a parcel in the UK?

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Affordable courier delivery services exist for UK destinations, but you'll need to be mindful of physical size and weight before dispatch.


Posted by Neil Miller at 4:18 pm, September 11, 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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