Category: Tracking

What does parcel delivery mean?

Parcel delivery handed over counter

Parcel delivery is the process of shipping an item from a collection point to a destination. Depending on the level of service required, and the type of item being sent, delivery will usually be handled via a parcel service, like the Royal Mail, or a courier company. Parcel delivery process Parcels are collected by a […]


Posted by Neil Miller at 3:23 pm, September 15, 2021

Which international courier is best?

DHL plane being loaded with packages

The best couriers can be identified through the range and reliability of services they offer, as well as the positivity of the reviews they receive. They will generally allow tailoring of certain service features to fit the needs of customers, while offering baseline budget options that are consistent and efficient. Services and features of the […]


Posted by Neil Miller at 1:21 pm, May 4, 2021

What companies deliver packages?

DHL van driving package delivery route

Almost as varied as the items that can be shipped are the services you can use to ship them. If you need to ship items in a timely and efficient manner, but don’t know where to start or which package delivery service is for you, here is a good place to start. Using a parcel […]


Posted by Neil Miller at 4:43 pm, April 6, 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

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

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

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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