Post Office Parcel Service

Using the post office counter for sending parcels is the most obvious way to send parcels around the UK and overseas. A post office can offer various services for sending parcels including parcel first class delivery and standard parcel services as well as tracked services.

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Your goods must be on a pallet, wrapped and stable for lift (?)

Choose your pallet size

Quarter pallets
Up to 250kg
Up to 0.8m high

Half pallets
Up to 500kg
Up to 1.1m high

Full pallets
Up to 1000kg
Up to 2.0m high

    Same Day Service

    Same Day Delivery

    If you have a parcel, pallet or document you need to ship in a hurry within the UK, get an instant quote right here for a TNT Same Day collection and delivery.

    This is a documents service for papers only. Your documents must weigh 1.5kg or less when packaged and be 40cm x 30cm x 5cm or smaller in size.

    Package your documents in a cardboard envelope, not paper, so they can withstand transportation within a large courier network (?). Measure the dimensions for your envelope in the same way as you would measure a parcel, using 1cm for anything less than 1cm in size.

    Two-Man Service

    The two-man service is not suitable for one-off bookings, but is a flexible and affordable service for any business regularly shipping bulky items that can't be shipped via a pallet service. Two Yodel XL couriers arrive to lift your items in to the van safely and securely, and upon delivery can assist with installation or other specialist requirements. Tailor-made to suit your needs it is suitable for delivery of white goods, brown goods, beds and mattresses, flat pack or rigid furniture, garden furniture, gym equipment and more.

    Two man lift

    P4D for Business

    If you ship regularly, you'll always be looking for the most affordable shipping service you can find, but this doesn't mean it should be cheap: service is just as important, as is customer support when you need it. We offer a wide choice of courier networks with UK, European and international delivery for parcels, pallets, documents and freight.

    The more you ship, the more you'll save with cheaper rates for higher volumes, regular collection if you need it, plus integration for your online shop to streamline your delivery process. We have a strong customer service team on hand over the phone and by email out of hours. There are also designated contacts for business account holders to help keep all of your shipping activity under one roof.

    A tracked parcel delivery means that the sender will be provided with a unique reference number which then enables them to track the package at each stage of its journey. Upon delivery a signature is usually required from the recipient and again this can be viewed online as part of this enhanced post office parcel service.

    Parcel First Class Delivery

    When using a post office parcel service it is important to use a service that meets your requirements. This means that you should ensure that the service you use matches the time scales you require the delivery to be made and the costs that you had in mind.

    We offer a unique price comparison service so that you can be sure that the price you are quoted for post office parcel service is competitive.

    How Long does 2nd Class Delivery Parcel Take?

    Depending on when an item is posted can affect its delivery time. Generally speaking second class mail takes a day longer than regular first class post.

    The delivery time for parcel sending can be important especially when sending documents across the country for business purposes or sending a birthday gift to a loved one.

    We strive to provide the best information regarding packaging and wrapping your parcel to ensure it arrives safely and in the same condition it was sent. Post office parcel services also offer enhanced insurance services for fragile or delicate items.