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Security and Posting Parcels This Christmas

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The run up to Christmas is one of the busiest times of year to send and receive parcels. With many of the parcels being sent containing Christmas gifts, it’s also an important time to be mindful of security when you send a parcel containing something of value. To help make sure your parcels are delivered safe and sound, here are 5 tips you should follow when using a courier collection service Read more...

5 Tips for Sending Parcels Abroad

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Booking your first international parcel delivery can seem like a daunting task. Maybe you’re sending a gift to a friend who lives abroad, shipping an order to a customer in a new territory, or even returning an item you purchased online from an international retailer. Read more...

Pricing Strategies for Amazon Sellers

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In some of our recent blog posts we’ve been looking at the different places to sell items online, offering advice and tips for individual sellers and businesses. In some of our recent blog posts we’ve been looking at the different places to sell items online, offering advice and tips for individual sellers and businesses. Today’s selling advice post focuses on the Amazon Marketplace, and we have a Guest Blog from Chris Dunne at RepricerExpress all about getting your pricing strategy right. Read more...

Top Tips for Using a Parcel Drop Off Delivery Service

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Courier drop off delivery services offer an easy way to send your parcel on its way, without having to wait in for the courier driver to collect your parcel. They’re a perfect alternative to queuing up at the busy post office during your lunch hour, because most of the parcel drop off points have extended opening hours. Drop your parcel off before work, after you’ve done the school run, on your way to the gym, or even as you head out for the evening. Read more...

PRICE DROP! ENJOY OUR CHEAPEST 1-2 DAY SERVICE

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Until the end of August, DX have dropped their prices to become an even better value 1-2 day delivery service. Now you can have your parcel delivered by one of our most secure services for less than £10 including VAT. They are so secure in fact that they're the preferred courier for some of the main UK agencies who send your most important identity documents out. Read more...

International Price Drop

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The world is getting smaller, with friends, families and customers spread across every continent. We know how important it is to keep in touch so rest assured, we're offering you the very best deal we can. Read more...

Update: DX delivery service

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We're constantly looking for ways to make parcel delivery easier for you. We want to let you know about some change we've made to the DX courier service. Let us take this chance to fill you in on the improvements. Read more...

St George Around The World

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The Irish have St. Patrick, the Welsh have St David, and the Scottish have St Andrew. And while the English don’t celebrate their patron saint’s day with a bank holiday, they have St George when houses around the country fly their red and white flags proudly.​ Read more...

Update: Delivery by Drone

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Many months ago we shared with you Amazon’s plans to test parcel delivery by drone. Back in June, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) put a stop to its when they ruled that Amazon, and other firms, could not use drones to deliver packages. The ruling stated that it is barring the 'Delivering of packages to people for a fee’ which also includes free delivery in association to a purchase. At the time the FAA agreed to revisit the ruling later this year and that is exactly what they have done. Read more...

Has the budget measured up?

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A few days ago our MD David Grimes shared what he wanted to see from Chancellor George Osbourne’s annual budget. His hour long presentation was packed with information and we know there is still more to come with the full business rate review. Read more...

Welcome to our new website

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You may have noticed a few changes. Well a few might be a slight under estimation as in fact we’ve relaunched our entire website and our logo too. This past 6 months our noses have been pushed to the grindstone in our effort to make sending… simple. We’ve listened to what you've told us you wanted from My Parcel Delivery and have come up with some exciting changes! Read more...

Five top tips for Ecommerce business

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Well-known website for start-ups Smarta.com asked our MD David Grimes for a monthly guest blog post to help new companies by drawing on his own eccommerce experience. Over the coming months, David's blog will look at all aspects of entrepreneurship and launching a start-up. Read more...

Offer your customers more delivery options to get that sale

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We are well and truly in the build up to Christmas which means one thing - peak Christmas trading. For many companies this is the most important time of year. But how do you make sure that the customer chooses to buy from you rather than your competitors? ​One of the easiest answers is choice. Consumers no longer just want the best price, they also want to choose whether to have their purchases delivered to home or work, on a 2 day, next day, a specifically chosen day, Saturday or even international service. These are all options available from the big retailers and it is our job to make this available to you too. Read more...

5 tips for sending your Christmas gifts this year

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We know how much time, effort and money you spend on your Christmas shopping every year so the last thing we want is a hiccup when delivering your gifts to family and friends worldwide. We have come up with 5 tips to help your delivery go off without a hitch and some key advice in case there are any delays! Read more...

Marking 20 years of online shopping

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It is hard to believe that only 20 years ago secure online shopping didn’t exist! It was on this day in 1994 that a man called Phil Bradberger went shopping online with a company called "Net Market" and, by buying a CD of Sting’s “Ten Summoner’s Tales”, made history. The following day The New York Times announced that the “Internet is Open” and a new era in shopping had begun. Read more...

Delivery Services - Who delivers what, where and when

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Here at My Parcel Delivery we make it quick easy for you to find the right delivery service whether you are sending presents to family in Finland, or a vital letter to Larry in Luton. Take a look below to see our delivery services at a glance so that you know which courier will get your parcel to the right place, at the right time, and at the best cost. Read more...

Ebay sellers – safety first! Beware the unscrupulous buyers

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Have you ever asked yourself - who is the most at risk? An eBay seller or an eBay buyer? With over 17 million people logging onto eBay in the UK every month, the site is now responsible for over 15% of the UK’s online shopping (Experian Hitwise, 2011). What once started as a place for people to flog an unwanted gift or a rarely used impulse buy is now a global site for everything from fashion to furniture, and from collectibles to cars! What’s more, thanks to security measures and PayPal guarantees, it is safer than ever to be an eBay buyer but what about being an ebay seller? Read more...