Parcelforce is the UK’s number one package delivery and logistics company. It started as a branch of Royal Mail in 1986 and in 1990 it established itself as a separate entity, specialising in express parcel delivery. Today, Parcelforce offers a great range of reliable delivery services at competitive prices within the UK and worldwide.
With Parcelforce, you can either have your package picked up by a courier or drop it off yourself at any of their 54 depots or 11,000 Post Offices.
Parcelforce courier services
Parcelforce provides an extensive range of domestic and international express courier services for packages up to 30kg. Whether you’re shipping internationally or locally, Parcelforce offers fully-tracked, signed for parcel delivery for complete peace of mind. Popular domestic services in the UK include Express 24 for next day delivery and Express 48, a cost-effective 2-day delivery service. Parcelforce also offers a Large service for parcels up to 2.25m in length.
All Parcelforce services can either be booked as a drop-off, where you drop off your parcel at your local post office, or a collection, where your parcel will be collected from an address of your choice.
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Parcelforce delivery prices depend on the size of your parcel, the service you select and the destination you’re shipping to. The table below shows the starting prices for some of Parcelforce's most popular services, but you can get an instant and accurate Parcelforce quote using our shipping calculator.
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Parcelforce delivery hours
What time will Parcelforce deliver my package?
This will depend on the service you select and the location you’re shipping to, but normally Parcelforce delivery times sit between Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 6.00 pm. For items being sent in the UK, you can have your parcel delivered the very next day. If keeping the cost low is more important, you can use the cheaper 48-hour service.
International delivery from the UK can take up to 2-5 working days for major destinations. More remote locations may take a day or two longer.
Does Parcelforce deliver on Saturdays or Sundays?
In the UK, Parcelforce delivers on Saturdays between 7:00 am - 1:00 pm. However, for any destinations outside the UK, Parcelforce operates between local business hours only. In addition, Parcelforce offers Sunday delivery in the UK between 9 am and 5 pm.
When will Parcelforce collect my parcel?
Parcelforce will collect your parcel from the comfort of your own home or work address Monday-Friday between 7 am and 5.30 pm (excluding bank and public holidays). Saturday deliveries can only be booked for express9, 10, AM, 24 and 48 services.