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April 28, 2017

What happens to Parcels lost in Transit?

Although over 97% of parcels are delivered successfully, there are some occasions where packages do go missing. ParcelHero delivers thousands of shipments every mo…

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Sustainable recycled packaging April 25, 2017

How Can Sustainable Packaging Prevent Waste?

Sustainable packaging is slowly finding it's ways onto the shelves of your local supermarket; we ask if biodegradable, compostable and recycle-friendly materials are available to package your items today. The steps below detail the key steps to transform your company or personal shipping into a sustainable process.
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David Jinks Explains Exporting April 06, 2017

Exporting Made Easy: A Guide to Sending Your Goods Overseas

There comes a time in most commerce businesses when serious thought is given to exporting goods. This is a stage which requires careful consideration and a firm grasp o…

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March 31, 2017

How ParcelHero Saves You Money on Delivery

At ParcelHero we make no secret of the fact that we can save you as much as 70% on international delivery, compared to Royal Mail delivery. But how do we do it?

Since our fou…

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Gift Delivery ParcelHero March 17, 2017

Gift Delivery: ParcelHero’s Global Holiday Guide

Any celebration is made better by the sending and receiving of gifts. At ParcelHero, we want to ensure that you do not miss your chance to book a gift delivery for your loved ones. Continue reading for our list of global holidays so you can send gifts online before time runs out and you have to book a next day delivery for your gifts.
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March 07, 2017

Learn How to Export for Free with ParcelHero

Taking your business international opens you up to a customer pool as big as, well, the world.

However, with customs red tape and international tax laws to contest with…

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Sending electrical items to the USA February 22, 2017

FCC Guide: Sending Electrical Items to the USA

Sending electrical items to the USA may sound straightforward; however, it is an import that has strict regulations. As well as attaching the normal customs invoice to your item, you also have to attach a declaration to the Federal Communications Commission. This is known as the FCC 470 form.
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What happens when a driver is unable to locate a delivery address?

Although it’s an unusual problem when you’re shipping with ParcelHero, sometimes a delivery can go astray in the very last phases. It may have been successfu…

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February 21, 2017

What to do when your parcel arrives damaged

It’s something that has happened to most of us, even if you’re shipping with ParcelHero; a much-anticipated delivery has finally arrived, but when you crack the b…

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February 20, 2017

Why do couriers sometimes charge for the size of my box?

One of the most common questions when planning a shipment with ParcelHero is how the prices that you are quoted are decided. It can be confusing to see that a regular size…

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Customs Invoice Guide February 17, 2017

What Is a Customs Invoice and Why Do I Need One?

Sending parcels domestically requires very little effort on your part, no customs invoice, no import taxes and no stringent regulations. Simply package your item, log into ParcelHero, fill out the information and choose the best courier for your needs. With international shipping, you are technically exporting goods. This is a more complex process and requires careful thought and planning.
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lithium battery ready for shipping February 16, 2017

Shipping Lithium Batteries

Lithium Ion batteries (also known as lithium cells) are increasingly popular in today’s plugged-in world. Chances are that you will have 3 or 4 items that are powered by rechargeable lithium batteries. Everything from your iPad to your electric car is likely to be charged by this power source.
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