June 23, 2016

Pack Anything: Sending a Guitar With a Courier

Ensuring your guitar is properly packaged before shipping is absolutely essential. Shipping a stringed instrument can be a bit daunting, but there is no need to worry; by following these basic tips and tricks you can rest assured it will arrive with its tone intact, and shine still pristine.

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June 15, 2016

Pack Anything: Shipping Mobile Phones

As more of us send mobile phones via a courier every year, understanding how to package and ship them is essential. Whether you are sending one to its new owner or back to the shop for repair, here is everything you need to know to get it there safely and securely.   Packaging Time: 10 Minutes What […]

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Infographic: The Hidden Cost Of Festivals: Where Your Ticket Money Goes

Although festivals are giant fields of fun, they are a risky (and sometimes) fatal financial commitment for many organisers. It would explain why your average ticket price has skyrocketed to £200, as prices to keep people safe, fed and hydrated are rising annually. With bad weather closing increasing numbers of festivals around the world, how […]

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#Mumblesale Raises Over £500 in Aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital

ParcelHero’s #Mumblesale eBay jumble sale has raised over £500 for Great Ormond Street children’s hospital – thanks to the generosity of mums, retailers and manufacturers across the UK. Mums (and dads!) from all over Britain took part in #Mumblesale – a giant online jumble sale – and helped raise over £500 for Great Ormond Street […]

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Festival washout June 10, 2016

The Real Cost of Delivering Festivals

Click here for our latest festival report. We delve into what Brexit may mean for the UK music scene and festivals in particular. When is a field not a field? When it becomes a festival. This summer millions of Brits are preparing to pitch their tents and pull on their wellies to enjoy everything from […]

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May 24, 2016

TNT FedEx Merger ‘Bad For Ugly Freight’

As the FedEx-TNT merger nears completion, the international parcel broker ParcelHero warns the take-over could mean increased costs and transit times for large and heavy items. When heavy and outsize loads need to be shipped, many businesses and consumers traditionally choose TNT Express. It has made so-called ‘ugly freight’ a speciality. Now the international parcel […]

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May 17, 2016

The Do’s and Don’ts of Sending Food Parcels Abroad

Thinking of sending some edible treats to a relative or loved one abroad? At ParcelHero we understand that nothing reminds us of home more than the foods we love, so we have put together list of ‘do’s and don’ts’ to help you prepare the perfect food parcel.

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May 16, 2016

What Can You Send & Not Send Via Courier?

If you are a small business or customer who is shipping abroad for the first time, you’ll want to know what can and can’t be sent by courier.

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How to Send Your Luggage Back to the UK after a Holiday

Sending your luggage back from a holiday stay can often prove more economical than paying the excess luggage charge at the airport – and the added benefits are that you don’t have to carry your luggage to the airport or waste time collecting your luggage at the other end. Whilst it’s really easy to ship […]

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May 13, 2016

Royal Mail Announce Free Standard Parcel Delivery Confirmation

Royal Mail has announced that it will now be operating a free standard parcel delivery confirmation on all packages, a move that will be welcomed by eBay merchants and market traders. Online marketplace giants Amazon and eBay now require merchants include delivery confirmation on all items, which was criticised as being an expensive addition, especially […]

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A Guide On Sending a Parcel To Japan

The wonderful island of Japan has become an increasingly popular destination for shipping and sending a parcel. To ensure the process is easy, quick and hassle free follow this basic guide covering the main pitfalls on international shipping. Regardless if you are a business or residential shipper, these are the four main subjects you need […]

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May 12, 2016

Amazon Trial Launch Day Delivery With Doom Videogame

For the first time it will be possible to have the newest videogames in your hands almost as soon as they are officially released, but that’s not all that Amazon will be bringing to your home in the middle of the night – they’re also more than happy to bring you snacks for your gaming […]

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