September 04, 2014

Failed Delivery Costs £750 Million this Year

Last Saturday afternoon I was playing Lego with my son in the front room and happened to see a shadow pass the window. It was a parcel delivery man, leaving… I flew out the door and shouted: ‘I’m in!’ He replied ‘It’s alright, mate, I’ve left a parcel by your garage.’ ‘Did you ring the […]

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August 08, 2014

Beat the Holiday Baggage Blues with ParcelHero

As the Great British summer getaway gathers pace, we can think of loads to reasons to send your luggage ahead by courier. Saving money, saving time and, following recent reports from Gatwick Airport, a supersize helping of holiday frustration. The budget carriers will charge you checked luggage fees for anything other than hand-luggage, the bigger […]

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July 17, 2014

The Rise and Rise of Click & Collect

It’s not so long ago that a missed parcel delivery meant a trip to a slightly forbidding cell in the local sorting office. Here I had to produce the card that had been dropped through my door, which I had usually forgotten, and some incontrovertible proof that I am, indeed, me. It always reminded me […]

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July 10, 2014

Parcels Might Fly… But So Might Pigs

How likely is it that Amazon’s drone helicopters will really be dropping your parcel at your door anytime soon? Amazon boss Jeff Bezos seems pretty confident. He’s talking about entering Amazon’s Prime Air 30-minute drone service into operation in 2015, providing Amazon can get it past the USA’s Federal Aviation Authority (FAA). It seems the […]

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Japan to EU shipping June 27, 2014

Using Your Exporting is Great Promo Code

Hello fellow Exporting is Great supporter! If you’re reading this, the chances are you met one of the ParcelHero team at an Exporting is Great event, we hope you had a good time. As you may have guessed by now we’re big fans of exporting, it’s good for business, it’s good for the economy and […]

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April 09, 2014

ParcelHero Collection Tips; Courier Collection Times

Collections from your home are designed to be an easy and convenient solution to sending parcels, however the biggest frustration can be not knowing when the driver is likely to turn up. So we thought we’d share some of our knowledge about collection times with you in this blog, and help make collections easy again. […]

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January 15, 2014

ParcelHero presents #SMETalks 3: ‘Toot Sweets Shropshire Chocolates’

Being an award winning chocolatier takes passion, research and a lot of practice. In the third of our #SMETalks series, we discussed the origins of Toot Sweets Shropshire Chocolates with owner and chocolatier Julia Wenlock. Read on to hear more on Julia’s thoughts on the importance of sourcing local ingredients, social media in business and […]

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November 05, 2013

ParcelHero presents #SMETalks: ‘More Than Words’

As the fastest growing online courier service, we at ParcelHero are passionate about online business and business ingenuity. That’s why we’ve chosen to interview some of the most exciting up and coming online businesses in the UK. In the first of our 4 part #SMETalks series, we caught up with Lisa Long, Creative Director at […]

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July 04, 2013


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June 17, 2013

Getting Things Sent from Home

If you’re away from home, no matter where you live, there will be times when you will wish you had things from back home, in particular food items or medicines. In this blog we will look at some of the top items that regularly feature on the British expat wish list, and how you can […]

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