All the parcels booked via our courier quotes system have to have their volumetric weight calculated. This establishes a value that all courier companies use to determine the ‘bulkiness’ of a parcel and hence set prices. A very small item that weighs 25kg may not cost the same to ship as a 5kg parcel. Until you add your requirements into our courier quotes form we can give you an idea if your parcel is too heavy to go through our parcel courier suppliers.
As you can appreciate, we can only give indicative weight limits. If you’re looking to send parcels that are 1kg, 2kg, 3kg, even 5kg and 10kg you should be fine. Even parcels that are 12kg, 15kg and heavy items such as boxes of books at 20kg should, generally, be no problem. Items over 25kg and approaching 30kg may be an issue for many courier companies. Simply complete the courier quotes form with the dimensions and we’ll be able to give you the cheapest prices and a list of suitable services.
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