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You can book a parcel Drop Off service online and take your parcel to a local DPD Pickup shop or Post Office where a courier will collect your parcel.
By booking a parcel drop off service, you can save on the cost of delivery as the courier will collect multiple parcels from one local collection point.
You can book a Drop Off courier service online if you are sending parcels in the UK or internationally. Just print the shipping labels and any customs documents and attach them.
Drop Off shops have longer opening hours, so you can drop off your parcel on a weekend or after work.
Rather than waiting at home all day for your parcel to be collected, you can send your parcel at a time that suits you.
Life can be busy, so for many, it is a much more convenient option to book a Drop Off service.
You can drop off at the weekend, in the evening, on the school run or even when you are commuting. Once you have booked a Drop Off service and have your labels, you are free to drop off at a time that suits you.
When you book a courier online with Parcel Monkey, you have the choice of two popular Drop Off service providers.There is UK wide coverage as you can drop into almost any Post Office or DPD Pickup shop.
DPD drop off services are called DPD Pickup, as you take your parcel to any of the 2,500+ DPD Pickup locations. Here they scan the parcel in at the shop and a courier comes to the collect the parcel either later that day or the following day.
You can find your nearest drop off location for DPD Pickup in the booking process or check using our Pickup Shop Finder.
Parcelforce Drop Off services can be dropped into almost any Post Office or to a Parcelforce Depot. As the courier does not have to come and collect from your home address. there are additional savings to be made on Parcelforce courier services if you book a Drop Off.
Parcel Drop Off services are suitable for both UK shipping and international delivery. We provide the Customs Documents in the booking process so as long as you print them off if required and attach them with the shipping label there is no issue with sending a parcel overseas via a Drop Off.
Tracking is also provided. You can still track your items in full if you drop a parcel off, it will be scanned in at the shop or Post Office and then throughout the process until delivery. Share your tracking number with the recipient so they too can track the goods.
This is not an option as you will not have the correct label if you have booked a collection, for your item to be accepted at a Drop Off location. For example, Parcelforce collected services, the driver brings the barcoded shipping label with them to attach to your parcel.
You can rebook a new collection for the next working day, or you can cancel your order and get it refunded. You can then book a Drop Off service and drop off at your local store with the correct labels to ensure your parcel arrives safely.
In a way, DPD Pickup and Parcelforce Drop Off are drop off services, however, with our services your items are injected directly into the courier network rather than left an intermediary such as a petrol station or corner shop.
We work with premium courier companies to ensure you get a reliable delivery service rather than low cost and lighter weight services such as MyHermes.
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