How do I get a parcel delivery quote?
You may be surprised at the different ways you can get a parcel delivery quote these days.
The obvious choice is to go direct to the courier. You can phone, visit their website or even drop into a local depot. There is a stack of choice out there. You could pick a household name like Parcelforce Worldwide, City Link or Yodel – or opt for a more localised or smaller scale service. With so many companies to choose from, you’re bound to find a product and service that meets both your budget and delivery specification.
Try a professional booking agent.
Perhaps a more cost effective solution is to try a courier comparison site.
These websites work by providing quotes for a number of different services and couriers based on your parcel’s size, weight and destination. You can find them on-line by searching cheap parcel delivery. Even better these middlemen are cheaper than using a courier direct. They buy collections in bulk then pass some of their savings onto you. In fact Martin Lewis – the Money Saving Expert did an interesting post about such budget courier services around Christmas last year. You can find out what he thinks here: http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/shopping/cheap-parcel-delivery
Booking agents offer additional benefits.
As well as saving money many booking agents offer a very good after sales service. So if you have any problems with either your collection or delivery they will deal with the courier on your behalf. What a time saver!
What’s more; if you have an iPad, iPhone or iPod, collectmyparcel.com has a FREE App which lets you track your parcel on the go. You can get your hands on the app at this link: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/collectmyparcel-com/id425154071?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
So next time you need a quote for sending a parcel – try collectmyparcel.com. And if you leave a comment, we’ll know what you think.
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