Looking for a parcel courier?


Reduced size for SidebarBusiness or private/ residential, this simple website can save you time trawling the internet if you have an important or urgent parcel delivery to arrange.

Couriers short-listed on this home page gravitate towards the biggest and most successful global operators.  We’ve provided a short summary of each courier and links to make bookings.

Use the tabs at the top of the page to go straight to listings og couriers operating in each of the three major global regions:  EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa), USA and Americas, or Asia Pacific.

Our shortlist:


- Global headquarters in Europe, operates in every geography.
- Ships more international packages than anyone else.
- Main website is more suitable for industry experts than for private shippers.

An online service from DHL EXPRESS aimed at non-account holders.
- DHLitNow takes away the complexities of navigating through the main website.
- Ideal for low volume or one-off shipments.

FedEx Express
- US giant, delivering packages and freight around the globe each day.
- Takes pride in it's reliability, flexibility and customer service.

UPS Express
- Another US giant with a global footprint, AKA ‘United Parcel Services’.
- 6.1 million customers, delivers to more than 220 countries/territories.

TNT Express
- Global operator, European HQ, also one of the world's largest couriers.
- TNT's award winning website is very easy use and highly recommended.

City Link
Delivers across the UK, Ireland and worldwide. Positions itself as:
- UK's leading Premium Express Delivery Company.
- Providing high quality, flexible and innovative courier services.

Parcel Force
- Part of the UK's Royal Mail Group, with an online booking service.
- Will collect and deliver across the UK and to 240 worldwide destinations.

- A subsidiary of one of Europe's leading services groups GeoPost.
- Wholly owned by La Poste the second largest postal group in Europe.

Aim to be the cheapest 3-5 day door to door delivery service in the UK.

A reseller (using the services of the above operators, see note below):
- Offering an elegantly simple method to select a courier service
- Ideal for low volume or one-off shipments as it’s so easy to use

Parcel 2 Go
Another good reseller (see note below):
- Convenient way of selecting a courier service from a UK based operator

For specific regional specialists (and global operators who have delivery capability in each region) use these links to the right pages on this website:

  • EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa (including but not limited to UK, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy Greece, Austria, Poland, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Finland, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Western Africa including Gambia, Guinea, Ghana Liberia, Senegal, Togo,  Southern Africa including South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana,  North Africa including Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, East Africa including Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda)
  • USA and Americas (including but not limited to USA, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay)
  • Asia Pacific (including but not limited to Australia, NewZealand, China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan Thailand, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Burma)



We have been involved in this industry sector since the mid 90′s,  both as a consumer and working for the industry’s leading courier companies,  logistics and supply chain operators. This insight has enabled us to compile a shortlist of  (our preferred) suppliers, summarising key strengths and providing links to their websites and booking engines.

If you are new to this business, you may find out  hints and tips page useful.  This page discusses some key factors that differentiate courier services and may enable you to make a more informed choice.

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