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Due to the evolution of the online shopping experience (and because of the Covid pandemic) online shopping has increased immensely...

on September 21, 2021

Our brand new and incredibly fast personalisation service is now up and running here at Parcelsend UK with many people...

on September 13, 2021

Since the global pandemic affected the entire world during 2020, the amount of online shopping occurring worldwide has massively increased....

on September 06, 2021

Parcelsend UK can now bring you a brand new range of fantastic packaging supply products - AirPro bubble lined mailers...

on June 22, 2021

Frequently Asked Packaging Questions

We supply a high quality range of postal packaging supplies materials & solutions, brought to you through many years of mailing and fulfilment experience. Whether you need parcel shipping boxes, round postal tubes, mailing bags, book packaging, packaging tape or any other packaging items that you can think of - we have the packaging solution for you.

The maximum dimensions you can have for a Royal Mail large letter parcel box is 35.3cm x 25cm x 2.5cm (353mm x 250mm x 25mm) with the maximum weight being 750g.

The maximum dimensions you can have for a Royal Mail small parcel parcel box is 45cm x 35cm x 16cm (450mm x 350mm x 160mm) with the maximum weight being 2 Kg.

The maximum dimensions you can have for a Royal Mail medium parcel parcel box is 61cm x 46cm x 46cm (610mm x 460mm x 460mm) with the maximum weight being 20 Kg.

Where applicable, our packaging supplies range will clearly indicate the Royal Mail PiP (Pricing in Proportion) category that it falls under. This will assist you with choosing the correct packaging and most importantly the correct postage. We even have specific categories available for Royal Mail Large Letter, Royal Mail Small Parcel & Royal Mail Medium Parcel so you can clearly see what packaging solutions best fits and suits your business.

Unfortunately a huge problem that exists is breakages of packages and goods during transit. It is unfortunately an issue that is out of our control, even some items that we dispatch end up damaged during transit. However, there are things that you can do to try and prevent or reduce the possibility of it happening. There are various protective packaging materials and solutions on our website that can offer more protection to your goods – especially if they are more fragile. Air packaging, bubble wrap, bubble lined envelopes and double wall cardboard boxes are just some of the packaging goods that will help protect your items even more. If you are in doubt of what packaging is best to use or if you need any assistance with selecting the best packaging supplies for your business’s needs, please contact us on 01543 572 776 or email in to info@parcelsend.uk and our team will be happy to assist.

A postal tube, also known as a mailing tube, is a cylinder-shaped cardboard container that can be used to securely package up a range of items, especially items that are ideal for rolling. This includes packaging goods such as documents, blueprints, posters and artwork. Longer sized postal tubes can be used to package up items such as fishing rods, telescopes or golf clubs.

Air cushion packaging, or just air packaging, is a form of packaging which requires a pillow or multiple pillows to be inflated. Once inflated, the packaging will mould perfectly around the item(s) and offer strong protection during transit.

Here at Parcelsend UK we can supply UK businesses with a range of book packaging supplies. Our range is specifically designed to protect items such as books & magazines during transit. Our range currently consists of capacity book mailers, book wrap mailers, magazine wrap mailers and twist wrap mailers.

Mailing bags, also known as courier bags, are a cost-effective alternative to using cardboard boxes to package your goods. Designed for protecting packaged items during transit, mailing bags are light, waterproof, and usually 100% opaque. Available in different colours from Parcelsend UK, all our mailing bags are made from high quality materials, are recyclable and they adhere to Royal Mail's PiP guidelines for more accurate postage cost calculations. Mailing bags can be used to despatch and protect items such as clothing, office supplies, books, jewellery and more.

Eco-friendly packaging is recyclable, environmentally friendly and in a lot of cases the packaging is manufactured from recycled materials. Here at Parcelsend UK we can supply businesses with a wide range of eco-friendly packaging which includes air cushion packaging, cardboard boxes, mailing bags and paper carrier bags. View our wide range of eco-friendly packaging here.

We can currently supply UK businesses with a wide range of packaging supplies to assist you with delivering your goods in a secure fashion. Some of the items that we can provide you includes: air cushion packaging, a wide range of brown or white cardboard boxes, mailing bags, packaging tape, bubble wrap and more.

The type of packaging you require all varies on multiple factors. This includes the size, weight and type of item you are trying to send. The last thing anybody wants is your item(s) to be broken during transit so getting the packaging correct is of vital importance. If you are unsure on what specifically you require then contact our team by email or phone and we will be more than happy to assist.

Each packaging product that we supply does have the Royal Mail PIP (Pricing in Proportion) category that it fits into where applicable. We have even created some helpful categories for the most popular sizes - Royal Mail Large Letter, Royal Mail Small Parcel and Royal Mail Medium Parcel.


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