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Car Parts Delivery

Buying and selling car parts online has become a standard in recent years. However, as convenient as shipping vehicle parts online is, it does usually require more care than sending standard items like books or clothes. Of course, that's not always the case, as car parts come in various shapes, sizes, and materials. Some of them are indeed pretty tricky to pack and ship, like wheels or door panels, which are both bulky items. There are also more technical and complex parts, like light bulbs or electronic parts.

Long story short, you must always use a reliable courier service when shipping car parts. That, unfortunately, means higher shipping costs. Or does it? Using top-quality delivery services to ship car parts doesn't have to cost a fortune. At least not if you use Packlink for your parcel deliveries. Our comparison tool allows Packlink users to find and compare reputable courier services in the blink of an eye, ensuring you find the best and least expensive delivery service perfect for your needs. And yes, it does include shipping vehicle parts.

Choosing Your Car Part Courier Service

At Packlink, we understand perfectly shipping car parts isn't an ordinary parcel delivery. If you want your items to reach their destination fast and in perfect condition, you must only use the best delivery companies. That is why we work only with the most reputable couriers in the industry - such as DHL, DPD, Evri, and UPS - providing our users with assurance that all their shipments will always be delivered on time and in one piece. Whether you want to send car parts or other items across the UK or internationally, Packlink has got you covered.

To find your ideal car parts courier service, use our comparison tool. All the information you need to provide us with is where you're sending your parcel from and where you want it to be delivered, as well as some details regarding the package itself - weight (kg) and dimensions (cm). Once you type in all this information, our tool will provide you with an instant quote along with the list of couriers that best suit your needs.

What Car Parts Can You Send?

As mentioned, car parts come in numerous shapes and sizes. However, in general, most vehicle parts are considered large and heavy items and include such items as:

  • Body panels
  • Bonnets
  • Boots
  • Bumpers
  • Doors
  • Engines - drained of oil and lubricants
  • Exhausts
  • Gearboxes - drained of oil and lubricants
  • Seats, including child seats
  • Tyres and wheels

Of course, there are numerous other car body parts you can ship. The list above includes only the most common examples, but there are multiple other car-related items you can send through courier services. What can pose an issue, however, is the packaging. Certain items require particular attention before you ship them.

Also, keep in mind that you won't be able to send car parts that contain any form of liquid, like fuel, oil, or lubricants. Whether you intend to send a gearbox, engine, or another spare part that may contain liquid, make sure to clean and package it correctly.

As for other prohibitions, you can't transport batteries and tyres that aren't deflated and attached to the alloys. Generally speaking, anything that is pressurised cannot be shipped, including airbags.

Sending car parts containing glass, like windscreens, is also prohibited. Car lights are the only exemption here, but they will be shipped on a non-compensation basis.

Preparing Car Parts for Shipping

As covered, with a wide range of various vehicle parts you can ship, there are specific ones that require more attention than others when packing. Also, it might be a good idea to arrange the pallet service for more fragile and large parts as it may prove to be a safer way to transport them. And when it comes to sending car parts through delivery services, there are several things you need to consider when packing and preparing your shipment.

First of all, you need to pack your parcels smartly and safely. If car parts aren't packaged correctly, you risk damaging them during transit. Opt for a large and sturdy box of corrugated cardboard. As a rule of thumb, try a box at least three inches bigger than the widest point of the car part you wish to send. Doing this will provide room for shock-absorbing padding. As for the part itself, the best idea is to bubble wrap it until you cannot feel sharp edges.

Other than that, make sure to add extra padding (Styrofoam, for example) when shipping unusually shaped parts. Once done with the insides of your parcel, secure your wrapping and box using packing tape. The last thing to do is to ensure you label your box correctly. Check whether the items you send have to be labelled and see whether your parcel meets all the courier's requirements.

How to Send Car Parts?

The courier booking process should start with you using the Packlink comparison tool. It's the fastest and most effective way to find the best quote on your car parts delivery needs. To get your quote, you'll need to type from where you want to send your parcel and where to send it. Then, write your package's details (weight and dimensions) and press 'Ship now.'

Once you search through the options matching your query and pick your ideal delivery service, you will be able to decide whether you want to opt for drop-off delivery or parcel collection service. These two options come with their unique pros and cons, but when it comes to car parts, it's probably best to choose a pick-up delivery service straight from your doorstep so that you avoid any heavy lifting.

Shipping Car Parts With Packlink

Shipping any car parts has never been easier. When using Packlink, you'll be able to send vehicle parts without spending a fortune, yet without sacrificing any quality on delivery service. Enjoy fast, cheaper, and more convenient domestic and international deliveries with Packlink!

Get the Best Quote

We have negotiated commercial agreements with the most renowned couriers in the industry to provide our users with incredible savings on their parcel delivery needs. When using our tool, you'll be able to save even up to 70% on national and international shipments when sending large parcels.

Choose Your Delivery Service

Whether you send vehicle parts or other items, you can freely choose between your preferred delivery service options. Using Packlink, you'll be able to decide whether you want to opt for parcel collection service, drop-off delivery, or pallet delivery service. Whichever suits you best!

Enjoy Express Shipping

Often, you might require fast delivery on your vehicle parts shipment. In that case, you can enjoy express or next-day delivery when using Packlink. We work with all the reliable courier services like UPS or DHL to provide our users with fast and safe shipping services - all at affordable prices.

Ship Internationally

The demand for international shipments is continuously growing, and that includes vehicle parts. At Packlink, we understand that better than anybody. That is why we provide our users with both international and domestic large parcel shipping options. You will be able to ship your vehicle parts all around the UK, European Union, and any other country that comes to your mind.

Choose Packlink for Your Car Parts Delivery Needs

If you need to deliver vehicle parts, Packlink is the best site to use to get the best possible quotes on car parts courier services. Thanks to our commercial agreements with the industry's most prominent players, you'll be able to save even up to 70% on your large parcel shipments, domestically and internationally. Use our comparison tool today, and see for yourself how we can make your life even more convenient. Use Packlink, and pay less for all your international and national parcel shipment needs!

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