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Pallet delivery with Packlink

Large consignments can be a stressful responsibility for your business. At Packlink, we understand the importance of finding a reliable carrier to help you carry out the delivery, but we also know that companies want to find more ways to save time and money when handling a large pallet of goods or heavy items.

Packlink offers one of the most advanced comparison platforms available on the market. Our systems integrate directly with major carriers across the country to deliver up-to-date pallet delivery rates that are available to anyone. Whether you’re an individual looking to send a small pallet of goods or a company that needs to deliver multiple consignments overseas, our comparison system supports shipments of all shapes and sizes.

Why use Packlink for pallet deliveries?

Packlink is designed to be a no-nonsense comparison service to help you save time and money. We can help you save up to 70% on shipments compared to typical carrier rates. This is thanks to our large volume commercial agreements which offer us large discounts on all shipments. We pass these savings directly to our customers so that you can enjoy reduced prices on pallet deliveries and other shipments.

We also offer full tracking from start to finish. The moment you book your pallet delivery, you can rest assured knowing that you’re going to get fantastic customer support from our team at all times. We provide tracking functionality as standard and parcel insurance to give you peace of mind.

Packlink also offers special rates for companies and online stores that are looking to make regular pallet deliveries. Our Packlink PRO solution offers personalised rates that are catered to your needs and budget. Once you sign up, you’ll be assigned an Account Manager that assists you in obtaining the best rates with world-renowned pallet delivery couriers.

How do you use Packlink for pallet deliveries?

Packlink is simple to use for both individuals and businesses. Simply enter your information on our shipping calculator, click “SEND” and you’ll be presented with a list of suitable carriers and transport companies for your needs. From here, you can pick a pallet delivery carrier that is within your budget or offers the delivery dates that you’re looking for. You can then add optional insurance or make adjustments before booking the service.

Once it’s booked, you’ll receive a confirmation on the collection date and time. If you need additional loading assistance, you can contact us and we’ll be happy to make arrangements with the carrier.

Pallet delivery UK Service

Our UK pallet delivery service is designed to make it as easy as possible for our customers to get their pallets delivered anywhere in the UK reliably and in time. Whether you need a small pallet delivery or large, our online shipping calculator will find you the most convenient option.

European pallet delivery service

The UK and Europe are our two busiest pallet delivery service destinations. If you are looking for a company that can help you ship your European pallets, we have got you covered. We offer affordable and reliable pallet shipping services across Europe.

International pallet delivery service

In addition to our UK and European pallet delivery, we also offer international pallet delivery services. International pallet shipping is a cost-efficient way to transport goods internationally. Pallets are the most popular form of packaging for international freight. When you ship pallets internationally, the freight costs are much lower than they would be if you were shipping individual packages on planes or trains. By using the services of our specialist pallet delivery partners, you'll be able to get your goods from one country to another without any delays or issues.

Cheap pallet delivery services

When you choose Packlink as your pallet courier service solution, you can expect an unparalleled cost-effective and reliable solution. When you choose us, you don't only get the cheapest pallet delivery service, but you also get the best customer service. Even though we might be inexpensive, it doesn't mean that we provide an inferior service; you can track your online booking from A to B, ensuring proof of delivery.

Pallet courier services FAQs

What is pallet delivery?

Pallet delivery is the process of delivering goods on a pallet. Pallets are often used in industrial and commercial settings to transport heavy, bulky items that may not be easily transported by hand or by other means. Pallets are the perfect shipping solution as they are durable, can carry heavy loads, and do not take up too much space when stacked on top of each other.

But what is a pallet exactly?

A pallet is just a flat platform used to support goods or materials in storage or transport. Pallets come in different sizes and shapes depending on their purpose, but they usually have four slats running across them which provide stability for the load carried on them. Your pallet can be made from plastic or steel, but the most common material used is wood.

There are many benefits to using this simple yet effective packaging tool, such as lowering transportation costs, preventing damage during parcel transit, and being able to handle any size shipment because the weight is distributed evenly between all four corners of the pallet.

Why and when should I use a pallet delivery service?

While pallet delivery is often associated with commercial enterprises, it is also an affordable way of transporting large or send multiple items for non-business purposes as well. If your goods are heavy, they might not meet size and weight regulations for many courier companies. In this case, a pallet delivery service would be your best choice and is an economical and secure solution.

Where can I get pallets from?

There are plenty of places to buy new pallets online, and you might be able to source used pallets for free from local Industrial parks, construction sites, or supermarkets. You can also try your local Craigs List or Gumtree. Make sure that you have the correct dimensions and that the pallet is in good enough condition for shipping.

What pallet sizes are there?

The dimensions of a standard UK size pallet are 1.2m x 1m. However, the height dimensions vary - a mini quarter pallet is 60cm in height, a quarter pallet is 80cm in height, a half pallet is 100cm in height, a full pallet is 220cm in height.

Restrictions do apply when you send a pallet. The goods shouldn't be bigger than the base, which, as previously mentioned, is 1.2m in length x 1m wide, and the goods on a full pallet shouldn't exceed a weight of 1000kg.

How much does a pallet shipping service cost?

Pallet delivery cost will vary depending on the size and weight you are shipping and where you are shipping to. You can get an instant quote using our shipping calculator to find out pallet delivery prices. Small or large pallet delivery, we can give you the best pallet courier prices available.

How do you send a pallet?

When you book a pallet delivery, you will need to supply the pallet and ensure that the goods you are shipping are packed correctly. You can read our guidelines on pallet shipping here.

Are there any restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Collection and delivery by pallet delivery companies have not been affected by the coronavirus pandemic as it is deemed an essential service. Therefore even during national lockdowns, pallet carrier services have continued. You can rest assured that the pallet delivery courier services we partner with follow COVID-19 health guidelines strictly.

Check here for the latest COVID-19 updates for our pallet and parcel delivery services.

What other services do your offer?

Packlink offers simple shipping solutions for everybody, and we have a huge range of services available, which we can offer at amazing prices. You can explore our site to discover what services we have to offer. They include express, next day delivery, small and large parcel delivery and more. You choose the service that best suits you or your businesses needs, and we'll provide you with the best rates in the market.

Make your next pallet delivery with Packlink

Packlink is one of the most advanced carrier comparison platforms on the internet. Save time and money on your next pallet delivery by using our platform and see how much you could save on your next consignment delivery. Get a quick parcel quote today or get in touch with us for more information.

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