ipostparcels Cuts International Delivery Prices by up to 26%
ipostparcels.com has lowered their prices for international delivery as part of their efforts to become one of the most competitively priced international parcel couriers in the UK.
ipostparcels.com, UK Mail’s online consumer parcel delivery service, has lowered their prices for international delivery as part of their efforts to become one of the most competitively priced international parcel couriers in the UK.
International delivery prices has reduced by up to 26% in some of the most shipped to countries; USA, China, Australia, France & Spain. Prices are now starting from as little as £10.82 for USA and £8.24 exc VAT (£9.89 inc Vat) for Germany, making ipostparcels.com one of the most affordable international delivery companies in the UK.
The price reduction comes as a result of an increase in international delivery within ipostparcels.com and studies show that international trade is also on the rise. According to a recent Forrester Study (Key Trends and Best Practices Selling Globally via the Affiliate Channel) consumers tend to place a higher value on products from another country. A survey of more than 2,500 online shoppers was conducted from various countries across the globe including; USA , France and the UK, reported that 68% of those consumers purchased an item online from a company located outside their home country in the past 12 months.
The latest Internet Retailer survey also shows an increase in international trade with 75% of e-retailers already selling to customers abroad; of the remaining quarter, 70% plan to start doing so within a year.
Guy Buswell, CEO of the UK Mail Group, said, “International ecommerce is rapidly gaining momentum. We want to be able to provide our customers attractive services and prices, so therefore after a review of the market place and with studies showing international trade on the rise, we decided to make substantial price cuts across our entire international shipping service. We’re offering some of the best-priced international parcel delivery services on the UK market and hope that customers will take advantage of our flexible services whilst making significant cost savings.”
ipostparcels.com, launched their international delivery service back in June this year, due to the increase of international online retailing. The service offers customers worldwide delivery to over 160 destinations by road and air via easy online booking. Parcels are collected from the customer and moved within the UK Mail network, allowing shippers to benefit from market leading prices as well as enabling small businesses to operate on a global scale.
Notes to Editor:
ipostparcels, a subsidiary of UK Mail, is an online consumer parcel collection and delivery service which has been operating since August 2011. An alternative to Royal Mail’s over-the-counter parcel service, ipostparcels spells a convenient and cost-effective way to send a tracked parcel anywhere in the UK for next-day delivery - without having to leave the home or office.
UK Mail Group:
The UK Mail Group is the largest independent parcels, mail and logistics services company within the UK, offering quality, yet affordable, delivery solutions both locally and worldwide. With a national network of 55 sites and 3,500 drivers, it is able to offer customers a unique integrated service with a full range of time-sensitive and secure delivery options for letters, parcels and pallets. UK Mail is committed to pushing the boundaries of the post and express parcel delivery markets and continues to launch product innovations that deliver commercial advantage to customers.