Packaging Advice

DO!

  • Make Address Labels clearly legible
  • Place Labels on top of the parcel
  • Ensure label is firmly affixed to the package
  • Include recipients postcode & telephone number
  • Remove all old address labels
  • Include a return address
  • Ensure the packaging is sutable for the package weight
  • Mark any parcels over 25kg as 'Heavy'
  • Pack Irregular shapes with added protection
  • Ensure highly finished items, fragile items, and metal items are well wrapped and protected from potential damage
  • Place documents in sturdy envelopes
  • Stack pallets evenly with shrink wrap, stapping or banding
  • Use high quality adhesive tape to seal parcels

With respect to cremated remains:

  • Ensure the urn / casket is sufficiently cushioned with shredded paper / bubble wrap etc.
  • Wrap the box in brown paper
  • firmly affix one of our logo's to the outside of the packaging
  • Ensure all relative legal documentation if firmly affixed to the outside of the package

 

 

Don't!

  • Place tape or shrink wrap over labels
  • Use a PO Box number without a telephone number
  • Cover the barcode in any way
  • Put labels onto non stick materials
  • Place labels on corners of boxes
  • Loosly pack breakable with non breakable items
  • Leave sharp edges exposed
  • use flimsey boxes for heavy objects
  • leave boxes unsealed
  • Send Liquids, Paints or thinners without being packed in cartons that meet regualations
  • Send Hazardous goods - contact us for more information
  • Send Engines unless crated and fully drained of oil and other liquids

 

 

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e-mail: crts@advancesalesservices.co.uk

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Advance Sales Services UK Ltd

1 Felpham Gardens

Felpham

Bognor Regis 

West Sussex

PO22 8QS

Working hours

Mon-Fri

8.30am-5.30pm

Current Fuel Surcharge Rate for December 2019: 12.75%

 

Previous rates:

 

November 2019: 12.75%
October 2019: 13.00%
September 2019: 12.50%

August 2019: 11.25%

July 2019: 11.00%

June 2019: 11.75%

May 2019: 11.75%

April 2019: 11.50%

March 2019: 11.25%

February 2019: 10.75%

January 2019: 11.00% 

December 2018: 12.25%

November 2018: 12.25%

October 2018: 12.00%

September 2018: 10.25%

August 2018: 10.25%

July 2018: 10.5%

June 2018: 10.5%

May 2018: 9.5%

April 2018: 9.0%

March 2018: 9.0%

February 2018: 9.5%

January 2018: 9.0%

December 2017: 9.0%

November 2017: 8.5%

 

All rates are based on that of UPS Standard and are available to be viewed on the UPS website

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