Parcelforce Worldwide Announces 2017 Christmas Posting Dates

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Parcelforce Worldwide announces recommended Christmas posting datesParcelforce Worldwide has announced its recommended posting dates for Christmas 2017.

Christmas is the busiest time of the year for the UK express parcel business which begins planning for Christmas as early as April.

The recommended last posting date for Parcelforce Worldwide’s Next Day UK services express9, express10, expressAM, expressPM, and express24 is Thursday 21st December.

For express48 and express48large, its two day UK services, the recommended latest posting date is Wednesday 20th December.

It is recommended that parcels are dispatched by Thursday 21st December 2017 for next-day services, and Wednesday 20th December 2017 for two-day services.

For customers posting abroad to the USA & Canada using its globalexpress service, parcels must be sent by Tuesday 19th December. For destinations in Western Europe the last posting date for globalexpress is Monday 18th December.

Parcels going to the Republic of Ireland on its irelandexpress service should be sent by Wednesday 20th December if they are to arrive in time for Christmas.

Gary Simpson, Managing Director of Parcelforce Worldwide, said “Our drivers will be working hard to deliver last minute purchases and presents during the festive season. We’ve announced our recommended last posting dates to help our customers plan for Christmas ahead of time. We encourage customers to post early ahead of our busiest time of year.”

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