Finding a reliable delivery service for your online retail business is crucial. Royal Mail remains a popular choice for large letters and small parcels with couriers coming in cheaper for larger items. If you are selling large items such as white goods, fitness equipment, sofas or mattresses then who are you going to call?
XDP Express was formed in 1995 and has since grown to be the largest privately owned parcel carrier in the UK, and has built a reputation for reliability and quality of service. With a team of over 500 and with a franchise network in excess of 60 depots nationwide, their reputation for customer focused logistics has gone from strength to strength. They operate a manual sortation system, which allows them to be more flexible in the freight they carry and ensures they have a much lower incidence of damage compared to automated belt systems. It also allows them to effectively deal with a wider variety of freight. Based at Curdworth, close to Birmingham and the M42, they have great access to the UK roads networks.
Their services include Overnight parcels, International, Pallets, Storage, Pick and Pack, Timed and Saturday deliveries and Economy.
Pick and Pack solutions
Logistics is the division of XDP which handles bespoke transport solutions. This can range from dedicated vehicles of any size, through to storage and pick and pack.
A household name that currently uses this service is the well-known QVC brand and XDP operate storage for them and have done so for many years.
Do you sell large bulky items online?
XDP Homedrop is a specialist arm of the XDP Express delivery network. Specialising in delivering larger items (anything with a single carton weight in excess of 50 kilos) through a dedicated delivery network of 2-man delivery crews.
Standard delivery times using the XDP Homedrop network are typically between 2 and 5 days from the time that the goods are despatched by the sender. However they deliver to every postcode within England every day and therefore are able to offer an Overnight service to some areas.
They currently carry a large number of furniture items and fitness equipment for numerous retailers, and have a fully integrated IT system, which allows you and the recipient to track your items through all stages of its journey. Well known mattress company, Mattress World have used XPD for a while and independent feedback on Feefo.com confirms that the delivery service is top notch.