Parcelforce Worldwide has announced its last posting dates for Christmas 2020. The festive period is the busiest time of the year for the UK express parcel business which begins planning for Christmas as early as April.

The last posting date for Parcelforce Worldwide’s Next Day UK services express10, expressAM and express24 is Wednesday 23rd December. For express48 and express48large, its two-day UK services, the latest posting date is Tuesday 22nd December.

For customers sending parcels abroad to Western Europe, the USA & Canada using its globalexpress service, parcels must be sent by Friday 18th December.

Parcels going to the Republic of Ireland on its irelandexpress service should be sent by Thursday 17th December if they are to arrive in time for Christmas. 

Karen Whittingham, Business Strategy & Commercial Director, Parcelforce Worldwide, said: “Christmas Eve falls on a Thursday this year and our drivers will be working hard to deliver every parcel in time for Christmas. We encourage customers to send early ahead of our busiest time of year but we’ve announced our last posting dates to help our customers plan ahead for Christmas.”

The 2020 Last Posting Dates are a guide only and may be subject to change due to the impact of COVID-19. You can check www.parcelforce.com/christmas for the latest information. 

Source: Royal Mail