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DHL service point: Things that you should keep in mind

By Sola Idowu
Published 18/10/2019 05:24 PM
Things that you should keep in mind about DHL service point.
Are you looking for an easy and convenient way to send your parcels internationally? Do you want to ensure the safety of your important documents? Are you confused due to a large number of delivery services in the UK? Well, then you are at right place.

DHL Service Point.
DHL service point is one of the most convenient ways to send parcels internationally. It offers its services to 220 countries. In addition to providing the best services, it is cheap and affordable. This parcel company is one of the best and most reliable courier companies in the world. It uses unique and modern systems for delivering your parcels.
Whether you are an online retailer or a foreigner who wants to send gifts to his loved ones, DHL covers it all. They offer their delivery service for all kind of people living in every corner of the world.

Services offered by DHL.
DHL is famous for its unique services and easy to use the system. It gives the following benefits to its customers.
    •    Digital System
DHL uses an automated or digital system to record data. So, you need not worry about losing your parcels or documents. Use of manual systems leads to delay and to mix up of parcels. Thus, those parcels that are not at the risk of getting mixed up are less likely to face a delay.

    •    Tracking service
Other parcel services fail to give tracking facility to their customers. DHL express service point allows you to get all necessary updates with the help of your tracking number. Moreover, there is no need to go to their office for tracking your order. All the shipment details of your parcel are just a few steps away. Just open their website, choose your desired language, and enter the tracking number. You will get all the necessary details about the progress of your parcel.

    •    Affordable rates
Another reason for the popularity of DHL is that they are pretty inexpensive. You do not have to pay a handsome amount of money for delivery of massive parcels. They are pretty affordable, and they also offer economical services.

    •    Reliable service
DHL has managed to maintain its name since years due to its efficiency. They are the most trusted parcel firm when it comes to international deliveries.

    •    Delivery of parcel at Doorstep
In addition to on-demand delivery options, DHL also offers flexible delivery options.

    •    Easy to use
Unlike other parcel companies that have complicated system and software. DHL international is rather easy and convenient. You neither need an account for sending a parcel nor for receiving it. All you have to do is to visit your nearest DHL collection point. Choose your appropriate sized box and pay the delivery charges. After the parcel has reached the destination, ask the recipient to collect it from DHL pick up point.

Requirements of DHL
Just like other courier services, DHL has its conditions about the delivered goods.
    •    Size and price requirement
One can not send parcels bulkier than 25 kg through DHL service boxes. Moreover, they have their limits on the size of the package. They offer seven boxes and envelopes which have different sizes. You can choose a box that is perfect for your parcel. The greater the size of the package, the higher the price. The delivery charges vary with the time demand of the sender.
Moreover, in the case of international deliveries, delivery charges for some countries are higher than the others. Urgent deliveries cost more than usual. But usually, DHL does not require more than 1 - 4 days.
If you want to send bigger parcels than the boxes, then use DHL by phone.
    •    Prohibited items
Some apparent things labelled as dangerous items are restricted through the DHL services. These include guns, explosives, pets, animals, drugs, alcohol, and other illegal things. In addition to them, DHL does not allow perfumes, dry ice, and aerosols for delivery. They can be hazardous during delivery. Alcohol is prohibited in most of the countries but DHL can deliver it in the UK.
Other mobile phone are allowed but one can’t delivery Samsung Galaxy devices through international courier service. And only one laptop per package is allowed.

Other things that are prohibited are listed below.

    •    Antique jewellery or precious stones that value more than 4000USD
    •    Valuable paintings and artistic works
    •    Any cigarettes or tobacco products
    •    Batteries and power banks


If you still want to send a prohibited item, then you have to take its permission.

How to ensure safe delivery
DHL does its best to deliver your parcel safely. But there are certain things that you need to take care of.  
    •    Pack your parcel in a double cardboard box
    •    Add necessary cushioning with tissues, towels, beddings, foaming sheets, and bubble wraps, etc.
    •    Seal the box properly
    •    Attach permit with illegal or prohibited items
    •    Do not overload your parcel

 
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