Parcelforce Express24 Delivery Service

Shipping in the UK with the Parcelforce express24 service

Express24 is the next day delivery service offered by Parcelforce for shipments within the UK. Read more about the Parcelforce express24 shipping service and check for alternative domestic and international shipment solutions.

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Features of the Parcelforce express24 parcel delivery service

End to end parcel tracking service

Collection and drop-off options

SMS/email alerts to inform about the delivery

Delivery time guaranteed (compensation for late deliveries)

Basic insurance included up to £100

Signature upon delivery


Limitations of the Parcel express24 shipping service

  • Maximum weight: 30 kg
  • Minimum length: 1.5 m
  • Maximum total dimensions(length + girth*): 3 m
* girth = 2x width + 2x height


Additional services when sending with Parcelforce express24

When booking the Parcelforce express24 shipping service, you can customise your shipment with additional features.
Saturday delivery

Available only for home delivery

Additional protection

Additional insurance coverage up to £2500

Driver brings the label

The driver will print and bring the shipping label

No signature option

For deliveries of items that do not require a signature

Useful information about Parcelforce

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Frequently asked questions about Parcelforce express24 delivery service

What are the Parcelforce express24 delivery times?
Parcelforce express24 is the fastest shipping service provided by the courier. When shipping with Parcelforce express24, delivery times are 24 hours for the majority of UK destinations. Some remote UK locations may have extended delivery times.
Can I send a large parcel with Parcelforce express24 delivery service?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to send with Parcelforce express24 parcels exceeding the maximum total dimensions of 3 metres. Parcelforce offers an alternative solution to its express24 shipping service for parcels up to 4 metres (length + girth): express48 large, with deliveries in 2 business days.
Can I send heavy parcels with the Parcelforce express24 service?
The weight limit for the Parcelforce express24 service is 30 kg, hence it is not possible to send heavy parcels with this shipping solution.
If you are looking for a solution to send parcels exceeding Parcelforce express24 limitations, try our Express Service. You can send parcels up to 70 kg within 24 hours in the EU.
Does Parcelforce express24 deliver on Saturday or Sunday?
Parcelforce usually offers its services of collection and delivery from Monday to Friday. However, it is possible to purchase the option for Saturday delivery while booking the Parcelforce express24 service. Parcelforce doesn’t deliver any express24 shipments on Sunday.
Where can I drop off the shipment to send with Parcelforce express24 service?
You can find the closest drop-off location on the company’s dedicated page or directly when booking the Parcelforce express24 shipping service. Once booked the service, you only have to bring the parcel to the selected drop-off location or Post Office.
Is next day delivery guaranteed with Parcelforce express24 service?
The delivery time when sending with Parcelforce express24 is guaranteed. For deliveries after the stated time, customers can ask for a refund of up to 50% of the Parcelforce express24 shipping cost.
Does Parcelforce express24 service have tracking?
Yes, every shipment sent with Parcelforce express24 has the online tracking service included in the price. You can follow the status of your parcel at any moment by using the company’s online tracking tool.
What is the cut-off time to drop off the parcel when shipping with Parcelforce express24?
The cut-off time to drop off your parcel at a Post Office or Dropshop is usually 7 pm, but depends on the opening hours of the selected location. When booking a delivery with Parcelforce express24 service, you can see the cut-off time for the chosen drop-off location.
What are the Parcelforce express24 delivery hours?
Parcelforce usually delivers between 7 am and 5.30 pm for most of their shipping services. If you booked a Saturday delivery for your Parcelforce express24 shipment, the delivery will be between 7 am and 2 pm.
Disclaimer: The information above is the result of online research conducted in February 2023. For more information about the Parcelforce express24 delivery service, we strongly recommend checking the courier company’s official website.