We’ve got the perfect recipe for your food and drink deliveries

Who better to deliver your lovingly crafted food products to your customers’ doors than our trusted local posties? From premium pasta on monthly order to birthday biscuits, you know your goods are in, well, good hands.
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We’ve got the perfect recipe for your food and drink deliveries

Who better to deliver your lovingly crafted food products to your customers’ doors than our trusted local posties? From premium pasta on monthly order to birthday biscuits, you know your goods are in, well, good hands.
Get in touch

Let’s keep your customers coming back for seconds

Popularity of online food and drink shopping is growing, with 15% of UK consumers having shopped online for food/recipe/subscription boxes in the last 12 months.1 We have a flexible range of delivery services to help you meet demand and support your business growth. From sending letterboxable sized parcels and more with Tracked, to guaranteed and same-day delivery, or keeping items cool with gel packs you supply, we have the flexibility and scalability to help you stay ahead even during your busiest periods.

 
We are the most trusted delivery provider amongst major UK delivery providers2

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For letterboxable sized items

For subscriptions, small gift boxes or treats

If you put it in packaging suitable for a letterbox, our posties will pop it through the door straight onto the mat. Our Tracked service gives your customers (or their lucky giftees) total freedom to go out and get on with their day.

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Tracked delivery

For regular food cupboard deliveries, pet food or bigger subscriptions

With next day delivery, 7 days a week3 (or 48 hour delivery 6 days a week), your customers get an estimated delivery window from 2 hours, plus tracking and notifications. There’s also the option to choose age verification for any alcohol deliveries. Total peace of mind.

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Guaranteed delivery

For luxury food and drink

When that personalised chocolate gift simply has to get there tomorrow, we can guarantee delivery by 9am or 1pm, or your money back,4 with Special Delivery Guaranteed. We’ll even deliver on a Sunday,5 for no extra cost than any other day.

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Returns & collections

Making returns simpler for you and your customers

Tracked Returns is the simple way to improve your returns experience with end-to-end tracking. And with Parcel Collect our posties pick up returns from your shoppers’ doorstep or Safeplace, even if they aren’t in… for no extra cost!

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Standard delivery

For when you simply want quick, convenient deliveries

Choose our Royal Mail 24 or 48 hour delivery, and give your customers the really reliable service they expect – including delivery confirmation.

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Returning their empties

Tracked Returns could help customers be more sustainable

By including a Tracked Returns label in each package, not only are returns made simple, you could encourage customers to send back empty bottles for refilling - helping to reduce plastic waste.

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Sending perishable items?

You can trust Parcelforce Worldwide to deliver perishable items with a choice of timed delivery options next day and deliver fresh food to a safe place if your recipient isn’t at home when we call.

Find our more about the full range of Parcelforce services at parcelforce.com
 

Parcelforce perishable delivery

For food that needs to be in your customer’s fridge asap

When it’s vital that your package arrives first time – trust our new service to deliver by lunchtime (expressAM) or close of play with express24. Designed for transporting fresh meat, cheese and fish, the most perishable of perishables, you can be sure that we’re taking the best of care with your products.

Find out more at parcelforce.com

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Send your goods the greener way

Your foodie customers are increasingly turning to sustainable brands. So it makes sense to offer them deliveries and returns with the UK’s greenest delivery partner.6

 
Our deliveries are postie-powered

Just over half of our delivery routes are wholly or partially on foot. Thanks to this, we have the lowest CO2 per parcel reported in our industry.6
 

Green delivery and returns

Our posties can deliver and collect returns at the same time. One postie, one trip – preventing additional journeys, meaning fewer emissions and less congestion!
 

We’re supercharged

We’re continuing to grow our electric fleet, currently made up of 5,000 electric vans, and we’re committed to achieving Net Zero by 2040.7

Send your goods the greener way

1 Mintels Online Grocery Retailer Report UK 2023.

2 Among online shoppers. Mintel Consulting: Online retailer consumer report 2022. 

3 Sunday delivery is only available with Royal Mail Tracked 24® and and delivery by end of day – for items posted on a Saturday for Sunday delivery with Royal Mail Special delivery Guaranteed®

4 Exceptions apply. We deliver throughout the UK but there are restrictions to delivery guarantees in some areas. See appendix A: Delivery Speeds in the UK parcels services user guidepdf, 5.85 MB for full details.

5 Delivery by end of day - for items posted Saturday for Sunday delivery.

6 Based on publicly available reported gCO2e per parcel from other UK parcel operators.

7 Royal Mail ESG Report 2022-23.