International Parcel Delivery at Affordable Cost

International Parcel Delivery at Affordable Cost

Most of us would concur that exporting internationally is a difficult task. However, some of it might be due to our lack of understanding of how international package transportation works. Let's have a peek at what occurs when somebody wishes to mail a package internationally.
Let's look at some international package shipping options to gain a better idea of how packages are transported from one location to another. For international shipping, there are four basic modes of transport:
Shipments by sea (when couriers are delivered by ships)

Shipments by air (when couriers are delivered by planes)

Shipment by rail (when packages are conveyed by trains)

Shipment by road (when couriers are transported by the help of trucks or automobiles)

Which one to select varies on the location of a shipment from and to. Assume you're exporting from the United States to Romania. Thus due to  the distance between these two nations is too great to be traversed by land alone, you will have to rely either on ocean or air freight. If you're exporting across North America, you have the option of choosing between road, air, or rail freight, depending on the distance.

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It is critical to select the appropriate mode of transportation. It has an impact on both delivery time as well as freight costs. You may always check the shipping calculator given by the shipping business you're working with for an estimate. It will assist you in determining how much various modes of overseas shipping could cost.

International shipments are moved to the phase of destination processing once the clearance of import customs is completed. The items are unpacked from the transport cars and delivered to a nearby warehouse.

Import haulage is the final phase, in which the items are readied for delivery and delivered to the intended receiver. The package is returned to the sender in case the receiver does not pay the requisite taxes or when the delivery attempt fails multiple times due to the person's unavailability.

As you might see, international parcel shipping entails a number of steps, making it a time-consuming operation. However, after you gain a better understanding of the procedures, exporting internationally won't seem that difficult.

Logistics solutions by UDS

Why Choose Us For International Parcel Shipping?

Universal Delivery Solutions delivers an exceptional, efficient, and dependable courier service globally with over 20 years of industry expertise and a global network of agents. UDS was founded in 2008 with the goal of providing each customer with a customized courier service based on their needs. We strive to deliver on time, each time, and provide outstanding communication when it is most required.

With our broad global courier network, we can now provide our customers with a cost-effective and trustworthy courier exports and imports service. You may book online, if it is an export or an import, using our new user-friendly online reservation system!

UDS offers a wide choice of parcel delivery options. We guarantee that we will deliver at the correct location at the right time for the lowest feasible price. Talk to us immediately if you need to transport urgent, confidential, or delicate products or papers to any location on the planet. We're looking forward to hearing from you.

Same-day/next-day delivery is available

Do you need to deliver a document or product the same day or the next day? Do not be alarmed! Harrow, Wembley, Hayes, Hounslow, Uxbridge, Heathrow, Southall, London City, Brentford, Park Royal, East London, Reading, Slough, Windsor, Maidenhead, Bracknell, Heathrow Airport, Ascot, Egham, Leicester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Watford, Luton, Northampton, Gerrards Cross, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Newbury, as well as more are among.

Concierge/Excess Baggage Service

All airlines have rigorous regulations regarding the quantity of free baggage which can accompany a client on a journey. This amount differs based on the ticket class and location. Customers will be assessed a "extra luggage" fee if you exceed this weight by more than 0.5kg, which will be strictly enforced. This tax is substantial, and it is typically estimated as "1% of the entire retail price economy class flight" to your desired destination. Excess baggage is frequently taxed per kilogramme, with some airlines charging as much as $70.00 per kilogramme checked at the airport check-in counter. In case you feel stuck in this situation, contact UDS and then we will transport your luggage for a very cheap fee.

Consulting Services

For a little cost, UDS is available to deliver skilled and instructive information to our third parties anytime they are needed.

UDS believes in lending a helpful hand whenever and however feasible, and we give competent advice to satisfy all of our clients' requirements, as well as a door-to-door delivery company, so you can sit back and relax while we handle the details.

Customs Clearance Service

Customs clearance entails preparing and submitting documentation as a requirement for effective facilitation of export as well as import operations, representing the customer throughout customs examination, assessment, and duty payment, and the firm receiving goods and paperwork from customs following clearing.

We think that by removing all administrative obstacles and assuring no delays or fines, we can make the entire customs clearance procedure easier and much more reliable for our clients.

Statistics about UDS

In today's competitive environment, staying one step ahead is critical. This is only achievable if you research the market and anticipate potential issues while delivering the package. Our organization has narrowed down a few issues and their solutions. A successful business should be able to spot obstacles from afar, and we're on our toes to live up to our brand name.
When a delivery must be shipped the same day, our professional agents assure that it has been done with the utmost care.

Our organization, in collaboration with a fulfillment partner with various warehouses in various countries, can facilitate this level of thorough service to get items to clients swiftly. It also ensures that the consumer does not have to pay extra money for the items provided while giving the service.

We require £45 in order to clear your shipment, with the Airline Handling Charge ranging from £0.22 per kilogram to £45 minimum.

The cost of delivery to your house or company is determined by the distance from the airport, as well as the shipment's weight and size. Shipment to an Amazon FBA site is done on a case-by-case basis with a quotation.

The first day of arrival is "free time" for goods heading to the airport even before airline charges for storage. The cost of storage is £18 per 100 kg or portion thereof every day.

Governmental inspection costs will be charged if food or products designated by HMRC or Trading Standards are randomly inspected by the local government.

HM Customs VAT and Duty may require the corporation to pay a £25 Bank Chaps Fee on your favor on the particular day.

When we advance charges on behalf of you to a government agency, carrier, or any third party, 15% Agency Fee is to be charged by us (minimum £45 on the basis of per payment made on your behalf). To support our administrative fees, this will be charged to your billing.

All of the following fees are detailed in our forms, ensuring that the client and the firm are on the same page.

How It Works?

Our former website should have transferred your login details. You can log in using either your UDS Customer Number or the Email Address listed in your profile on the new webpage. The number that always starts with a 'C' is the UDS Customer number. Once you registered, this must have been disclosed to you, and it should also be on your paperwork. Your password will be similar to the ones you used to access the old webpage. In case are not able to log in, there are several options available to you:

  1. Select the Forgot Password option from the drop-down menu. This will prompt you for your email address, and if it is located in our database, the password will be sent to that address.
  2. Profiles of Members in case the system somehow doesn't accept your email address but you could still log in using your Customer Number, go to the Member Area and further to the Member Profile page. You may use this page in order to check the Email Address that is stored in our system and could also be used to log in. It's your primary email address (not the accounts or the notifications email). You may correct any missing or inaccurate emails here. After that, you ought to be able to log in using this email address.
  3. Support in case, you are still unable to log in using this email address, please feel free to contact our staff in order to get a new password. You'll be able to login after you've been allocated, and you'll be able to modify the password to anything you like.

Creating a New Account: You must create a new account in case you do not yet have one with us. From the Login Page, there is a link to Register. Merely fill out the online application form, check our terms and conditions, and then click Register. We'll build up your profile and notify you when it's ready. You may log in with the email and password you specified during registration as soon as you receive confirmation. You can also utilize the Customer Number if you choose.

Your Profile and Personal Data: You can see all of the information we have on you within your profile, that you can access after logging in to the Member Area. Both the customer number as well as the email address provided above can be used to log in. Please double-check that these facts are valid for your business. We are highly concerned about the security of your personal information. Your information is only utilized for the purposes stated, and it is kept safe in our database, which is housed in a secure data center. Even our staff does not have accessibility to your password because it is encrypted to the greatest level.

International Courier Delivery Charges

UDS sends packages to over 220 countries from everywhere. You may end up saving up to 60% to 80% on international delivery charges by using the all-in-one package delivery option. If you need large shipments on a regular basis for your business, UDS also offers Premium Membership Benefits to meet your needs. Learn more about Ecommerce seller shipping prices and premium privileges, as well as industrial pick-ups. The table below currently provides anticipated international parcel pricing for the most popular destinations to which our clients have sent. Prices for document and non-document shipments, as well as country-specific discounts, are displayed.


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International Courier Delivery Services Offered by UDS

Air Freight

Air Freight

UDS is constantly searching for ways to make air freight shipping operations easier and more convenient for our clients.

With years of expertise and a wide relationship with agents in the UK and throughout the world, we not only take care of your goods, but we also remove the stress of paperwork as well as customs off your shoulders - we offer comprehensive Customs Clearance support.
All you have to do for your luggage is let us know a suitable pick-up date and place. At the appointed hour, our van will collect your baggage, boxes, and gifts.

Universal Delivery Solutions' location near Heathrow Airport, with convenient access to the freeway, helps our localized couriers conserve time on trip.

We'll make sure your goods are picked up at the airport as well as delivered on schedule to your destination, whether it's in the United States or abroad.

Sea Freight

Sea Freight

Universal Delivery Solutions is ready to assist with the clearing as well as delivery process, from FCL to LCL. This procedure may be highly difficult, from lifting and carrying to developing products for LCL Cargo. UDS will be around to take the pressure off and make things run smoothly at a low cost.

All you have to do is let us know a suitable time and location for pick-up. At the agreed-upon time, our van will arrive as well as collect the parcels.

We'll make sure your goods are collected at the opposite end and delivered to your destination on schedule.

Road Freight

Road Freight

Universal Delivery Solutions aspires to be your one-stop shop for all of your road freight requirements.

Allow us to relieve you of the stress. UDS is here to handle the procedure and let you enjoy the service, from organizing haulers and quotes to collections and deliveries.

All you have to do is let us know an appropriate time and location for pick-up. At the agreed-upon time, our van will arrive and collect the packages.

We deliver on schedule, efficiently, and quickly. We will ensure that your goods are picked up from your home and transported to your desired location.

Frequently Asked Questions

Delivery criteria apply to international mail as well. Depending on the country, it might take anywhere from 3 to 9 days.

C.O.D. (cash on delivery) shipments from International Services are forbidden. Remains of burned or disinterred bodies. Perishable foodstuffs (Food as well as beverages that requires refrigeration or some other environmental control).

Shipping internationally could indeed take a long time, not just because of the logistics involved as well as the number of times the packages pass through hands, but rather because your package may become stuck in customs in the destination country, where it'll be analysed to see if the receiver owes any taxes or duties for importing it.

Most reliable carriers now use a scanning procedure to provide real-time tracking of your package. Nevertheless, you should always double-check the tracking service's specifications.

What things can't be delivered by courier?


Goods That Are Prohibited


  • Ivory and ivory goods / Animal skin / Fur / Animal organs and parts Items with a high monetary worth (e.g. artworks, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver)


Fireworks / Dangerous Goods / Hazardous Goods


  • Adhesives / Paint / Fluids  
  • Weapons, animals that are alive.

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Customer Testimonials 

Customer satisfaction is critical to our business's success. We rely heavily on customer testimonies, reviews, and referrals. In case you are one of the current Logistics Plus customer, we would appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to write a brief testimonial about the services we offer, your journey with us, and what you enjoyed most. If you haven't already done so, we encourage you to become a client and see for yourself. Further take a look at what our customers and users have to say regarding our services:

On a personal level, I'm quite satisfied with UDS's service, which efficiently addresses unique demands while providing flexible delivery alternatives.

UDS's customer support is quite satisfactory in terms of delivering answers in difficult situations. It gave me the confidence to dispatch more couriers in the future.

I am satisfied with UDS's attentive team, who provide excellent service. They are efficient as well as dependable when it comes to delivering goods on schedule.

On a personal level, I'm quite satisfied with UDS's service, which efficiently addresses unique demands while providing flexible delivery alternatives.


We pick your parcel from your doorstep, as soon as your parcel is ready.

Book a collection with us and out specialist parcel collection driver will pick up your parcel


At our designated warehouse unit our specialist packing team handle your parcel with care, and give it the extra padding and packing it require to continue further on it's journey.


Once it reaches the destination our specialist parcel delivery drivers deliver your parcel to the recipients door.

You receive tracking delivery confirmation

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