Parcelforce are one of the UK's most well known and trusted courier services. They offer a wide range of delivery services for shipping inside the UK or overseas. You can either have your parcel picked up by a courier or drop off into any of their 54 depots or 11,000 Post Offices. Use the Parcelforce reliable network to send your goods around the UK or internationally for a great price.
You can now track your parcel delivery with the track a parcel tool from Parcelforce Worldwide. You can track from shipment to delivery.
Enter your reference number above. Your parcel number may contain letters and numbers. It can vary in length – 9, 11, 13, 14, 16 or 21 characters. The sender would normally provide the tracking number.
You can track your EMS parcel delivery with the our track a parcel tool. You will be able to follow the parcel to delivery from the moment it is collected by the courier.
All Parcelforce Worldwide UK services can be tracked, as can most of the international services except globalvalue and globaleconomy. Globalvalue and globaleconomy also have no delivery guarantee.
The parcel numbers for these services start with CP. Please check with the recipient to confirm delivery, as we cannot provide this information.
UK tracking: 2 letters and 7 numbers (e.g. AA1234567), 4 letters and 10 numbers (e.g. AAAA1234567890)
International tracking of exports: 2 letters and 9 numbers and GB (e.g. AA123456789GB), 12 numbers (e.g. 123456789012)
The EMS service in the United Kingdom is Global Priority, part of Parcelforce Worldwide supporting customers, businesses and communities worldwide. Parcelforce Worldwide was founded in 1516 and joined the EMS Cooperative in 1999. Global Priority delivers EMS five days of the week reaching 65.64 million consumers and businesses across the UK. Customers can easily access EMS at 11,500 retail outlets and post offices across the country.
Our universal parcel tracker will help you track EMS Great Britain. Just paste or type in your tracking number on top of this page and hit Track Package
Parcelforce domestic services allow you to have your parcel collected and delivered the very next day using their Parcelforce 24 service. You can send parcels that are up to 30kg, whilst they also offer a more economical 48-hour service too.
Parcelforce offer international parcel delivery service to a wide number of international destinations including the United States. You will be able to track your parcel until delivery and you can choose to have it collected by the courier or to drop it off at the Post Office or local depot.
Delivery times vary depending on where you are sending your parcel to, but for items being sent in the UK you can have your parcel delivered the very next day, or if keeping the cost low is more important - you can use the cheaper 48 hour service.
If shipping internationally with Parcelforce delivery times to major destinations take around 2-5 working days.
Over 25 years in the making Parcelforce had a long history as part of the Royal Mail Group, but in 1986 Royal Mail created a separate parcel function forming the foundations of the business we know today. In 1990 Royal Mail Parcels was rebranded to Parcelforce, along with a massive investment in IT and infrastructure with the introduction of online tracking and the construction our National and International sorting hubs. Then in 1998 the business was rebranded to Parcelforce Worldwide.
The last decade has seen Parcelforce move into the express parcels market with further investment in technology which enables us to provide our exceptional quality of service. In 2013 we continued investing in the future of our business, enabling us to further enhance our network with 12 new and improved depots. Along with building a brand new processing centre in the North West with industry leading technology; ensuring that we can continue to handle your parcels with greater speed and precision, so we are best placed to meet the rapid growth in demand within the express parcels market.
Parcels is iOS and Android app, which will help you track shipments delivered by Parcelforce.