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Couriers and Freight

Courier Services and Freight Forwarders

The University has two approved suppliers for the provision of courier services and freight forwarding services as below.

Please read the guidance below to help inform which supplier would be best suited for the requirement(s) identified.

Courier Services

Provided by : DHL International Limited

Next-day United Kingdom, and express worldwide courier services. European destinations typically serviced next business day, and rest of world 2 to 3 days (service levels for UK, Europe and Worldwide may vairy by address, this would be advised by DHL at time of booking).

Maximum weight limit per item is 300Kg. Maximum weight limit per consignment is 1000Kg.

This service is suited to small consignments requiring express and time-sensitive delivery. Whilst Uniserve can also offer a similar scope of service, DHL provide this service as their core offer which may prove to be a more cost-effective option.

For further information (including supplier contact details), please use this link :

Freight Forwarding Services

Provided by : Uniserve Limited

International import and export services, customs clearance and brokerage services, deferment account services, and warehousing and storage.

No limits on sizes or weights of items or consignments, although some bookings may be subject to further measures and controls if applicable.

Smaller consignments needing an express service, may be better suited to DHL. Please check pricing and timings before confirming any booking.

For further information (including supplier contact details), please use this link :