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Delivery and Turnaround


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At Digital Printing, we understand that however perfect our print, it means nothing if your order doesn’t reach you when you need it. We print nearly all orders within 24 hours and less than 6 hours for express, at checkout just pick the delivery option that suits you best so your printing is ‘there when you need it’. 

When it comes to deliveries, we make sure you have as wide a choice as possible. If speed is of the essence, why not try our express next day tracked courier service, which is delivered next day before 12 Noon. Alternatively, use our standard tracked courier service which is available with a great choice of delivery times  – pre-9am, pre-10am, pre-Noon or at any time until 5.30pm. If you’re not in a hurry utilise our economy-tracked courier and save on cost. Or for lightweight items (under 2kg) Royal Mail 48™ post is available at checkout. (Times and prices are for UK mainland and Northern Ireland only).

Digital Printing's Delivery and Turnaround Information

Job turnaround and despatch is 24 hours from receipt of order*.

Royal Mail 48™ – 2-3 working days approximately (untracked).

Standard tracked courier delivery – 24hour courier service

Economy tracked courier service – 48hour courier service

Express next day tracked courier delivery - next day delivery 
If you upload your order and artwork before 10am your job will be despatched the same day to arrive the next working day by 12 noon (UK Mainland only, NI by 5.30pm). Express orders placed after 10am will be printed and delivered within approx. 48 hours. But please contact us if you are in a hurry and, if we can help, we will.

Provide your mobile number at checkout and be kept up to date on your tracked delivery with free '1 hour notice' texts for certain delivery types.

All available delivery options will be shown to you at check out.

Delivery times and prices

Royal Mail 48- Untracked Royal Mail delivery at normal postal times - £4.00

Economy tracked courier 

Anytime between 9am and 5.30pm - FREE for orders over £75.00 (£5.95 for orders less than £75.00)
You can also choose a delivery day that suits you up to a week in advance from a drop down menu at checkout.

Standard tracked courier
Anytime between 9am and 5.30pm - £7.95
Pre-12 Noon - £9.95
Pre-10am - £13.95
Pre-9am - £17.95

Express next day tracked courier

An express production surcharge is added for priority production. The price for this service will be shown to you at 'Choose a Delivery Method' during checkout. The price shown for 'Express Tracked Delivery' is made up of the express production surcharge (variable) and the fixed delivery price (£9.95) as one value. 
All express orders will be dispatched by standard tracked (next working day*) courier on a pre 12 Noon service at standard price of £9.95. 
Products that take longer to finish or are ordered in large quantities may not be available for the express order option; you will be advised during checkout if express production is available. PUR Perfect Bound Books are never available for express production due to time required for glue to cure. To avail of express production you must upload your artwork via the artwork upload option whilst placing your order or you will not be offered express production/delivery at checkout.

Saturday delivery options are available and will be shown to you as an option at checkout.

Convenient Collect option is also available, with this you can collect your order from any one of over 4800 Post Offices for no additional cost. Some Post Offices are open 24 hours a day and many have extended opening hours, so you can collect whenever it suits you. More details available at checkout including opening hours for your chosen Post Office.

Please note that ALL delivery dates and times stated on this page and at checkout are estimated and not guaranteed. Although our couriers do have an on time delivery success rate of over 97% so it is very unlikely that there will be any delay. See terms section 5 for more info.

*Normal working, courier and delivery days are Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Some larger orders or those that require extra finishing may take longer than 24 hours to despatch but if this is the case we will let you know.

Deliveries to offshore UK islands only economy-tracked courier is available. Standard tracked courier, timed deliveries or Saturday deliveries are not available. There is a minimum 150% surcharge on prices shown above for economy-tracked courier. For items under 2kg Royal Mail first class post is available for the same price as shown above. Heavier or bulkier items may carry a higher surcharge so please contact us before ordering for an accurate delivery price. Delivery dates are always approximate for offshore island deliveries.

Deliveries to Republic of Ireland –  standard and economy tracked couriers with anytime delivery between 9am and 5.30pm are available. Please provide the EIRCODE and telephone number for the delivery address.

All prices quoted do not include VAT, if applicable.

Courier delivery charges vary depending on weight. The prices above are for up to 20 kilograms in one parcel. Orders over 20 kilograms or extra parcels will incur further delivery charges per each extra parcel or 20 kilograms thereafter.
Royal Mail 48 postal delivery charges are also based on weight. If you wish to use the Royal Mail postal option your order must weigh less than 2 kilograms including packaging, you will be advised at checkout if this option is available. Royal Mail 48 is not a tracked service and all quoted delivery dates are approximate.

Keeping in contact

You will be given an estimated delivery date before you complete your order when you choose your delivery option at the checkout stage, the options will all be displayed and you can select the one that suits you best. You can check under delivery information for an estimated delivery date at any time.

It couldn’t be easier to follow the progress of your order, we’ll email you confirming your order has been despatched. If you are using our tracked courier services the email will have your job’s tracking number and information on how to track it. DigitalPrinting.co.uk uses Royal Mail and Parcel Force for all deliveries.

Don’t forget, you can also check the status of your order at any time by logging into My Account.