Cargo & Couriers to Remote Areas

Shipping to remote areas is complex than standard shipping to major cities. The delivery or the shipment to remote areas are more difficult and expensive, may ask for extra applicable charges. If you are staying in a remote area or you require to ship any items to a remote area, you need to know about a few important things below.

Remote areas are not close to any big city where courier companies of local depots are situated making it slightly out of reach. But we also understand that these locations are important and include suburbs, islands, ski resorts, and small towns. We have different depots in several specified locations and if the closest depot is to the delivery or pick-up address is not close then the address may fall under a remote area.

What is known as remote area delivery by couriers?



Shipping services for delivering to a remote area

Shipping parcels to and from an address in an isolated or remote location is easier than it might appear. Anytime Express offers different solutions to suit all kinds of shipping needs from and to a remote and isolated location.

  • Express service Urgent delivery in 24-72 hours, worldwide
  • Standard shipping Low-cost shipping for small packages and suitcases
  • Freight service Send bigger loads and bulky items on pallets
  • Dedicated van delivery Reserve a van for direct transport within Europe

Which address do I provide to successfully ship and receive parcels to a remote location?

The first cause of delayed or failed deliveries when shipping to remote or isolated locations is the wrong address or address formats. Always double-check all the data and follow the example below to know how to properly fill the address field when booking your courier service to a remote area.

  1. Country
    Choose the country of pick-up/delivery.
    Ex.: the Netherlands
  2. Name & Surname
    Add the full name of the consignee.
    Ex.: Bjorn Jansen
  3. Address
    Fill out the street name in full and the number.
    Ex.: Rembrandtstraat 45
  4. Additional info – Optional
    This area is not always taken into consideration by the courier, so avoid writing essential information here.
  5. Zip code
    Add the zip code, please double check if it’s the right one.
    Ex.: 1008 DG
  6. Town/city
    Add the full name of the town or city.
    Ex.: Amsterdam
  7. Phone number
    Add the phone number, change the area code if needed.
    Ex.: +31 20 1234 1234

FAQs: When You Ship To/ From A Remote Location?

Here is the information served to you, through FAQs:

There are some extra charges that might apply and they are usually known as Remote area surcharges. Many of courier company can apply it when the shipment address is not at all easy to access because of distance from the hub of courier at Anytime Express.
Anytime Express will deliver you a final estimate according to the shipment charges irrespective of the destination. There will be no extra charges to the final price you choose. With the help of Anytime Express, you get the best option for the route you chose and the fare you get from here. If you are thinking to ship parcels to a perfect area which is not available it is suggested to get in contact with advisors. Anytime Express cooperates and works with other international companies too that is giving coverage to other important remote areas too. You can easily get access to a remote area for any kind of shipment.
The big or huge courier companies can make a few of tools accessible for the clients to check on them if the location is determined to be a remote one. You can find a document on the official site with the proper or comprehensive list of remote areas or the tool through which the customers can put the postal code to get the authentic data. You can stay in contact with the advisors who will help you to look with the courier companies which is a specific zone which is determined remote.
There are some of the important areas which are assisted once or twice per week. You can check if you want to with the proper details of the company. The shipping facilities to the remote areas is a well-defined. Shipment to remote area may take time more. The normal transit time taken is going to be shown on the carrier’s official site which won’t be charged. With the help of Anytime Express. It is being shown into the account with all the relevant information when you check for the transit time.
Yes, with the help of Anytime Express, you can get delivery services to any location you want being a member country of the EU. With the help of a big network of international courier companies, Anytime Express can offer you access to deliveries in different locations which may be tough to reach. Though, make sure to keep this thing in mind that if you choose any specific date then, your official address is situated in a remote area, the courier company will help you in pick up the bundle for a different date, the day when they might give the area to serve.

Door-to-door shipping to remote areas

In any situation if you go for booking the collection for any package from the area than the courier company is not going to serve you. The company will serve you the package to the closest depot to your official address. If you require the packages and wants to get delivered to your doorstep, then there will be some additional charges for the same. You can also look for pickup of the bundles from the depot only. You can look for a possibility to get the authentic details related to this situation so it won’t be a big deal for you later. It’s the duty of the customer to look for the company that gives a service to deliver the address he/she mentions. Anytime Express is going to provide authentic details related to the process of shipment and how it ends for shipment.