that has been added to certain companies makes
services deliveries easier and offers a
service that has previously been quite expensive to use, a
considerable amount cheaper. The combination of being able
sent parcels to those soldiers serving their country and the
ease of doing it will make this a popular service.
Even if you do not know anyone out there
you may want to send something to a specific battalion that
has been on the news. Make sure you choose a
that will get your consignment to its destination with minimal
fuss and include added services such as next day delivery and
To ensure you give your parcels the best
chance of arriving at their destination in the exact condition
you sent it in, make sure you wrap and secure the contents
very well. Securing the contents inside the parcel will help
them remain in a good condition and is especially important
when sending parcels abroad and for fragile and expensive
The first thing to do is to choose a
container that is strong enough to hold the contents inside.
The container should have room either side of the item you are
sending so that you can place some bubble wrap or polystyrene
chips to cushion it. You should always wrap the item as well
for added security especially if the item is expensive or
holds a significant sentimental value.
A good idea is to keep fragile items away
from each other so when
packing services ensure they are not touching each
other by using cushioning materials such as Bubble wrap (as
mentioned before). For sharp or unusual sized objects pack
them in a padded envelope if they will fit, there are a range
of sizes so you should find one that the item will fit in.
It is a good idea to place a contact name,
telephone number and address inside the container. After you
have packed the items you can seal the container. Always use a
strong tape such as nylon or vinyl tape which should be
suitable enough to hold everything in place. You need to label
the container correctly including the full address of the
recipient as well as a return address should there be a
problem when sending the parcel.