Specialist services for Auction Delivery
If you’re looking for
specialist auction delivery services, Mail Boxes Etc.’s expert service is just
for you. Built on many years’ experience
as shippers to the auction house, fine art and antiques markets, our service is
tailored to the needs of auction houses and their customers.
With more and more auction
items being purchased online via remote bidding, buyers want a safe, secure and
professional auction courier service from a provider who will take care of
everything.With Auction Logistics delivery service, anyone buying at auction can expect a seamless saleroom
experience – whether they are bidding in person or online.
A seamless experience
Once your bid has been
successful, just call or email us and we will arrange to collect your item from
the auctioneer’s warehouse, photograph it (if fragile or valuable) so we have a
record of its condition, carefully wrap it for safe transport back to our
store, then securely pack it for transit and send it anywhere in the
Collecting from your local
auction is what we do best.We have over
2,000 long-established relationships with auction houses and dealers across the
UK and Ireland and, with over 150 stores, there is bound to be a specialist Mail
Boxes Etc. pack and ship centre within easy reach of your chosen auction house.
Working with the best
shippers in the business, including UPS, DHL, TNT, FedEx and Parcelforce
Worldwide, we’re able to offer excellent value as well as the widest choice of
providers under one roof.
We will be happy to advise you on the best
carrier and class of service for your needs, and you’ll have the peace of mind
that comes from working with an expert who can handle all the customs
documentation and other paperwork, including any special certification for
items like antique weapons, furs, or anything containing ivory. All consignments are fully trackable online
via our website, and we offer SMS/email updates for up-to-the-minute
information on delivery.
Our stores have certified
expertise in packing each consignment carefully to ensure safe transit, no
matter how large, small or awkwardly shaped.And for extra reassurance, our Enhanced Cover provides protection
against loss or damage in transit, and offers far more generous compensation
than any individual carrier’s insurance.Developed over the years especially for the antiques and fine art
market, Enhanced Cover protects consignments such as high value electronics,
glassware, ceramics and antiques, with no excess – many of which are not
covered by other policies.
Estimating the cost of your
shipment is easy with our quick-reference online pricing grid, which
categorises lots by size and weight, and includes collection and packing.
When you ship with Mail Boxes
Etc., you are just one click away from an estimate, and can book your shipment
and pay securely online.And whether you
are bidding by phone, online or in person, your precious purchases will be in
the safest of hands.