MBE - More than just caring

Did you know that with MBE Enhanced Cover you can protect your fragile and valuable items?  Find out how we can help your business!

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MBE - More than just packing

Did you know that with MBE Packing you can add a touch of style to your shipments? Find out how we can help your business!

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MBE - More than just shipping

Did you know that with MBE Shipping you can access tailored delivery solutions worldwide? Find out how we can help your business!

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Time to restart your business with MBE solutions

Open for business? We’re emerging from lockdown, and there has never been a better time to reboot your business. The landscape may have changed, but there could be opportunities you hadn’t considered before. And at MBE, we can help! Download our eBook.

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Fast & reliable dissertation printing & binding from Mail Boxes Etc.

Dissertation deadline date looming? Don't panic! Once you've completed your dissertation or thesis, send it to us! We'll professionally print and beautifully bind it for you, so you can present your masterpiece on time.

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Sending parcels to Europe? We make it easy

At Mail Boxes Etc. we help with all the paperwork, descriptions, values and codes, for reliable on-time delivery across Europe and around the world. Sending goods abroad just got a whole lot more complicated! When the UK left the EU, there were bound to be changes to the way goods are treated, but if these new ...

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Grow your business presence

with a professional, real street address from Mail Boxes Etc. 

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Helping you maintain business as usual whilst working from home

Missing all the facilities available at your office? We offer all the support you need to help your business grow and make your life easier. From worldwide postal and courier services to contactless print and copy, and virtual office solutions.

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If you have customers based in the EU, we can help you reach them

Operate your business from a real street address within the EU. We're Brexit ready. Are you?

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Are you an EU-based business with clients across the UK?

We can help. Trade global, be local. Base your business in Great Britain with a UK correspondence address.

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Doing business abroad?

Read our exporting advice for small businesses and the self-employed

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You can rely on us - we're staying open to serve you

We wanted to let you know that we will be staying open throughout the current UK-wide lockdown. Our stores in the Republic of Ireland are similarly affected. Operating under Government rules, we'll continue to offer our customers postal, mailbox and courier services, as well as business-critical print on a contactless ...

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Home now your workplace?

Separate business from your private life! Choose a professional street address from MBE. We have a variety of options to suit your business needs. 

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Mask up when you visit us

Wearing a mask or suitable face covering is now required when entering any Mail Boxes Etc. store. So when you visit us, please mask up appropriately - protect others, protect yourself. If you are exempt from wearing a mask, please let us know when you come in, so we don't ask you and potentially make things awkward. ...

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Helping businesses get back to work

At Mail Boxes Etc. we are ready to support you as you take steps planning your return to work, considering how and when you re-open your business. We've learned a lot, trading throughout the lockdown, keeping our staff and customers safe, operating flexible hours and tailoring services for our customers. During this period, ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Opening hours at Mail Boxes Etc.

  Our opening hours may change at short notice. Please check this site to always see the most up to date hours. It would help us a great deal if you could email prior to visiting us in-store. Please be assured that we are doing our best to look after your needs, whilst protecting you, our staff and families. ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Post & Parcel from Mail Boxes Etc.

Royal Mail and couriers (FedEx, UPS, DHL, Parcelforce Worldwide etc.) are continuing to operate delivery services, which you can access through our stores. Service guarantees have been suspended to a number of destinations. We can offer a local collection service for large items, or packages may be dropped off ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Print & Copy from Mail Boxes Etc.

If you need to get documents or other materials printed, we can provide a remote copying service. This may be useful if you have run out of ink in your home printer. We can help print and bind dissertations for final year students in your household.  You can email us your file or artwork, along with your instructions ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc.

If you have purchased at a recent Auction House sale, or you plan to bid at a forthcoming ‘online only’ sale, we can take instructions to collect, and provide a cost for collecting, packing, and shipping any lots won, to your nominated address. We will liaise with the auctioneer and advise you of the earliest ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Mailbox Rental from Mail Boxes Etc.

We are continuing to receive post and parcels for mailbox rental customers and mail can be collected during our opening hours. We can forward mail and packages, using a post or courier service, for customers who cannot make it to the store in person. There will be no extra charge for customers who normally collect ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Service update from Mail Boxes Etc.

Given the problems we are all facing and the measures we have had to put in place, you will understand that we are having to change our usual operations. We are continuing to try to look after our customers, albeit with revised hours, reflecting the limitations of staff availability, particularly where travel may be difficult. ...

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We take care of your mail & parcels so you can take care of yourself

If you are working from home, self-isolating, social distancing or caring for others, we will receive all your mail and packages from any carrier, sign for packages on your behalf, and forward your mail and parcels to your address. Get in touch with your local store and we'll organise this for you.

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Social distancing rules* are being enforced in Mail Boxes Etc. stores

Customers must strictly adhere to social distancing rules* when visiting our stores.  Our opening hours may differ from those displayed online, or on the door of our stores, during this period. Not all stores are open. Please call or email us before you travel to a store as we may be able to serve you remotely.  ...

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Your local logistics partner with worldwide reach

For tailored business shipping solutions, choose Mail Boxes Etc. 

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Fast, easy parcel delivery across the UK

Choose Mail Boxes Etc. for simple, reliable document & parcel delivery. Great prices available in-store now!

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Secure, confidential shredding and data destruction solutions

Protect your business and customer data with Mail Boxes Etc. We'll even supply a certificate of destruction for extra peace of mind.

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Pack, ship and protect for complete peace of mind

You can trust Mail Boxes Etc. to take more care of your parcels and packages.  No other high street parcels specialist will pack your item, send it via a choice of leading shippers and offer you generous compensation cover for complete peace of mind.   Whatever you’re sending ...

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Trust the experts at the NEW MBE (Ipswich)

 We've now moved a few doors along the road, ......but we still offer world wide parcel delivery, courier services, print and copy; mailbox rental or a virtual office package, you can trust the experts at Mail Boxes Etc. (Ipswich)


We professionally pack and ship valuable items, these services can be tailored for students, collectors of fine arts and antiques, small businesses, people selling on eBay and more. We are packing experts but if you prefer, we offer a full range of packing materials in our store for you to pack them for yourself. Whether you send one or more parcels each year, we can help. Our packing products are sold individually so you will not need to buy a pack you will never use.

You can also have your post and parcels sent to our store with our Mail Box service. You can rent a personal, business or corporate Mail Box and never miss a 'signed for' item ever again. Also give your business a competitive edge with a town centre address or just give yourself some privacy. For more information call us on 01473 218 637.

We have a full range of other services in store. This includes,

  • Internet access to check or send email, browse the web or print work off.
  • We can also scan documents to memory sticks or email.
  • We have fax facilities for you to send documents across the world.
  • Colour or black & white copying on A4 or A3. Our copier can increase & decrease the size of the original document. It can also copy on two sides. It folds, staples and punches so you won't have to.

We can bind documents to leave them looking professional & smart. We use comb binding & thermal binding machines. Comb binding punches the edge of the document and a plastic comb holds the book together with a clear plastic front & a cardboard back. Thermal binding is a metal spine with a clear plastic front and back. Both can typically be done whilst you wait.

We can offer a graphic design service for you and your business. Our designers will create original work from your brief. We will work closely with you until you are entirely happy with the final designs. We can design business cards, leaflets, menus, compliment slips, headed note paper and much more. Once your happy with your designs, we can produce the print for you. We can produce Digital or Litho printing. Call us on 01473 218 637 for a personal quote.

 

 

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Mail Boxes Etc. Ipswich

8 High Street
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 3JX

 01473 218 637
 

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