Ship large and heavy items

Whether you want to send a box full of books, a pallet of bricks or a whole fleet of vehicles, you can count on us to do the heavy lifting.

What’s considered heavy?

Any parcel weighing over 23 kg is classified as a heavy shipment by the official regulators. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean it will need to go on a pallet. Shipments under 70 kg can usually travel without one, although this varies depending on the region.

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What’s considered large?

While there is no official classification for large goods, anything that needs to go on a pallet is usually placed in this category.


Large shipments may incur an Exceed Dimensions fee depending on the service you choose. For Economy or Domestic services, this applies to shipments larger than 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.8 m. For Express Services, it’s 1.2 x 1.2 x 1.5 m.

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What’s considered oversized?

Any single item heavier than 500 kg or too large to be palletised will require a unique solution designed by our team of specialists. E.g. Tail-lifted goods, industrial equipment.

Ship large or heavy with the speed you need

Economy Express

*Best price

For those who need to balance speed and budget, Economy Express ensures your large and heavy goods will be shipped without hitting your bottom line.

Up to 7000 kg



When speed is key, Express is the best option to ensure your large and heavy goods get where they need to be as soon as possible, even if that’s before 9:00, 10:00 or 12:00 the next day.

Up to 500 kg

Special Services

*Unique shipments

Whether it’s air, sea or road freight – or it’s urgent and requires a dedicated vehicle – you can rely on our team of experts to find a solution that works for your shipment.

Anything and everything

Pack large or heavy

Heavy boxes

We can accept boxes weighing up to 70 kg without a pallet, but it’s vital that everyone involved in the shipping process is aware that it’s a heavy shipment. Labelling boxes over 23 kg with a ‘HEAVY’ label will help ensure the safety of those handling them.


The perfect pallet doesn’t just provide stability and protection – it also helps avoid additional costs. As our charges are based on a combination of weight and volume, anything that takes extra space or makes your pallet non-stackable could incur surcharges.


If you’re shipping something irregularly sized or in excess of 500 kg, you may need some help packing and sending it on its way. Please contact Customer Service so we can help you with your next step.

Get it booked

Whether you want to send a box full of books, a pallet of bricks or a whole fleet of vehicles, you can count on us to do the heavy lifting.




Track your shipment

Said goodbye to your heavy or large shipment? Great! It will be with the receiver before you know it.

In the meantime, you can track its progress by entering your shipment (consignment) number on Track & Trace. Whether it’s going down the road or heading halfway across the world, your goods never have to leave your sight.

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