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What kind of international express delivery is suitable for major European countries

Western Europe, Northern Europe, and Southern Europe are suitable for DHL and TNT, and have the strongest customs clearance capabilities. Especially for the Netherlands and Belgium, TNT has the greatest advantage. Because TNT is from Holland Post. 

Eastern European countries, DHL is better, including Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania.
Other European countries: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and the countries of the former Soviet Union, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, etc., should send EMS and postal packages.

Greece and Turkey have relatively corrupt customs and high taxes. Unless the customer has their own customs clearance agent, it is not recommended to use the four major express delivery services of DHL, FedEX, TNT and UPS. Generally, they use EMS and postal services, which have strong customs clearance capabilities.

Ireland, France, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, etc.: belong to the European Union, and will levy taxes on parcels higher than 22 euros. According to previous data, a small number of parcels have been found, and the safety factor of EMS is high.

Italy: It belongs to the European Union area. It starts to collect taxes on packages higher than 22 euros. Because the tax exemption declaration amount is low, the European Union area parcels are often checked for low declarations.


The Netherlands: It belongs to the European Union and will levy taxes on parcels higher than 22 euros. According to previous data, a small number of parcels have been found to have received tariffs. The textiles are relatively strict and the safety factor of EMS is high.


Germany: It belongs to the European Union area and will levy taxes on parcels higher than 22 euros. Germany is also a relatively special country in the European Union area. The customs inspection is stronger than other European Union countries. EMS is often returned due to customs reasons.

Russia: Russia is a very special country. For express delivery methods such as DHL and FedEx, almost every item will be found, but EMS is rarely found, and the postal channels are normal. For express shipments exported to Russia, the destinations are only Moscow and St. Petersburg with parcel service, and the sender and recipient must be in the name of the company. Either party is a private person. If the shipment does not arrive at the destination, it will be directly arranged and returned.

Ukraine: Ukraine’s customs are also more difficult. Except for postal EMS and small parcels, FedEx and DHL parcels are difficult to clear customs.

Belarus: The country is prone to problems with FedEx and DHL packages, but there is no exception if EMS is used. Belarus imposes weight restrictions on parcels. The single shipment ticket cannot exceed 250KG, and the single piece cannot exceed 50KG. If the shipment arrives in the local area, it needs to be forwarded to a third-party agent for delivery (the city or zip code marked “F” in the DHL service guide list ) A single ticket cannot exceed 30KG, and the size does not exceed 1.2*0.8*0.8M. If the weight exceeds this limit, the shipment will be automatically returned, and all costs incurred will be borne by the shipper. 

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