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Delivery Information & Charges

We offer rapid UK delivery services and fast cost-effective European and Worldwide services. To see what we have in stock you can simply look at the product page for LIVE STOCK status - more information on live stock here.  We provide various delivery options based on your requirements & location as well as the hazard class of the goods you are ordering. Information & pricing regarding the delivery services available can be found below. 

 

 

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Standard UK Delivery

Once your package leaves our warehouse, we will send you tracking details to allow tracking of your delivery. For the most up-to-date status of your parcel, please check the courier tracking website using the tracking details provided.

Subject to stock availability, which is stated on the product page, items ordered online, before our cut-off time of 14:00, are usually dispatched for delivery by courier the next working day.*

Same day dispatch, as well as next working day delivery are not guaranteed - although once in transit, service is generally very consistent throughout mainland UK. Hazardous items are delivered at the same price and there is no extra charge for packing or paperwork, although some restricted chemicals are limited to registered purchasers only.

*During 2022, on average, 97.49% of UPS shipments were delivered the next working day after dispatch. Please note, Deliveries to the Highlands, Islands and other extended area postcodes may take up to 72 hours. Deliveries to Northern Ireland may take upto 5 working days. Please see the list of affected extended area postcodes below.

All prices shown below are exclusive of VAT. When ordering online, VAT will be added during checkout.

Processing Carriage & Packaging Charges (UK) Website Orders Phone/Email/Fax Orders
Local Cambridgeshire Delivery (Under 50kg) £0 £0
Small (0-5kg) £9.49 £26.99
Standard (5-25kg) £25.99 £41.99
Large (25-50kg) £34.99 £57.99
Per Pallet (50kg+) £97.99 £109.99
Exceptional (300kg+) £319.99 POA
Same Day  N/A POA
UK Non Mainland, NI & Highlands Starting at £36.99 Starting at £55.99
Collection* N/A POA

 

FREE local delivery

Delivery of orders upto 50kg are FREE to our customers in the Cambridgeshire area. Specifically all CB postcodes and postcodes in the PE15, PE16, PE19, PE26, PE27, PE28 and PE29 areas qualify for this service.

UK Rates from £9.49

Get our best value delivery rates when you order online. Our mainland UK rates are as low as £9.49 for orders up to 5kg. 

Non mainland, Northern Ireland and Highlands rates start from £36.99 upto 25kg.

Estimate Shipping in the Basket

You can calculate the shipping cost of your desired items by adding them to the basket and using the 'Estimate Shipping & Tax Feature'.

Pallet Delivery

Some of our larger products will be delivered by specialist pallet carriers. Subject to stock availability, goods are usually delivered within 3 working days from date of dispatch.

Collection (UK only)

Although we do not have a trade counter, you can collect your order from our UK distribution centre in Cambridge for a small charge. After placing your order, we will contact you once your order is ready. NOTE: Chemicals may not be collected unless collecting with I.D. and a valid Home Office licence.

UPS Extended Area Postcodes - click for more info

The following postcodes are classed as 'Extended Areas' by UPS. Delivery to these locations will take a longer than delivery to other locations within the UK.

All BT postcodes

AB37-AB38

AB44-AB45

AB53-AB56

CA18-CA27

HS1-HS9

All IM postcodes

IV7

IV9-IV12

IV14-IV28

IV30-IV32

IV36

IV40-IV56

KA27-KA28

All KW postcodes

LA15-LA23

PA20-PA38

PA41-PA49

PA60-PA78

PA80-PA88

PH17-PH26

PH30-PH44

PH49-PH50

TR21-TR25

All ZE postcodes

UK Bulky/Pallet Delivey

Some of our larger products will be delivered by specialist pallet carriers. Subject to stock availability, goods are usually delivered within 3 working days from date of dispatch.

EU Delivery

Important VAT, Customs and Handling Charge information.

Following the UK's exit from the EU, all EU orders will now be processed without Tax/VAT when ordering from Camlab.

Please note, VAT will now be charged at the point of import (charged at the local rate) and will be collected upon delivery and paid for by the end user.

These charges may include VAT, Customs Charges and Courier Handling Fees. As the fees are determined by the receiving country and the courier in that country, we are unable to advise what they will be on each individual order.

Please note: we do not ship goods on a DDP basis. All courier orders are processed on a DAP basis only and for customers within the EU an EORI number will be required before shipping.

Delivery times

Subject to stock availability (which is stated on the product page), during normal operations items are usually delivered to most European destinations in 5 working days.

To ensure smooth delivery of orders, Camlab will complete and include all relevant customs paperwork, such as commercial invoices, with each delivery.

Processing Carriage & Packaging Charges (EU) Website Orders Phone/Email/Fax Orders
Small (0-5kg) £25.99 £32.99
Standard (5-20kg) £43.99 £54.99
Medium (20-30kg) £64.99 £79.99
Large (30-50kg) £221.99 £279.99
Extra Large (50-100kg) £251.99 £314.99
Bulk (100-150kg) £301.99 £374.99
150-200kg £499 £624.99
200-250kg £589 POA
250-300kg £695 POA
300kg+ £799 POA
Collection N/A POA

 

Charges Explained

EU Delivery Rates

The rates stated are applicable to most European countries. Please note that Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey are not included in the European freight band.

Estimate Shipping in the Basket

You can estimate the shipping cost to your country by adding the desired items to your basket and using the 'Estimate Shipping & Tax Feature'.

Countries Included in the European freight tariff

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain.

Hazardous EU Delivery

Subject to stock availability (which is stated on the product page), hazardous items are usually delivered to most European destinations in 7-10 working days following completion of hazardous packing and production of necessary paperwork - as required by IATA, ADR or IMDG. For this reason Hazardous items have a different delivery price.

NOTE: If any of the items you are purchasing are hazardous, your goods will require special packing and documentation. We will contact you to advise the extra charges applicable. In this case it may be preferable to increase the size of your order to reduce the price per kilo overall.

International Shipping Rates

International shipping rates vary by country and will be displayed during the checkout process. Please note that some orders may require additional paperwork for which charges will apply. A member of our export team will contact you if this is the case or you can contact them on +44 (0)1954 233100 or export@camlab.co.uk

Please note: we do not ship goods on a DDP basis. All courier orders are processed on a DAP basis only.

Contact our export department

Standard Worldwide Delivery

We engage the expertise of committed Couriers who provide door-to-door or door-to-airport services to facilitate international deliveries of parcels and small packages to over 200 countries.

We aim to provide quick and cost effective worldwide deliveries through trusted carriers who ensure that all export issues are resolved quickly and efficiently to minimise delays in getting your goods to you and your customers.

Subject to stock availability (which is stated on the product page), for international parcel delivery, items are usually delivered 7-10 days from receipt of payment (from receipt of Purchase Order for International Dealers).

Estimate Worldwide Shipping and Tax in Basket

You can estimate the shipping cost to your country by adding the desired items to your basket and using the 'Estimate Shipping & Tax Feature'.

International Freight

Camlab offers a comprehensive, flexible and palletised service for sea or air freight to meet all forwarding options depending on country and shipping service requested. We aim to ensure timely delivery of your goods while keeping you informed at all stages and providing Proof of Delivery when goods have been delivered.

Please contact the Export Team for advice on rates as well as compliant shipping documentation and procedures (export@camlab.co.uk)

Hazardous Worldwide Delivery

Subject to stock availability (which is stated on the product page), hazardous items are usually delivered to most International destinations in 12-14 working days following completion of hazardous packing and production of necessary paperwork. This delivery time frame is also subject to UK customs checks ensuring that packing and paperwork are compliant with goods being exported and the destination country.

For this reason Hazardous items have a different delivery price and additonal charges will apply to your web order.

Consolidation Services

We can also provide a full export consolidation and logistics service including all specified export documentation. This can save you valuable time and money by combining multiple orders into one shipment and one set of documentation to ensure the safe and simple delivery of all of your laboratory products from one dedicated supplier to any destination in the world.

Are you buying from more than one EU/UK supplier? We can offer you a reduction in packing, shipping and documentation charges for consolidation at our UK distribution centre in Cambridge.

Please contact the Export Team for further advice on our consolidation services (export@camlab.co.uk)