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Purchasing & Shipping

Making Transportation Arrangements

Choosing the Right Mode of Transport

Our appointed service providers will already have all the information that they require to ensure that our goods are transported in the most cost effective manner.

If you have any queries at all concerning transport arrangements please discuss locally, if the matter cannot be resolved then please contact The Body Shop Transport Team.

The tables below are for guidance only.

Domestic (within the US and UK)

Shipment SizeStandard SizeExpedited Service
Small
Less than 200lbs (90kgs)
Non-palletised
Standard Parcel ServiceExpress Service (*)
Medium
200-8,000lbs (90kgs-3600kgs)
Palletised (9 pallets or 11m3)
Less Than Truckload (LTL) Carrier or Pallet CarrierAirfreight Service (*)
Large
More than 8,000lbs (3600kgs)
Palletised
Truckload (FTL) Carrier (**)Truckload Carrier (**)

(*) Must be approved in advance (see Airfreight Policy)
(**) Please contact the appropriate Transportation Group for instructions.
US Tel: (1) 919 554 8287 UK Tel: (44) 1903 731500

International

Shipment SizeStandard SizeExpedited Service
Small
Less than 200lbs (90kgs)
Non-palletised
Standard Parcel Service
Consolidation Service
Air Parcel Service (*)

Medium
200-8,000(90kgs-
3600kgs) Palletised or Loose loaded 

 9 pallet/11m3

Less Than Truckload (LTL) Carrier or International
Pallet Carrier
Container Consolidation Service (**)

Airfreight Service (*)
Large
More than 10,000lbs
(4500kgs) Palletised
Truckload (FTL) Carrier
Container Consolidation Service (**)
Container Consolidation Service(**)

(*) Must be approved in advance (see Airfreight Policy)
(**) Please contact the approved  Transport Service Provider for instructions.
US Tel: (1) 919 554 8287 UK Tel: (44) 1903 731500

Choosing the Right Carrier

The Body Shop  has established strategic partnerships with various carriers to provide the highest, most cost-effective transportation for products, components and printed materials. To select the correct carrier for your shipment to The BodyShop , please refer to the two charts below.

Deliveries to US RDC Only

ServiceCarrierComments
Ground ParcelUPS GroundPlease call for correct UPS account number
Air ParcelUPS 2nd Day Air or Next Day Air SaverPrior approval required (see Airfreight Policy)
LTLOld DominionShip "Freight Collect"
TruckloadCall BSI Transportation to determine the carrierContact Transportation Group:
Tel (1) 919 554 8287
International
Less than 100lbs (45kgs)
UPS Worldwide ExpressPlease call for correct UPS account number
International
More than 100lbs (45kgs)

UK/Europe: Schenker

IN/TH/NP/BD: Schenker

CN/TW/PH/VT/ID/KR: SDV

For nearest Schenker or SDV office, please call or check web sites:

http://www.dbshenker.com/
http://www.SDV.com/

 

Note: For scheduling a pick-up within the US, please see the US State Chart.

Deliveries to UK and SG  RDC's

ServiceCarrierComments
Courier ServiceContact Transportation Group:
(44) 1903 731500
Prior approval required (see Airfreight Policy)
Air Parcel above 50kgs (110lbs)UPS EXPEDITED SERVICE 50kgs limitPrior approval required (see Airfreight Policy)
LCL Sea freight

IN/TH/NP/BD: Schenker

CN/TW/PH/VT/ID/KR: SDV

Contact Transportation Group:
(44) 1903 731500
FCL Sea freight

IN/TH/NP/BD: Schenker

CN/TW/PH/VT/ID/KR: SDV

For nearest Schenker or SDV office, please call or check web sites:

http://www.dbshenker.com/
http://www.SDV.com/

European Road TransportDB SchenkerContact Transportation Group:
(44) 1903 731500