The most basic service. Normal ground shipping without any modifier to speed up the shipping time.
The service DHL Europaket is a great solution for business-to-business parcel shipments, because shipments within the 32 supported countries will generally be delivered within 48 hours.
Shipments that don't fall into the normal dimensions can be send by specifying them as bulk items when sending via dhl.
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DHL currently only supports advance notice via email.
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Using the additional service DHL GoGreen you benefit from climate-neutral dispatch within Germany and internationally.
If you want the carrier to only deliver the shipment to a specific person you can use the DHL ident check. DHL will ask the recepient to show them a valid ID. Thus you will be able to minimize fraud, only deliver to persons of a certain age (e.g. when sending alcoholic beverages, adult content or pharmaceuticals that need a prescription).
DHL has deprecated this additional service starting May 1 2020.
Using the additional service DHL premium international you can reduce international shipping transit times.
When sending goods that are only legally available for people of a specific age, you can request
the carrier to check the receiver's age visually. Just add the additional service
visual_age_check and either
DHL is offering you the option of an additional insurance which you can book instead of their normal liability.
If you want to send a shipment to a country where a customs declaration is necessary you can specify this the following way. Detailed information about the parameters can be found in our documentation of creating a shipment.
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When sending to a DHL Packstation the following parameters have to be defined:
care_of= customer id number (postnummer)
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street_no= number of packstation
company: 2 - 50 characters
last_name: 1 - 35 characters (firstname + last_name <= 35 characters)
care_of: 0 - 35 characters
street: 1 - 35 characters
street_no: 1 - 10 characters
zip_code: 1 - 10 characters
city: 1 - 35 characters
state: 0 - 30 characters
phone: 0 - 20 characters
notification_email: 0 - 70 characters
contents_explanation: 0 - 256 characters
invoice_number: 0 - 35 characters
drop_off_location: 0 - 35 characters
description: 0 - 256 characters
hs_tariff_number: 1 - 10 characters