Mercury offer specialist division services from optical suppliers to optometrists by way of twice a day deliveries to practices in major centers. Free Return Logistics.
CAM – In city delivery from Lab to Optometrist, delivery by 13:00
CPM – In city delivery from Lab to Optometrist, delivery by 17:00
RTN – Return to lab shipments from Optometrist.
Sameday Service (SDX)
For a bright and early delivery at the point of destination:
For a delivery on the same day as collection across South Africa- call us! Our Customer Service Agent will give you a quote and finalize arrangements with you. A hero will collect the shipment and either take it to the airport for the next available flight or he will drive the shipment through to the final destination himself. Using certain scheduled flights, your shipment is lodged at the airline and notification sent to our receiving branch to ensure a delivery hero is on standby to receive your parcel from the airlines and speedily deliver it to your end destination.
Dawn Delivery (DDX)
For time sensitive deliveries between 07h00 and 10h00 (flight dependant). Advise our Customer Service Agents of your needs and mark your waybill boldly!
Our Hero will collect your shipment; bring it back to base where it will be sorted to destination and sent overnight. The next morning, based on your requirements, a hero will deliver your shipment first in his route or for regional areas, a hero will drive out with just this package in his vehicle to meet your delivery requirements. Extra charges will apply.
Overnight Express (ONX)
Delivery by 11h00 on the next business day to all major centres. Delivery to regional/outlying areas is within 24 to 72 hours dependant on final destination. For concise delivery information, speak to Customer Services staff who will handle this for you. For cost effectiveness use this service for goods weighing up to 2kg’s.
Weekend, Public Holidays and After Hours
We operate 24 seven 365, so we will help you at times when nobody else will. Call in to arrange weekend, public holidays and after hour services. Receive and accept a quotation and mark your waybill clearly. Your courier hero will do the rest.
Budget Cargo (DBC)
This is a perfect service for the slightly heavier and less time sensitive goods. This is flown or driven to destinations and delivered within 24 to 48 hours to all major centres. Regional/outlying areas are delivered within 24 to 72 hours dependant on final destination. For concise delivery information, speak to Customer Services staff. For cost effectiveness use this service for goods weighing more than 2kg’s and less than 7kg’s.
A deferred service for heavy goods. These shipments are driven from origin to destination and are delivered within 24 to 72 hours to major centres. Regional/outlying areas are delivered within 24 to 96 hours dependant on final destination. For concise delivery information, speak to Customer Services staff. For cost effectiveness use this service for goods weighing over 7 kg’s.
Document Express (ICD)
Worldwide delivery of documents through owned Globeflight branches and a network of dedicated partners. Delivery times are between 1-6 days, depending on final destination. Only documents weighing under 2.5kg may be sent on this service.
Parcels Express (ICP)
Global delivery of parcels, samples, stock and all other non-documents. Once again, delivery times are dependant on final destination. You can add another day or two onto the delivery times of documents for customs inspection and release. Customs require specific documentation based on commodity, value and country. An invoice or in some cases a pro-forma invoice is always needed.
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For parcels over 30kg’s that are not urgent, this service will save you money! Customs documents and invoices must accompany the shipment. A call to Customer Services will put your mind at ease!
Over Border Road Freight
This roadfreight service is specific to Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. This is cost effective for goods weighing over 20kg’s with limited urgency.