Useful Tools

JCA purpose built online booking facility enable our customers to book UK Sameday and Nextday as well as International deliveries from any where in the world, with full address gazateer and tracking facilities to make your experience straight forward and easy.


Commercial Invoice Generator

A Commercial Invoice is a document that must accompany non-document consignments to any destination outside the EC. This enables local customs authorities to apply the correct procedures in order for the consignment to be cleared.

Generate a Commercial Invoice

Vehicle Dimensions

A comparison table of our delivery vehicles and their statistics is available.

View our Vehicle Dimensions

Useful tips

Choose a quality cardboard box considering the strength needed to protect your goods.

Choose a rigid box with flaps, sizing it correctly to its contents, an under filled box is likely to collapse.

Wrap fragile items separately placing them in the centre of the box with adequate cushioning all around. The items should not move once packed.

Use tape or strapping where appropriate to seal and secure you box.

Please contact JCA when shipping liquid for advice on packaging.

Please note that the customer remains responsible for ensuring packing and labelling is correct for transportation.

Packing Information

JCA is dedicated to delivering your parcels with speed and care. During the some of the transit process that we offer parcels may be handled several times. It is therefore important that all items are adequately packed. JCA have some tips that will help you make sure your package arrives at its destination in the best possible condition and on time. JCA also offer a packing service and can supply you with the relevant material.

Restricted Items

  • Aerosols (by air freight and road services).
  • Any items which contain an explosive charge such as steering wheels with airbags, life rafts, life jackets etc.
  • Animals, including birds, fish, insects, larvae etc.
  • Any item deemed offensive to the religion or culture of the destination country, and/or any country transited during shipment.
  • Banderols/Tax stickers.
  • Batteries.
  • Bullion, or any precious metal.
  • Complete Firearms, firearm parts, ammunition, explosives, weapons or items that could be used as weapons (these include but are not limited to decorative swords, kitchen knives, scissors, chisels, screwdrivers, etc).
  • Dangerous/Hazardous goods (these include but are not limited to dry ice, biological substances, flammable liquids, UN classified dangerous goods & goods specified as such under IATA, ADR, and IMDG regulations).
  • Human remains or ashes.
  • Illegal goods (these are goods which are considered illegal in the country of origin, any countries transited during shipment and/or the destination country, and would include but not be limited to pirated goods, counterfeit goods, and narcotics).
  • Irreplaceable/unique items.
  • Ivory and other banned products.
  • Jewellery, loose precious stones, and objects constructed of precious metals and/or stones.
  • Medical samples (includes bodily fluids and tissue).
  • Negotiable and 'Cash-like' instruments in bearer form (this includes, but is not limited to, blank cheques, blank activated credit, and event tickets cash, bank notes, currency, phone cards, sim cards, and unused stamps etc.)
  • Perfumes and Aftershaves.
  • Perishable items.
  • Pornography.
  • Tobacco.
  • Toner / printer cartridges.

Worldwide Transit Guide

To calculate the Shipment Transit time, simply select the Destination Country and Shipment Type.

Shipment Type

* consignments traveling to outlying cities may take a little longer, please contact customer services for further information

Volumetric Weight calculator

To calculate your shipment’s volumetric weight, fill in the fields in centimetres