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Important Update on ICR International Express Shipments

In the face of the challenges posed by the unprecedented global COVID-19 crisis, ICR Worldwide Express Ltd.  have to levy an Emergency Situation Surcharge (ESS) to all International Express shipments from the 1st April 2020 until further notice.


The reasons ICR Worldwide are citing for the introduction of the ESS is:

  • Increased operational costs brought about by the COVID- 19 pandemic.
  • Massive reduction in available commercial cargo capacity has required a switch to more indirect routing bringing with it additional costs.
  • Requirement for the purchase of additional cargo aircraft lift.

The ESS is for Air Express shipments ONLY and will apply per shipment.


How the Emergency Situation Surcharge (ESS) will work;

The ESS is a fixed charge and will be applied per shipment and dependent on the weight of each shipment.

Chargeable Weight           Charge Amount

Charge per KG                     £1.00

Minimum Charge               £2.50 per shipment



ICR offer a ‘HOME COLLECTION’ service, for nationwide and worldwide deliveries. This is a reduced cost 3rd party collection option, for those affected by the virus and charged at £10 + VAT. You will need a printer at home to print our collection agent’s air waybill and if you live in London and the home counties and can book before 1pm, we are usually able to collect on the same day. We hope this will assist our customers continue with their work when needing to ship goods.
Please contact us to arrange delivery of office equipment, personal effects, documents and parcels. Please contact customer services for any assistance or quotes. You are able to book online, call or email ICR to place bookings.

 *ICR will not be delivering packages directly to anyone with the virus (We can deliver goods outside addresses for people to collect). *

Call us now on 0845 872 0350


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