Europe is home to the largest economy in the world, comprised of 51 independent states across an eclectic geographical and demographical region. Many businesses both based in and outside of the continent rely on importing and exporting within Europe to ensure strong business growth and to discover new opportunities.

Around 1.2 million Brits live in other European countries, while nearly 3 million Europeans live in the UK as well. Along with business parcel delivery this creates a high demand for regular postage across the continent for individuals. From the cold north of Iceland to the cross-continental climate down south in Turkey, postage across Europe can be arranged with Whistl.

European Postal Statistics

Europe covers a wide and diverse area, home to around 750 million people. According to PostNL’s annual report, billions of letters, parcels and other items are sent to and from the region each year, with households in Austria and Sweden receiving the most mail items per year. Some of the top European postal statistics include the below.

Total addressed mail items delivered in 2015:

European Country

Mail items (billions)

Germany

15.7

UK

12.2

France

12.0

Spain

3.4

Italy

3.3

The European ecommerce market in 2016:

European Country

Percentage of Individuals Purchasing Items Online

UK

83%

Denmark

82%

Sweden

76%

Germany

74%

Netherlands

74%

Whistl’s European Parcel Delivery Solutions

Depending on whereabouts in Europe you need to send mail or parcels, different customs duties will be applied and addressing systems vary. For businesses that regularly require high frequency deliveries across Europe, our services can provide an ideal solution, whether you’re focused on one particular European country or many across the continent.  

Get started with Whistl by filling out an online form detailing if you’re interested in mail, parcel, leaflet delivery or fulfilment to Europe and we’ll be in touch.