Invoice Options & Solutions

A full list of all invoice options and solutions that are available to suit your needs.

Invoice Options

Frequency:

1. Weekly
Invoices are produced on a weekly basis dated Friday of each week with the exception of month end, which becomes dependent upon business accounting periods.

2. Bi-weekly
Invoices are produced on the 2nd and 4th/5th week of each month.

3. Monthly
Invoices are produced on the 4th/5th week of each month.
Invoices are emailed on the Sunday following closure of our billing routine each Friday.

Presentation
Invoices can be presented to you in the following formats:

1. Full consigment details

  • Collection date
  • Consignment note number
  • Services
  • Collection depot
  • Delivery postcode
  • Customer reference
  • Weight
  • Number of Parcels in consignment
  • VAT code 'S' standard 'C' ECC 'Z' Zero 'E' Exempt
  • Charge per consignment
2. Daily summary

Our presentation shall be by product, by service and by day for Domestic, International and Offshore consignments and will include:
  • Collection date
  • Total number of consignment(s) relating to date
  • Services
  • Collection depot
  • Summary narration - offshore domestic or international
  • Total number of parcels relating to date
  • Total weight relating to date
  • VAT code 'S' standard 'C' ECC 'Z' Zero 'E' Exempt
  • Total charge by day
3. Weekly summary

Our presentation shall be produced by service, by week for Domestic, International and Offshore consignments and will include:-
  • Week number (DPD's financial calendar week)
  • Total number of consignments relating to week
  • Service
  • Collection depot
  • Summary narration - offshore domestic or international
  • Total number of parcels relating to week
  • Total weight relating to week
  • VAT code 'S' standard 'C' ECC 'Z' Zero 'E' Exempt
  • Total charge by week
Further standard invoice information
  • VAT is calculated by consignment line
  • VAT analysis is clearly shown for Standard, Exempt, Zero and EEC
  • Invoices include full contact details for query purposes
  • Invoices include a product and service summary
  • All invoices include a tear-off remittance slip
  • Payment due dates reflect standard business terms of seven days
Invoices are shown with relevant currency 'GBP' Sterling 'EUR' Euro
Invoice Solutions

Invoice by email

Invoice despatch

DPD invoices are now despatched to customers by email. Each week you will receive a 'Portable Document Format (PDF)' file enclosed within an email. To open the enclosure you will need the latest version of 'Adobe Acrobat Reader' a free software solution which can easily be downloaded from www.adobe.com. Our solution includes a search facility allowing customers to move around and review the document with ease.

Additional invoice data

We can also offer to all customers a 'data' copy of an invoice for analysis purposes. Again this document will be emailed as an enclosure to you each week containing invoiced information from the prior week in a 'Comma Separated Variable (CSV)' file, which may be opened in Excel or a software solution of your choice. You may then analyse and manipulate invoice data to suit your business needs. To receive your data copy please contact us at credit@dpd.co.uk