Latest delivery updates for UK & Ireland

Following Black Friday last week and Cyber Monday earlier this week, we have been made aware that a number of parcel deliveries are being delayed due to record volumes, so unfortunately some items are taking a bit longer to arrive than normal. Royal Mail (UK) While service levels are generally very good, as with many … Read more

Despite lockdown it’s business as usual for us

The UK began another period of ‘lockdown’ yesterday (5th November) however as an online-only retailer selling many ‘essential’ products, we’d like to reassure all our customers that it’s pretty much ‘business as usual’ for us. All our suppliers are open as normal, all our delivery partners are operating as normal, so all our products continue … Read more

The ARKS Global Shop is now open!

When ARKS Global opened for business back in 2014, we started trading on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay, but it was always our ambition to have our very own online webstore. It’s hard to believe that it has taken us six years to do so, but I’m pleased to write that here in … Read more

We’re coming to OnBuy!

ARKS Global is pleased to announce that we are launching on UK marketplace What is OnBuy? We launched in November 2016 and are now the fastest-growing marketplace in the world. How, you ask? We saw what other major marketplaces offered and thought we could improve on this – so we did! We created a … Read more

Next-day delivery now available for bike parts

In partnership with our motorcycle parts supplier Bickers, we’re now able to offer next-day delivery* to our customers within the UK mainland. Bickers are a leading wholesaler of motorcycle parts and accessories in the UK and have now made available to us a new direct delivery service, where they will ship orders direct to customers … Read more

Delays to post bound for Australia & New Zealand

We previously advised that our regular international post operator Deutsche Post had suspended their services to many countries worldwide owing to the current Covid-19 pandemic. We do post a large number of items bound for our customers in Australia and New Zealand, so while Deutsche Post have been unable to accept any mail packets or … Read more

Delays to Royal Mail deliveries in the UK

Due to the current COVID-19 Coronavirus situation, we are noticing an increased number of parcels sent via Royal Mail to delivery addresses within the UK are taking much longer than expected to arrive with their recipient. As with many other companies during this time, Royal Mail are reporting staffing issues at various mail sorting centres … Read more

Important update – international shipping disruption

Packet & Parcel Post We have been informed today by DHL that their Globalmail service is being temporarily suspended to the following destinations: Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bhutan, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Chad, China, Cuba, Djibouti, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Jamaica, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Maldives, Mauritania, Moldovia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, … Read more

Coronavirus update from ARKS Global

While the present situation with the growing outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus is indeed unsettling, at this point in time we would like to assure all ARKS Global customers that it is pretty much ‘business as usual’. We are a small team based in premises within Birmingham, England, and we work closely with partner suppliers … Read more

Suspension of delivery services in parts of Northern Italy

An outbreak in Northern Italy of COVID-19 has led to a government ministerial order preventing movement of people and items across a number of towns and villages in Northern Italy from 22 February and services are therefore suspended to the locations listed below until further notice. The 25¬†towns / villages / cities and corresponding postcodes currently affected by … Read more