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To ensure safe delivery of sample containers and collection of samples, DETS have invested in a dedicated internal courier service with support from an external courier company. Our internal courier service covers 5 areas of the U.K.

  • North East
  • East
  • North West
  • Scotland 

Requests for sample containers need to be made by 2pm to ensure delivery for the following day. Sample collections need to be made before 11am for a same day collection. In conjunction with with our external courier company APC, we are also able arrange sample drop offs at any of APC’s nationwide depots.

Ad-hoc site collections using our internal DETS Courier may also be arranged in advance for site collections that are not included within our usual collection areas.

For more details on our courier service please contact our contracts team at or via telephone on 01207 582333.

DETS – dependable data, dependable delivery