Goods in and Delivery Procedures

Booking in and warehouse opening hours

Deliveries can be made between 7am and 5pm Monday to Friday. Any deliveries that are 2 pallets or less do not have to be booked in. Deliveries that are more than 2 pallets need to be booked in on 01604756716.

Mainstream Direct reserve the right to refuse any deliveries should any material not be booked in with a reference.

Delivery Notes

All Deliveries must be accompanied by a detailed delivery note which must be signed by a member of Mainstream Direct Staff. Delivery notes must show the following information.

  • Number of Pallets
  • Total quantity
  • Product Description
  • Customer Name
  • Version Number and Code as necessary

Packing and Labelling

All deliveries should be palletised unless single boxes. All pallets should be a maximum size of 1200 x 1000 and must be no more than 1.2m high. All boxes and pallets must be labelled on one short and one long edge, and they must be labelled with the following information:

  • Number of pallets in the consignment
  • Product Description
  • Customer name
  • Version number and code where applicable
  • Quantity on pallet
  • Quantity in box – Where applicable

Pallets should be interleaved between each layer to avoid crushing, pallets should also be shrink wrapped

For Bulk packed and unboxed product, in addition to the above pallet requirements, pallets should have rigid corner protectors and pallet covers on top of each pallet.


Magazines must be turned no smaller than turns of 25’s, leaflets are to be packed in turns no smaller than 50mm. We will not accept shrinkwrapped bundles however we will accept bundles that are strapped or with elastic bands.
Nick Claringbold

Operations Manager

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