Chronopost is a courier and express delivery service based in France. It was founded in 1985 as a joint venture between La Poste, the French postal service, and the courier company DHL. The company was created to offer a range of time-critical delivery services for packages, documents, and other items within France and internationally.
In the early years of its operation, Chronopost focused on delivering packages within France, using a network of dedicated vehicles and hubs. In the late 1980s, the company expanded its operations to include international deliveries, and it began to offer delivery services to other European countries.
Over the years, Chronopost has continued to expand and adapt to changing market conditions and customer needs. In the 1990s, the company introduced a range of value-added services, such as tracking and traceability, delivery notification by email or SMS, and the ability to redirect a package to a different address or hold it at a Chronopost pickup location. In the 2000s, the company developed a strong presence in e-commerce, and it introduced new services such as same-day delivery and delivery on specific days of the week.
Today, Chronopost is a leading provider of courier and express delivery services in France and a major player in the European market. It is a division of La Poste and a member of the GeoPost group, which also includes the courier companies DPD and Seur.

Chronopost Services:

Chonopost offers a huge variety of services both domestic and international, some of the most known and trusted are the following:


Chronopost Chrono 18:

Chronopost’s Chrono 18 allows you to have your parcel delivered before 6 p.m. on the working day following your shipment. This service is intended for shipments in Metropolitan France and Monaco. For shipments to Corsica, this period may be extended by one working day.
Your package can be dropped off from Monday to Saturday morning at a post office, Chronopost agency or Pickup point (only for packages with computerized labels). Collection on request (ESD) is available as an option and allows you to choose the place and time slot for collecting your parcel.
With Chrono 18, delivery is possible on Saturday before 6 p.m. for parcels entrusted on Friday (or Thursday if Friday is a public holiday).
With the Chronopost Predict option, you can let your recipient manage their delivery and reschedule it (provided you provide the recipient’s mobile phone number and/or email address on the waybill).

Chronopost Chrono Classic:

Chronopost Classic is the Chronopost service for international shipments in Europe, thanks to the integration with the European logistics and transport network DPD.
Parcels can be dropped off at a post office, Chronopost and Relais Pickup agencies from Monday to Saturday. Collection on demand (ESD) is available as an option and allows you to choose the location and time slot for collection.
With the Chronopost Predict option, let your recipient manage their delivery (all you have to do is provide the recipient’s mobile phone number and/or email address on the waybill).
Chrono Classic generally delivers your parcels between 2 and 3 working days for shipments to main European destinations, such as Spain, Germany or Italy, for other European destinations delays can reach 3-6 days. Delivery is made Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

In the event of the absence of the recipient during the first and second delivery, your package will be left for about 10 days at the local delivery agency and you will be notified of the conditions for collecting it.


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