The cheapest way to ship to Sweden from the US
Postage to Sweden is very popular with thousands of shipments leaving the US to head there every day. One factor that sometimes puts people off shipping packages to Sweden is cost, but our shipping calculator will help you keep your costs down. Our postal couriers to Sweden include -
- DHL eCommerce is a tracked mail delivery service, which you drop off at your local USPS Post Office, then DHL ships it from the US to Sweden and the Swedish Post Office complete the delivery.
- TrakPak is another tracked mail service that is picked up by FedEx and then shipped to Sweden before being delivered by the Swedish post.
The Parcel Monkey Shipping Marketplace can give you access to simple, affordable international shipping to Sweden, no matter where you are shipping from. Sweden is a country which is fast to embrace new technology and has a long-established tradition of expertise in engineering, shipbuilding, mining and life sciences.
It is home to over 9.8 million people so items are frequently sent to and from overseas locations whether that be the US, elsewhere in Europe, China or with its Nordic neighbors. This Scandinavian country located in Northern Europe borders Norway and Finland and is actually connected to neighboring Denmark by a bridge come tunnel across the Øresund.
Quick international shipping from the USA to Sweden
Due to the vast volumes of both imports and exports involving Sweden, there have been concerted efforts to ensure the trade paths can cater for quick transit times for parcels and packages, that may contain gifts or personal items, as well as business traffic.
If you want a fast delivery service then consider-
- International Drop Off - a service provided by FedEx - drop off your package at your local FedEx store and they will ship it to Sweden in 2-5 days
- USA Express International - pick up completed by FedEx, shipped to a sorting depot and sent to Sweden by DHL in 2-5 days
Of course, if sending to a major destination such as to Stockholm or Gothenburg, transit times will be fairly speedy with a courier. Likewise other big destinations like Malmö, Uppsala, Västerås, Örebro, Linköping, Helsingborg, Jönköping will also enjoy fast delivery as Sweden has well-connected travel infrastructure, plus the majority of Swedes live in urban areas, in fact, 85% of the population does.
eCommerce shopping in Sweden
eCommerce in Sweden is widespread, thanks to a mail order tradition and strong retail brands and with 8.7 million internet users, which account for 94% of the total population, almost three in four Swedish households have ordered something online in the last twelve months.
Currently, Sweden has the 4th highest internet usage rate in the world only Norway, Iceland and the Falkland Islands have more users per head of population. Consumers in Sweden most frequently purchase clothing, books, electronics, and footwear, however, one major issue that puts buyers off in Sweden is that the market is wary about hidden delivery costs. If you want to generate more sales in Sweden online, consider free delivery, which may be more realistic if you have a reliable, affordable shipping solution like Parcel Monkey at your disposal.
With the Swedish population so used to good quality shipping services, there is some great prices available via our shipping calculator, but as we help people send packages to Sweden from all over the world the price will depend on where you send from and what type of delivery time frame you need.