Services We Provide
Managing Campaigns Over Time
Our 23,000 square feet of secure warehousing space and bespoke-built inventory management software allow us to manage our customers’ campaigns over time. Our customers can save print costs, time and trouble by producing large batches of posters and letting us manage them over time.
Getting your Posters There
Our excellent and professional team of experts take on the A-to-Z management of classic poster logistics, from the printers to the media owners. As an independent player within the industry, we are uniquely positioned and have the technology to gather and manage information from all counterparties to eliminate any discrepancies which could result in inefficiencies and mistakes. We ensure on a fortnightly basis that your posters will be on display.
Packing & Distribution
24/7 Despatch and Delivery Service
After validating the information received from media agencies and media owners, we repack the posters into parcels in the required quantities before delivering them to hundreds of depots across the country, thanks to our own fleet of vehicles and a network of trusted courier partners. Our industry is Just-in-Time and so are we!
Who we are
Founded in 1983, PCDS remains the UK’s leading poster distribution specialist in the Out-of-Home advertising industry.
With close ties and long term relationships with all the players in the industry, we fulfil our customers’ delivery requirements to over hundreds of depots across the UK. Whether it’s national campaigns on all formats, or a site/design specific campaign on any format, our aim is to provide customers with a service that’s second to none.
Our servicing database, updated on a regular basis, coupled with our own bespoke software and delivery capabilities, enable us to deliver the majority of campaigns either overnight, or next working day.
We are the UK’s number one partner to the media industry when it comes to despatching posters.
Miles Travelled 35,000,000+
Posters delivered 100,000,000+
Frequently asked questions
I received a late booking, how quickly you can despatch posters after receiving them?
Assuming we have received all the necessary instructions from you and the media owners, the posters will be despatched to media owner depots the same day.
We have a multi-design, multi-town booking, how should they be delivered to you?
For guidance, please contact us directly.
We have Adshel spec posters delivered into PCDS and have just realised we have Decaux spec bookings, can you trim them down?
Unfortunately, we don’t have the requisite facilities for that, but we can arrange for the printer to collect and trim them.
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