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Smart Motorways FAQs

Smart Motorways FAQs

It’s 2018, and that means everything in our lives is becoming smarter. We’ve got smart TVs, smart appliances, smart speakers— even our entire home can be classified as “smart”. Given the smart revolution, it’s no surprise that the UK’s largest transport system has also undergone … [read more]


Good Retailer; Bad Courier – What Can You Do?

Good Retailer; Bad Courier - What Can You Do?

  When it comes to online shopping, there’s a lot that can go wrong. You can find the must-have item you have wanted for months is out of stock. The site can crash, your card can be rejected through no fault of your own— it’s … [read more]


Would Fewer Road Signs Make Driving Safer?

Would Fewer Road Signs Make Driving Safer?

    If you were to climb into a car right now and drive for a mile, how many road signs do you think you would pass? The answer is almost certainly “a lot”. There are hundreds of thousands of road signs in Britain, all … [read more]


Clash of The Private Couriers

Clash of The Private Couriers

  Whether you’re a small business owner or have simply sold some items on eBay or Amazon, getting the delivery elements right is one of the most important challenges of all. The upshots of those decisions can influence everything from profit margins to customer satisfaction … [read more]


Choosing a Local Courier

Choosing a Local Courier

There are so many delivery options available to businesses and individuals today. You may not have put much thought into who delivers your items and proceed to choose the first delivery service that springs to mind. However, for deliveries in your area, choosing a local … [read more]


5 Changes to Motoring Law 2018

5 Changes to Motoring Law 2018

A number of new driving changes were introduced and are set to impact the way that both new and experienced motorists drive on the roads. MOT changes This will be the year that it becomes harder to pass your MOT, due to tougher emissions tests. … [read more]


Learner Drivers Allowed On Motorways

Learner Drivers Allowed On Motorways

Learner drivers will no longer have to wait until passing their test to practice motorway driving. Learner drivers will no longer have to wait until passing their test to drive on motorways. The change in law is hoped to give new drivers more confidence before … [read more]


Smart Traffic Lights Trailed in the UK

Smart Traffic Lights Trailed in the UK

Highways England has announced that smart traffic lights are going to be trialed on British roads. Smart traffic lights are said to stop-go driving and will always turn green. They are supposed to inform motorists of the speed they should drive at in order to … [read more]


Courier Nightmares and How to Prevent Them

Courier Nightmares and How to Prevent Them

Complaints that some courier companies receive range from broken parcels to lost items. We’ve decided to highlight what could be referred to as the top couriering nightmares, and put your mind at ease knowing that you can rely on a leading couriering company in Manchester. … [read more]


Tips for Driving in the Sun

Tips for Driving in the Sun

When we think of things that could impact our driving, we think of extreme weather such as hail or snow. However, low sun and bright sun can be one of the biggest problems drivers face. But, what can drivers do to reduce the effects of … [read more]


Delivering Parcels of all Sizes

Delivering Parcels of all Sizes

With a range of vehicles available we are able to confidently fulfill same day deliveries across mainland UK. Our fleet operate from our base in Manchester, collecting and delivering goods throughout the UK all day everyday. Our drivers are trained in keeping your goods secure, … [read more]


Things To Remember When Sending Heavy Items

Things To Remember When Sending Heavy Items

At Speed Couriers, we specialise in shipping parcels of all shapes and sizes, our fleet is equipped to handle consignments of all sizes.Whether you’re a small business or an individual, if you need to send an item that is larger or bulkier than normal, there … [read more]


Could Dash Cameras Improve Our Roads?

Could Dash Cameras Improve Our Roads?

With roads becoming more and more congested, dash cameras record a vehicle’s surroundings and provide many benefits. In this article, we will be discussing the various benefits of dash cameras. What are the benefits of dash and in-car cameras? Accidents and evidence There are several … [read more]


The Vampire Economy and Couriering

The Vampire Economy and Couriering

Many associate the term “vampire economy” with late-night shipping habits. It is said that customers are encouraged to spend money by accessing websites on smartphones and laptops from the comfort of their homes. One in three Brits admit to shopping late at night a lot … [read more]


Delivery Options For E-Commerce

Delivery Options For E-Commerce

Starting a new business takes a lot of work and for most business owners it is both an exciting and daunting prospect. If you are launching a new e-commerce business or are thinking of taking your current business online, you will need an efficient delivery … [read more]


Solving the UK Pothole Problem

Solving the UK Pothole Problem

We rely greatly on our roads to get to and from important destinations. That’s why, when they aren’t in good shape potential danger can arise. Recently, the UK has experienced extremely cold weather which has caused damage to our local roads. Potholes are a common … [read more]


How to Prepare Your Car For Colder Weather

How to Prepare Your Car For Colder Weather

  This month, the UK has experienced plummeting temperatures and snow which has caused disruption on roads. As many of us focus on driving safely, we are also confronted with the challenges of being a car owner too. In this article, we will be outlining … [read more]


Preventing Damage to Your Parcel During Transit

Preventing Damage to Your Parcel During Transit

You’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of your parcel and the expected delivery date has finally arrived. But, when you open up the contents of the parcel they have been damaged. Whether it is a poster that has been torn or a television that has … [read more]


What Should You Do If Your Parcel Goes Missing?

What Should You Do If Your Parcel Goes Missing?

Millions of parcels are sent every day. The vast majority of parcels are delivered without any hiccups, but unfortunately, there are some parcels that do go missing. Founded over 29 years ago, our experienced team have learned just how to track down a parcel that … [read more]


Time Sensitive Deliveries

Time Sensitive Deliveries

Here at Speed Couriers, we are highly experienced in handling time-sensitive deliveries. It might seem over the top to hire a van to deliver a document or envelope but sometimes it is imperative to do so. We’re relied upon to deliver very small items and very … [read more]