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How to Ship Glass

How to Ship Glass

Glass is one of the most fragile materials available and for this reason it can be quite tricky to ship without errors.  If you package your glass incorrectly you will almost certainly guarantee that it will break during transit.  However, there are a few simple … [read more]


Pallet Delivery Benefits

Pallet Delivery Benefits

  If you are operating a business you and your members of staff will most likely have a lot on your hands. If your orders are piling up and you’re struggling with delivery things can seem pretty difficult. However, what if we told you there … [read more]


The Cost of Delivery

The Cost of Delivery

  Online shopping has risen very quickly over the past decade. Becoming a successful online retailer isn’t an easy task by any means. They have to make many decisions and an important one is getting postage right. Thought will have been placed into calculating how … [read more]


Incorrect Delivery Status

Incorrect Delivery Status

  Couriers work hard to ensure that your items arrive at their destination safely and on time. However, sometimes a problem arises with a tracking system that marks a consignment as delivered when in reality it hasn’t arrived. There is only a small chance of this happening, however, if … [read more]


Next Day Delivery Tips

Next Day Delivery Tips

If you have an item to send urgently, next day delivery is probably your best option. From returning an item to a retailer or sending a gift to a friend next day delivery is extremely convenient. Read on for tips on how to send a … [read more]


Valentine’s Day Delivery Guide

Valentine's Day Delivery Guide

Valentine’s day is fast approaching and many of us will be thinking about what we can do to show our partners that we are thinking of them. Of course, we’d all like to see our partners and give them gifts in person, but this isn’t … [read more]


How to Handle Returns

How to Handle Returns

  The Christmas period is over and the New Year brings obstacles for e-commerce companies. Sales often increase in December but January has become notorious as the month of returns. Understandably, this leads to January being a very busy month for retailers as they have … [read more]


Happy Christmas from Speed Couriers

Happy Christmas from Speed Couriers

We would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our readers! It has been a productive and positive year here at Speed Couriers and we hope that you will have continued interest in our blog throughout 2019. You will still be able to … [read more]


Post Black Friday Advice

Post Black Friday Advice

My Black Friday packages haven’t arrived yet. What should I do? We understand the anticipation you feel when you’re waiting for a parcel to arrive.  If you are one of the many consumers experiencing a delayed delivery of a long-awaited Black Friday’s purchase, this article … [read more]


Courier Challenges

Courier Challenges

    Have you experienced problems during your consignment’s shipment? There are many processes that need to be completed in order for your shipment to reach its destination. A slight hiccup along the way could lead to a variety of issues for your courier even … [read more]


The Best Ways to Deal with Road Rage

The Best Ways to Deal with Road Rage

There seems to be something about operating a vehicle that can bring out the absolute worst in people.  At some point there is a very strong chance that you have encountered a form of road rage, even if you are just an innocent passenger caught … [read more]


Couriering Issues and How to Resolve Them

Couriering Issues and How to Resolve Them

It is Halloween and we thought we’d take the opportunity to offer up some nightmares that could be experienced should you choose a poor couriering service. There have been countless stories from people receiving the dreaded “sorry, we missed you” card despite being in to … [read more]


International Shipping Tips

International Shipping Tips

  Our team are known for providing excellent couriering services across the UK but we also have a lot of knowledge and experience shipping internationally too.  When you are sending an item abroad, there are variety of things that will need to be considered. It … [read more]


FAQs: Same Day Delivery

FAQs: Same Day Delivery

Same day delivery services continue to rise in popularity. But, do you know everything you need to about this type of delivery?  Speed Couriers are here to provide help with all your same day delivery queries. Why Choose a Same day Courier? Same day delivery … [read more]


Digital Driving Licences

Digital Driving Licences

What is a digital driver licence? A digital driver licence is a version of your driver licence that is available on your phone. Its purpose is to prove your identity and that you have the right to drive a specific type of vehicle but without … [read more]


New Post Boxes Trialed

New Post Boxes Trialed

The Royal Mail have recently begin trialing new post boxes that are a bit different to what we are used to. Thirty mail boxes will be tested throughout Leicester and Northampton and will enable people to post parcel in the same way letters are sent. … [read more]


Basic Preparation tips for Pallet Shipments

Basic Preparation tips for Pallet Shipments

  Transporting heavy materials often requires more than your average delivery. A pallet is a flat transport unit that can support heavy items and can be used to store a number of items at once. In this article, we will be discussing the benefits of … [read more]


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]