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10 Of The Strangest Things Delivered By Couriers (Not Us)

10 Of The Strangest Things Delivered By Couriers (Not Us)

Things in the courier world often get weird. Really weird! There’s no limit to the human imagination, and so there are no boundaries on the kinds of things that the general public has asked couriers to deliver. The following are the ten strangest items delivered … [read more]


Packaging Your Parcel The Eco Way

Packaging Your Parcel The Eco Way

Let’s face it; your business has a greater responsibility to adopt greener processes than ever before. Aside from building a better brand image and gaining improved customer reactions, using the eco-friendly approach actively saves the planet. Eco parcel packaging is one of the most important … [read more]


Why Independant Couriers Are Vital To The NHS

Why Independant Couriers Are Vital To The NHS

Independent couriers play a vital role in the continued success of the National Health Service across the United Kingdom and have been doing so for several years now. The use of couriers supports in-house transport services and can be a quick way to respond to … [read more]


Parcel Delivery After Brexit

Parcel Delivery After Brexit

Summary: Will package delivery be different after Brexit? The UK leaving the EU will mean that delivers to and from the EU will likely change. But how? No one is sure yet what exactly Brexit will look like. There could be a deal or there … [read more]


A Guide To Shipping Internationally

A Guide To Shipping Internationally

International shipping has become much more frequent, and with the rise in buying and selling products online- it has also become much easier. If you choose to sell online, it is likely that at some point you will have to consider shipping internationally to buyers … [read more]


How Order Fulfilment Businesses Affect Independant Couriers

How Order Fulfilment Businesses Affect Independant Couriers

Summary: When you need someone to deliver the orders for your business, you might consider both order fulfilment services and independent couriers. Both of them could have their benefits, but could choosing one negatively impact the other? There are a few options for you to … [read more]


Courier Scams To Watch Out For?

Courier Scams To Watch Out For?

Sadly, courier scams are real. The Crime Survey for England and Wales reported an increase of 17.8% for the year ending March 2019. This equates to an estimated 3.8 million incidents where people have been potentially subject to fraud. Customers must be able to protect … [read more]


Examples Of How Couriers Prepare Vehicles For Winter Weather

Examples Of How Couriers Prepare Vehicles For Winter Weather

Just like Genghis Khan, our fearless leader travelled to Mongolia to prove it Khan be done (get it?). Okay, he did it on a bike and not on horseback, but it’s still an achievement, people. Unfortunately for us and Shaun, Manchester is nowhere near as … [read more]


Securing Heavy Packages To Prevent Damage

Securing Heavy Packages To Prevent Damage

Whether you’re sending items you’ve sold on Ebay or are transporting any goods or products, securing packages will help prevent damage to the items you post. This not only means using a reliable courier service like Speed Courier Services, it also means securing the package … [read more]


Best packaging methods to protect different items?

Best packaging methods to protect different items?

A good courier can only do so much. It doesn’t matter how gentle we are or how carefully we load your stuff, if your items haven’t been packaged appropriately, there is always a chance they will be damaged. Don’t want to risk sending damaged goods … [read more]


Why the cheapest isn’t always the best Courier?

Why the cheapest isn't always the best Courier?

You need a courier and opt for the cheapest one. After all, they are all the same, and there isn’t much difference other than the price. Of course, this isn’t the case because the cost of a service isn’t always an excellent indicator of quality. … [read more]


How To Choose the best UK Courier?

How To Choose the best UK Courier?

A courier service should deliver on time without any hiccups. The problem in today’s market is the level of saturation. A quick Google search will reveal hundreds of companies in the UK that all claim to provide the best service. To make sure you don’t … [read more]


Why aren’t my eBay Items Selling?

Why aren't my eBay Items Selling?

  Selling on any platform comes with its difficulties. However, on eBay, it is particularly difficult as there is so much competition. You may end up adding a listing thinking it will sell well only to gage no interest at all. That is why we … [read more]


Using a Local Courier Service

Using a Local Courier Service

Are you considering using a courier service? If so, there are many reasons why you should be looking into working with a local company. At speed Couriers, we strive to provide efficient and quick delivery service. We can carry out local consignments in Manchester and … [read more]


How to Track a Parcel

How to Track a Parcel

  How can I track a parcel? With Speed Couriers, it is a very simple process. We offer a parcel tracking service that allows you to see where your parcel is at all times. This system is available to all of our clients through a … [read more]


Questions to Ask a Courier Company

Questions to Ask a Courier Company

  Choosing a reliable courier has become a priority for many companies and individuals. Every person sending an item expects it to arrive at its destination in good condition, quickly, and without issues. To ensure your parcel’s delivery goes to plan, it is imperative that … [read more]


Stopping Road Rage

Stopping Road Rage

    What is road rage?    Road rage is something that we are sure most people are aware of.  As the term suggests, road rage is driving in an aggressive or angry manner and it’s becoming a growing problem all over the world. Even … [read more]


The Dangers of Dehydration whilst Driving

The Dangers of Dehydration whilst Driving

It is starting to get warmer which means that dehydration is a lot more common. When it gets warm, we tend to lose a lot more water from our bodies because we are sweating more. However, many people tend to steer clear from drinking water … [read more]