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Courier service sector trends

Courier service sector trends

Many couriers have become used to same-day delivery of important documents as a main source of work. These days though, this has largely taken a back seat to other sources such as online stores. eBay and Amazon, for example, provide a huge amount of work … [read more]


What is a courier service and how can it make your life easier?

What is a courier service and how can it make your life easier?

The literal definition of a courier service is: “A Courier company is one which delivers messages, packages and mail and is known for its speed, security, tracking service and specialisation.” So there you have it… Just kidding. Courier services were created to provide a more … [read more]


Freight Company or Courier Service: Which is Right for You?

Freight Company or Courier Service: Which is Right for You?

Getting your package from point A to point B presents a few challenges. For instance, you have to weigh the required, or desired, delivery speed with the cost of next or same-day delivery and the stakes only get higher the larger the parcel. For many … [read more]


A brief history of couriers

A brief history of couriers

Ever since mankind first realised that things can be moved from one place to another, we started stealing… no I’m kidding. We began to devise ways of making it easier to transport these things from A to B. These days it is pretty easy, for … [read more]


Courier services and dropshipping

Courier services and dropshipping

If you haven’t heard of dropshipping before, it is probably the next big thing in entrepreneurship. Probably the best thing about this method of business is that you never have to leave your home to be successful in this area and it only takes a … [read more]


Why GPS parcel and driver tracking is important

Why GPS parcel and driver tracking is important

Courier services across the globe have seen some pretty big changes in the way technology has changed and developed over the years. Speed Couriers were early adopters of the latest tech and we know first-hand just how important it is. This is mostly because it … [read more]


Speed Couriers and Crown Commercial Services

Speed Couriers and Crown Commercial Services

Speed Couriers, if you did not know, are Manchester-based and have been working in the city, and indeed the whole country, for over 3 decades. Very recently Speed Couriers have been approved and added to the CCS’s (Crown Commercial Service) COVID-19 Catalogue of Suppliers. This … [read more]


Ecommerce start-ups and same day couriers

Ecommerce start-ups and same day couriers

Ecommerce is huge. Website based B2b sales are worth an estimated 133 billion pounds annually, and that’s just between businesses. Alongside these sales within a 12-month period, there are there B2C sales – Business to Consumer, as opposed to Business to Business. These sales are … [read more]


Courier services Vs Software-based couriers

Courier services Vs Software-based couriers

When you want to book a courier, how do you know if you are dealing with an actual courier service or one that just says it is? Did you know there was even such a thing as software-based couriers? It is a real thing, and … [read more]


5 Industries that need same day couriers

5 Industries that need same day couriers

Same day couriers, like Speed Couriers, provide a valuable service that offers the fastest method of delivery of an item from point A to point B. many companies make use of these services as a matter of convenience, security or when something just has to … [read more]


Choosing the right packaging before shipping

Choosing the right packaging before shipping

It does not matter what you need to be shipped (so long as you are legally able to do so), the packaging itself needs to be appropriate. You would not try shipping a fragile item in just a thick polythene bag, would you? If something … [read more]


The future of Parcel deliveries

The future of Parcel deliveries

No matter the industry or what part of the world you’re in, there’s one thing that you can be sure of: the modern world never stops moving forward. The reality is that the modern world is constantly pushing into the future and that’s something that … [read more]


Strangest Places Where Parcels Have Been Left

Strangest Places Where Parcels Have Been Left

We all know that feeling when you’ve ordered something for delivery and you’re waiting patiently for it to arrive. It can often feel like you’re just sat staring at the door waiting for the bell to ring. Because of this, there are few things more … [read more]


Five reasons to choose Speed Couriers for your business

Five reasons to choose Speed Couriers for your business

Introduction Choosing an efficient courier service for your business can be an impactful factor in influencing your customer’s buying decisions, and it can keep you ahead of your competitors. With our expert delivery service here at Speed Courier, we are confident that we can be … [read more]


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]