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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]


How to Prevent Parcel Theft

How to Prevent Parcel Theft

Buying items online provides a lot of advantages. However, buying things online opens us up to a big risk: package theft. Whilst you’re away from your home, the person dropping off a parcel may leave it somewhere outside. Neither retailers nor delivery companies are responsible … [read more]


The Benefits of Parcel Lockers

The Benefits of Parcel Lockers

Parcel lockers have become a common sight within the UK as of late. This is directly linked to the growth of online shopping. Many people now order food, their weekly shop, clothes, and anything else online and within the comfort of their own home. What … [read more]


3 Reasons Why you Should Choose a Courier

3 Reasons Why you Should Choose a Courier

  Using a courier is one of the best ways you can ensure that your parcel arrives at its destination quickly and efficiently. In today’s article, we will be rounding up 3 reasons why you should use a couriering service.      Convenience   Couriers … [read more]


Why Choose Speed Couriers?

Why Choose Speed Couriers?

  Here at Speed Couriers, we pride ourselves in the outstanding couriering service we provide to our customers. We have over 30 years of experience in the couriering industry. However, it isn’t just our experience that sets us apart from other couriers. In this article, … [read more]


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]