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Keep Your Package’s Contents Safe During Transit

Keep Your Package's Contents Safe During Transit

At Speed Couriers, we’re committed to delivering your shipments with speed and care; we take all possible precautions to ensure every item is transported as efficiently and securely as possible, as well as having it arrive right on schedule. However there are some steps you … [read more]


Couriers deliver the strangest things…

Couriers deliver the strangest things…

Here at Speed Couriers, we are used to handling the kinds of items that you would not normally find in Postman Pat’s postal bag (even if Jess has ‘scratched’ around in there while he wasn’t looking). This is something that we take in our stride, … [read more]


Winter maintenance for your van

Winter maintenance for your van

It’s getting to that time of year again, and nobody knows better than us at Speed Courier how important it is to take care of your vehicles in colder weather. Sub zero temperatures can put a serious damper on your vehicles use plans, and can … [read more]


How To Package Parcels The Good Way

How To Package Parcels The Good Way

Its been a while since we offered any packaging advice to our clients so we thought we would put together a quick post on the best way to package your items that will make our life and your life much easier. Making sure your parcels … [read more]


Get the Most from your Petrol with Speed Couriers: Part 2

Get the Most from your Petrol with Speed Couriers: Part 2

In our last post, we explored some fantastic petrol-saving tips to help our readers keep costs down and reduce their carbon emissions while on the road. This week, we have some more handy tricks that you may not have thought of to help reduce petrol … [read more]


London Motorists to Face New Charges for Diesel Vehicles

London Motorists to Face New Charges for Diesel Vehicles

Islington Council have recently revealed plans to bring in on-the-spot fines of £20 for motorists who leave a diesel engine running while stationary in the area, in the hope that it will reduce ‘unnecessary pollution’. The plans were unveiled after an announcement from London’s Mayor, … [read more]


The Speed Couriers Summer Driving Checklist: Part 2

The Speed Couriers Summer Driving Checklist: Part 2

Welcome to part two of our handy summer driving checklist! We have put this handy list of tips together to ensure summer trippers all over the UK are as well-prepared as possible for their lengthy car journeys in the sun! If you didn’t catch part … [read more]


Convenience Versus Price

Convenience Versus Price

Recent studies confirm that there is a continued disconnect between consumer and retailer expectations in the delivery industry when it comes down to the age-old ‘convenience versus price’ relationship. BT and Retail Week’s 2014 Consumer Report shed some additional light on consumers’ feelings on the … [read more]


The Future of Pizza Delivery

The Future of Pizza Delivery

  An Italian restaurant in Mumbai, India has taken pizza delivery to the next level, sending its tastey pizzas to their respective destinations using a flying drone known as a ‘quadcopter’. A video recently posted on YouTube by the restaurant shows the pizza being made … [read more]


Amazon’s Delivery Dream Flies Again!

Amazon's Delivery Dream Flies Again!

Recent news shows that Amazon’s famous delivery drone video may be more than just a well edited show of technology; it would seem they and other companies that offer a delivery service are more than interested in making this futuristic convenience a reality! Engineers are … [read more]


Short & Simple Tips for Mailing Overseas

Short & Simple Tips for Mailing Overseas

Mailing a parcel overseas sounds like it should be a fairly straightforward task, but unfortunately , as with many things in life, there are numerous things that can go wrong with a simple delivery overseas. At Speed Couriers, we know what good deliveries are made … [read more]


Greater Manchester Celebrates its 40th Birthday!

Greater Manchester Celebrates its 40th Birthday!

This year our beloved city of Manchester celebrated 40 years as an official region. On the 1st of April 1974, ten boroughs, which had formally been part of Cheshire and Lancashire, became one. So to celebrate 40 years of this much-loved region of our home … [read more]


Last minute preparations……

Last minute preparations......

  Speed HQ was a hive of frenzied activity today as our intrepid MD made final preparations before departure on his 10,000 mile motorcycle ride from Manchester to Mongolia on behalf of Cancer Research UK. Accompanied by Ian Wray and Lydon Poskitt, the fearless threesome … [read more]


‘Incompetent’ drug delivery service enrages NHS patients

'Incompetent' drug delivery service enrages NHS patients

One of the leading home healthcare providers in Britain has received a huge amount of complaints after its recurring failure to deliver vital medication on time to patients. The NHS Choices website has been bombarded with emails from irate patients, venting their anger at Healthcare … [read more]


What Makes Speed Couriers Special

What Makes Speed Couriers Special

At Speed Couriers we take a personal pride in the quality of our service. We know what matters to our customers: Efficiency, speed, security and peace of mind (to name just a few), and that’s why we make a continued effort not only to provide … [read more]


TNT Posties Accused of Dumping Mail to Earn More

TNT Posties Accused of Dumping Mail to Earn More

Recent news shows TNT postal workers have been dumping huge amounts of mail to earn a better wage. Customers are blaming TNT Post for missing important hospital appointments as well as lost bills and delayed medical test results. TNT’s postal workers are paid according to … [read more]


Speedy Delivery by Land, Sea and Air!

Speedy Delivery by Land, Sea and Air!

A fast and reliable courier service is vital in the world and indeed, the Manchester of today. At Speed Couriers, it’s our mission to make sure our customer’s packages and parcels are delivered as quickly and as efficiently as possible. That’s why we recently invested … [read more]