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Are Amazon Pushing Boundaries Once Again?

You may remember that Amazon’s space age delivery drones caught our interest earlier this year as they released videos of their airborne couriers dropping off packages at a customer’s home within minutes of him placing his order. A recent article by David Gilbert on the … [read more]


Online Sales Trump the High Street over Christmas 2014

We couriers know better than most just how busy the Christmas period can be. With Christmas packages and valuable gifts flying to and from distant locations around the country, it’s fair to say the courier business is booming during December! While it’s no secret that … [read more]


Quick Tips for Driving Green in 2014

At Speed Couriers, we get some serious miles under our belt over the space of a year, and we know all too well how the petrol costs can mount up when you drive long distances regularly, especially as costs seem to always be on the … [read more]


A Christmas Message…….

A Christmas from Speed's MD;  "Speed Couriers would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.    At this time of year instead of sending Christmas cards out we always try and help the less fortunate out and make a … [read more]


Speed Couriers Recruit A Secret Weapon

Here at Speed Couriers, we pride ourselves on our ability to transport items and packages almost in the blink of an eye. Our speedy delivery service has helped us become one of the most successful same day delivery couriers in the Northwest, and with our … [read more]


Overnight & Nextday Parcel Delivery Explained

  A question that we are often asked at Speed Couriers H.Q. is “what’s the difference between a same day and overnight courier?” One gets delivered the day after I hear you scoff……. well yes; but that’s not the real issue – and understanding the … [read more]


The Speed Couriers Christmas Delivery Countdown

With a ton of presents to wrap and a few of those crucial gifts still to buy, the weeks approaching Christmas are easily one of the more frustrating and often stressful times of year. To effectively avoid these panics it’s a good idea to get … [read more]


Amazon Take Package Delivery Into the New Age

Amazon have shown once again that they are striving to stay on the cutting-edge of online shopping and customer satisfaction promises by revealing their new ‘futuristic’ plans yesterday to one day supply a ’60 minute air delivery’ service in which they pledge to have a … [read more]


Quick Tips for Selling on EBay

  One of the main differences between shopping on the high street and shopping online is you can’t physically see who you’re doing business with, and while you are still transferring the money to them upon purchase, you won’t receive your item straight away. What’s … [read more]


Erzbergrodeo Entry Spots Snapped Up Yet Again

All 1,500 entries for the upcoming 20th anniversary of Erzbergrodeo, one of the world’s most revered off-road motorcycle festivals sold out in under an hour this morning. Fascination around the Erzbergrodeo continues to fly high in its 20th year following the lightening quick sell-out of … [read more]


The Canine Wars Continue

Following the hundreds of words written by us and many other sources about dogs and their regular attacks on delivery men, there has been a new development this week in the media. In a groundbreaking legal case, a man whose dog bit a postman has … [read more]


Going the Extra Mile

  Serbian postman Filip Filipovic found more than he bargained for when he was reassigned to cover a collection of small villages, located deep within a mountainous region to the south of the country, along the border with Kosovo. Almost as soon as he started … [read more]


Top Tips for Moving House

As a courier service, we’ve helped countless people transfer things from one home to another during a big move. As a result, we’ve picked up a lot of experience and top tips for how to best move house. Organise Your Boxes One of the most … [read more]


US Citizens ‘Browsing the Mobile Web’

A new survey in the USA has shown that most US civilian mobile phone users own a smartphone, which they use to access the internet. Well known market analyst Nielsen has conducted a recent study, with some interesting finding and conclusions. Their research shows that … [read more]


Grand Theft Auto 5 Set To Sell Out and Break Records

Stores and supermarkets flung open their doors on the dot at midnight last night to start fan frenzy around the latest instalment in the Grand Theft Auto series. Demand has been so high in fact, that the game is set to break all previous records … [read more]


Attractive Packaging Can Woo Shoppers

A recent poll has displayed results that suggest people are far more likely to purchase items that are attractively packaged when shopping online. The survey, reports business intelligence magazine Internet Retailer, reports some extremely interesting findings. They have said that research carried out by fulfilment … [read more]


How to Winter Proof Your Car

With the increasing winds and tumbling temperatures we’ve been experiencing in recent years, it’s clear that summer has well and truly gone and wintry months are not far over the horizon. Whilst this is not all bad, the onset of winter plays havoc with road … [read more]


Top Reasons to Use a Courier Service

In recent times, courier services have become more and more prevalent. This is a result of the booming industry we’re in and the vital service we offer to a number of different sectors of the community, from individuals to businesses. The benefit of our service … [read more]


Top tips On How to Negotiate a Car price

Carrying on from our previous advice on ‘How to Save Money on Your Car Insurance’ and ‘How to Save Money on Your Fuel Consumption’, we’re bringing you even more informative and useful car related advice! Here, we’ll list our top tips on buying a car … [read more]