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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]


Couriers Behaving Badly!

Couriers Behaving Badly!

At Speed Couriers, we know that a quality courier service consists of a speedy delivery, safe, secure transportation and proper communication with the customer. We believe that customers who entrust us with their items for delivery deserve the best customer service possible, and nothing makes … [read more]


Royal Mail Branded as modern day Dick Turpin

Royal Mail Branded as modern day Dick Turpin

Postal rates are set to rise again with following an announcement from Royal Mail, detailing increases on first class post by 2p to 62p while second class stamps will rise by 3p to 53p from March 31. Royal Mail said they had “thought carefully” about … [read more]


Speed is of the Essence!

Speed is of the Essence!

Believe it or not, only 20% of the hearts given by organ donors are actually used in transplant surgeries, despite there being well over 3,000 people desperately awaiting a heart transplant each day. This is hugely related to poor transportation methods, which can significantly affect … [read more]


A Look at our Pathology Courier Services

At Speed Couriers, we provide several specialised courier and distribution services, from overnight deliveries to specialist distributions. One of the key areas we also specialise in is medical courier services. Dealing with pathological, pharmaceutical and hospital deliveries every day, our convoy yields the right vehicles … [read more]


Delivery Driver Attacked with Axe in West Midlands!

At Speed Couriers, we like to ensure all of our drivers are 100% safe when taking parcels and packages from A to B, but unlucky deliveryman in the West Midlands was recently attacked by three men and an axe during one of his routine deliveries! … [read more]


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]