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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]


How to Save Money on Your Car Insurance

Due to the nature of being a courier, we know a thing or two about cars. More specifically, we know we’ve learned some great ways to save money on all kinds of driving related issues, as you might have read in our last bog post, … [read more]


How to Save Money on Your Fuel Consumption

Here at Speed Couriers, we know a thing or two about cars and driving, as you might expect. As a result, we’ve found a number of great ways to save money on petrol and to make a vehicle more cost efficient, and we thought we’d … [read more]


Postie Praise for New Dangerous Dog Proposals

The postman’s union has rejoiced today, after the Government announced new proposals that will hopefully combat the danger of killer dogs. The Communication Workers Union, or CWU, has praised the Government for recognising the very real danger that these dangerous dogs pose to people, particularly … [read more]


Summer Driving Preparation

Whilst most people become anxious drivers during the winter months, and take a number of precautions to avoid road accidents, the summer months also provide their own unique dangers. As a result, it is essential that you increase your driving safety levels, for both you … [read more]


Drunk US Postal Worker Drives Van Off the Road

A worker for the UPS (United States Postal Service) has this week been charged with driving under the influence off the job whilst doing his rounds. Thomas Hackney, of Chicago, Illinois, was driving his work vehicle Friday, 5th of July when he crashed it at … [read more]


Promote Dog Awareness Week

In the coming days, anticipation will be steadily growing in the delivery sector as people prepare for Dog Awareness Week 2013, which will take place from the 15th to the 21st of July. For years, postmen, couriers and other communication have been living with the … [read more]


Speed Couriers Favourite Driving Apps

As you might imagine, we at Speed Couriers spend plenty of time on the road delivering packages. As a result, we love find out about the newest driving apps, which can make any drive more efficient, effective and even enjoyable. Here, we’ve put together our … [read more]


Famous Footy Postmen

Following on from our past post about the most famous fictional postmen of all time, we thought it would be fun to bring you a list of REAL famous people who have been postmen in their lives, and found that a large number of household … [read more]


The Most Famous Fictional Posties of All-Time

Over the years, postmen have been depicted in books, plays, film and television. And these are not just small roles; some of these post-delivering characters have been central to their particular narrative and have instantly recognisable characters to the majority of the public. Here, we … [read more]