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How to Obtain Positive Feedback on eBay

How to Obtain Positive Feedback on eBay

eBay, the online auction site, is an easy way to shift those items you no longer have any use for. If you aren’t familiar with selling on eBay then it is worth noting that with every item you sell, the buyer can provide feedback and … [read more]


Let Someone Know You Care with Speed Couriers

Let Someone Know You Care with Speed Couriers

It’s hard to believe that once our doorsteps were flooded with letters. Fast forward a few years and emails are one of the best ways to communicate. Emails are very convenient and not to mention cheap. However, there are times where digital communication can be … [read more]


Delivery Fails and What You Can Do to Avoid Them

Delivery Fails and What You Can Do to Avoid Them

You’ve sent many items before and you may think you know it all. However, we know that it is very easy to make little mistakes. In this article, we look at the most common mistakes we see people making when sending their parcels and identify … [read more]


New Year, Same Excellent Service

New Year, Same Excellent Service

We can’t believe that 2018 is already here. Instead of making New Year resolutions, we are making a promise to maintain our high standards when taking on your consignment. We understand that the person responsible for your deliveries represents you. Therefore, it is extremely important … [read more]


Merry Christmas from Speed Couriers!

Merry Christmas from Speed Couriers!

Thank you all for a great year and for stopping by our blog. We have plenty of guides that will help you over the Christmas period. Our delivery services will remain available should any emergencies arise. Available services include our guest booking system which will … [read more]


How delivery options can impact basket abandonment rates

How delivery options can impact basket abandonment rates

Shopping basket abandonment is an area that many businesses want to investigate more, particularly when sales unexpectedly dip. Delivery options that appeal to customers’ needs can actually help reduce the chances of a customer abandoning the checkout and shopping elsewhere. We haven’t created this statement … [read more]


Christmas Shopper Types

Christmas Shopper Types

We are all different when it comes to our shopping techniques at Christmas time. But, what kind of Christmas shopper are you? Are you someone who finds themselves constantly doing a last minute dash to the stores or are you extremely organised with all of … [read more]


Online Shopping Benefits

Online Shopping Benefits

  With Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales underway, we will be discussing the benefits of shopping online as opposed to shopping on the high street. A more relaxing experience: Black Friday and Cyber Monday are very busy shopping periods. Especially with some brands extending … [read more]


When Does the Value of a Parcel Matter?

When Does the Value of a Parcel Matter?

In this article, we will be discussing why the value of your parcel is very important if you are shipping to a Non-EU country. When your parcel enters a Non-EU country, the local customs authority will check that the shipment is allowed into their country. … [read more]


Why is Parcel Tracking Important?

Why is Parcel Tracking Important?

Parcel tracking ensures that your consignment is always accounted for. This offers something that money can rarely buy; peace of mind.  Simply put, parcel tracking enables you to directly connect with the couriers that you have trusted your consignment with and check where your parcel … [read more]


What is Amazon Key?

What is Amazon Key?

  Amazon is launching a service that will enable couriers to enter the homes of customers and leave deliveries inside. The Amazon Key will enable customers to use a combination of a smartphone app, smart lock, and Amazon Cloud Cam to give couriers access to … [read more]


How Important is Original Packaging for Returns?

How Important is Original Packaging for Returns?

It is safe to say that many of us have been in the position where we have had to return an item that we have purchased on a whim. Whether you have made a purchase online or through a catalogue order you may find that … [read more]


An Unlucky Bin Collection

An Unlucky Bin Collection

A student attending the University of Birmingham has had his parcel destroyed after a delivery driver left his order in a wheelie bin. Due to bin strikes, Chris Burden had his bins emptied only once since he started living in his student house back in … [read more]


Road Improvements Across Manchester

Road Improvements Across Manchester

Over 100 million pounds is going to be spent with the aim of tackling the damage on some of Manchester’s roads. Some roads will be completely resurfaced whilst other will be patched up. Footpaths that will also be receiving attention by the council. This work … [read more]


Driverless Vehicles 10 Years Away

Driverless Vehicles 10 Years Away

Recent research from PA Consulting has indicated that despite a large amount of hype, autonomous vehicles are at least 10 years away from being widely used on UK roads. Whilst the information that they have uncovered indicates that autonomous technology itself is advancing our roads … [read more]


The UK Wants Fast Deliveries, We’re Delivering

The UK Wants Fast Deliveries, We're Delivering

We want the best levels of customer service from those who deliver parcels. To match these customer service expectations a parcel must be delivered quickly to their target location. Customers no longer have to wait long periods of time for an item. Today many rely … [read more]


Driving Safely with Pets

Driving Safely with Pets

It’s a common sight to see a furry companion sitting in the backseat of a car or even making the passenger seat their own. It is so common that we even see it on TV and in films. However, did you know that if a … [read more]


Driving Distractions

Driving Distractions

It’s no surprise that distracted driving equates to a large percentage of car related deaths. There are much more distractions on our roads now than there were in the past. For example, drivers may now have to contend with devices such as mobile phones that … [read more]


Driverless Lorry Trials

Driverless Lorry Trials

  Britain will begin testing a convoy of driverless lorries next years as leading car manufacturers hope to move towards autonomy. There are arguments for and against these trials and in today’s article we will be exploring points risen on both sides. Truck platooning is … [read more]