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Delivery Options For E-Commerce

Delivery Options For E-Commerce

Starting a new business takes a lot of work and for most business owners it is both an exciting and daunting prospect. If you are launching a new e-commerce business or are thinking of taking your current business online, you will need an efficient delivery … [read more]


Solving the UK Pothole Problem

Solving the UK Pothole Problem

We rely greatly on our roads to get to and from important destinations. That’s why, when they aren’t in good shape potential danger can arise. Recently, the UK has experienced extremely cold weather which has caused damage to our local roads. Potholes are a common … [read more]


How to Prepare Your Car For Colder Weather

How to Prepare Your Car For Colder Weather

  This month, the UK has experienced plummeting temperatures and snow which has caused disruption on roads. As many of us focus on driving safely, we are also confronted with the challenges of being a car owner too. In this article, we will be outlining … [read more]


Preventing Damage to Your Parcel During Transit

Preventing Damage to Your Parcel During Transit

You’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of your parcel and the expected delivery date has finally arrived. But, when you open up the contents of the parcel they have been damaged. Whether it is a poster that has been torn or a television that has … [read more]


What Should You Do If Your Parcel Goes Missing?

What Should You Do If Your Parcel Goes Missing?

Millions of parcels are sent every day. The vast majority of parcels are delivered without any hiccups, but unfortunately, there are some parcels that do go missing. Founded over 29 years ago, our experienced team have learned just how to track down a parcel that … [read more]


Time Sensitive Deliveries

Time Sensitive Deliveries

Here at Speed Couriers, we are highly experienced in handling time-sensitive deliveries. It might seem over the top to hire a van to deliver a document or envelope but sometimes it is imperative to do so. We’re relied upon to deliver very small items and very … [read more]


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]