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Car Customisation

Car Customisation

“People can have the Model T in any colour- as long as it’s black.” Henry Ford’s notion of design homogeneity has been long since dead in the eyes of car lovers. Customising a car is not only an extension of your individuality. By accentuating attention … [read more]


The iconic reign of legendary vans.

The iconic reign of legendary vans.

Owning a van can be majorly beneficial whether it is for business or recreational purposes. We present the quintessence of vans, past and present. Volkswagen camper van: In 1947 a legend in the motoring world was born that has become the epitome of both culture … [read more]


The evolution of transport.

The evolution of transport.

Predating all modes of transport we would have had to rely on our own two feet to get us by. Today we are met with countless news reports attempting encourage us all to use them a little more often. But, with a multitude of transport … [read more]


Protecting goods during cold weather

Protecting goods during cold weather

Whilst so far we have experienced a mild winter in terms of temperature here in the UK, cold snaps can occur at any time, making sending and receiving post and parcels a little bit trickier. Recent storms and floods have certainly made postal and courier … [read more]


Making sure your package arrives at its rightful destination

Making sure your package arrives at its rightful destination

Couriering a parcel involves more than a simple ‘pick up and drop off’ situation – and it’s no secret that deliveries can be extremely complicated, especially when parcels are of a specialised nature. Whilst the utmost care is taken when handling and processing all deliveries, … [read more]


Cold climate couriering

Cold climate couriering

Living in a country with a very cold climate often results in an extreme winter – and this can be a problematic situation for any goods being delivered through a courier service. Whether it’s snow and ice or torrential rain, delivering packages in difficult even … [read more]


Missing packages: Where do they go?

Missing packages: Where do they go?

A missing package can be a frustrating issue in itself, but if the goods contained within were valuable or of a time-sensitive nature it can be even more galling. Missing packages are unfortunately an inevitable occurrence when over 200 million are sent and processed worldwide … [read more]


Minimise your office costs

Minimise your office costs

Eco-friendliness is a growing trend which has caused many businesses to re-evaluate their current stance on climate change and opt for greener options in order to save the planet and appear more responsible as an organisation. Yet one of the biggest incentives to go green … [read more]


Starting an e-commerce business next year?

Starting an e-commerce business next year?

So you’ve decided to start your e-commerce business but with so many avenues to take, you’re not sure where to start. Before setting up any business, there are key points to consider and put into practice to ensure that your online business is safe, secure … [read more]


Eco resolutions – how to go green in 2016

Eco resolutions - how to go green in 2016

Over the years, it seems more and more people have decided to make the switch and adopt some greener and economically beneficial habits, and a large majority would have to agree that many are clearly the smarter and exceedingly eco-friendlier option. So why make the … [read more]


Speed Couriers ……… a fantastic customer service!

Speed Couriers ......... a fantastic customer service!

It’s always lovely when a customer feels strongly enough to drop us a line and commend our service……….   “I wanted to email to say that the service Speed Couriers provided was fantastic and restored my faith in using couriers- thank you! (I have had … [read more]


Strangest Christmas Goods Ever Sent

Strangest Christmas Goods Ever Sent

Christmas is approaching fast and many people who have relatives or friends who live at the other end of the country (or on the other side of the world) send their gifts via courier or mail services. Postal services are becoming increasingly efficient – and … [read more]


Packaging Christmas Gifts – Safely & Securely

Packaging Christmas Gifts - Safely & Securely

As Christmas rolls around and everyone is deciding what to buy, there will be many gifts being sent overseas. Whilst this is incredibly useful to an increasing number of people with family and friends who may not live nearby, there are also precautions that must … [read more]


Sending Flammable goods

Sending Flammable goods

When sending flammable goods with a courier there are things you must know to ensure a safe and secure transit. However naturally not everybody understands how vital safety is when handling and sending flammable goods. We’ve put together a few do’s and don’ts here to … [read more]


Does your package have explosive potential?

Does your package have explosive potential?

Bonfire night is upon us and whilst at organised firework displays everyone is more than happy watching them shoot, crackle and sparkle in the sky, they are not so welcome at cargo depots! When sending goods at this time of year, many people may not … [read more]


Sending something spooky?

Sending something spooky?

Halloween has become a seasonal trick or treat for many of us over the years, and now we celebrate it by dressing up the kids in scary outfits, sending them out to annoy the neighbours for a few hours and enjoying some tasty Halloween-themed treats. … [read more]


How soon should I send Christmas gifts?

How soon should I send Christmas gifts?

It might feel a little too early to say the ‘C’ word, but it is one day of the year for which planning and preparation is all-important. Some may not be contemplating Christmas yet – but others might have already started purchasing presents – especially … [read more]


Is what you’re sending dangerous?

Is what you're sending dangerous?

Whatever you might be sending by courier, you need to be aware that some substances and materials can be harmful and might be subject to special safety precautions and measures. Something you think is harmless could actually pose a significant threat to the safety of … [read more]


Transporting liquids – how and why?

Transporting liquids – how and why?

One of the most logistically difficult items to send via courier is liquid. For years the burning question was how to get it from A to B without spilling a drop! Now we have sophisticated methods and plenty of experience under our belts which makes … [read more]