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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]


Couriers of the world

Couriers of the world

How do different cultures send their post? Whilst nowadays, courier services worldwide are becoming standardised because of the global presence of large companies such as FedEx and UPS – but there are still some interesting quirks and unusual practices which remain in certain countries. Here’s … [read more]


Living Logistics

Living Logistics

Humans have been indulging in air travel for a fair few years now; and for a while, our furry friends and cuddly companions were able to travel in the cabin with us. However recently times have changed, and most airlines insist that pets should be … [read more]


Is Your Package Going Long-haul

Is Your Package Going Long-haul

We are now lucky that sophisticated transport innovations and complex digital systems enable us to send packages of all sizes and natures all over the world in a very short space of time. However sending a package to another continent involves a different process to … [read more]


What can we expect from vehicles of the future?

What can we expect from vehicles of the future?

What can we expect from vehicles of the future? Game-changing advances in technology are revolutionising the way we live our lives in many more ways than one. But one area where technology does seem to be on the cusp of something incredible is in the … [read more]


More than simply packages

More than simply packages

More than simply packages It’s common for many consumers and business owners alike to assume that couriers deal only with packages of the specialist or commercial sort. But in actual fact, couriers offer a real alternative to Royal Mail for many different types of customer … [read more]


How can couriers help small e-commerce businesses to grow?

How can couriers help small e-commerce businesses to grow?

How can couriers help small e-commerce businesses to grow? E-commerce is becoming an increasingly popular way to trade nowadays. In line with consumer demand for simpler, faster purchasing methods in the comfort of their own home (and now anywhere they go in the palm of … [read more]


Return To Sender

Return To Sender

Return to Sender Whilst it’s now possible to ship almost anything anywhere, whatever it is you may be sending, it’s always important to ensure the right company are handling its safe delivery. Whilst couriers and especially the Royal Mail are thought of as parcel and … [read more]


Postal Services – A Potted History

Postal Services - A Potted History

Postal Services – a Potted History It now feels like a completely natural and simple thing to do – sending an item or a letter to somebody else either in this country or another. Postal services have been established for hundreds of years – which … [read more]


How Does Parcel Tracking Work

How Does Parcel Tracking Work

How does parcel tracking work? Parcel tracking has revolutionised the way we as couriers interact with our customers – taking the mystery and uncertainty out of package delivery and replacing it with a convenient, reliable real-time data system which keeps senders (and recipients) fully informed … [read more]


Are Same-Day Services For You

Are Same-Day Services For You

Are same-day services for you? Many businesses use couriers to send a variety of items – from important letters and retail goods to stationery and urgent laboratory items. Although there are limitations of course, in most cases you can send an item for delivery the … [read more]


Would you holiday on a Cargo ship?

Would you holiday on a Cargo ship?

Would you holiday on a cargo ship? Yes, you read it correctly; it IS possible to holiday on a freight ship. But why on earth would you choose this option over a relatively cosy, shorter (albeit a little more cramped) trip on a plane? So-called … [read more]


Medical Shipments – Inside Out

Medical Shipments - Inside Out

Medical Shipments – Inside Out Each and every package a courier handles is important – but when it comes to medical delivery services, extra care, efficiency and speed are vital. Medical shipments work slightly differently to normal delivery services – so what’s the process when … [read more]


Around the world in 80 Hours

Around the world in 80 Hours

Around the world in 80 hours So you’re sending a parcel to Australia. You package it up safely and pass it onto us where we process it ready for delivery to the airport. But what actually happens then between it leaving your hands and your … [read more]


Air Cargo – The Lowdown

Air Cargo - The Lowdown

Air Cargo: the lowdown In addition to their ocean-bound counterparts container ships, air freight imports and exports make up 20% of the cargo industry. It’s a popular method of transporting many different types of goods from A to B all over the world for understandable … [read more]