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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]


Choosing a courier: what to consider

Choosing a courier: what to consider

Every business at some point needs to communicate with clients and suppliers via post or by sending items – from small letters to large deliveries and packages. In lots of ways, postal and courier services are an extension of your own customer service – it … [read more]


Nothing to declare: The good, the bad and the ugly

Nothing to declare: The good, the bad and the ugly

When it comes to shipping things from A to B in this country, most of us are pretty clued up. But how much do we know about transportation when we need to send something overseas? All over the world, different countries have differing restrictions concerning … [read more]


Logistics: The Low-Down

Logistics: The Low-Down

It’s an undisputed fact that we are all consumers – each day, we collectively buy millions of products up and down the country – from computers, smartphones and stationery to food items, appliances and clothing. But how many of us give any thought to where … [read more]


The Packaging Revolution

The Packaging Revolution

On the face of it, it might not sound like the most compelling subject matter – but in fact packaging is an industry churning out innovative new products which constantly enhance the way we transport goods. Without effective packaging, we would often find ourselves receiving … [read more]


Are Britains Parcel Couriers still Struggling

Are Britains Parcel Couriers still Struggling

Due to the rise in online shopping, delivery services should be booming, however a recent report has shown one popular deliver company has closed their doors, and many others are losing money and reputation. The Independent reports that City Link – after suffering from a … [read more]


Driverless Spotted in San Francisco

Driverless Spotted in San Francisco

Citizens of San Francisco have had to have their eyes peeled these last couple of weeks as a driverless car has been spotted multiple times driving around their streets. The car is a Mercedes F015 Luxury In Motion, but it has gained a lot of … [read more]


Mouse Leaps from Tesco Delivery!

Mouse Leaps from Tesco Delivery!

Well-known supermarket chain Tesco were left with red faces recently after reports that a mouse “leapt out” of a customer’s home shopping delivery! The unknowing shopper – Nick Bain, from Essex – was unpacking his shopping when the critter broke free from his boxed good … [read more]