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Top Tips for Driving in Fog: Part 2

Top Tips for Driving in Fog: Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our top tips for driving in foggy conditions. After a weekend of thick fog in the Northwest area, we decided we’d share some of our best tips for keeping safe on the roads when the fog rolls in. So without … [read more]


Top Tips for Driving in Fog: Part 1

Top Tips for Driving in Fog: Part 1

Readers in the North West of England are likely to have noticed the abundance of thick fog that covered our Towns and Cities this weekend, casting a dense blanket of visibility reducing mist over road and motorways. While instances of thick, long-lasting fog are fairly … [read more]


Potholes Skyrocket Compensation Claims

Potholes Skyrocket Compensation Claims

In recent news potholes have become even more of a problem after recent reports revealed that 49,000 people have demanded compensation due to the damage caused to their vehicles by potholes. This works out that a claim is being made every 11 minutes (day and … [read more]


GPS Tracking To Change Delivery Services Once Again

GPS Tracking To Change Delivery Services Once Again

Consumers who often order items for delivery will likely be thrilled to hear of a new technology that could be set to change the future of package and parcel delivery. A new GPS tracking system will allow the delivery driver of the consumer’s item to … [read more]


Will Petrol Prices Continue to Fall In the Future?

Will Petrol Prices Continue to Fall In the Future?

Since the owner of three petrol stations in the West Midlands cut their petrol price to less than £1 per liter, supermarkets have had to respond after the owner claimed supermarkets to be cheating drivers with the prices they charge for petrol. Harvest Energy Garages … [read more]


Happy New Year from Speed Couriers

Happy New Year from Speed Couriers

  Happy 2015! 2014 was a great year for Speed Couriers; we made some interesting deliveries and had tons of fantastic customers! We want to thank you for making 2014 a great year and for regularly checking in with the Speed Couriers blog, we’ll be … [read more]


Merry Christmas from Speed Couriers!

Merry Christmas from Speed Couriers!

Christmas is just around the corner ladies and gentlemen, and we’d like to take the opportunity to wish each of you a wonderfully merry Christmas and thank you for stopping by our blog! While we’re on the subject of our blog, we should mention that … [read more]


Sameday Delivery Options

Sameday Delivery Options

Sameday delivery is a fantastic service that allows our customers to ensure the safe and timely arrival of their precious cargo no matter how big or small it may be. While we are sure to treat every item with the greatest of care and attention, … [read more]


What Can a Sameday Courier Service Do for You?

What Can a Sameday Courier Service Do for You?

A sameday courier service is the perfect solution for people who require time-critical or time-definite deliveries. Available 24 hours day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, our sameday delivery service ensures your deliver gets where it needs to be, right on time, no … [read more]


Preparing your business for December

Preparing your business for December

Ensuring your business plan for the festive period is watertight is a good way to avoid disaster and provide an increased number of customers with a product or service they will love during December. While you may well have stocked your shelves in time for … [read more]


What is a Sameday Courier?

What is a Sameday Courier?

To someone who is just venturing into shipping or sending a valuable item or fragile package for the first time, the different types of delivery service may seem a little confusing at first glance. While all options and services certainly offer to have your package … [read more]


Reduction in Scottish Drink Driving Limit 

Reduction in Scottish Drink Driving Limit 

Anyone who is planning a trip up to Scotland this winter should use caution when it comes to sipping an alcoholic drink and climbing behind a steering wheel. A new proposal is set to reduce the legal blood alcohol level from 80mg to 50mg in … [read more]


4 Spooky Cars for Halloween!

4 Spooky Cars for Halloween!

Happy Halloween everybody! While many of you will be suiting up in your scariest costumes and decorating your homes in time for your Halloween ball, there are creepy cars haunting the world’s roads!We hunted down 5 spectacularly spooky vehicles and brought them here for you … [read more]


Small Businesses & Dedicated Courier Services

Small Businesses & Dedicated Courier Services

For small businesses, delegating the concerns of certain areas of its business to industry experts is widely considered a smart move. The experience and expertise of these industry leaders can easily help a business to perform better, benefiting the company as a whole. This is … [read more]


Why Speed Couriers is Great for Small Businesses

Why Speed Couriers is Great for Small Businesses

Those who run their own small business are sure to know better than anyone just how few hours there are in a working day. For many, trying to establish a small business can often feel like spinning plates, as there always seems to be a … [read more]


Keep Your Package’s Contents Safe During Transit

Keep Your Package's Contents Safe During Transit

At Speed Couriers, we’re committed to delivering your shipments with speed and care; we take all possible precautions to ensure every item is transported as efficiently and securely as possible, as well as having it arrive right on schedule. However there are some steps you … [read more]


Couriers deliver the strangest things…

Couriers deliver the strangest things…

Here at Speed Couriers, we are used to handling the kinds of items that you would not normally find in Postman Pat’s postal bag (even if Jess has ‘scratched’ around in there while he wasn’t looking). This is something that we take in our stride, … [read more]


Winter maintenance for your van

Winter maintenance for your van

It’s getting to that time of year again, and nobody knows better than us at Speed Courier how important it is to take care of your vehicles in colder weather. Sub zero temperatures can put a serious damper on your vehicles use plans, and can … [read more]