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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]


US Government ‘Shoot Down’ Plans for Drone Delivery

US Government ‘Shoot Down’ Plans for Drone Delivery

Those who follow the Speed Couriers blog are sure to recall the coverage we’ve had on Amazon’s proposed delivery drones; a concept which blew the minds of the media upon the announcement of the idea a couple of years ago. Since then, there has been … [read more]


Goodyear’s Concept Tires Charge Electric Cars While Driving!

Goodyear’s Concept Tires Charge Electric Cars While Driving!

Electric cars offer a much more eco-friendly way to travel in terms of reducing carbon emissions and the amount of fossil fuels we are burning; however due to the relatively short battery life the cars have and the lack of available charging stations, many people … [read more]


Top Tips for Driving in the Rain

Top Tips for Driving in the Rain

Recently the weather hasn’t been great and we’re still a good couple of months off away from summer, so it seems like we’re stuck with the rain for now. While driving in light to moderate rain is commonplace in the UK, heavy rain can make … [read more]


New EU Laws Could Cost British Motorists Their Driving Licences

New EU Laws Could Cost British Motorists Their Driving Licences

Motorists from Britain who are caught speeding or committing other serious motoring offences in Europe will be facing fines and even the possibility of losing their driving licence according to new EU laws. Presently, motorists who are driving their own vehicles when abroad easily avoid … [read more]


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]