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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]


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]