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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]


How To Package Parcels The Good Way

How To Package Parcels The Good Way

Its been a while since we offered any packaging advice to our clients so we thought we would put together a quick post on the best way to package your items that will make our life and your life much easier. Making sure your parcels … [read more]


Get the Most from your Petrol with Speed Couriers: Part 2

Get the Most from your Petrol with Speed Couriers: Part 2

In our last post, we explored some fantastic petrol-saving tips to help our readers keep costs down and reduce their carbon emissions while on the road. This week, we have some more handy tricks that you may not have thought of to help reduce petrol … [read more]


London Motorists to Face New Charges for Diesel Vehicles

London Motorists to Face New Charges for Diesel Vehicles

Islington Council have recently revealed plans to bring in on-the-spot fines of £20 for motorists who leave a diesel engine running while stationary in the area, in the hope that it will reduce ‘unnecessary pollution’. The plans were unveiled after an announcement from London’s Mayor, … [read more]


The Speed Couriers Summer Driving Checklist: Part 2

The Speed Couriers Summer Driving Checklist: Part 2

Welcome to part two of our handy summer driving checklist! We have put this handy list of tips together to ensure summer trippers all over the UK are as well-prepared as possible for their lengthy car journeys in the sun! If you didn’t catch part … [read more]


Convenience Versus Price

Convenience Versus Price

Recent studies confirm that there is a continued disconnect between consumer and retailer expectations in the delivery industry when it comes down to the age-old ‘convenience versus price’ relationship. BT and Retail Week’s 2014 Consumer Report shed some additional light on consumers’ feelings on the … [read more]


The Future of Pizza Delivery

The Future of Pizza Delivery

  An Italian restaurant in Mumbai, India has taken pizza delivery to the next level, sending its tastey pizzas to their respective destinations using a flying drone known as a ‘quadcopter’. A video recently posted on YouTube by the restaurant shows the pizza being made … [read more]


Amazon’s Delivery Dream Flies Again!

Amazon's Delivery Dream Flies Again!

Recent news shows that Amazon’s famous delivery drone video may be more than just a well edited show of technology; it would seem they and other companies that offer a delivery service are more than interested in making this futuristic convenience a reality! Engineers are … [read more]


Short & Simple Tips for Mailing Overseas

Short & Simple Tips for Mailing Overseas

Mailing a parcel overseas sounds like it should be a fairly straightforward task, but unfortunately , as with many things in life, there are numerous things that can go wrong with a simple delivery overseas. At Speed Couriers, we know what good deliveries are made … [read more]


Greater Manchester Celebrates its 40th Birthday!

Greater Manchester Celebrates its 40th Birthday!

This year our beloved city of Manchester celebrated 40 years as an official region. On the 1st of April 1974, ten boroughs, which had formally been part of Cheshire and Lancashire, became one. So to celebrate 40 years of this much-loved region of our home … [read more]