Tag Archive: courier

  1. Courier Nightmares and How to Prevent Them

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    Complaints that some courier companies receive range from broken parcels to lost items. We’ve decided to highlight what could be referred to as the top couriering nightmares, and put your mind at ease knowing that you can rely on a leading couriering company in Manchester. … [read more]

  2. What Should You Do If Your Parcel Goes Missing?

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    Millions of parcels are sent every day. The vast majority of parcels are delivered without any hiccups, but unfortunately, there are some parcels that do go missing. Founded over 29 years ago, our experienced team have learned just how to track down a parcel that … [read more]

  3. Time Sensitive Deliveries

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    Here at Speed Couriers, we are highly experienced in handling time-sensitive deliveries. It might seem over the top to hire a van to deliver a document or envelope but sometimes it is imperative to do so. We’re relied upon to deliver very small items and very … [read more]

  4. How to Obtain Positive Feedback on eBay

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    eBay, the online auction site, is an easy way to shift those items you no longer have any use for. If you aren’t familiar with selling on eBay then it is worth noting that with every item you sell, the buyer can provide feedback and … [read more]

  5. Let Someone Know You Care with Speed Couriers

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    It’s hard to believe that once our doorsteps were flooded with letters. Fast forward a few years and emails are one of the best ways to communicate. Emails are very convenient and not to mention cheap. However, there are times where digital communication can be … [read more]

  6. New Year, Same Excellent Service

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    We can’t believe that 2018 is already here. Instead of making New Year resolutions, we are making a promise to maintain our high standards when taking on your consignment. We understand that the person responsible for your deliveries represents you. Therefore, it is extremely important … [read more]

  7. How delivery options can impact basket abandonment rates

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    Shopping basket abandonment is an area that many businesses want to investigate more, particularly when sales unexpectedly dip. Delivery options that appeal to customers’ needs can actually help reduce the chances of a customer abandoning the checkout and shopping elsewhere. We haven’t created this statement … [read more]

  8. Online Shopping Benefits

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      With Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales underway, we will be discussing the benefits of shopping online as opposed to shopping on the high street. A more relaxing experience: Black Friday and Cyber Monday are very busy shopping periods. Especially with some brands extending … [read more]

  9. Why is Parcel Tracking Important?

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    Parcel tracking ensures that your consignment is always accounted for. This offers something that money can rarely buy; peace of mind.  Simply put, parcel tracking enables you to directly connect with the couriers that you have trusted your consignment with and check where your parcel … [read more]

  10. What is Amazon Key?

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      Amazon is launching a service that will enable couriers to enter the homes of customers and leave deliveries inside. The Amazon Key will enable customers to use a combination of a smartphone app, smart lock, and Amazon Cloud Cam to give couriers access to … [read more]

  11. Signing For Your Neighbour’s Parcels

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    As home deliveries become more and more popular, many of us are finding ourselves signing for our neighbour’s deliveries. However, could our seemingly harmless actions damage the recipient’s chances of receiving compensation should the package have faults? Firstly, it is important to note that if … [read more]

  12. You Try We Wait

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    Delivery systems and e-commerce sites drive forward on demand operations. Services such as Uber and Deliveroo are becoming increasingly popular. People who use these service expect speed and convenience. However, with the fashion industry more consideration has to be made before a customer makes a purchase. Many factors come into … [read more]

  13. Beehives For Drones?

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      Retail giant Amazon has filed a patent for beehive like depots that would be used to house the drones. Amazon has been developing and testing these drones as part of their “prime air” service that aims to deliver small packages in less than 30 … [read more]

  14. Last Minute Deliveries

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      Valentine’s day is upon us. Some of us are scrambling to prepare gifts right now. Last minute deliveries could leave you in a state of panic. So, how can you stop this from happening in the future? Disappointing your loved ones in the future … [read more]

  15. Retail and the Benefits of Couriering Services

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    Retail environments are becoming increasing fast paced and this is only driven forward by online opportunities. With that said, we can’t stress the benefits of using a fast and reliable couriering service enough. This article celebrates what couriers can bring to small and large businesses … [read more]

  16. Couriers and Transporting Dangerous Goods

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    Selecting the right courier is always important but it is even more crucial when it comes to the transportation of dangerous goods. When sending items that could be deemed as dangerous the quality of a couriering service should be assessed to ensure necessary precautions are … [read more]