Tag Archive: couriering

  1. 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]

  2. 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]

  3. 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]

  4. 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]

  5. 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]

  6. 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]

  7. 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]

  8. 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]

  9. How To Spot a Postal Scam

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    Households across the UK have been warned to be wary of fraudulent missed delivery notices that could see victims scammed out of forty-five pounds. In a post shared more than 60,000 times on Facebook, the fake notice will list a number that the recipient must … [read more]

  10. 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]

  11. 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]

  12. 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]

  13. 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]

  14. 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]

  15. Non EU Exports

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    When you are sending a shipment having the correct invoice attached is crucial for it to be cleared at customs. One common question arises and that is what is the difference between a commercial invoice and a pro forma invoice? Proforma invoices are written proposals … [read more]

  16. Same and Next Day Delivery

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    Delivery is a vital component in online retailers’ efforts to ensure that their brand stands out in a growing market. There is always room for improvement when it comes to boosting customer experience. So, without further ado, we are highlighting some of the advantages same … [read more]

  17. Merry Christmas from Speed Couriers

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    There are only a few more sleeps until Christmas! We are taking the opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and big thank you for reading our blog! Speaking of our blog we have been working throughout the year to compile the best … [read more]