Tag Archive: couriering

  1. Next Day Delivery Tips

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    If you have an item to send urgently, next day delivery is probably your best option. From returning an item to a retailer or sending a gift to a friend next day delivery is extremely convenient. Read on for tips on how to send a … [read more]

  2. How to Handle Returns

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      The Christmas period is over and the New Year brings obstacles for e-commerce companies. Sales often increase in December but January has become notorious as the month of returns. Understandably, this leads to January being a very busy month for retailers as they have … [read more]

  3. Happy Christmas from Speed Couriers

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    We would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our readers! It has been a productive and positive year here at Speed Couriers and we hope that you will have continued interest in our blog throughout 2019. You will still be able to … [read more]

  4. Post Black Friday Advice

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    My Black Friday packages haven’t arrived yet. What should I do? We understand the anticipation you feel when you’re waiting for a parcel to arrive.  If you are one of the many consumers experiencing a delayed delivery of a long-awaited Black Friday’s purchase, this article … [read more]

  5. Courier Challenges

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        Have you experienced problems during your consignment’s shipment? There are many processes that need to be completed in order for your shipment to reach its destination. A slight hiccup along the way could lead to a variety of issues for your courier even … [read more]

  6. Couriering Issues and How to Resolve Them

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    It is Halloween and we thought we’d take the opportunity to offer up some nightmares that could be experienced should you choose a poor couriering service. There have been countless stories from people receiving the dreaded “sorry, we missed you” card despite being in to … [read more]

  7. International Shipping Tips

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      Our team are known for providing excellent couriering services across the UK but we also have a lot of knowledge and experience shipping internationally too.  When you are sending an item abroad, there are variety of things that will need to be considered. It … [read more]

  8. 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]

  9. 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]

  10. 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]

  11. 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]

  12. 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]

  13. 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]

  14. 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]

  15. 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]

  16. 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]

  17. 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]