Tag Archive: couriering

  1. 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]

  2. 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]

  3. 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]

  4. 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]

  5. 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]

  6. 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]

  7. 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]

  8. Driverless trucks?

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      Driverless cars and trucks essentially carry the same purpose. However, there’s something different about the prospect of lorries embracing our roads freely. They bring a whole host of implications, as this not only impacts commercial procedures; it also harbours a certain amount of uncertainty … [read more]

  9. Parcel MIA

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    Black Friday is fast approaching and the majority of us are looking to find deals whilst remaining in the comfort of our own homes. We know just how notorious these sales have become! Have you ordered an item online and it hasn’t arrived yet? If … [read more]

  10. The Benefits of Online Guest Booking Systems

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    Online guest booking services are no stranger to the world of transportation. Booking a taxi to get you from pillar to post is as simple as entering a postcode and hey presto, your taxi has been dispatched. Most firms offer suggestions of places based on … [read more]

  11. Our New Service

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    As the largest independent couriering company in the Northwest, our team prides itself in ensuring flexible and reliable couriering services to our clients. Generally, courier services and delivery windows both vary. Therefore, finding options to suit you can be easier said than done. This will … [read more]

  12. Sharing Our Road

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    The long-standing debate; who truly owns the roads? Is it motorists or cyclists? When mentioned, this quarrel leaves many at loggerheads but it isn’t unexpected. Bikers and motorists are divided on the roads itself and that plays a part in what fuels this fire… The … [read more]

  13. Pizza By Drone?

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    The world’s leading moguls are still itching for the chance of being first to put their name on a delivery drone. But, watch this space, a pizza business may just pip them to the post on this one. The international enterprise, Dominos, has already teamed … [read more]

  14. The Couriering Autolympics

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    The sun finally set on the RIO 2016 Olympic Games and following team GB’s successes it has ended on an exceptional high. However, the Olympic buzz hasn’t waned here at Speed Couriers. We consider the positions of courier vans in a motoring version of the … [read more]

  15. Quick response solutions

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    Warehousing is the cornerstone of physical distribution and is a paramount component in planning out a logistical strategy. Forward Stock Locations (FSL) typifies supply and demand offering control and general management of stock. Ensuring that deposits of spare or replacement goods are in reach of … [read more]

  16. Tracking & post codes

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    The last century has been met by prolific transformation changing the way our roads operate and ultimately how geographical provinces are segmented. A demographic, technological and social advance combined has meant that it was imperative to adopt new ways of transporting items from A to … [read more]

  17. Couriers & customers

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    IMRG UK has uncovered that online deliveries grew by 12% during March followed up by a recent survey conducted focusing on the exploration of customer satisfaction presented that approximately three quarters of online shoppers consider returns processes when progressing through to the checkout stage when buying. … [read more]

  18. Technology and couriering services

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    Recently updates have largely surrounded technological advances that will affect couriering services in the future, but what about the present? From the advent of dark stores reserved solely to accommodate the ever-growing online shopping demand to talk of robotic drones taking over the skies. One thing … [read more]