Tag Archive: couriers

  1. 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]

  2. Christmas Shopper Types

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    We are all different when it comes to our shopping techniques at Christmas time. But, what kind of Christmas shopper are you? Are you someone who finds themselves constantly doing a last minute dash to the stores or are you extremely organised with all of … [read more]

  3. 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]

  4. 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]

  5. Driverless Lorry Trials

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      Britain will begin testing a convoy of driverless lorries next years as leading car manufacturers hope to move towards autonomy. There are arguments for and against these trials and in today’s article we will be exploring points risen on both sides. Truck platooning is … [read more]

  6. 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]

  7. 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]

  8. 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]

  9. Happy New Year!

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    As we say hello to 2017, we would like to kick off the New Year by reviewing our 2016 highlights! 2016 was a big year for us with the launch of our brand new online guest booking courier service. This allows you to book a … [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. 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]

  12. 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]

  13. 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]

  14. Robot Couriers?

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    From this month onwards we will be sharing the road with robots. Yes, actual robots. Delivery bots will be dotted throughout Germany, Switzerland and the UK. The autonomous delivery units will be bracing the streets thanks to Starship technology, founded by Skype cofounders Ahti Heinla … [read more]

  15. OURA

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    London’s Clerkenwell Design Week is an annual home to some of the worlds most creative trailblazers. Therefore, getting noticed within such an event is an achievement in itself. Introducing Renault Oura, a wearable transportation concept that claimed the first place spot standing out against the strong runner-up … [read more]

  16. UK’s most wreck less drivers?

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      According to research from the Department For Transport the most hazardous driving on British roads occurs in the suburban area of Hillingdon, within the UB9 postcode alone a staggering 11% of motorists have at least one penalty point tainting their record becoming the worst … [read more]

  17. 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]

  18. 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]

  19. 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]