Tag Archive: couriers

  1. Valentine’s Day Delivery Guide

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    Valentine’s day is fast approaching and many of us will be thinking about what we can do to show our partners that we are thinking of them. Of course, we’d all like to see our partners and give them gifts in person, but this isn’t … [read more]

  2. 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]

  3. 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]

  4. 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]

  5. 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]

  6. 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]

  7. 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]

  8. 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]

  9. 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]

  10. 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]

  11. 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]

  12. 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]

  13. 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]

  14. 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]

  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. 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]

  17. 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]

  18. 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]

  19. 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]

  20. 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]