Tag Archive: online shopping

  1. How to Prevent Parcel Theft

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    Buying items online provides a lot of advantages. However, buying things online opens us up to a big risk: package theft. Whilst you’re away from your home, the person dropping off a parcel may leave it somewhere outside. Neither retailers nor delivery companies are responsible … [read more]

  2. The Benefits of Parcel Lockers

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    Parcel lockers have become a common sight within the UK as of late. This is directly linked to the growth of online shopping. Many people now order food, their weekly shop, clothes, and anything else online and within the comfort of their own home. What … [read more]

  3. How to Ship Glass

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    Glass is one of the most fragile materials available and for this reason it can be quite tricky to ship without errors.  If you package your glass incorrectly you will almost certainly guarantee that it will break during transit.  However, there are a few simple … [read more]

  4. The Cost of Delivery

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      Online shopping has risen very quickly over the past decade. Becoming a successful online retailer isn’t an easy task by any means. They have to make many decisions and an important one is getting postage right. Thought will have been placed into calculating how … [read more]

  5. 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]

  6. 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]

  7. 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]

  8. 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]

  9. 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]

  10. How to Obtain Positive Feedback on eBay

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    eBay, the online auction site, is an easy way to shift those items you no longer have any use for. If you aren’t familiar with selling on eBay then it is worth noting that with every item you sell, the buyer can provide feedback and … [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. 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]

  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. 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]

  17. Missing packages: Where do they go?

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    A missing package can be a frustrating issue in itself, but if the goods contained within were valuable or of a time-sensitive nature it can be even more galling. Missing packages are unfortunately an inevitable occurrence when over 200 million are sent and processed worldwide … [read more]