Category Archives for Courier

What You Need To Know As A Self-Employed Delivery Driver


Setting up in business as a delivery owner driver entails quite a bit of work before you can really get started. If you’re looking to start your own delivery business there are a number of things you need to organise before you can be considered legitimately self-employed and suitably covered for the type of courier […]

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Delivery Jobs In London


As of 2011, approximately 8,174,100 people lived in London, an area covering 1,570km2 of land and the UK’s capital city. Not bad for a place where the official City is just under a mile square and contains no actual roads (streets, yes, but no named roads). With innumerable businesses, streets and residential areas, the potential […]

Dispatching Parcels Abroad


A day in the life of a parcel and the many and varied ways it can travel is probably something most people don’t really think about. But when you’re looking to send your parcel abroad, the route, service and destination all play a part in determining how it travels, and how long it will be […]

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Top Tips For Organised Drivers


Getting organised before you set off can make all the difference between a successful delivery run and sheer hell. With a little care, planning and organisation, you can take most of the stress out of your day so that all you have to cope with is the traffic. Start by being clear on your route; […]

Renovating The House – Do It Cheaply!


There’s a reason home improvement shows make for popular television, and the secrets to a successful renovation that shows personality and uniqueness while coming in under budget are always worth watching. Second hand is the perfect way to save some pounds, and will often gain you items that are far better quality than modern day […]

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Are you prepared for the Christmas Rush?


No matter who you ask, everyone seems to be agreeing that 2012 is disappearing as fast as the wind. You might not want to believe it, but Christmas is only 80 days away and parcels will start winging their way across the country in ever increasing numbers long before those 80 days are up; if […]

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Mailing Parcels Abroad


It may not seem like it yet, but with Christmas less than 80 days away, now is the time to start thinking about presents, particularly if you have family and friends who live abroad that you need to post parcels to. For anyone new to international parcel services, there are a few pieces of information […]

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Top Tips For Saving Fuel


Despite petrol costs dropping recently, fuel prices are still high enough that drivers are looking for ways to economise their fuel costs. Easier said than done when you operate a business that depends on bikes, cars, vans and trucks to get from A to B, but courier companies can still benefit from some simple tips […]

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Top vehicles for courier work


A courier is reliant on his vehicle to get him around, whether it is a motorcycle or a van. He needs it to be reliable and cost effective for the job it has to do. We have looked at some of the vehicles available for courier work to assess their suitability for the task.   […]

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The transport provider as Hero


A bicycle courier might be unusual choice for a hero but one is the star of one of the latest American action films. A bicycle courier has to ride across New York City with a delivery