Category Archives for Courier

Inflation puts further pressure on couriers


Yesterday’s announcement that the UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual inflation rate rose to 4% in January, might wash over many people’s heads. But for couriers it’s a significant concern, especially as experts, including the Bank of England governor Mervyn King, are already predicting another rise to as much a 5%. According to the AA […]

Petrol Could Rise


The price of petrol in the UK could rise by as much as 15 pence per litre within the next 12 months, it has been warned. The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) of Great Britain made the prediction based on analysis of fuel market trends and tax changes. In its report, the PRA claims that British […]

Postal Strike Results in 30% Rise for Courier Businesses


Daniel Parry, founder of delivery quote comparison service Deliveryquotecompare commented that; “Since publicity of the strikes began, we have experienced a 30% surge in customers using our courier cost comparison service”. Thousands of Royal Mail workers across the country recently went on a 48-hour strike in a row over pay, conditions and modernisation. With more […]

Courier quotes


At the point of launch it would appear that courier services is our second largest category, with over 75 courier businesses currently registered…and we’ve only been live for a couple of days! We expect courier services to be a significant part of the website, especially with the demand for such services from ebay traders & […]