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On the move: New year fitness tips for van drivers


Couriers and van drivers spend most of their time sitting down and working unsociable hours, so trying to keep in shape can be something of a challenge. And while many people will be making New Year’s resolutions about getting in fit and shifting a few pounds, that might not be so easy to do if […]

How will couriers cope with the post-Christmas lull?


While it may seem the work will never end up to Christmas, the new year can bring a different experience for couriers. All the festive madness very quickly gets replaced by a lull as everyone tries to tighten the belts and cutting back. Work dries up and jobs become few and far between. Many retailers […]

Why ‘the box it came in’ is often the most popular toy


Couriers will be delivering millions of parcels of all shapes and sizes around Christmas and perhaps the most famous courier of them all, Santa Claus, will be leaving some bright and shiny toys for children to play with. They’ll have carefully written their letters, maybe made a few amendments along the way, and most children […]

Top tips on recycling Christmas package and wrapping


One of the most enjoyable parts of Christmas can be opening presents. There’s the big reveal when you open a present someone has given you and that warm feeling of satisfaction you get when someone opens a gift you have given them. There are smiles, laughs and sometimes even tears, but then there is also […]

Guaranteed Christmas delivery – Can online stores keep that promise?


Once Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been and gone, the hard work starts in earnest for delivery companies across the country. Of course, 2020 has seen more emphasis placed on online ordering than in previous years due to the Covid pandemic, but with Christmas fast approaching and shoppers taking advantage of online deals, that […]

Having a Christmas tipple? What van drivers need to know about driving the morning after the night before


While Christmas can be a busy time for couriers and van drivers, it is also a time when many of us like to let our hair down and enjoy a few drinks. This is also the time of year when police usually ramp up their drink driving campaigns in a bid to educate the public […]

Lightening the load: How to put less stress on your back when carrying parcels


Working as a courier can put tremendous stress on your back for several reasons. For a start, you are usually sitting in a driver’s seat for most of the day and prolonged periods of sitting can put a lot of strain on your lower spine. Then you have the added task of loading and unloading […]

Getting your van winter-ready


While normal motorists try to cut down on the number of journeys they make in winter, for busy couriers that simply isn’t an option. In fact, with more people staying at home and ordering all manner of things online, couriers are arguably more in demand in winter than at any other time of the year. […]

5 Top Tips on Preparing your Car for Transportation


Moving to a new home can be an exciting but stressful experience. A long-distance move requires all manner of logistical considerations, not least how you are going to transport your car. Luckily, there are a number of reliable car transportation companies out there who can take all the stress out of it for you. If […]

How do Couriers Transport Cars?


There are very few items which couriers can’t safely transport from A to B, no matter what size. If you need a car delivered safely to a new destination, then contacting a specialist courier company is the best first step to take. Of course, having a car delivered isn’t as straightforward as sending a parcel […]