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Courier work

Tips for getting courier work.


In the competitive market that is courier work, you need to use every advantage you can get. Make sure that you are one getting courier work

Courier Insurance

What is Courier Insurance?


If you are a courier, you will need insurance, so be aware what is available and how it will work for you it is not a one size fits all type of insurance

Parcel Companies

Parcel Companies or Royal Mail?


Royal Mail prices have increased and it may no longer be the best option. So, should you send your parcel by Parcel Company or by Royal Mail?

Courier Van

Top Ten Tips for setting up a Courier Business


Here are our top ten tips on setting up a courier buisness so if you want a little advice on setting up as a courier on your own have a look at our tips

Parcel Packaging

Packing up a parcel.


How should you package up a parcel which is to be sent by courier or parcel company? Correct packaging will make the difference between a safe delivery and damage in transit

Amazon deliveries to corner shops

Amazon arranges deliveries to corner shops


Amazon has shaken up the way people get deliveries from online stores by being the fist internet retailer to offer deliveries to corner shops as an option for pick up

Scottish Highlands Deliveries

Delivery fees to the highlands to be reduced


Delivery costs to the highlands have been more expensive than mainland UK deliveries for years but companies are starting to make delivery costs fairer

Olympic Traffic

An Olympic Task for Delivery Companies


So how have couriers and delivery companies been coping with the huge problem that the Olympic crowds and traffic have impacted deliveries?

Dangerous goods list for international parcel delivery


When looking to send items abroad using international parcel delivery services, it’s important to be aware that the individual destination country you are sending to may have a list of prohibited items that could result in your parcel being delayed or destroyed. Items that are generally prohibited from any type of courier service tend to […]

Prohibited items when using international parcel delivery services


Most countries have restrictions placed on parcels and items sent internationally. If you want to send something via international parcel delivery you’ll first need to ensure that the contents aren’t prohibited by the destination country. Every parcel company has a dangerous goods list that details items that cannot be accepted for transit via their network. […]