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The Ins and Outs Of Pallets


For anyone looking to transport larger items, either nationally or internationally, sending it on a pallet may be your best option. A pallet is a flat platform usually made from wood, sometimes plastic, that has been designed to allow easy transportation for larger items, giving them stability and a measure of protection whilst in transit. […]

The Ins and Outs Of Importing


Importing can open up your business to a world of new products and customers, quite literally. But while the lure of lower priced supplies, the ability to market new products, or just a larger reach may seem too great to ignore, it’s important to be clear on potential pitfalls of importing. Not only is licensing […]

Top Tips For Sending Clothing


For anyone who sells clothes online through websites like eBay, Etsy and Folksy, getting the lowest postage and packing costs per order can make a big difference to the number of sales they receive. If you regularly, or even irregularly, send clothing there are a few things you can do to bring the cost of […]


News Round Up


The Government announced yesterday that it intends to spend £170m on over congested roads throughout England. New transport secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, announced 57 problem points on English roads would be addressed. Funding will be in place to improve roads where areas bottleneck with traffic, and congestion causes delays. Proposed plans include work on the M1, […]

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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 […]

Petrol Saving Tips

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

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Uncommon Deliveries to get the best service


Couriers can be asked to deliver all sorts of items, deliveries can be unusual. If it needs to be transported, then it is the role of the courier to deliver.