Trust in telematics – how to insure (and improve) driver behaviour.

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Adopting telematics technology by the Business Owner, CEO, COO, and CFO of a business is clear-cut when looking at investment return. The commercial benefits include savings on fuel and vehicle wear and tear, putting telematics firmly in the category of cost savings. However, once the decision leaves the boardroom, how can you gain trust and […]

Top 5 Reasons To Be A Courier

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The world has changed significantly over the past 12 months during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Whole industries have shifted and it’s caused a lot of changes in the way many people work. Many of those unfortunate enough to have lost the jobs they had before 2020 may now be looking at courier work. But what are […]

How to become a courier driver (and succeed)

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Being your own boss sounds like a dream right? If there’s one thing we’ve realised lately it’s that pursuing the self-employed life isn’t actually that risky of a career choice. There are currently 4.56 million self-employed people in the UK. If those 4.56 million people can pursue the dream of being their own boss, we have every confidence that you can do it too.

The Best Time to Be a Courier

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I often get asked by people looking to become a courier ‘When is the best time to start out?‘. They usually want to know how much work is available at any given moment. I’m not a psychic and I can’t perfectly predict what’s going to happen, but there are seasonal trends. Courier work, and logistics […]

What Type of Van Insurance Cover Does a Courier Need?

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If you’re planning on starting a courier business, you’re going to need a little bit more than your standard car insurance policy. Whether your van is gathering dust in the garage (we sure hope not!) or zipping up and down the country making drop-offs, it needs to be insured. Which Van Insurance Policy Do I […]

What Equipment Do I Need to Start a Courier Business?

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When starting a courier business, there’s going to be some things you need to sort out before starting the business. Along with choosing the right courier vehicle, there’s some other equipment that can help you get your courier business off to the right start. SACK TRUCK AND FURNITURE TROLLEYS If you plan to transport large, […]

What Vehicle Do I Need to Start a Courier Business?

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Without stating the obvious too much here, if you want to start a courier business you’re going to first need a vehicle. As discussed in our previous post on research to conduct before starting a courier business there are lots of vehicles to choose from. To help you get the most miles out of your […]

What Research Should I Do Before Starting a Courier Services Business?

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Before starting any kind of business, including a Courier business, you first need to do your research. To help you on your way to starting a courier services business, here’s some important things you should research first: Company Name Competitors What Services You Will Offer and How Customers Start-Up Costs Once you’ve thoroughly researched all […]

Who Uses Courier Services and What For?

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Courier services offer a faster, personal and more secure alternative to standard mail and postal delivery services. Traditional mail services can often have slow delivery terms. The sender may also incur costs for faster deliveries or to send large or heavy items. It’s here that courier companies can step (or drive…) in and steal the […]