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Best places to find customers

Posted by Howard Trott on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Courier Work 
Many a courier has noticed (and complained about) the decreasing number of delivery jobs available. And for good reason: the development of the digital age has made delivering hard documents (for example) in many cases not just irrelevant but inconvenient.



Still, it is still an essential job, and fun work if you can get it. So where should you look for courier jobs? All it takes is an open mind and a little creativity.

Legal Industry, Law Offices and Similar Places

While the digital age has less...

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Balance speed and service as a courier

Posted by Howard Trott on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Courier Work 
When someone hires a courier they expect them to deliver a fast service. This holds true for the people at both ends of the equation. If you were looking for someone to deliver your parcel to its destination, you would expect that person to deliver quickly so your customer is satisfied with the service. Conversely if you were the customer you would expect a good delivery service from the company you placed an order with, so you could get your goods as quickly as possible.



So where does this le...

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Couriers - The most dangerous time to drive

Posted by Howard Trott on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Courier Work 
The leading motor manufacturers have taken a number of steps to improve vehicle safety in recent years. However, the majority of drivers are aware that it is impossible to guarantee complete road safety, and too many people lose their lives in road accidents every day. People working for courier businesses spend great periods of time behind the wheel so need to be extra vigilant with their driving habits. However, it is worth bearing in mind the risks are especially high at specific times.



The...

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Advice for new courier drivers

Posted by Martin Ford on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Courier Work 
Working as an owner-driver in the delivery industry is the ideal job for many people. If you love driving and being out on the road, being a courier driver can provide you with a great deal of freedom and the opportunity for great financial rewards. However, getting started on your own can certainly have its challenges. Here are some tips to help set you on the right path to success in the delivery industry.



Sort Out the Basics

You will need a number of things to get started in the courier indu...

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Golden rules of courier work

Posted by Mathew Harris on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Courier Work 
Working as a courier can be the ideal job for many people. However, if you work as a courier then you should make sure that you follow a few golden rules to get more out of your job and enjoy it to the full. Follow these rules and you'll find that you enjoy this excellent job even more.



Always Leave on Time

Punctuality is so important when you work as a courier, and that means leaving on time every time. There are always going to be problems on the road that get in the way of making your delive...

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How to make a profit from Courier Work

Posted by Sarah Arrow on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Courier Work 
If you have a same day courier business or are looking to start one up, profitable work is likely to be one of the things high on your agenda. There are all sorts of things that a courier can actually deliver. A courier service that wants to service and maintain their vehicles, pay their staff and their fuel bills etc needs to have a sustainable business. So what customers or what type of courier work is the most profitable?



  • Local runs
  • Long distance jobs
  • Specialist jobs
Local delivery jobs are go...

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Becoming a Courier

Posted by Sarah Arrow on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Courier Work 
There are many businesses that rely on couriers every day. From delivering an Elephant to an envelope, it's all delivered by a truck. Many people like the feeling of the peace of mind that a courier can give them when delivering their goods.



Can anyone become a courier? There are some things that people should know if they are thinking would like to become a courier. Many companies require that the couriers that they hire be of at least the age of 18. Some ask that you are over 25 for insuranc...

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Working as a Courier

Posted by Howard Trott on Thursday, March 29, 2018, In : Courier Work 
Parcel Courier



Becoming a parcel courier is becoming a more popular career option. This typically involves parcel delivery for various companies. Most of the time, couriers work for a courier service, but some are self-employed. The people who bring parcels from mail order catalogues are providing a courier service. They are required to deliver parcels, often driving their own car or van. Most of the time, their parcel delivery will take place within a specific local area. As well as parcel de...

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Becoming a part time / self employed courier

Posted by Howard Trott on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, In : Courier Work 
There are some easy ways of starting your own business, which require very little expertise. Part time courier work is a great way of earning extra money, with some couriers making a full time business out of it, when they have a good client base. 



Part time courier work basically involves delivering packages from one location to another. Work can vary from short to long-distance work that can take you the length and breadth of the country should you be available. The price you are paid is nor...

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