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Same Day Delivery comes in many different ‘flavours’

Same day delivery was once associated with bouquets of flowers, legal documents and forgotten keys. Fast forward a lockdown or three, with people demanding greater convenience, same day is fast…

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How to run a same day delivery pilot

Same-day delivery is a simple concept that’s difficult to get right in practice. Getting it right requires a well-planned pilot programme; with a clearly defined objective, and all the…

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Hub to Home: Bundled or unbundled?

There’s a maxim in delivery that the ‘last mile’ is the most difficult and expensive of all the miles. Estimates put it at 40 - 50% of the total fulfilment cost, and that’s before you factor in the…

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Supporting our people and the planet

We think of sustainability as being two-fold; people and planet. We’ve always worked very hard at making sure we go further than others in our sector on the people side, making sure we do better by…

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Ordering and delivery habits in 2020

This year has been one of monumental change, and that’s of course largely down to the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. With more people than ever before working from home, and social…

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What are multi-drop deliveries and who are they for?

If you send multiple same-day parcels a day you could benefit from our multi-drop delivery option. To book using our multi-drop sheet (linked below) you must have at least 10 drops or pick-ups on the…

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The retailer’s shipping guide to a successful peak holiday season

"There is concern toy retailers won't be able to meet the massive increase in online orders because of courier constraints" - Gary Grant, boss of the Entertainer. In what is already an insanely busy…

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21st century milkmen: providing delivery services for your local community

The situation So you may have heard by now that the entire country is on lockdown. You’ve also probably read all the articles about how couriers and those working for a local delivery service are now…

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A how-to guide for bricks-and-mortar businesses pivoting to dark store delivery models

Even before the recent Government lockdown was announced we were getting a lot of enquiries around providing delivery from businesses looking to adapt to a delivery-only model, so we’ve put together…

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What it’s really like to work as a self employed courier

Updated: 21/04/21 What is a self employed courier? A self-employed courier is a person responsible for delivering parcels on behalf of customers. But there’s far more to the job than initially meets…

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