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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 courier

Updated: 23/12/19 In this blog post, we’ll take you through the pros and cons of couriering to help you decide whether it’s the right job for you.  Courier jobs are becoming increasingly popular…

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How we gather valuable user insights to drive product innovation

Updated: 21/12/19 Gophr is a marketplace made up of two sides: couriers and customers: supply and demand. Startups working in the on-demand delivery sector tend to be well funded enough that they…

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Multi d-d-d-drops! How and why we made them, and how to book them

Updated: 15/12/19 We’ll talk you through how and why we made our multi-drops so you can make the most of this function and book them with ease.   Apart from a handful of messages we received…

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Slack? Completed it. How Slack is central to how we work

Updated: 12/12/19 Slack has become central to our company culture here at Gophr. As it’s integral to our day-to-day communication, we thought we’d share some insight into how we use it. We’ll talk…

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Cycle couriers tackling the sorry state of the London air crisis

Updated: 3/12/19 We’re very proud to be working with two highly-innovative British Tech companies: CleanSpace and Inmarsat. Together, we're undertaking the largest air pollution research project in…

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The future of couriering

Updated: 27/11/19 Clarence Takunda Chodofuka was the first courier that our Founder, Seb Robert, met in London after having the idea for Gophr. Soon after they were introduced, Clarence came to work…

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Interviews from the void: Saving South Bank Undercroft with Jasper Bainbridge

Updated: 25/11/19 September 2015; 12 months on from the success of the Long Live South Bank Campaign. Now that the Totally Thames festival is underway, we decided it was a good time to look into one…

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Interviews from the void: The Good Brownie Co.

Updated: 22/11/19 Everyone can appreciate the feeling when you get to eat something that’s really good. David, the co-founder of the Good Brownie company, has a distinct vision for how his brownies…

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