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What it’s really like to work as a courier

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 amongst those…

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How we gather valuable user insights to drive product innovation

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 only tend to think…

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

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 about our couriers,…

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

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 about how our…

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Cycle couriers tackling the sorry state of the London air crisis

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 London. Gophr is…

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The future of couriering

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 for Gophr.…

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

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 of the most iconic…

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Interviews from the void: The Good Brownie Co.

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 should be enjoyed…

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ALLEZ! Time Well Spent at The ECMC Milan

The European Cycle Messenger Championships (ECMC) is an annual competition for European bicycle messengers. This year, our Co-Founder, Seb Robert, immersed himself in the largest cycle messenger…

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Bike manufacturing start ups that you need to know about

We thought we’d share a bit about our favourite bike manufacturing startups so you know where to head when you’re looking for your next set of wheels. If you’re not thinking of buying, at least you…

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