Couriers

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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Learn the first steps to building the ultimate same-day logistics management platform

Our same-day logistics management platform is fundamental to everything we do at Gophr. So, we thought we’d share how we built the brains of our business. We’ll explain how our system chooses and…

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Thoughts on the gig-economy, and its consequences for the courier industry

These blogs post were written by our Founder, Seb Robert, 3 years ago and were based on his thoughts on Uber’s 2016 tribunal ruling. Please keep an eye out for updated opinion pieces on various…

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Parcel sizes; small and large parcel deliveries

We get a lot of questions about what our courier’s vehicles can carry and what’s best for their job, so we’ve pulled this post together as a guide to help you book the right vehicle for the job.…

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Trying to fix a broken industry is hard; here’s what we’ve learned

A few years ago I had an idea that changed the game for the courier industry. At the time I never stopped to think how this thought would lead me to quit my job to go and work in an industry sector I…

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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: Fullcity Cycles

This is the first post in a series of interviews with some of our clients and friends. We’re aiming to highlight the triumphs and struggles of running your own business. Where better to start than…

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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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What I learned from going to the 23rd Cycle Messenger World Championships in Melbourne, Australia

Our Founder, Seb Robert, visited the other side of the world for the love of bikes. See what he got up to at the 23rd Cycle Messenger World Championships.   Five days. Five days in which there was so…

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