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Case Study: Diamond Logistics

Driving Habits That Damage Your Van

2018: A Good Year for Courier Exchange

Grow Your Stake in the German Market

Get Your Drivers to Manage Their Time Better

New Year, New Business Opportunities for Couriers

Getting More from Highways England

A Brighter Future: Zero Emissions and Zero Accidents by 2050

New Gritters Delivered to Help Keep the Roads Moving

Get the Small Fleet App and Grow Your Business

What MPC Couriers Gets from Membership to the Exchange

Transporting Art: Tips and Tricks

How the Courier Exchange Site Put a Rocket Up Red Rocket Couriers

Don’t Get Caught Out When Buying Your Van

Avoid the Pitfalls When Selling Your Van

LoCity Boosts Efforts to Support Commercial Vehicle Owners

Back to School Means Back to Back Traffic

Bosch Gives Fleet Managers a New Tool: The Digital Key

Keeping it All in the Family: How Go2Day Benefits from CX

Making Courier Work Accessible: A Scottish Social Enterprise

AEB Should Be Fitted to All Courier Vehicles

Which Green Suits Me Best? Part 6: Hydrogen

The Animals Used in the Past for Courier Work

Which Green Suits Me Best? Part 5: Liquefied Petroleum Gas

The History of Parcel Delivery in the UK

How Do You Measure Up? Dealing with Online Customer Reviews

Are You Up to Speed on Driving Law Changes?

The Importance of Mapping Data to Achieve First-Time Delivery

How We Helped HSP Couriers Grow Their Business

A Checklist for Passing Your Van MOT First Time

Cat’s Out of the Bag: Our Favourite Feline Delivery Stories

5 Safety Items Every Courier Driver Should Carry

Spotting Signs of Dehydration when Driving

Which Green Suits Me Best? Part 4: Natural Gas/Biomethane

Which Green Suits Me Best? Part 3: Biodiesel

Staying Calm on the Road

The Next Clean Air Zone: Birmingham Makes Plans

Cleaner Fuel Alternatives for a Better Tomorrow

Our favourite feline delivery stories

Good News for the Transport Industry: MPs Back Third Runway at Heathrow

Deliveries Without Borders: Online Shopping’s Increasing Popularity

Back to the Future: Cutting Edge Technology or Science Fiction?

Customer Service is No Joke...Or Is It?

Are eBikes the Future of Courier Delivery?

Protection for Self-Employed Drivers: The Delivery Receipt

Getting More Business with the Personal Touch

Should I Become a Self-Employed Courier Driver?

5 Tips for Navigating London like a Native on Your Next Delivery Job

A day in the life of Lee Gueller…

“The Exchange has given me the freedom to earn a good living… on my terms”

How freight exchange platforms can enhance a courier’s last mile delivery potential

How joining Courier Exchange transformed one family’s life…

Why Freight Exchange Platform Members Should Embrace Dynamic Road Pricing

How using the CX mobile app led to greater operational efficiency

Why Telematics Are Important for Courier Jobs

Heated Roads: The Ultimate Working Conditions for Courier Jobs

Why Transport Management Systems Benefit Courier Work

Courier Work by the Book

The Amazon Key, and How it Will Affect Courier Jobs

The Oddest Courier Deliveries

Reducing the Stress of Courier Work – Gertie's Tips

How to Eat Healthy When Doing Courier Work

Three Vans to Trust for Courier Jobs

Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Owner Driver?

Courier Christmas List!

Courier Work and the New Phone Laws

Sample - How To Post

Healthy Eyes on the Road for Courier Jobs

Who's Going to the What Van Awards?

New E-Van is Super Street Smart

How Technology Helps the Courier Driver

The Low Down on MOT for Owner Drivers

To Buy or Not to Buy? Leasing vs. Buying a Courier Vehicle

The Best Way to Get More Courier Jobs

Smart Growth for Your Courier Business

Gertie's Odd Courier Job Stories

Doing Green Delivery Work? You May Be Rewarded

The Biggest Courier Event of the Year

Make the Most of Your Delivery Work by Fitting Out Your Van!

Mercedes Are Working On The Van of the Future!

Your Transit Van Just Got More Comfortable

Looking For Courier Driver Training? This Course May Be For You

Gertie's Safe Driving Tips

Top Tips for Buying a Courier Franchise

Are Electric Vehicles Good For Courier Jobs?

Top Tips for Employing New Drivers

Why Tyres Matter to An Owner Driver

How Smart Motorways Can Help An Owner Driver

Owner Driver Tips: Finding Cheaper Fuel

The Rewards of Excellence: The Van Excellence Scheme

Fuel Efficiency to the Max: An Important Aspect of Owner Driver Jobs

Making Courier Jobs Cool

Why Training Is Important For Anyone Doing Courier Jobs

Benefits of Tinted Windows For Couriers

The Plug-In Van Grant: A Useful Aid For Self Employed Couriers

Royal Mail Offering Owner Driver Jobs

Owner Driver Jobs Are Replacing Royal Mail – And That's Good!

The Leading Awards For Courier Jobs Turn 15 Years Old!

Gertie's Courier Jobs Glossary

Beyond the Delivery Van - Maximum Loading Bay Efficiency

Upskill to Become a Drone Pilot

The Future Of Delivery Services - Trends For 2017

How To Do Your Taxes When You Work In Delivery Services

Best Types Of Delivery Van – Your Answers

What's Your Favourite Type Of Delivery Van?

Delivery Services Professionals and Valentine's Day – Your Answers

What Does Valentine's Day Mean For Delivery Services Professionals?

Best Things About Owner Driver Jobs – Your Answers

The Best Thing About Owner Driver Jobs

Should Courier Jobs Be More Expensive in Winter? Your Answers!

Should Courier Jobs Be Worth More In Winter Time?

Things a Self-Employed Courier Should Know – Your Answers

What Does a Self-Employed Courier Need To Know?

A Day in Your Life of Courier Jobs – Readers' Answers

A Day in Your Life - How Could Courier Jobs Be Improved?

Your Tips For a Self-Employed Courier Driver

Share Your Advice to a Self-Employed Courier Driver

Why Work as a Courier? Your Pitches

Reader Sales Pitch: Why Work As A Courier?

Doing Work As a Courier: Get Fit, Stay Fit!

Doing Work As a Courier: Don't Learn From Failure!

Self Employed Courier Driver Jobs - Learning From Peers

Self Employed Courier Driver Jobs: Networking

Self-Employed Courier Jobs As Post-Retirement Work – Your Thoughts

Are Self-Employed Courier Jobs The Perfect 'Retirement Job'?

Courier Jobs to Do Before You Retire – Your Answers

What Courier Jobs Are On Your Bucket List?

Self-Employed Courier Jobs As Summer Jobs – Your Answers

Are Self-Employed Courier Jobs Good Summer Jobs?

Courier Jobs In Warm Weather – Your Answers

Doing Courier Jobs in Hot Weather – Yay or Nay?

Essential Tools For a Courier Driver

Promoting Yourself As a Courier Driver

How Same-Day Delivery Is Changing Courier Work

Doing Courier Work? Don't Forget Your Receipt

Is Being a Courier Driver For Life? Your Answers!

Once a Courier Driver, Always a Courier Driver?

Courier Work – Can You Do It Forever? Your Answers

Is There a Retirement Age For Courier Work?

Your Courier Driver Personality – Your Answers

What Type Of Courier Driver Are You?

Your Favourite Vehicles For Courier Work

Best Vehicle For Courier Work

Courier Driver Excellence – Your Answers

Your Best Moment As a Courier Driver

Courier Work In One Word – Your Answers

Define Courier Work In One Word

Music To Do Courier Work By – Readers' Answers

The Soundtrack of Courier Work

Top Tips to Get More Delivery Work

The Right Insurance for Delivery Work

Courier Driver Downtime – Your Answers!

Courier Work - How Do You Unwind?

Cyclogeography – Or 'Being a Courier Driver - The Book'

Courier Work Tips – Driving in Winter

The Different Types Of Courier Driver Jobs

Good News for the British Courier Driver Community

Strategies For Christmas Courier Work – Your Answers!

How Do You Prepare For Christmas Courier Work?

What To Expect From Self-Employed Courier Jobs

Tips For Rookie Delivery Service Drivers

Odd Courier Driver Quirks – Reader Answers!

Your Courier Driver Quirks

The Perks of Self Employed Courier Jobs

From Delivery Service Driver to TV Star

The Best Delivery Service Driver Ever

Courier Driver Tales

Early Starts in the Delivery Service Industry

Tales from Delivery Service Origins

Starting Out in Self Employed Courier Jobs

Getting Started in Courier Jobs – What Age is Right?

My First Delivery Service – Bob's Story

Doggie Paws Delivery Service – Annie's Story

I Took My Kids On Courier Jobs – John's Story

A Different Side to Courier Jobs

What Makes A Good Delivery Service Driver – Your Answers

What Are the Essential Qualities For Delivery Service?

When Courier Jobs Go Wrong – Your Answers!

Courier Jobs Gone Hilariously Wrong

Hot-Weather Alternatives to Courier Jobs – Your Answers

Summery Alternatives to Courier Jobs

Surviving Summer As a Courier Driver: Your Tips And Tricks!

Question of the Week: How to Survive Summer As a Courier Driver

'Why I Like Being A Courier Driver' – Your Answers!

What's the Best Part Of Being a Courier Driver?

How to Improve Your Delivery Service Performance

At The Movies: Kiki's Delivery Service

A Job For a Courier Driver Game Answers!

The 'Put a Courier Driver in Another Job' Game!

Your Favourite Types Of Courier Jobs

Courier Jobs: How Do You Like Yours?

Readers' Favourite Times Of Year For Courier Jobs

Best and Worst Times of Year for Courier Jobs

Courier Jobs In An Ideal World – Your Answers!

Readers' Dream Innovations for Courier Jobs

Odd Courier Jobs From My Readership

Tell Me About Your Unusual Courier Jobs

My Readers' Courier Jobs In Numbers!

What Kind of Courier Jobs Do You Do?

The Importance of Courier Exchanges to Freight Transport

The Courier Network in Modern Freight Transportation

The Meaning of Life for the Courier Driver – The Answers

Being A Courier Driver in 2015: What Does It Mean To You?

Tales From The Frontline: My Freight Transport Initiation

Tales From The Frontline: The Generous Courier Network

Courier Driver Tales: All Aboard!

Courier Driver Tales Month Begins

A Brief History Of Courier Service Providers

The Courier Network Throughout Time

Courier Driver Must-Haves – Readers' Answers

Essential Tools For a Courier Driver

Why I Chose Courier Jobs for a Living

Useful Tips For a Courier Driver

A Day In The Life Of An independent Courier

Life Of A Courier Driver: An Introduction

Necessary Tools For Same Day Distribution

Understanding the Term "Owner Driver"

Courier Networks: An Owner Driver's Perspective

Should You Join A Courier Network?

Alternative Jobs to Same day Distribution Courier Jobs – Your Suggestions!

Summertime Alternatives For Skilled Courier Network Drivers

Can An Owner Driver Take Holidays? Your Answers!

Should People With Owner Driver Jobs Take Holidays?

Clarification: Yes, Some Experienced Drivers Are Young!

Youth In Courier Work: Advantages And Disadvantages

The Advantages Of An Experienced Owner Driver

Owner Driver Jobs: Does Age Matter?

Paying Yourself For Owner Driver Jobs: Your Views

Owner Driver Jobs: Should You Pay Yourself?

A Typical Day At Steven’s Delivery Service

Summing Up My First Month Of Courier Work

Feedback For My Comments On Owner Driver Jobs

People With Owner Driver Jobs Deserve Your Respect

Stevie’s Delivery Service

My Official Courier Work Debut!

Drivers' Favourite Moments From Self-Employed Courier Jobs

Things That Make Owner Driver Jobs Worthwhile

Courier Jobs Are Not Going Anywhere, Readers Say!

Is Courier Work Set To Disappear?

The Importance Of Road Safety In Self Employed Courier Jobs

Regarding Road Safety In Courier Jobs

The Charity Courier Work Of The Cornwall Freewheelers

The Issue Of Eating On Owner Driver Jobs

Self-Employed Courier Jobs And You!

Self-Employed Courier Jobs: What Made You Choose Them?

Aren’t You Glad We Have Owner Driver Jobs?

What If Owner Driver Jobs Didn’t Exist?

Alternative Careers For Those Doing Self-Employed Courier Jobs

Self-Employed Courier Jobs: Your Cautionary Tales

Things to Beware of on Owner Driver Jobs

Self-Employed Courier Jobs – Great Preparation For Marathons!

How Self-Employed Courier Jobs Can Help You Escape Zombies!

Keeping Safe On Owner Driver Jobs – My Readers’ Advice

How Do You Keep Safe On Your Owner Driver Jobs?

Owner Driver Jobs: Why I Could Do Them

Four Years Talking About Owner Driver Jobs: Your Feedback!

I Am An ‘Expert’ On Self Employed Courier Jobs!

Four Years Of Self Employed Courier Jobs!

Owner Driver Jobs: A First-Person Look

Owner Driver Jobs: The Old Vs The New

Self Employed Courier Jobs: How To Pick The Best Insurance

Staying Safe In Self Employed Courier Jobs

The Perks Of Self-Employed Courier Jobs

Finding Owner Driver Jobs - Top Advice!

Owner Driver Jobs: Where To Find Them

Self-Employed Courier Jobs and Roleplaying Games - Separated At Birth?

Tips For Obtaining Courier Work For Owner Drivers

Courier Work For Owner Drivers: A First-Hand Account

Courier Rock!

Courier Tips: Surviving Summer

Alternatives To Courier Jobs For Owner Drivers: Your Answers!

Alternatives To Courier Jobs For Owner Drivers: Suggestions?

Gertie's Perfect Courier

Gertie's List Of Courier No-No's.

Self-Employed Courier Jobs In Hot Weather: Why Do Them?

You Could Do Worse Than a Self-Employed Courier Job

Alternatives To Courier Jobs For Owner Drivers: Suggestions?

When Are Courier Jobs Not Courier Jobs? Your Answers!

When Is a Courier Job Not a Courier Job?

Surviving A Self-Employed Courier Job

What Self-Employed Courier Jobs Can Teach You

Courier Jobs and Taekwon-Do

Pony Express: The First Courier Job?

A Courier Job to Remember

What A Self-Employed Courier Job Can Do For You

The Original Self-Employed Courier Jobs

Courier Jobs – A Good Way To Get Fit!

Is a Self-Employed Courier Job Right For You?

Great Courier Jobs from My Readers

Self-Employed Courier Jobs...Or Are They?

How I Got My Courier Job: Steven's Story

E-Shoppers Keep Courier Jobs Around!

Technology: Making Courier Jobs Easier for Everyone!

Courier Jobs: Not Everyone Knows What They Are...

Oh Snow! Courier Jobs And Bad Weather

More Novice Courier Driver Adventures

Gertie's Adventures As a Courier Driver

Gertie the Courier Driver!

Gertie Gets A Courier Driver Job

More Stories About Self Employed Courier Jobs

Christmas: The Perfect Time for Self Employed Courier Jobs

Self Employed Courier Jobs: Your Stories

I Advertise Self Employed Courier Jobs

My Day On a Courier Job

My Nephew's New Courier Job

The Continuing Adventures Of An Owner Driver

Owner Driver Does Not Mean Driving Your Boss Around

Safely Transporting Dangerous Goods

The Rising Cost of Fuel Theft

Great Personal Qualities of top Courier Drivers

Road-side Cafes worth Visiting

Special Devices to Make Your Courier Loads Safe

Attacks on Courier Loads by Pirates of the Road

Taking Your First Steps As A Courier: Get Those Courier Jobs

All Night Courier Jobs? Get Some ZZZs

Britain’s Oldest Transport Cafe

Britain’s Transport Cafes

The Temptation of the Staycation

Courier Work - Insurance Policy Types

Where Does a Courier Find his Business?

Starting Out as a Courier

The Wettest Summer and the Courier

Premium Service for Courier Work

Innovative Courier Work Solutions

Creative Couriers (in a Bad Way)

Courier Work for Athletes

Fake Pets Win Prizes

A Cowboy Caught in the Act

The Pill by Bike

To Post or Not to Post?

A Warning to Us All

A Lucky Escape for One Courier

Tiredness Can Kill, Take a Break

Go Ahead for using the Green Lane?

Making Couriers’ Lives Easier

Keeping Down the Cost of Fuel

From Courier to Couture

Don’t Fear the Cycle-Path

Think of the Children

Horrible Headlines

Happiness and Ice Cream

The Illustrated Van

Helpful Hints for Couriers

Jobseeker Woes

Young People These Days...

Couriers on TV – Oh Dear!

A Few Late Nights

Keep An Eye Out!

Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping the Village Traditions

How Well Does a Courier Drive?

China’s Courier Woes

The Dangers of Being a Bicycle Courier

The Benefits of Using a Courier

Rogue Couriers

Cheeky Blighters!

Christmas Career Changes

Christmas Caution for Drivers

Tempting Rates For Courier Driving

Getting In To Courier Driving

Green Deliveries

Hard Work!

On the Small Screen

A Courier Shouldn’t Smoke!

Tough Times for Couriers?

Clothes Shopping Online

Caution on the Tracks

A Runaway Dog!

Parking Spaces for a Courier

Rainy Days and Couriers

Born To Run

Couriers - Look Out For Each Other

Beware of the Dog

Customs Concerns For Couriers

A Cab Driver Writes...

The Car of Tomorrow?

Famous Former Courier Drivers

Bath Looks to Clean Up with Courier Drivers

Take Care Out There!

The State of the Roads

Not Leaving, on a Jet Plane...

Courier Poaching

A Spot of Exercise!

The Proverbial Courier Driver

The birds and the bees

Unpredictable April

Easter’s On Its Way!

An Amazing Video for the Owner Driver

Hobbit Holes and Owner Driver Jobs

Never Let Me Spoil The Ending!

My Top 3 Songs!

Search for your Owner Driver Jobs at Wireless Gertie’s!

A Bacon Butty Logo?

A Courier’s Tea Party

Walking the Dog

A Courier-Licious Film

Couriers Deliver the Goods

The Poetic Courier

Stumbled Upon This?

Love Evades The Courier!

My New Year’s Resolutions

Couriers in the Snow

Courier Carols

Pimping Your Courier Van for Christmas

Time for Tea

Courier Firms Save Money with Eco Driving

The Oldest Courier Work

8 Funny Insurance Claims

Couriers Get a Hollywood Makeover

Courier Yourself to Freedom

Fantasy Couriers

Weird and Wonderful Mailboxes

Should a courier swerve to avoid an animal?

A Courier’s Soundtrack– Rock or Classical?

A London Courier on a Bike

A Very Colourful Courier

Caught on Camera

Reading on the Job

Swift and Shift Courier Jobs Down Under

Muffins and Manpower

Swans Hold Up Self-Employed Courier Jobs

Life on the Road... Literally.

Do you drive the right car for your name?

What Not to do Behind the Wheel

Where Am I?

Courier Communities

Companions for Couriers

Traffic Cams and Jams

The View from the Office

Twitter – the Great Distraction from Courier Jobs

Eco Van Excitement!

The Greener Way To Do Courier Work

Let’s Hear it for the Girls!

Keeping it in the Family

A Courier Man’s First Van

The People You Meet (Ted and Ted)

Two Courier Workers Chat

New Year’s Resolutions for Couriers

A Little Bit of Christmas Fun

A Man With a Virtual White Van

A Courier’s Christmas

Happy Courier Appreciation Day!

Views from the Road

A Courier Van Romance

Roadside Cafes and Fry Ups in the UK

Introducing Gertie