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James Gordon, Editor

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

Posted by James Gordon, Editor on 31-May-2018 11:44:44

Often it’s the small steps that we take that are the key to realising big ambitions. But if you don’t believe me, then just ask Andrew Hough, an Aberdeen-based owner operator, who joined Courier Exchange in August last year.

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

Posted by James Gordon, Editor on 24-May-2018 10:04:09

With marathon season in full swing, anyone who has ever completed one will tell you that it is the last three miles - and not the first twenty-three - that really count. For Courier Exchange members on four wheels, who traverse one of the largest cities each day, it is the final mile of their journey that is often the most crucial.  

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Topics: Case Studies

How joining Courier Exchange transformed one family’s life…

Posted by James Gordon, Editor on 18-May-2018 11:48:01

To many reading this article, a run-of-the-mill laundry consignment may seem as insignificant as it is unremarkable. But, not for David Fegent, and his family. For them it represents a life-changing milestone, and one that remains etched in their collective memory banks. For this dry-cleaning run – which David transported from Cheltenham to an address in Aylesbury four years ago, was his first as a Courier Exchange member. And since then David and his son, Gavin, who owns Ariska Ltd., haven’t looked back – and all because of CX.

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Topics: Case study

Why Freight Exchange Platform Members Should Embrace Dynamic Road Pricing

Posted by James Gordon, Editor on 15-May-2018 09:09:55

Do you rely on the road for a living? If so, you probably contribute thousands of pounds each year to their upkeep. But as a tax payer, are you getting value for money? Let me illustrate my point by providing you with an example, albeit a fictional one, but a user case which is based on real world feedback from Courier Exchange members.

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How using the CX mobile app led to greater operational efficiency

Posted by James Gordon, Editor on 10-May-2018 14:08:16

It is one of the most over used words in the glossary of business terms, so much so that the phrase ‘game-changing’ is beginning to lose its impact. But for Mark Smy and Karl Kirkley, the co-owners of Connect Logistics, a Gloucestershire-based same day delivery and collection provider, the expression is perfectly justified when describing the difference that Courier Exchange (CX) has made to their business.

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Topics: Case study