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Bosch Gives Fleet Managers a New Tool: The Digital Key

Posted by on 26-Sep-2018 15:56:03

If you’re a fleet manager organising a complicated rota with multiple drivers using multiple vehicles, the new Bosch app – Perfectly Keyless – could become integral to your fleet’s day-to-day routine.

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Topics: Fleet manager, Courier job, courierexchange, courier work, Courier Driver

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

Posted by on 20-Sep-2018 12:06:32

Go2Day is one of our members whose business is all in the family. They have used the tools and networking available to Exchange members to shape their business model in a particular way to suit their agenda.

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Topics: Courier job, courierexchange, courier work, Courier Driver, Courier Jobs, Delivery software

Making Courier Work Accessible: A Scottish Social Enterprise

Posted by on 17-Sep-2018 12:19:54

In this post, we are looking at the great achievement by Scottish company DNDP in helping locals gain new skills and become highly employable in the logistics industry.

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Topics: courier work, Courier job, Courier Driver, Courier Jobs, courierexchange

AEB Should Be Fitted to All Courier Vehicles

Posted by on 14-Sep-2018 16:29:04

In good news for the courier industry, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is championing the installation of Autonomous Emergency Braking in all commercial vehicles.

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Topics: courierexchange, Driver network, Courier job, courier work, Courier Jobs, Courier Driver

Which Green Suits Me Best? Part 6: Hydrogen

Posted by on 12-Sep-2018 11:16:29

In part six of our series on the pros and cons of green fuels for courier work, we take an in-depth look at the viability of hydrogen for your fleet.

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Topics: Courier Driver, Courier job, Driver network, courierexchange, courier work

The Animals Used in the Past for Courier Work

Posted by on 11-Sep-2018 10:27:12

 

Though today we rely on our vans and trucks to deliver goods across the country, not so long ago our friends in the animal world played a much larger role in courier work.

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Topics: Courier job, courierexchange, Delivery work, courier work, News

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

Posted by on 03-Sep-2018 15:44:24

Although the list of alternative fuels to choose from may seem long and a bit complicated, Liquefied Petroleum Gas might save the day with its beautifully simple viability for most van drivers or fleet couriers.

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Topics: News, courierexchange, Courier job, Courier Driver, Courier Jobs

The History of Parcel Delivery in the UK

Posted by on 30-Aug-2018 16:01:09

From the early days of private stagecoach couriers to the numerous and complex courier systems of today - the history of the courier service in the UK is long and interesting, starting as far back as the 1500s.

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Topics: courierexchange, Delivery work

How Do You Measure Up? Dealing with Online Customer Reviews

Posted by on 29-Aug-2018 14:53:26

The art of customer service is one that must follow current trends and evolve to the methods of popular opinion. Although you may steadfastly believe that all unhappy clients deserve to have their concerns dealt with face-to-face your refusal to engage online will lead to immediate negative assumptions and your honourable intentions will mean nothing. So, in the words of the estimable Winston Churchill, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” (Perhaps not a direct quote per se, or is it, hmmmmm?).

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Topics: Courier job, courierexchange, Courier Jobs

Are You Up to Speed on Driving Law Changes?

Posted by on 28-Aug-2018 10:29:41

Even if you’ve been driving the same courier job routes for years and you know the lay-of-the-land like the back of your hand, here’s a heads-up; the rules of the game are about to change. Make sure you’re up to speed on the latest driving laws so that you’re not making costly mistakes on the job.

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Topics: Courier Jobs, Courier Driver, courierexchange