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Avoid the Pitfalls When Selling Your Van

Posted by on 16-Oct-2018 11:58:24

If you’re a self-employed courier driver, when it comes time to sell your trusty van and invest in a new one, don’t get conned by Internet fraudsters!

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

LoCity Boosts Efforts to Support Commercial Vehicle Owners

Posted by on 11-Oct-2018 11:57:37

While we all want cleaner air in our towns and cities, those of us doing courier work are often left wondering who’s going to foot the bill when new legislation fighting for reduced emissions comes into play.

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Topics: Courier Driver, Courier Jobs, courier work, Self-employed courier driver, courierexchange, Courier job, Companies looking for owner drivers

Back to School Means Back to Back Traffic

Posted by on 09-Oct-2018 12:21:51

Whether you drive on motorways, through sleepy villages or in busy towns and cities, you’re sure to have noticed the increased traffic since the end of the summer holidays. We’ve got some tips to help the busy courier driver get through it!

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Topics: Courier Driver, Courier Jobs, courier work, Self-employed courier driver, owner driver, courierexchange, Courier job, Companies looking for owner drivers

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

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

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

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

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 Jobs, courierexchange, Courier job

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 Driver, Courier Jobs, courierexchange

The Importance of Mapping Data to Achieve First-Time Delivery

Posted by on 23-Aug-2018 10:23:50

Did you know that the last mile of a delivery route represents 50% of the total delivery cost of a parcel? Essentially, unless your drivers deliver a package on the first attempt, your profit margins will be minimal. Don’t lose out, use delivery software to achieve a high first-time delivery rate.

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Topics: Delivery work, Courier Jobs, Transport contracts, Delivery software, courierexchange, telematics, Courier job