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Eye, Eye, Officer: Police Focus on Drivers’ Defective Eyesight

February 9, 2019 | Author: | Posted in Automotive

Visualise this: you’re driving along, keeping an eye on other drivers, when some car makes a wildly unpredictable manoeuvre. You avoid a crash and maybe lean on your horn. ‘Did he even see me?’ It’s happened to everyone. But it’s especially worrying for those involved in courier work, if only because couriers spend so much …

Keeping Courier Businesses on the Move: Technology Matters

February 9, 2019 | Author: | Posted in Automotive

The impact technology has on any business in today’s increasingly competitive world is huge. Managers and business owners, regardless of their industry, need to stay abreast of how advances in high-tech tools might benefit their operations, improve staff welfare and increase profits. The courier industry is no exception, and today’s mobile technology, in particular, has …

LoCITY’s Emission Ambition: Supporting the Use of Alternative Fuels

February 4, 2019 | Author: | Posted in Automotive

The projected five-year LoCITY programme has been running since 2016, with plans to evolve and adapt throughout the second half of its course. Its aim is to help commercial vehicle fleets comply with the Ultra-Low Emission Zones that will be in place in central London next April. These new exhaust emission standards will require courier …

DNDP: Providing Flexible Courier Work in Scotland

October 18, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Business

People who suffer from long-term health problems or disabilities often have a difficult time finding jobs that can be adapted to suit their everyday needs. Thankfully, the Scottish company DNDP have been working towards changing this, and making courier work more flexible and accessible for disabled drivers. What They Do DNDP have been building their …

Safety First: Why AEB is a Courier Game-Changer

September 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Business

Courier work can be a dangerous business, and accidents on the roads are still happening frequently despite efforts to increase the safety of newly manufactured vehicles and the roads themselves. However, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has started installing Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), and it could be a game-changer. Starting a Trend If you are a delivery …

Couriers Who Care: How Eagle is Saving the Eagles

September 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Business

Courier work can be challenging, with long hours spent on the road transporting goods back and forth. Sometimes, though, a job comes along with a bit of a twist – an interesting story, something outside the ordinary. Bathgate-based Eagle Couriers, Scotland’s leading courier firm, are working on one such job right now. They’re used to …

How to Conduct Your Courier Business Transparently

May 5, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Business

Transparency is so much more than a buzzword. It’s a fundamental aspect of good business, and one which should guide every decision that we make. When it comes to courier work in particular, transparency is of paramount importance. It allows for trusted, fluent relationships between management, driver and client. This article lays out the crucial …

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