What is Courier Van Insurance?

What is Courier Van Insurance?

Van drivers of all kinds and across any sector, need to be adequately insured; not only is it a legal requirement but it adds peace of mind to when you’re carrying expensive goods across British roads. Couriers need a specific level of vehicle insurance due to the fact they may be transporting extremely important, valuable or easily damaged goods. As a courier, your van is your business which means if it’s damaged or stolen you…

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Insurance Q & A’s From constructaquote.com

Insurance Q & A’s From constructaquote.com

What is Courier Van Insurance? Courier Van Insurance not only protects your van, it also protects your livelihood. Many couriers rely on their vehicles for collecting and making deliveries and without it your wallet could take a significant hit. Courier van insurance is there to protect you if your van is stolen or damaged when you’re out making deliveries. Why is Courier Van Insurance necessary? Insuring your van is just like insuring your car – if…

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Delivery Wars 2016: ParcelHero Says This Is The Year Of Driverless Deliveries, Drone Drop-Offs… And The Return Of Pedalling Posties

Delivery Wars 2016: ParcelHero Says This Is The Year Of Driverless Deliveries, Drone Drop-Offs… And The Return Of Pedalling Posties

International parcel broker ParcelHero says deliveries will be the new retail battle ground, with delivery choice as important as price for many consumers. Powering these delivery wars will be driverless vans, delivery drones… and the return of old-skool pedal-power. Your doorstep parcel collections and deliveries will be transformed over the coming year, says leading parcel broker ParcelHero. The company says deliveries will become the new retail battle front, with customer-friendly delivery options ranking as important…

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Avoiding a Boom and Bust Black Friday

Avoiding a Boom and Bust Black Friday

Black Friday is one of the biggest dates in the retail calendar. Last year it was estimated that £810 million was spent on the last Friday of November with predicted sales reaching £1 billion this year. While the potential rewards for retailers are great, the day also comes with a unique set of delivery challenges. In this article Paul Galpin highlights the delivery factors retailers must consider in order to avoid a boom and bust…

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eBay’s New Click & Collect Options Just In Time For Black Friday And Christmas

eBay’s New Click & Collect Options Just In Time For Black Friday And Christmas

With just 25 working days until the Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend, ParcelHero says eBay’s new Argos Click & Collect delivery options are ideally timed. There are only 25 working days until the Black Friday weekend and eight weeks until Christmas, and the countdown is on to the year’s peak retail season. Marketplace delivery expert ParcelHero says eBay’s latest Argos Click & Collect options will arrive at the perfect time for eBay traders and shoppers. ParcelHero’s…

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Driving Customer Experience With Flexible Delivery Solutions

Driving Customer Experience With Flexible Delivery Solutions

Argos has become the first British retailer to offer its customers a same-day delivery service, up to 22:00, 7 days a week. This new system will cover the retailers 20,000 most popular products and customers will have the choice of four time slots every day, including up until 22:00, for a flat fee of £3.95. But what does this move mean for the retail sector as a whole? The temptation is for other companies to…

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Every Transport Company Needs a Rising Star, Says ParcelHero

Every Transport Company Needs a Rising Star, Says ParcelHero

International courier and SME champion ParcelHero identifies the qualities needed in new recruits for transport and logistics companies, and launches a competition to award those Everyday Transport & Logistics Heroes. For companies working in the vibrant transport and logistics sector, one enthusiastic person can make all the difference. It’s vitally important for SMEs in particular to hire the right people. Transport businesses needs 100% from everyone, and simply can’t afford to carry people.  Global courier…

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Out and About at the HMS Trincomalee – A Jewel in the North East’s Crown

Out and About at the HMS Trincomalee – A Jewel in the North East’s Crown

HMS Trincomalee, a 46-gun, fifth rate Leda-class frigate and the world’s oldest warship still afloat today, lies berthed at Hartlepool’s Historic Quay where she has been a major tourist attraction for the past 27 years. For anyone looking for a trip to learn about an extremely eventful and proud chapter in Britain’s naval history, HMS Trincomalee should be a definite first port of call. Since 2014, she has proudly been part of the heritage fleet…

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Insurance Advice From Insurance Revolution

Insurance Advice From Insurance Revolution

Insurance Revolution is a specialist in courier insurance. We have found the best insurers for courier insurances and agreed deals with them individually allowing us access to not only the best coverage for your courier business but access to more quotes than most other brokers. What’s more, we are able to allow our customers to use their personal no claims bonuses as a means of bringing down the cost of their Courier Insurance in many…

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‘Logistics is a great career for women’

‘Logistics is a great career for women’

A year on from her ‘Rising Star’ award, in a hard-hitting ParcelHero blog, Anna Kozlowska reveals why women are delivering in the delivery industry In a passionate blog for international courier ParcelHero Anna Kozlowska, winner of the FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Rising Star Award 2014, has revealed why – contrary to stereotype – the logistics industry has many opportunities for women. She says: ‘Logistics is a male dominated, old-fashioned industry based around slow,…

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