Be Careful Where You Leave Parcels

In recent months, there have been quite a few news articles on the Internet referring to where some courier drivers have been leaving parcels when there has been nobody in at the address they are delivering to. Whilst a delivery … Continue reading

Good Opportunities For New Courier Drivers

If you are considering becoming a courier driver then it would appear that there are quite a lot of opportunities. Whether you are setting up your own business or are thinking of taking up an employed job there are positions … Continue reading

Shortage Of HGV Drivers

According to the Road Haulage Association (RHA), there is a shortfall of over 100,000 HGV drivers here in the UK. Before the pandemic started it was estimated that there was already a shortfall of more than 60,000 HGV drivers. Apparently, … Continue reading

“Quick Commerce” Deliveries Appear To Be Growing In Popularity

The pandemic has had some benefit for courier drivers. For instance, with millions of people having been unable to visit high street retailers for an extended period of time, the volume of online retail sales increased meaning that these purchases … Continue reading

2020 Was A Bumper Year For The Value Of Online Retail Sales

Courier drivers will be interested to read that, according to figures produced recently by the Office For National Statistics (ONS), the value of total online retail sales rose by 46.1% in 2020 in comparison to the previous year in Great … Continue reading

Courier Drivers – Safety Advice

If you are a courier driver then you will no doubt be spending a significant amount of time both behind the wheel of your delivery vehicle and calling on people at their home or business premises to drop of parcels. … Continue reading

Hermes To Take On Around 9,000 Self-Employed Couriers

Readers will no doubt be aware that there have been thousands of job cuts here in the UK and it is being forecast that there will be many more in the coming weeks and months. Therefore, you may be interested … Continue reading

Online Sales Forecast To Increase

Courier drivers will be interested to read that, according to Mintel a market intelligence agency, it is being forecast that there will be a big rise in the monetary value of online sales in 2020. This will no doubt please … Continue reading

53% Of People Ordered Non-Essential Items Online During COVID-19

If you are a courier driver, you may be interested to hear about some of the results of part of a YouGov survey that was carried out between the 5th to 6th May 2020 with 1,667 adults here in Great … Continue reading

Courier Drivers Rushed Off Their Feet Due To Coronavirus

If you are a courier driver it is quite likely that you are very busy at the moment as a result of the coronavirus. This is probably due to a number of things but we are sure you welcome the … Continue reading