Category Archives: courier

Courier deliveries at Christmas

Thursday, 14th December, 2017

Stay safe on the roads this Christmas with the right courier insurance to meet your needs. Christmas is the busiest time of year for couriers – that won’t be news to many of you reading this. Present-buyers in the UK are expected to spend somewhere in the region of £25 billion on online purchases this Read the full article…

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Can I get courier multi-van insurance?

Thursday, 19th October, 2017

What is the best way of insuring multiple vans for couriers? As we have outlined in previous blogs, courier insurance is a vital tool to help protect your business from accidents, theft and other happenings that could risk your drivers, vehicles and cargo. If you have more than one van or car to insure, standard Read the full article…

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A Guide to being a Courier by Choicequote

Friday, 6th October, 2017

How working without Courier Insurance might jeopardise your business In the age of Amazon and round-the-clock home deliveries, couriers are becoming an ever more common presence on the UK’s roads. Despite this, many drivers may not know that they need specialist courier insurance to be fully covered, both for their vehicle and the items being Read the full article…

Brake to run fleet driving safety forum

Tuesday, 9th October, 2012

09 October 2012 Tweet A safety conference will be held by Brake for fleet managers who are being asked to consider the dangers which are posed by young drivers. The Fleet Safety Forum will be held in Nottingham on December 6th and will include Read the full article…

Liverpool courier wins company of the year award

Monday, 7th December, 2009

Liverpool-based firm UK Couriers has been named the company of the year at a recent industry awards ceremony. Online marketplace Courier Exchange was in charge of organising the event, which saw the Merseyside company recognised for its growth and successful development into a nationwide business. Other locations in which it has been able to establish Read the full article…

Scottish courier firm uses red decals to rebrand white vans

Thursday, 1st October, 2009

A Scottish courier company has been able to expand its fleet of red vans by commissioning a design firm to create decals for white vehicles. Eagle Couriers has hired Glasgow-based Rapido Print & Design to create wrap-around red decals as a creative solution to the recent Europe-wide shortage of vehicles of this colour. Red vans Read the full article…

New safety guide launched for courier insurance customers

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2009

Courier insurance customers could be set to undergo safety training for driving at work, following news that a new programme has been launched. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has introduced a revised edition of its Guide to Driving at Work Manual, which it hopes will be used by management as a tool Read the full article…

Van drivers urged to step up security measures

Tuesday, 23rd December, 2008

A spate of thefts in Durham has prompted police to urge motorists and tradesmen into stepping up their security measures to avoid a claim on their van insurance. Police in the north-east of England reported eight van thefts between November 10th and December 15th. Every van stolen during the spree was a Ford Transit that Read the full article…

Fiat Fiorino named van of the year

Wednesday, 10th December, 2008

Courier drivers have been given guidance on the best vehicle to purchase after What Van? announced the Fiat Fiorino as the winner of its Van of the Year award. The van, launched in May this year, was designed for easy and efficient driving in cities and towns. What Van? editor Neil McIntee said: “Even when Read the full article…

Delivery driver suspended after Royal Mail van theft

Wednesday, 22nd October, 2008

Royal Mail has suspended the driver of a delivery van that was stolen last Wednesday as he posted a parcel just yards away, it has been reported. The driver had left the keys in the ignition of the van containing 26 parcels as it was parked at Wyngate Drive in Westcotes, This is Leicestershire reports. Read the full article…