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The sameday courier Industry today

Posted on January 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The sameday courier industry today: a perspective view


First a little history...the area of the industry we are in is rooted in war...during the first and second world wars Despatch Riders formed a vital link between the tail and the teeth, the commanders and the fighting soldiers


DR's or Don R's as they were also known, would transport vital supplies, maps, orders, ammunition, medical aid from A to B with speed and relative stealth, a fast moving bike is...

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Are you expecting a delivery or sending something important out?

Posted on November 5, 2015 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

If so, you will want to make sure it arrives safely without any problems.

The 2 big questions are how important is it to you and your client?

And should you use the postal system or a professional courier company for this consignment?

If you are unsure which one to choose, here are some reasons why using a Southern Despatch Couriers is probably the best decision you can make if you want it to arrive safely, minus any delays or problems.


1. Immedia...

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We've been robbed!!!!

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

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The two men in white in this video have assisted in the theft of £1500 worth of tyres and our courier fee of £291 via stolen credit cards. I have offered this video to the Police and so far they have s...

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First time for weeks...

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

That's right, for the first time in ages we have full crew.... sickness and other leave has kept us a bit thin on the ground lately but we are now back up to strength...well hurrah for that..

This traffic jam is sponsored by Southern Despatch

Posted on October 26, 2014 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)

OK we don't actually sponsor traffic jams, that would be silly.

What we do see are road projects that take waaaaaay more time and resources than is needed (I know, I used to work on a road construction crew)

These projects cause misery for thousands of drivers and suck up man hours like they are going out of fashion

That's where we come time you get held up on a delivery trip think to yourself "If I'd sent this with Southern Despatch I'd not...

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The times they are a'changing....

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Or are they?  Time was when you couldn't predict when would be a busy day and when would be a quiet one...well that hasn't changed but the peaks and the troughs have day we're as busy as one armed fan dancer, next day it's snoozville central.

Now we would prefer an even spread of work but the urgent "later is too late" world is the one we inhabit and so you have to learn to take the rough with the smooth.

So why does this happen we as...

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