Martin Smith

Martin Smith is a director at Q Couriers. Martin has more than 30 years’ experience in the parcel delivery and courier related industry's. Before starting UPS Partner company, Q Couriers, Martin started well-known Scotland based courier company, Pegasus Couriers. He is passionate about providing an excellent service to partners and end customers. Martin is a ‘people person’ and it’s his vision that underpins the values of the company. Martin is considered an industry expert and works hand in glove with Phil West from Pegasus Couriers.

Lease vs. Finance Your Vehicle

Vehicle Lease vs. Finance: Expert Advice In today’s competitive business environment, several delivery drivers are considering leasing vs purchasing their vans. Here, Pegasus Couriers Director Martin Smith provides advice into your options.  Van Leasing and Expert Advice Did you know that several UK businesses choose to lease or rent their vans instead of purchasing them […]

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Cargo Bike - the way of the future. Pegasus Couriers

bike couriers and deliveries

Courier Bikes The Future of Parcel Delivery? Learn how they reduce congestion, pollution, and costs, and why they’re quickly becoming the preferred choice for enterprises and cities alike.  Here we discuss teething problems and how electric cargo bikes can transform urban transportation.  The Rise of Cargo Bikes in Urban Delivery Cargo bikes, especially those with

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driver shortage

Shortage of Drivers a Real Issue The industry faces a significant challenge, from the shortage of skilled courier drivers to retention and recruitment issues. As consumers become more accustomed to doorstep deliveries, businesses are under immense pressure to meet expectations.  Here Pegasus Director Martin Smith discusses challenges facing delivery driver recruitment and retention. Courier Service

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Road tax evasion statistics reveal many unlicenced vehicles on the road, resulting in potential revenue loss. Pegasus Couriers explains

DVLA turns electronic

DVLA Goes Digital – Good News? Do you ever worry about when your road tax is due and the consequences if it lapsed? Well, it could land you in trouble with the law and also impact your work – depending on your job. Here, Martin Smith explains why this forewarning electronic system is a benefit,

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Van Costs Set To Soar

Van Costs Could Rise, Report Warns As businesses continue to rely heavily on van fleets for various operations, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the costs associated with maintaining and running these fleets are on the rise. Don’t miss out on valuable insights from Pegasus Couriers director Martin Smith as he discusses the mounting expenses that

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Courier fraud and how to stop it. Pegasus Couriers

crime and technology

Cyber Crime in the Courier Industry The courier industry has been through a lot in the last few years. There have been numerous advancements in technology that have changed the way we live and do business. This has led to significant consumer benefits but also new opportunities for fraudsters to exploit.Despite these challenges, there is

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Use your handbrake

Use your handbrake – it could save a life Handbreak safety is becoming increasingly important, given the severity of the injuries that a rollaway vehicle can cause. In the case of rollaway vehicles, handbrakes can be the difference between a minor incident and a tragedy. It is vital drivers know what to do to prevent

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Finding the right courier insurance for a delivery driver.

courier insurance

Finding the right courier insurance is daunting for any delivery driver In this article, industry expert and Pegasus Couriers MD Martin Smith discusses the three main courier insurance types delivery drivers need. Getting started as a courier driver can be a great way to make money, be your own boss and meet new people daily.

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