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Unlock Efficiency: Expert Courier Tips for Faster Parcel Delivery

UK Courier Service: Strategies to be the best Parcel Delivery Service Expert Courier Tips for Efficient Parcel Delivery Mastering UK courier delivery deadlines requires a strategic approach. Optimising routes is key to efficiency. Real-time tracking technology can ensure accuracy and timely deliveries. Additionally, maximising warehouse space and implementing the latest technology can streamline operations. Communication […]

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Learner driver is going for their license. Driver test cheating has doubled in two years

Driver Theory Test Cheats Impact All Road Users

Will Learner Driver Test Cheating Impact Businesses – Eventually? There is a Worrying Increase In Test Cheating Driver theory test cheating significantly impacts road safety and all road users. This dishonest behaviour undermines safety standards and diminishes public trust in the licensing system, increasing risks for everyone on the road. Cheating can lead to drivers

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22% of all respondents said the side pillar next to or just behind the driver creates a blind spot

Blind Spot Safety Tips

Blind Spot Safety Tips: Check Your Mirrors Blind Spot Mirror Checks for Safe Driving: Driver Safety You know those tricky blind spots in vehicles that can sometimes surprise us? Well, they’re a big concern. A scary 35% of surveyed drivers reported collisions or near-misses due to limited visibility. This article discusses a study on driver

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Problems with Delayed Deliveries and How to Address the Delivery of Goods

Delivery Delays

Common Causes of Parcel Delivery Delays Driving while on a phone – legal? Are you tired of waiting for your parcel deliveries? It can be frustrating and time-consuming. Here we discuss the causes of these delays and how you can address them. Several factors, such as global emergencies, supply chain issues, and bad weather, can

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Choosing A Courier Service

Choosing the Right Courier Service Factors To Consider When Choosing A Reliable Courier Service Selecting the right courier service is vital to your business operations, ensuring that your goods are delivered on time and in perfect condition. In your search for a reliable courier service, you’re not merely looking for an interim solution but a

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Becoming a courier: How do self-employed couriers achieve work-life balance in their delivery jobs?

How do self-employed courier drivers achieve work-life balance

Work-Life Balance as a Self-Employed Courier E-commerce Retailers Fuelling The Courier Driver Jobs Are you a courier driver who dreams of achieving a healthy work-life balance? If so, you’re in the right place. Juggling deliveries, navigating traffic, and meeting deadlines can feel overwhelming, leaving you wondering if a fulfilling personal life is possible. Here, we’ll

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Are Self-Employed Courier Driver Jobs Worth It? Self-employed courier jobs and delivery driver jobs have great earning potential across the UK.

What you need to know about being a UK self employed courier driver

Being a UK Self Employed Courier Driver Self-employed courier drivers embrace the freedom and earning potential that many can’t – or don’t want to!  Be your own boss, and create a career that suits your needs and ambitions. Here we give valuable insights on how to become a successful self-employed courier driver and take control

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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 Vs Buying – Look at Your Options Did you know that several UK businesses choose to lease or rent their vans

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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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electric van fleet information

Electric Vehicles, Infrastructure and Business 2024 The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is gaining traction in the UK, with businesses increasingly looking to reduce their carbon footprint and take advantage of the cost savings. Here Pegasus Couriers director, Phil West, explores various aspects related to electric vehicle demand, EV infrastructure, challenges and opportunities in this market. The Demand

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tyre pressure

Correct Tyre Pressure For Vehicles One critical aspect of vehicle maintenance that often goes overlooked is the correct tyre pressure. Many drivers underestimate the significance of tyre pressure in maximising their vehicle’s performance and improving safety. In this article, I will discuss the benefits of maintaining correct tyre pressure and give some fuel-saving tips. Facts About Tyre

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breakdown tips

UK Summer: Avoid a Vehicle Breakdown Summer is here! That means it’s time to hit the open road. But before you hit the motorway, it’s important to take some time to prepare for the summer driving season. Here Pegasus Couriers MD Martin Smith gives some tips to help you avoid a vehicle breakdown. Prevent a

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customer service is vital

Customer Service and Satisfaction in the Courier World As a longtime serving industry professional, I’ve seen first-hand the importance of customer service to end consumers. In today’s competitive marketplace, clients have more choices than ever, so it’s important to provide clients’ end consumers with a favourable experience. From tracking down missing parcels to answering queries

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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

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Future of courier industry

Future of the courier industry Changing with the times The courier industry is vital to the global economy, transporting goods to consumers worldwide. It’s a fast-paced and ever-evolving industry, and how we deliver goods is constantly changing. I’ve been working in the courier industry for over 20 years, and I’ve seen many changes. When I

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New Director Appointment

Pegasus Couriers promotes Operations Manager Courier Industry & Logistics Expert Phil West has been promoted to Director of Pegasus Couriers Leading logistics company Pegasus Couriers has promoted Dedicated Service Provider (DSP) Operations Manager to Director. The former DSP Operations Manager, Phil West, will step up to assist the existing Directors of the family-owned business. Asked

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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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Inverness Depot Celebrates Anniversary Milestone

Pegasus Couriers Inverness Celebrates Anniversary Milestone Pegasus Couriers Inverness is celebrating its second anniversary this month. The depot, known as the delivery station for the Highlands, was officially opened in 2019 – only months before the Covid-19 pandemic.   Pegasus Couriers took over the depot in 2021 to streamline the operation. MD Martin Smith said that

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Mot-changes

Possible MOT Regulation Changes – Bad or Good? Keeping your vehicle in top condition is essential for ensuring it is safe to drive on the roads.  Recently, the Government proposed changes to the MOT regulations – causing waves in the fleet and logistics industry. In this article, I will discuss the proposed changes and what

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road safety

Businesses Should Promote Road Safety Campaigns Martin Smith explains why businesses and individuals should promote road safety awareness.  Whether driving to work, cycling, catching a bus or walking on the pavement – road safety is paramount. Road safety, directly and indirectly, impacts all industries, from staff getting to work to the delivery of products and goods.

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Pegasus Couriers explains what to do if you put the wring fuel in your vehicle

fuel mistake

Top up with the Wrong fuel – what to do Martin Smith explains the consequences of misfuelling a vehicle and how it could seize your engine, costing you a fortune to repair. Here we discuss how to limit damage, warning signs of topping up your vehicle with the wrong fuel and what to do if

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Pegasus Couriers sponsor youth Football team

Pegasus Couriers sponsor youth football team Edinburgh City under-14 football team is sponsored by Pegasus Couriers. Pegasus Couriers MD Martin Smith explains the significance of companies supporting youth development s in their neighbourhoods. Pegasus Couriers is proud to sponsor the under-14 Edinburgh City football team as part of a youth development community initiative. We are

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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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Pegasus Couriers van rental costs could cripple the industry

UK van shortages impacts courier industry

UK van shortages impacting courier industry growth The nationwide van shortage is hampering the courier industry’s growth amid increasing vehicle rental costs.  Experts remain optimistic that delivery van shortages will “ease”; however commercial rental contracts continue to increase due to ongoing supply issues. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said that while the UK’s new

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Pegasus Couriers steps up a gear to reach snow-trapped areas

Pegasus Couriers steps up a gear to reach snow-trapped areas With only a week before Christmas, UK delivery company Pegasus Couriers now has a four-wheel drive truck to reach remote snow-trapped areas. This comes as treacherous blizzard-type conditions sweep across the north of Scotland, causing travel disruptions and parcel delivery delays – just days before

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Pegasus Couriers delivery driver rescues a woman in Aberdeen Dundee flood

Pegasus Couriers driver ‘rescues’ woman during floods

Pegasus Couriers driver ‘rescues’ woman during floods A good samaritan courier driver helped ‘rescue’ an elderly woman whose car broke down on a flooded road near Laurencekirk in Scotland on Friday night. (18/11/2022). The incident comes after several roads across Aberdeenshire were shut down due to flooding. Pegasus Couriers Dundee UPS Site Manager David Aitken

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Pegasus Couriers signs Armed Forces Covenant

Pegasus Couriers signs Armed Forces Covenant Leading UK courier company, Pegasus Couriers, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant as part of a forces-friendly workplace initiative. The pledge has seen the company receive a certificate of recognition for their commitment and support of the government initiative. The certificate comes less than a week after Remembrance Day on November

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Courier driver transports donations to help Ukraine refugees

Driver helps transport donation to help Ukraine refugees Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram Several Inverness residents have joined together to donate clothing and food to fleeing Ukrainian citizens. While thousands flee the war-stricken country, Inverness residents have been collecting parcels to send to Poland – a neighbouring country to Ukraine. In a bid to get bags

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Pegasus Couriers driving in the snow

storm Eunice Scotland

Storm Eunice Causes Parcel Delays – Keep An Eye Out Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram Delivery operations across Aberdeenshire were halted on Friday afternoon as Storm Eunice swept through the North of Scotland. By midday, Pegasus Couriers asked their 25 drivers travelling across the Aberdeenshire area to return to the depot.   The driver recall was

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