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Explore our news, updates and articles relating to all things shipping, e-commerce and SME support.

  • We wish you a merry Shipmas!
    During the holiday season, let us be your festive benevolent force, transforming your shipping apprehensions into a delightful Christmas narrative. With our committed team of holiday champions, your packages aren't just delivered – they arrive with panache, laughter, and a hint of North Pole enchantment. Cheers to a season of stress-free shipping and a most joyous Christmas!
  • Getting ahead for the Christmas rush!
    Advice for SMEs who are anticipating a busy Christmas period! Explore how you can save time, money and hassle.
  • Struggling with Royal Mail but can't find a good enough deal with a carrier?
    Small business that normally rely on Royal Mail have been struggling to get their orders prepared in good time in order to make sure customers are happy. But, big carriers are not often able to offer good enough rates for SMEs that also want to know they have help available if they need it.
  • What impact does Black Friday have on carriers and their small business customers in the UK?
    Collaborating with reliable courier partners like us and implementing contingency plans for increased order volumes will further fortify the supply chain. By combining proactive inventory planning, digital marketing savvy, and logistical resilience, SMEs can position themselves to capitalise on the opportunities presented by Black Friday while delivering a positive and efficient shopping experience for customers.
  • News Pass the Parcel
    Holidays for retailers? Some handlers are quicker than others, some have better processing capacity than the next. If your shop owner uses a reputable courier, then things should go as planned, but if they have had additional orders or have been impacted by the recent overwhelm of the system then regardless of where the issue occurred...
  • The benefits of a courier and shipping partner
    In the UK, e-commerce shipping is an important aspect of online retail as consumers increasingly prefer the convenience of shopping online and having products delivered to their doorstep.
  • Looking for a better courier partner? Trust in a small agile team
    We’ll take the time to understand your specific courier needs and requirements, ensuring that your packages are handled with care and delivered promptly. You won't feel like just another number on a long list of clients or collections. Free quotes. Free support. excellent customer service. Great rates from known UK carriers.
  • News / Gearing up for the Coronation
    Gearing up for the Corronation! We explore what this means for retail and e-commerce store owners in particular. Export / Import / Local delivery.
  • What small businesses will trend in 2024?
    We asked ChatGPT what small businesses would trend in 2024 and this is what popped up! We then wondered which would need a courier... of course!
  • The school summer break is almost here!
    The school Summer break is almost here! If you have a small business and rely on courier or shipping services, read on
  • How can we support your manufacturing business?
    A reliable courier and shipping partner are essential for manufacturers in the UK for several critical reasons...
  • Planning your shipping in and around the Christmas period.
    Organising shipping early ahead of Christmas is vital for UK businesses to navigate the challenges associated with increased demand, limited carrier capacity, global supply chain issues, and customer expectations. By doing so, businesses can ensure smoother operations, better customer experiences, and ultimately maintain their reputation and profitability during the holiday season.
  • ICS2 - what you need to know
    Postal operators, express and air carriers, and freight forwarders will be required to provide entry summary declaration (ENS) data prior to arrival to the EU. The second schedule of changes were implemented March 1st 2023. More will follow March 2024.
  • Trends for SMEs in 2024
    GENERAL TRENDS THAT WERE RELEVANT FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES (SMES) IN THE PAST, AND WHICH MAY CONTINUE TO BE IMPORTANT IN 2024
  • INCO Terms you need to know
    LOOKING TO EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS AND IMPORT GOOD INTO THE UK? HERE ARE 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO BE AWARE OF TO ENSURE SMOOTH TRANSIT WITHOUT RISK OF ADDITIONAL, UNKNOWN COSTS!
  • Working with us - what you need to know!
    Working with the London East Transport team - SME courier and shipping specialists based in Essex