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Courier Industry News

Find the latest news and helpful guides wrote for the courier industry. If you have a courier business, keep on to with courier insurance news.

Are electric vehicles money-savers for taxi drivers and couriers?

2018-01-03T08:16:50+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|

Are electric vehicles money-savers for taxi drivers and couriers? Taxi drivers and local van couriers have been among the most enthusiastic adopters of electric and hybrid vehicles as they bring significant lower costs per mile. New models will spread those benefits to more commercial vehicle users. Although getting the best value for money for taxi [...]

Uber announces new courier insurance plans

2017-12-19T10:12:52+00:00 December 19th, 2017|

Uber announces new courier insurance plans Breaking news in the world of courier insurance revolves around Uber. The global tech transportation company has revealed that independent couriers working for Uber Eats will be able to access free insurance cover in nine European countries. This free insurance package will be available to any independent couriers with [...]

Do dash cams bring fleet insurance premiums down?

2017-12-14T17:05:44+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Do dash cams bring fleet insurance premiums down? Sales of dash cams have doubled in the last 12 months. There have been various headlines about drivers slashing 20% from motor insurance costs by having one installed. Not surprisingly then, organisations requiring fleet insurance or even those running courier services, could be excused for getting excited. [...]

Working out the cost of your Van

2018-01-15T15:31:31+00:00 November 26th, 2017|

Working out the cost of your Van If you are a van courier, your vehicle is likely to be one of your biggest and most essential purchases. It is important to remember though that the cost of your van does not end at the purchase. We have written many over looked aspects to which you [...]

9 Ways to better manage your Fleet and Reduce Fleet Insurance Costs

2018-01-15T10:48:14+00:00 October 29th, 2017|

9 Ways to better manage your Fleet and Reduce Fleet Insurance Costs Fleet Insurance is by far one of the most expensive forms of insurance out there. Having said that, it doesn’t need to be! Fleet cover is typically expensive due to poorly managed fleets and un-vetted drivers. A combination of these 2 things lead [...]

Why claiming on your insurance is a bad idea

2018-01-15T15:30:26+00:00 October 29th, 2017|

Why claiming on your insurance is a bad idea Living in a faster paced society, and commonly having to work harder for our money than we did 10 years ago. Many people look at their insurance as a quick way to make some money when the smallest of accidents happen. With people being quicker to [...]

Hermes Guarantee Christmas Deliveries

2017-10-17T14:52:29+00:00 October 16th, 2017|

Hermes Guarantee Christmas Deliveries Hermes, the consumer courier delivery specialist, has offered both its clients and the consumers of their clients a money back guarantee on deliveries not made in the build up before Christmas. This will be the 5th year that Hermes has made its 'Hermes Guaranteed Christmas Delivery Promise' which helps retailers avoid [...]

Van market declined by 4.2% in September 2017

2017-10-17T14:54:08+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

Van market declined by 4.2% in September 2017 The SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders) released figures for the registration of new LCV’s on 4th September 2017 with sales of 57,368 vehicles being registered, this is a full 4.2% down compared with September 2016. The LCV market saw division in September with the larger [...]

Much Tougher Emissions Tests for New Cars

2017-10-17T14:54:20+00:00 September 25th, 2017|

Much Tougher Emissions Tests for New Cars In an attempt to produce more realistic emissions and fuel economy data for new cars, the next few months will see the introduction and overhaul of emissions testing for new vehicles. The new tests will measure fuel consumption rates, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide presence, particulates by mass [...]