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When Should I Get a Courier?

When Should I Get a Courier?

By on Feb 19, 2021 in Our Blog |

Here at Compass Couriers, we believe that there is a very short answer for this question. The answer? Any time. Whether it’s short notice, booked well in advance, a small parcel or a large consignment, a courier can always help. However, in order to explain why, we’ve put together the following guide featuring a number of times that you may need a courier. Delivery Upon Short Notice If you’ve got an unforeseen pressing deadline and you need bailing out, there is truly no better help than a courier service. As long as your consignment is getting delivered to mainland UK, our team of expert couriers can help. Our team takes bookings 24/7, throughout the whole year to ensure that you have always got a reliable courier at your beckon call. As soon as a quote has been agreed, our network of couriers can set off immediately to collect and deliver your parcel on time. Whether it’s a forgotten passport or a large consignment worthy of a lorry, you can always count on us to get it there on time. Thanks to our same day delivery and premier delivery services, we can guarantee delivery on the same working day. Not only that, but if your collection point is in Staffordshire or Cheshire, we can also guarantee collection in under one hour. Expensive or Confidential Consignments Our team of couriers takes pride in the secure, yet speedy service that we are able to provide. From offering insurance to installing the best GPS software to our vehicles, our team has worked hard to make our services reliable and secure. This has helped us to become the National Courier Association’s top UK Same Day Courier Company. Depending on whether you select the premier or same day courier service, you will have the peace of mind knowing that your goods are protected with up to £20,000 worth of Goods in Transit insurance. Not only that, but our network of couriers are also expertly trained and experienced in transporting confidential documents and deliveries. Having gained experience working across multiple sectors from solicitors to print companies, you can have confidence that your consignment is in capable hands. 24 Hour Courier Tracking We fully understand the importance...

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Five Sectors That Have Been Helped By Compass Couriers

Five Sectors That Have Been Helped By Compass Couriers

By on Feb 15, 2021 in Our Blog |

Here at Compass Couriers, we’ve supplied courier services to a wide variety of clients across a wide breadth of industries. This has given our expertly trained couriers important experience, and made us more versatile to meeting our clients’ needs. If you’re considering whether we can help you, this blog should help as it explores five of our favourite case studies. Which Industries Are Compass Couriers Used By? As we’ve mentioned, over the years, our services have been called upon for a wide variety of industries. Each of these industries has taught us something new and made us more prepared for our next project. This is important to us as our couriers are continuously striving to improve our customer experience. Our couriers work tirelessly to ensure that our clients needs are not just met, but then exceeded. The industries that we’ve worked for so far include, but are not limited to the following: Solicitors and Law FirmsGraphic Designers and Print CompaniesRetailers and ManufacturersI.T and ElectronicsEngineering and Utility Companies We are incredibly proud of all of the work that we’ve done for our clients, especially those that come with special delivery instructions and added requirements. To go into more detail, we’ve picked five of our favourite case studies to share with you. Medical Couriers Our confidentiality and experience has meant that our clients in the medical industry have entrusted us with some of the most high pressure work that we do. Our couriers are often expected to transport organs for transplant surgery and get blood samples to labs in perfect condition to tight deadlines. This work comes with a lot of pressure, as speed is of the essence. However, our couriers have consistently delivered on these expectations to become regular couriers for medical groups. Confidential Documents A number of our clients require the delivery of very important, confidential information. For example, our accounting clients often require us to deliver last minute returns to Companies House in Cardiff. Our clients in law also regularly use us to carry confidential information from door to door in a secure manner. Both of these clients have been extremely satisfied with our services and continued to use us for future projects. Our couriers are expertly trained...

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How Safe is a Courier Service?

How Safe is a Courier Service?

By on Feb 12, 2021 in Our Blog |

If you haven’t used a courier service before, you may be slightly hesitant about whether your consignment is safe in their hands. We’ve all heard the horror stories but here at Compass Couriers, we’re here to settle our clients’ minds. We can offer assurance of a high quality service through our testimonials and case studies. However, we also wanted to use this article to explain how Compass Couriers can guarantee you a safe and secure service. How Safe is My Consignment with Compass Couriers? Here at Compass Couriers, we take great pride in the level of service that we provide. However, a lot goes into achieving the levels of service that got us voted as the National Courier Association’s top UK Same Day Courier Company. From offering insurance to installing the best GPS software to our vehicles, our team has worked hard to make our services reliable and secure. Insurance with Premier and Same Day Courier Service In order to give our clients the best possible, stress free service we include Goods in Transit insurance with our services. As a part of our same day courier service, we offer up to £10,000 worth of cover. Alternatively, if you choose to use the premier service, this doubles to £20,000. This type of insurance covers items from any theft, loss or damage while they are in our hands. Thanks to these insurance policies being applicable, you can rest assured that all of your items are protected in the very unlikely event that anything went wrong. Experienced and Expertly Trained Couriers Our network of couriers are expertly trained and experienced in transporting confidential documents and deliveries. Our team has gained years of experience transporting goods for a wide variety of clients, in a wide variety of industries. As a result, our couriers are well equipped to handle any task put in front of them and are fully aware of what is expected of them. Industries that we have completed work for include, but are not limited to: Solicitors and Law FirmsGraphic Designers and Print CompaniesRetailers and ManufacturersI.T and ElectronicsEngineering and Utility Companies Having worked across such a wide breadth of industries, we understand that no two jobs are the same and offer...

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How Quick is Courier Collection?

How Quick is Courier Collection?

By on Feb 8, 2021 in Our Blog |

Here at Compass Couriers, we offer the fastest same day courier service in Staffordshire and Cheshire. In addition, all of our nationwide services also boast speedy collection and delivery times. However, we often get asked, just how quick our collection times are. For that reason, we’re going to spend our latest blog explaining the different collection times available. Premier Service The fastest of our services is undoubtedly the premier service. If your consignment is of the utmost urgency, Compass Couriers’ premier service has you covered. Boasting a 25 minute response time for collections, this service is unrivalled when it comes to situations where tomorrow is too late. Collection times aren’t the only benefits of this service either though. Our premier service also ensures extra security with up to £20,000 Goods in Transit Insurance cover, immediate proof of delivery, a dedicated vehicle and direct delivery. For more information on how we ensure safe and secure delivery, you can read our ‘How Safe is a Courier Service?‘ guide. Same Day Courier Service in Staffordshire and Cheshire Here at Compass Couriers, our location enables us to offer a specialised service for consignments collected from Staffordshire or Cheshire. If your package(s) need collecting from either of these counties, we can guarantee collection in under an hour. Not only is this the fastest collection guaranteed by couriers across the two counties, but it’s also perfect for any emergencies that pop up unexpectedly. Our Same Day delivery service isn’t just exclusive to Staffordshire and Cheshire though, as we also operate nationwide. However, for longer distance collections, we may require a little more notice to ensure that we make it there as quickly as possible. Organise Collection in Advance Here at Compass Couriers, we understand that a lot of businesses like to plan ahead. For that reason, we give our customers the option to specify a collection date and time during the booking process. Once a time has been specified, our expertly trained couriers will make sure that they are there on time and not a minute late. We understand the importance of being timely and have vast experience working to tight deadlines on important projects. Get a Quote From Compass Couriers Today If you’re interested...

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Five Times a Courier Could Be Important To You

Five Times a Courier Could Be Important To You

By on Feb 5, 2021 in Our Blog |

For those that use courier services in their lives, we often receive testimonials that prove the worth of what our couriers do. However, those that aren’t too familiar may wonder what makes courier services so important to businesses. In our latest blog, we’re going to discuss five circumstances that a courier can be a lifesaver to both you or your business. Urgent Deliveries A courier really comes into its element for those occasions where tomorrow just isn’t good enough. Here at Compass Couriers, we offer two services that are guaranteed to have your parcel delivered anywhere in mainland UK by the end of the same working day: Premier Delivery ServiceSame Day Delivery Service This level of service is achieved thanks to our expertly trained couriers being on standby around the country 24/7, 365 days of the year. As soon as a quote has been agreed, our couriers will instantly begin making their way to you. Regularly used for routes into Manchester, Glasgow, London and Birmingham, they’re also able to offer a quick, efficient and safe nationwide service. Secure Delivery One of the biggest worries that people have when having things delivered is whether it’s safe, secure and being handled correctly. By hiring a courier like ourselves, you can guarantee yourself all three. Our expertly trained couriers are experienced in handling a wide variety of consignments from the largest and most fragile to the smallest and most heavy. In the cases of confidential documents, or sensitive equipment, our couriers also ensure the utmost courtesy and confidentiality. Upon arrival, times and signatures are documented and then communicated to the sender. Thanks to our fleet of vehicles being fitted with the best GPS technology, we also provide regular, accurate updates on your consignment. Our offices are also manned 24/7 so that you always have access to where your parcel is. In addition to this, you can rest assured knowing that insurance is included in our services. This includes up to £10,000 Goods in Transit Insurance cover available in our same day service and up to £20,000 in our premier service. A Courier Can Work Around You By selecting a courier service, you’re collaborating with a company that will tailor their service to...

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What To Consider Before Getting a Courier Quote?

What To Consider Before Getting a Courier Quote?

By on Feb 1, 2021 in Our Blog |

Getting a courier quote can be a daunting prospect to someone who hasn’t done it before. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Whether you’re looking for local couriers across Staffordshire and Cheshire or nationwide delivery, we can help. In our latest blog post, we’ll be exploring everything that you need to consider before asking couriers for a quote. What Vehicle Do I Need? One of the most important things to get right the first time is the vehicle required. Getting this wrong could be a costly error, in terms of time and money. Wondering what there is to choose from? Here at Compass Couriers, we realise that no two orders are the same and prepared ourselves for every eventuality. As a result, we built a fleet of couriers vehicles suitable for any challenge. Our vehicles range from fast motorcycle dispatch and rapid response vans all the way up to 7.5 tonne lorries. For more information on the type of vehicle that might be right for your consignment, check out our coverage page. A full list of our vehicles can be found below: MotorcycleSmall VanLarge Van (LWB Transit, 1.2t payload)7.5t Truck (payload up to 2.8t) All of our vehicles have also been fitted with the best GPS systems to provide accurate updates throughout their journeys. Do I Need a Same Day Courier? When you’re requesting a quote from our couriers, you will be asked which service you require. Here at Compass Couriers, we provide a number of different courier services to match the urgency of your delivery. These include the following: Same Day Courier (specialised service available for Staffordshire and Cheshire collections)Premier ServiceWait & ReturnMulti-drop Deliveries Same Day Couriers For those moments where tomorrow may be too late, contact our team for a courier quote on our same day delivery service. Our same day couriers are available on standby 24/7, ready to set off as soon as a quote has been agreed. Once the consignment has been collected, our team of experienced, expert couriers can guarantee same day delivery to anywhere in the country. We’ll go into more detail about local services in the next section, but thanks to our location in Staffordshire, you may also be able...

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