What to Look For With A Dedicated Business Courier? 

What to Look For With A Dedicated Business Courier? 

Article by Mo Gaffar

As your business grows, it is important to keep everything moving to the highest standard. Often, in order to facilitate this, you may need to consider using a dedicated business courier. However, it can be difficult to know what to look for and with so many different courier options available it can be quite a struggle to select the best one to meet your business and customers needs. 

Efficiency

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Regularly using a single company for all your courier needs will make your entire process much more streamlined and efficient. As once you’ve established a good system, your courier will ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible. This will allow you to focus on providing the best service for your customers.

Speed

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Always consider the turnaround time your business will require to work seamlessly and find a courier who can offer one with the appropriate time frame. If there are multiple drop off locations, you will need to select a business courier who can handle this both with the appropriate vehicle but also with the most efficient route, saving both time and money.

Location

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If you operate from multiple locations, it is important to contemplate where you need goods collecting from and dropping off to. Check that your chosen courier company meets your needs and take into account if you’ll need a local or national courier and how often you will need to use their services. 

Dedicated Driver

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Although not the most important, many businesses prefer to have one or a few dedicated courier drivers who complete all of their deliveries. This is because long term, for a regular service, your driver will know your business process, saving time. 

Courier Options 

parcels and packages

If you require multiple drops and/or collections, you will need to select a courier who offers this service and can provide you with the relevant time slots etc. In this situation, you would also want a company which offers real time tracking so you can keep an eye on your goods as they make their way to their destination.

 

Book Your Courier Today

At 3L Deliver, we specialise in providing business couriers nationally across the UK for all kinds of businesses. We work with our clients to create a courier service to suit them, so whether you need a regular courier or a one-off service, our team is always happy to help. For more info or a free quote, contact our friendly and helpful team on 0116 284 9013 today.