Becoming an owner driver in the delivery industry might not be a career you’ve considered. But whether you’re just starting out in the working world or looking to change direction, courier work can be a fulfilling and fun way to earn money and gain e
If you’re new to the business of freight forwarding, or if you feel you’re going a little stale when it comes to promoting your business, we have some great tips to help get you motivated. It’s a tough and competitive industry out there, so it’s in y
Merseyside owner drivers need to be aware that a new speed camera is being trialled by police. This camera not only catches speeding vehicles but has been designed to catch red light jumpers too. Known as ‘speed on green’ cameras, they are part of a
Ever wondered what a grey fleet is? If you’re an owner driver or manager, there’s a chance you may already know (or even be a part of one!), even if you weren’t aware there was a name for it. The terminology refers to companies with employees who are
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Van Excellence Awards have recently taken place, and many owner drivers and operators have been recognised for their significant contributions to the industry.
The ceremony was held in Birmingham at the Hyatt
Over time, anyone working as an owner driver in the delivery industry becomes intimately acquainted with their van. You know how it handles, you learn its capabilities and you get an understanding of how it brakes, corners and accelerates. But, here’
If you’re in the business of delivery work, or indeed are an owner driver with your own courier vehicle, chances are you’ll want to look after your van, either for the company’s sake or to avoid repair costs coming out of your own pocket.
In China, Singles Day is a shopping event like no other. In 2018, shoppers spent $30.8 billion on a single Sunday, far eclipsing comparable buying frenzies elsewhere around the world. If it were to come to the UK, Singles Day could mean a whole lot o
Drive a lot for work? You may already qualify as a courier and not even know it! It used to be that only private delivery companies could get hired for jobs delivering parcels and packages all around the country. But not anymore. These days, private
Maintaining healthy habits can lead to more productive work and a longer career. Luckily, there a few simple steps that owner drivers can take to protect themselves from injury and keep fit. These few precautionary measures pay a big dividend over th