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    Courier Services Training Package - Online Training Courses - Intermediate Level - CPDUK Accredited.

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    Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Courier Services Training Package. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

    A courier service is a service that allows someone to send a parcel or consignment from one location to another. They can be booked and paid for online. Senders have the option to have their packages collected by a courier or drop their parcel off at a nearby location to be picked up later by the courier.

    Setting up a courier business

    These are the simple steps to set up a courier business service.

    • Market analysis
    • Negotiate & collaborate with intercity logistics
    • Outsource delivery app requirements
    • Build a market network of delivery boys
    • Spearhead offline & digital marketing strategies
    • Focus on feedback
    • Make expansion plans side by side.

    How to successfully manage a courier business

    Whether you are new to the delivery industry or have been working for another courier company and are looking to branch out on your own, the ten top tips to help you make those first steps to embark on your new courier delivery service.

    • Make a business plan
    • Get your vehicle
    • Organise office space
    • Purchase materials and equipment for your courier business
    • Begin marketing
    • Begin hiring
    • Delivery Options
    • Develop a pricing structure for items delivered
    • Estimate your ongoing costs
    • Check your insurance.

    Technical aspects of courier services

    These days, couriers understand that to stand out and provide exceptional service, they need to invest in the latest technology innovations. 

    • Partnering with airlines and freight companies, couriers can offer competitively low prices.
    • Parcel tracking can give business peace of mind and see exactly where the parcels are by merely looking online.
    • Being able to check parcel information no matter where you are from your smartphone or tablet is an incredibly useful feature.

    Health, safety and wellbeing in courier services

    Companies with five or more employees must have a written health and safety policy and risk assessment. It is essential to discuss your evaluation with your employees or their representatives. The risk assessment should be reviewed if you think it is no longer valid, e.g. following an accident in the workplace, or if there are any significant changes to the hazards in the workplace, such as new equipment or work activity. 

    Essential soft skills in courier services

    Effective soft skills needed in courier services are as follows:

    • Dependability
    • Adaptability
    • Conflict resolution
    • Flexibility
    • Problem-solving
    • Safe driving skills
    • Time management skills
    • Organisational skills
    • Handling pressure
    • Decision making
    • Negotiation
    • Critical thinking
    • Planning.

    How to differentiate and grow your courier business

    In a highly competitive market such as a courier service, you have to go an extra mile to make sure that your business exceeds customer expectations, thus making the company stand out from the other competitors. The differentiation of services includes not only the delivery in itself. Use the following ideas to help you determine that one unique, differentiating quality that only your business has:

    • Narrow your target market
    • Focus on superior customer service
    • Solve a problem
    • Be innovative
    • Create offers that are too hard to ignore
    • Make it easy to do business with you.

      Courier Services Training Package - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

      Courier Services Training Package - Online Training Courses - Intermediate Level - CPDUK Accredited.


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