February 15, 2018

ParcelCompare Wins Feefo’s “Trusted Service Award”

When we in the ParcelCompare office got the news that we had been honoured with Feefo’s “Trusted Service Award 2018”, we were thrilled. ParcelCompare works hard to make sure that our customers get the best service and prices possible, so ……
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February 09, 2018

The beginners guide to shipping to Australia

Australia may be on the other side of the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s unreachable. ParcelCompare knows that there are more people than ever shipping down under, and we wanted to take the mystery out of the process. Clothes, ……
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Antiques and collectibles July 28, 2017

Did eBay kill Lovejoy? How e-commerce transformed the antiques industry

As Christie’s closes the doors on its South Kensington salesroom, David Jinks, Fastlane International’s Head of Consumer Research and former Editor of Model Price Guide and Coins Market Values, examines the impact of e-commerce and online auction sites on the ……
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Ocado Merger van London May 10, 2017

FastLane on The Prospective Merger Between M&S and Ocado

Ocado and High Street super brand Marks & Spencer have recently been subject to rumours that they will be teaming up to deliver their customer’s groceries. The move would be something of a godsend for both companies. M&S, whilst enjoying ……
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Drone Delivery May 04, 2017

The Dangers of Drone Delivery

  Drone Delivery Many years since the last Terminator movie, robots are yet again making headlines all over the world. We’re not talking murderous cyborgs here though, autonomous vans, delivery drones and droids are quickly making their way into the ……
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July 28, 2016

Delivering Brazil 2016: A hurdle too far?

Fastlane International, a leading worldwide carrier platform, has released a new report investigating the logistical challenges facing Brazil as the Rio 2016 Olympics approaches. For the games to go smoothly, the Brazilian Government will need to navigate various problems, ……
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February 17, 2016

Get in the head of the high tech LecDec creator

Thirty years on from Back to the Future, we live in a world that is still sadly bereft of hoverboards. Don’t get too down in the dumps though – we’ve got the next best thing. Electric skateboards may still have ……
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October 21, 2015

Fastlane Looks Back to the Future

As Fastlane International™ celebrates its 30th year, we look over some of the highlights of the past three decades. A lot has happened in the last thirty years from globalisation to the rise of eCommerce and ease of g……
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June 25, 2015

Cost Comparison: Fastlane International v The Post Office

Established in 1985, Fastlane International™ specialises in sending heavy parcel deliveries to 220 countries. For large and heavy UK deliveries, you may be surprised to learn Fastlane is up to 71% cheaper than the Post Office. June 2015 price comparison ……
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sending suitcase with courier April 16, 2014

How to Escape Excess Baggage Fees when you’re Escaping the Country

 Consider sending your baggage through a courier to start saving money before you fly. Summer is nearly upon us and for many people, the low-cost airline ticket has already been bought, accommodation booked and some may already be thinking about ……
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Historic courier January 22, 2014

A Brief History of the Courier Industry

People have been moving goods from A-B for several millenniums with the first recorded examples being that of the Egyptians moving materials vast distances to build the infamous pyramids. There have been many methods of transporting goods throughout history from ……
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Moving Belongings abroad September 11, 2013

How to Ship Your Belongings from Home Abroad

There are many occasions where you may need to ship personal effects from your home to another country, whether it be your luggage to avoid excess baggage fees, or to get your son or daughter’s belongings to them at university ……
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