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Choosing the Right Service for Your Delivery

Posted on Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

Are you looking for a reliable shipping company for your business’s logistics? Look no further than Miles Express! Whether you need to send documents, packages, or freight across the globe, Miles Express offer a wide variety of shipping options to suit your needs. Here is some information to help you choose the right service for your shipment.

If you are looking to deliver important documents safely and securely then the domestic document delivery service is the service to opt for.

With same day, next day or scheduled delivery options you can rest assured ... »

Why We Love Getting Packages: The Science of Delivery Satisfaction

Posted on Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of excitement that comes with receiving a package. But have you ever wondered why it is we love getting packages so much? What is it about the act of receiving a delivery that brings us such satisfaction?

As it turns out, there’s a science behind our love of packages. Here are four reasons we find deliveries so satisfying.

One of the biggest draws of receiving a package is the element of surprise. Even if we know what’s inside, there’s still a sense of excitement as ... »

5 most common package delivery mistakes and how to avoid them

Posted on Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

Have you ever eagerly awaited a package to arrive only to be left feeling frustrated? From incorrect addresses to unreliable delivery services, there can be many factors that can lead to a misrouted or lost package.. Whether you’re an ecommerce business, a small business owner or simply looking to streamline your shipping process, we’ve got you covered. In this blog, we’ll provide you with the right knowledge to ensure your packages arrive safely, helping you prevent future disappointment.

Your package undergoes a series of handling processes to reach its destination, and it’s safe ... »

New Year, New Business: 5 Tips for Boosting Your Success in 2023

Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2023

Ready to launch a new business but feeling a little lost? We’ve got your back! Starting a new business can be both exciting and daunting, with many factors to consider like identifying your target audience and figuring out how to advertise and deliver products. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed in the early stages of starting a business, but by breaking the process down into manageable steps, this blog will provide you with practical tips to help you confidently embark on your entrepreneurial journey.

In a digitally dominated age, establishing a strong social media presence is ... »

How Miles Express can help small businesses beat logistical challenges

Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Small businesses are a labour of love but also of hard work. Very often, the idea of running an own business is romanticized – a dream many years in the making finally actualized. This is of course true – when one strikes out on a business venture, it is usually the fruit of research, hard work and a lot of passion. However, what many fail to see are the unique challenges that small businesses deal with behind the scenes. It is undoubtedly satisfactory, if not rewarding, but it takes an incredible amount of extra thought to make it tick like a ... »

Going Analogue – The value of physical documents in a paperless world

Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

We have laptops and tablets as well as phones that could double as a small notebook. We can sync between devices instantly and can share our digital files across the globe in under a millisecond. We can carry an infinite number of books in the space that is taken up by two pairs of socks. Digital documents and everything associated with them – reading, sharing, co-creating – have undoubtedly changed the way we perceive documents in paper format. Many people consider them redundant scanning entire libraries and shredding documents to make space. However, we find that having a balance between on-screen ... »

Deliveries Done Right – The secrets to running a successful logistics operation

Posted on Thursday, October 27th, 2022

The aim of this piece is to shed some light on the different aspects that make up the service – from start to finish – that guarantee a cost effective, fast and high-quality delivery.

Like at any company that operates through people, employing the right individuals can make the difference between success and abject failure. At Miles Express, we put a lot of stock in our people, knowing full well they form the backbone of the company. This is true not just because they physically transport the items you entrust in our care, but also because ultimately, they are ... »

What Makes or Breaks an Online Purchasing Decision?

Posted on Tuesday, August 16th, 2022

This digital phenomenon is known by many names; the buyer journey, buying cycle, buyer funnel, and the consumer purchase decision process. As the names imply, it’s not simply a moment, indeed it is described as a journey, a cycle, a process, etc. It is a string of factors that lead up to the decision to purchase that may or may not look different to every persona that visits your shop – whether they’re young, old, what gender they identify with, as well as what their lifestyle is like. Knowing what that journey is for your clients will help ... »

The seasons to level up your commercial game

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2022

The days are longer, the weather warmer. There is a general sense of optimism that comes from having more light in the day – perhaps the feeling that we somehow have more time on our hands. Summer days roll on, everyone is keen to shake off the dust of winter and to look forward to the cheerier days ahead.

But what does this have to do with trading and commerce in general?

Significantly! There is a mindset shift with the change of the weather, that pushes people outdoors and encourages them to try something different. This ... »

Life at Miles: A Day in the Life of a delivery courier

Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2022

Every morning, our punctual Miles Express couriers gather at the warehouse. There, they’re assigned routes by the logistics manager that enable them to make efficient use of their time and to guarantee timely deliveries. Many of us have experienced traffic on our roads on a first-hand basis – it can be tough. That’s why it’s essential to plan routes thoroughly, so while you sit comfortably at home, our couriers can navigate the streets as effectively as possible. Vehicles go through vigorous inspection before they hit the road. Couriers may use the same vehicle each day or they ... »

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