February 04, 2020

6% of people in long distance relationships have NEVER met their partner

As the most romantic day of the year approaches, those of us lucky in love are no doubt planning something special for our other half. From something simple like a red rose, to a lavish romantic meal or a weekend escape, there’s a lot of pressure to show your other half how much you love […]

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group of paper children September 01, 2017

Age verification – An age-old problem

Many children are still able to buy age restricted items such as alcohol, nicotine products and knives online. Retailers shouldn’t leave it to couriers to perform vital age checks, urges ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks.

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June 07, 2017

Smuggle Your Booze Interview

Drinking is something that brings people together. Chemical analysis has shown that the earliest alcoholic drink was made over 9000 years ago. Getting wasted has clearly been an important part of the human experience for a long time.

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November 06, 2015

Inspirational Business Leader Nikki King OBE to Judge ParcelHero’s Business Heroes Awards

The first ever woman MD of a truck company, Isuzu Truck UK’s Honorary Chairman and inspirational business leader, Nikki King, was awarded an OBE in 2002 for services to the road transport industry.

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November 05, 2015

Saving Children With The Beautiful Game

Nelson Mandela once said that ‘sports has the power to change the world,’ an inspiring line from a truly inspiring person, and a guiding mantra for Tom Clarke-Forrest . Tom is co-founder and Chief Executive of Sport4Life, a Birmingham based charity that use sports to inspire positive change in kids who need saving. Tom is also […]

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October 29, 2015

Finding 15,000 Coats for the Homeless This Christmas

Jon Meech, CEO of homeless charity Hands On London has been working tirelessly with his small army of volunteers to help charities meet their voluntary needs, especially this winter. Next month, Hands On London have organised over 1000 volunteers for their Wrap up London campaign where they will help collect and distribute nearly 15,000 coats for the 5th year in a […]

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October 21, 2015

Do You Work With an Everyday Business Hero? Nominate Them to Win

Do you know an Everyday Business Hero in your workplace? A leading lady or gentleman in the office who inspires a smile and makes your shift that bit more bearable? As part of our Everyday Heroes Competition share your story of heroic business adventures and give your hero a chance to win two free flights to any destination […]

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October 09, 2015

Falconry Furniture and the Saudi Royal Family – Interview with an Expert

Ever wondered where the bond between man and the great winged birds-of-prey that occupy our skies comes from? Well, we spoke to one of the UK’s leading falconry experts Ben Long who sends his falconry furniture with ParcelHero and delved straight down into the history and day-to-day life of working with birds-of-prey. Hi Ben, You say […]

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October 01, 2015

Meet The Real Pinball Wizard From Pinball Heaven

One of the many perks of being an international courier company is the chance to support some incredible small businesses throughout their journey. One of these remarkable cases is that of Phil Palmer’s ‘Pinball Heaven,’ a small, wonderfully unique Pinball Machine trader based in the UK who has been shipping with ParcelHero for years. This is a rare insight into something now so rare, and a step back into a time when pubs and arcades across the land resonated to the clatter of the small silver ball.

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June 30, 2015

An Interview With Anna Kozlowska

Anna Kozlowska, winner of the 2014 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Rising Star Award, reveals why she believes that logistics can be a great career for women.

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May 08, 2015

An Interview With Digital Mums’ Nikki Cochrane

It seems entirely appropriate that I am sitting in deepest Hackney, in a renovated old laundry building surrounded by busy bees, all plugged into the matrix on their laptops with green teas and cappuccinos fuelling their morning. As I am here to meet Nikki Cochrane, co-founder of Digital Mums, a social enterprise putting Mums to […]

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April 28, 2015

ParcelHero E-tail Hero: Snuggtopz

Not every online retailer has to be Jeff Bezos (yet). Whether you are making millions online, starting a fledgeling business or fusing bricks and mortar retail with an eBay or marketplace store, ParcelHero celebrates eTail heroes of all shapes and sizes. On the Norfolk coast, in a picturesque waterside setting, a couple and their children, […]

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