Top 8 Apps for Tech Savvy Travellers

Disclaimer: While these apps are built for travel, you should not use them while driving. Using your phone in a vehicle isn’t just illegal but it puts your fellow motorists and pedestrians in danger.   As a courier company we spend a … Continued

August Newsletter

ISO 9001 ISO 9001 It’s a clean bill of health for Caledonian. Having achieved ISO 9001 : 2008 in 2015 we have again been approved by for 2016-17. Management system standards are highly prestigious and demanded worldwide by business and … Continued

Amazon Selects the UK for Drone Delivery Tests

Since the very first day it launched, Amazon has relied on commercial delivery companies like DHL, DPD, Hermes, Yodel and the Royal Mail to deliver its parcels. Now, that looks to be changing. For the past couple of years, Amazon … Continued

Brakes on for national 20mph limit

Earlier this year, we wrote about the renewed calls for major Scottish cities to copy Edinburgh’s lead and roll out 20mph limits to their streets. The response was — to put it mildly — mixed. Some pointed to Portsmouth, saying that other major … Continued

Boris Bikes Pulled from Dumfries Streets

Six years after launching, Dumfries version of London’s Boris Bikes has been pulled from the streets. The £155,000 Bike2Go scheme was launched back in 2010 but failed to generate strong support over its five years of operation. Bike2Go was the … Continued

April Fools or Behind the Times?

On 1st April, Edinburgh News ran a story claiming that driverless trams were set for an appearance on Edinburgh’s roads by 2017. Here’s the story. While very few people actually fell for the April Fools’ story, it got us thinking … Continued

Calls to Copy Edinburgh’s Speed Limits

Back in 2014, Edinburgh Council announced they planned to implement a city-wide network of 20mph zones. The network was based on an extensive public consultation which collected over 3000 responses. The proposed network map was approved by councilors back in … Continued

Network Rail Line Up Edinburgh Waverley for Sale

Government-backed Network Rail is set to hawk Edinburgh Waverly and some of its other biggest stations in its first privatisation bid since being brought under the government’s wing 18 months ago. Network Rail has hired multinational investment bank Citigroup to … Continued

Jonas Is Coming: Wet Weather Driving Advice

Storm Jonas — the weather front that has been battering the eastern coast of the United States — has set off across the Atlantic … and is currently heading right for Scotland. Over the past week, the eastern coast of … Continued

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