Captain, the Vans Cannae Take Much More of This

Over Christmas the nation’s delivery companies must have felt a certain kinship with Commander Montgomery Scott of the starship Enterprise. As the insanity of Black Friday gave way to the storm of Christmas, the pile of undelivered parcels grew ever … Continued

A Year in Review

I’m not sure how it happened but we’ve almost run out of 2014. While it still feels like June (minus the weather), the calendar doesn’t lie: we’ve got three days left. Rather than contemplate the inexorable march of time, we … Continued

5 (More) Bizarre Things Sent In The Mail

Back in July we brought you the 5 Strangest Deliveries Ever. However, as we all know, the world is a particularly odd place and only a fool would think that there had only ever been 5 strange deliveries. So we … Continued

9 Bizarre Driving Facts

A record was broken this week. No, Usain Bolt did not limbo under 9.58 seconds. No one has beaten Aaron Caissie’s record of 19 spoons balanced on one’s face at one time, either. This record is much more impressive. A Glaswegian … Continued

Drive Smart: 6 Tips for Fantastic Fuel Efficiency

Caledonian Couriers is a company based on tarmac. We make our living traversing the roads that criss cross the cities, countries and continents of this giant blue marble. When you drive as much as we do, fuel efficiency is important. … Continued

3 Transport Myths

There’s a lot of misinformation out there regarding the world of transport. As a company built on tarmac, we’re pretty well placed to have a look at them. Over the last few weeks we’ve been digging out the half-truths, fibs … Continued

How to Pack the Perfect Parcel

  After 20 years in the courier business we’ve seen a lot of ‘unique’ packing methods: some good, some bad and some utterly perplexing. A tube made out of multiple Irn Bru cans sellotaped together springs to mind. (No, we … Continued

5 Tips for Winter Warming

We have a driver who is notorious for being cold. If you packed his shirt with hot water bottles,  wrapped him in a puffer jacket and stuffed him in a sauna, he’ll still get the shivers. We’ve already tried blankets, … Continued

Here’s to Yorkhill: 2014 Christmas Appeal

Every year Yorkhill Hospital works tirelessly to improve the lives of Scotland’s sick children. However, much of this outstanding work simply couldn’t happen without the the continued generosity of the public and the commitment of thousands of fundraisers. While it … Continued

Caledonian Courier State of the Union

You may have heard of the State of the Union address given by the President of the United States every year. In it, the head honcho across the pond reports on how the union is doing and where he or she plans … Continued

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