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Same Day Couriers St Albans - 0844 414 3910

  • Collect and deliver anywhere in the UK
  • Most competitively priced
  • Fast efficient and reliable
  • Fully insured

Our St Albans Same Day Courier Services are available 24 hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year ANYWHERE in the UK for all your urgent courier deliveries

Specialising in cars, small vans, large vans from St Albans to London Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow.

In fact Fastspeed Couriers offer same-day urgent delivery services from Hertfordshire to all parts of the UK so we can supply a Car / Small Van / Large Van to Birmingham , Glasgow , Leeds , Cardiff , Derby, Sheffield, Bristol , Nottingham , Leicester , Swansea or Plymouth etc.

All same day deliveries are considered ASAP

Sameday Courier VanWe can cover deliveries ANYWHERE in the UK! Fastspeed offer a quick reliable solution to all your collection and delivery requirements anywhere in Hertfordshire at highly competitive rates
Get an instant price estimate by calling 0844 414 3910 for a fast, free quote.
Fastspeed are the specialists in urgent St Albans courier jobs.

As a part of the largest network of sameday national couriers in the UK we offer access to tens of thousands of vehicles, based all over the UK at strategic points. This gives us the the resources and flexibility to handle all of your urgent delivery needs. Our UK couriers collect from most major towns and cities across Hertfordshire and the UK within 30 - 60 minutes.

Collections and deliveries are made in all areas of St Albans including
Marshalswick - Porters Wood - Camp Rd - Drakes Drive - Verulam

Online secure payments

Secure paymentNo need to have an account as we can take payment through our online bank. Your payment will be processed by Nochex and is 100% secure.

All deliveries will be carried ASAP with attention to individual customer requirements. We aim to provide all customers fully informed at all times about the progress of their delivey. After calling us for a quote we will send a confimation e-mail with the job details and an order number. You will then be able to make payment by credit card through our secure online banking system. After the delivery is completed we will inform you about the time of the delivery and who signed for it (the POD / proof of delivery). We will send you the appropriate tax invoice via e-mail to cover the job and payment and if necessary the hard copy POD can be sent to you. Our service is designed to respond to your specific business requirements and we aim to offer the cheapest quotes. So whether your item is urgent, a forgotten passport, key documents, luggage to a hotel, something highly confidential or just needs to be there at a certain time we can help!
  • URGENT courier services in St Albans
  • Collections usually organised within 15 - 20 mins
  • Immediate response / Usual pick up time within 30 mins to 1 hour
  • Any size consignment
  • All vehicle types and sizes
  • Includes motorcycle courier
  • Guaranteed, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week, all year round
  • Forgotten passports and important documents
  • Left luggage that needs forwarding
  • Urgent deliveries of all types
  • Full mobile communication
  • Highly cost effective
  • Customer satisfaction guaranteed

Dedicated vehicles for those urgent express deliveries and pick ups anywhere in Hertfordshire usually within the hour


Post & Parcel

Deutsche Post DHL fleet of alternative vehicles continues to expand - Mar 17th 2014

Deutsche Post DHL has extended its fleet of alternative vehicles to 10,500. This is an increase of over 4,000 cars in the past year,
Worldwide, DHL currently operates over 300 electric vehicles, more than 300 hybrids and almost 2,500 on bio fuel, gas, ethanol or dual fuel.

Manoella Wilbaut, Head of Global Commercial Developments for DHL Automotive sector says "We are at the forefront of testing alternative drives: electric vehicles are particularly suitable for urban delivery on defined routes, where we can take full advantage of their CO2-efficiency, low noise levels as well as efficient cost systems. The Renault Kangoo Z.E. is a vehicle we currently use successfully in several European countries"

Uwe Hochgeschwurtz, Corporate Sales Director, Senior Vice President of Renault syas "With Kangoo Z.E. and its 4m3, Renault supplies a perfect tool for urban deliveries all over the globe. With this agreement, Renault and DHL will accelerate the implementation of Kangoo Z.E. in more new countries, in each continent"

As one of the most recent activities Deutsche Post DHL signed a letter of intent for a possible future global framework agreement with car manufacturer Renault containing the options for a future purchase of Renault Kangoo Z.E. The Kangoo Z.E. is an electrified vehicle that is used at the moment by DHL in France as well as in Aruba, Belgium, Denmark and Germany. Overall DHL currently uses 304 electric vehicles including not only the Kangoo Z.E, but also the Renault ZOE and Renault Twizy.


Post & Parcel

DHL Parcel now offering evening deliveries in Germany - Feb 26th 2014

DHL Parcel who, after a a successful roll out in Cologne, the Ruhr area, Berlin and Munich under a pilot launched in 2012, is now expanding the reach of its new evening delivery services in Germany with the launch in Hamburg and Stuttgart.

The service is particularly aimed at working professionals that love shopping from the Internet, but also targets families who are out during the day and do not want to wait at home for parcels to be delivered.
Customers can opt for one of two delivery windows, 6pm to 8pm and 8pm to 10pm, and in some caes can even request same-day delivery for some goods.

IDHL have said that since customers have made a conscious decision to choose a particular delivery window, the evening service allows nearly 99% of all shipments to be delivered directly to the recipient first time,.


News & Star

Emergency alcohol dash from Carlisle to Scottish wedding - Oct 12th 2013

It was a very special delivery for two supermarket delivery drivers as they embarked on an emergency booze run from Carlisle – to a wedding in Scotland. Asda booze run photo Asda staff at Kingstown smartened up themselves and the van for the dash

Asda head office was contacted by the distraught mother-of-the-bride on Thursday after the alcohol supplier for the wedding – which was taking place in Dumfries – had let them down. Bosses at the supermarket giant reassured her and pledged to deliver £1,000 of alcohol to the Dumfries venue by the afternoon. And so it was Asda in Carlisle, which was called upon to save the day.

In the spirit (obvious pun) of the event, store managers Aaron Rigg and Neil Kilgour ditched their usual green uniforms in favour of more formal attire, and even the van itself was adorned with festive green ribbons tied to its wing mirrors and stretched down to the front.

A spokeswoman admitted they would have liked to decorate the vehilce further, but the van still had a 75-mile round trip to Dumfries along a the motorway. “This is a first for us: to go to such lengths, in this style, for a customer to receive their shopping delivery,” she said. “Without this, their wedding would become a dry wedding very quickly.”


Fleet Directory

Out of hours deliveries to be trialed in London in early 2014 - Oct 10th 2013

London will trial out-of-hours freight deliveries from early 2014. The Mayor’s office and Transport for London are working with the London boroughs in a bid to reduce the capitals congestion problem. They aim to explore the idea that many more deliveries could be made out od busy hours.

Out-of-hours deliveries were trialled during London 2012 Olympic Games with great success and transport companies have been asking the Government to introduce it on a more permanent basis.

Representatives made up from TfL, key boroughs, retailers, London Councils, FTA and RHA have formed a new consortium - aimed at looking at how out-of-hours deliveries can be carried out more often in the longer term without causing unnecessary disruption to residents.

Jack Semple, Director of Policy at the Road Haulage Association (RHA) said “It is right to recognise the continuing progress made by the haulage industry and its suppliers in making operations safer and more efficient and that many factors are out-with the control of HGV and van operators.”


Parcel and Post

UK parcel carrier City Link faces 7-day strike from next week - Sep 18th 2013

City Link, the loss-making UK parcel carrier, are set for staff to go on strike for seven days from Tuesday, 24th September. The RMT union said today that the industrial action would involve “hundreds” of staff at the Coventry-based parcel carrier, from midnight on 24th September to 1pm on 30th September.

City Link as a whole has about 4,200 actual employees and about 650 owner-drivers, working out of a network of 60 depots. The union is leading protests over pay and working conditions at City Link, City Link said that it intends to challenge the matter in the courts.

The company delivers about 76m parcels a year, with about an 8% market share in the UK, generating a revenue of around £321m a year.


Daily Post

North Wales transport firm Delsol drives turnover to £6million - May 6th 2013

Commitment to providing an exceptional personal service has helped Caernarfon and Sandycroft-based Delsol (Delivery Solutions) to a record-breaking 11% rise.

The firm now has a fleet of 60 vehicles including sprinter vans, HGVs and bikes. Co-directors Tony Parry and Simon Walker say Delasol handled its largest ever parcel and pallet volumes across both depots in 2012.

Tony said “We believe that our core principals of affordability and high quality customer service are making us far more attractive than our rivals.”
Delsol recently announced a £278,000 investment in its vehicle fleet to cater to increased demand. The investment saw Delsol boost its fleet with two new Volvo trucks and 15 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans.


Seattle Times

UPS driver delivers 30 years of safety on the road - Apr 18th 2013

UPS driver Peggy Larson, of Port Orchard, Seattle, has just accomplished 30 years of accident-free driving. This is after covering over 800,000 miles in her career.

United Parcel Service, or UPS as it's known, traces its roots to two teenagers who began operating — with one bicycle — out of a basement office in Seattle’s Pioneer Square in 1907. The company, now based outside Atlanta, has become the world’s largest package-delivery company, moving 4.1 billion packages and documents worldwide last year.

Peggy said “I’m not an office person. I like it out here,” said Larson as she guides her boxy brown 18-foot truck up a hill in Manchester, east of Port Orchard. “I love the chance to be outside, and to get to know my customers,” she said. “It’s almost like I have my own small business, delivering packages.”

On the road, she drives well behind the vehicle in front of her. And in close quarters, she’ll try to make eye contact with other drivers so she knows they see her. She’s especially cautious in neighborhoods with small children, because a truck carrying a load of packages can be “a kid magnet.” “They want to see what’s inside,” she said. “They know we work for Santa Claus.”



Delivery company DPD offers Saturday deliveries in the Netherlands - Jan 23rd 2013

Due to the increased popularity of online shopping, DPD’s Dutch business is expanding its delivery service to offer parcel delivery on Saturdays

The company says it is expanding from five to six days a week due to the demand from internet businesses. The Saturday delivery is available for parcels going to both households and business addresses.
DPD says it is shifting strategy to make the parcel recipient the main focus of its logistics system

The company, part of La Poste’s GeoPost Group, said recent studies from the likes of Delivery Match and have shown that 70% of online shoppers feel it is important that retailers offer the delivery of parcels on Saturdays or during evenings. Almost a third of Internet shoppers say such an option is “very important” for online stores


Daily Mail

Royal Mail still hasn't delivered some Christmas gifts - Jan 15th 2013

Many families have still not received Christmas gifts that were sent as far back as three weeks ago. Royal Mail have promised to clear the backlog by bringing in extra temporary staff but have been severley hampered by the big freeze.

Complaints have come from many areas including Berkshire, Norfolk, Warwickshire, Cheshire and Scotland. They are apparently holding tens of millions of parcels at their sorting offices while they try to clear them.

Royal Mail confirmed problems in Scotland, but denied a more widespread Christmas backlog. It said: ‘The nation’s Christmas mailbag has been delivered, the overwhelming majority of it by Christmas Eve. ‘There was a huge effort by our postmen and women despite the worst December weather in living memory.
We recruited 23,000 additional temporary staff. ‘We have had some reports of individual items of Christmas mail arriving after Christmas but we are confident these are isolated examples. ‘In that small number of places where there has been some disruption, we have already taken ­measures to deal with the issue.’