How To Book a Courier Service

Dec 12, 2017

How to book a courier service

Whether you need to move goods across town or overseas you will need a courier service that can reliably deliver your goods from door to door. Any size, weight or destination or a shipment containing dangerous goods and liquids are not a problem, most carriers will accommodate your requirements, so there is always a solution.

Booking a courier is an easy process. Firstly identify a courier booking service then use their online quote form to calculate the freight costs. Alternatively, contact the courier company directly and speak with an account manager. They will have an understanding of the type of courier you need and recommend the best service option, depending on your goods.

Different types of couriers services available

There are many types of different couriers available, some of which are listed below. If the courier service you need isn't on the list, contact the courier company of preference to request a bespoke service.

  • Fragile freight courier
  • Dangerous goods courier
  • Two man team delivery courier
  • Overnight courier
  • Express courier
  • Local courier
  • Metro courier
  • Pallet freight
  • Carton freight
  • Specialised services such as like tail lift service

Courier insurance

It is always recommended that all goods are insured, this additional service is usually optional. If you would like to insure your goods, you will be given the option to select the level of cover (usually) at the purchasing stage of your courier booking process.

Areas couriers can cover

Global shipping should not cost the earth, so whether you’re sending goods locally, Australia wide or internationally, most courier companies aim to deliver to any destination globally.

There are numerous courier companies to choose from, Couriers and Freight have a simple online booking process and a professional friendly team of account managers who will guide you through the booking process step by step. Individually tailor made courier packages can also be quoted for, ensuring your specific needs are met.

For more information and to get a quote visit our home page or contact our team on 1300 101110.

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Robert Lynch

Founder of Australia’s largest outside hire company Couriers & Freight, Robert Lynch is a seasoned business leader in the shipping industry with over 20 years of experience. His expertise spans from outside hire, taxi truck, and last-mile services to freight management, freight forwarding and warehousing. 

Robert has also incorporated technology into his business through custom software to enhance growth and efficiency. Robert is a valuable resource for business owners looking to improve their logistics operations.

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