The Benefits of Using a Local Delivery Service

There are times when you need to deliver a parcel quickly and efficiently, knowing that it will reach the right hands safely in no time. Although you could go for a larger delivery company like UPS or FedEx, you may be missing out on the advantages that a smaller, local company can offer. There are three major advantages that we will be discussing today. First of all, it’s a lot more personal. Secondly, it actually costs less. Finally, your package will reach its destination in no time. Let’s go into a little bit more detail about these advantages.

You can always get in touch with a person

With a local delivery service, you can always talk to a real human being. Throughout the entire process, from placing your delivery request to providing feedback after delivery, you can always pick up the phone and talk to someone at the company without having to wait for an available operator like you would have to with a larger firm.

You won’t have to pay as much

Contrary to popular belief, fast local delivery usually costs less than large companies charge. Most small companies use a per-mile or a flat-rate payment option, allowing customers to pay less for same-day delivery than they would have to pay FedEx for next-day delivery.

It will reach its destination faster

With a big delivery company, your package may have to spend some time on some warehouse shelf. Local companies pride themselves on delivering every single package rapidly, so even perishables can make it to their final destinations without spoiling. It is important to small companies that you be getting superior quality and exceptional delivery times.

There are a great many benefits to using a local delivery service. Everyone gets irritated by the time wasted tracking packages online or waiting through a bunch of automated messages to get to an actual person. Why settle for these frustrations? With a local delivery service, you can figure out where your package is with just one call!


There Today Couriers are a leading provider of parcel delivery services across the North West including Wirral, Chester and Liverpool. With over 24 years of experience in the industry, we can deliver anything from documents & data to parcels & pallets - same day or next day, nationally and internationally. Get in touch today to see how we can help!