#NoMoreKnives Campaign

On behalf of long time Swift Despatch driver Peter McGinty, we would like to share the following post with you all.   Hi, As some of you already know my son Colin was murdered in 2001 at the young age of 21. Colin was the victim of a horrific knife attack in which Merseyside Police…

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London Surcharge (ULEZ)

With the London Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) coming into force in April 2019 and the increased premises costs for those companies operating in London, it is no longer possible for us to avoid a specific London surcharge. From Monday 1st April 2019 there will be a London surcharge of 75p for any consignment delivered to,…

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APC PinPoint

Use the NEW APC PinPoint tracking facility to view the progress of your parcel journey. Simply visit our tracking page and enter your consignment number and delivery postcode, click to view the map and our regularly updated map will PinPoint the delivery driver’s current stop and how close the driver is to the delivery destination.…

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Missed a delivery

Missed a delivery? No problem! If you have received a ‘Sorry we missed you’ card or an email notification of an attempted delivery, use our APC Called tool to reschedule your delivery or arrange a collection from your local APC depot. Rescheduling delivery just got easier with APC Called.

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APC Expect – 2 hour pre-alerts

We are delighted to introduce our APC Expect pre alert service, powered by Blackbay’s Delivery Connect. As an APC customer we can now offer you the ability to set up your customers to receive an automatic text or email on the morning of the delivery date. The message will tell them the time window in…

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Direct Debit

We have teamed up with GoCardless Ltd, one of Europe’s leading integrated Payment platforms to offer you the option to pay by Direct Debit.  Setup is simple, we will send a mandate request to your nominated email address which will contain a link for you to authorise the Direct Debit Instruction and complete your payment…

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APC Overnight Packaging Advice

Here are some helpful tips for packing your items for APC Overnight’s safe delivery: Always use strong, good-quality boxes or packaging materials If you are reusing packaging, always remove old labels including any hazardous materials information stickers Always use the correct-sized box for your items – if the box is too large it could collapse and,…

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National Courier Awards 4 wheels Award 2017

Managing Director Mark Davies proudly accepting the Institute of Couriers 4 wheels Award at the National Courier Awards 2017 on behalf of Lee Thomas.  Lee, a senior Swift Despatch courier was presented the award due to his diligent work ethic and tireless commitment to customer service. Lee Thomas was nominated for the award by our…

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Debbie Charlton FIoC

On 11th February 2017 finance Director Debbie Charlton became a Fellow of the Institute of Couriers at the Institute of Couriers House of Lords New Fellows’ Gowning 2017. As has become the tradition of the Institute, ten new Fellows were ceremonially gowned alongside the honorary fellow by IOC President Viscount, Lord Falkland.   “A young…

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