How do i compete

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Rightmove- removals

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I am so new to courier bidding how can I compete with the more experienced

DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS

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Giving a good service is the ultimate tbh, just watch out for some companies tho as the want you to do it on the cheapest rates, Many companies on courier exchange is famous for it. Any exchange site is designed for backloads, getting your own customers is a must then use the exchange sites so u don't come home empty

1Courier LIMITED

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DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS said:


Giving a good service is the ultimate tbh, just watch out for some companies tho as the want you to do it on the cheapest rates, Many companies on courier exchange is famous for it. Any exchange site is designed for backloads, getting your own customers is a must then use the exchange sites so u don't come home empty

This pretty much covers it all

Rightmove- removals

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Original Poster

What other exchange sites are available, so as to get a steady stream of work

Alan Bartlett Freelance Sameday Courier

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The key to making a success of this work is not to rely on exchange sites or backloads. Do the leg work, send emails, send letters, talk to users - in time you should make a profit on your own account, not by relying on others to find work for you and, of course, rip you off!

MY WHEELS

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Hi Alan, I'm new to the game also, when you say send emails and letters who are you referring to? Appreciate any help

Alan Bartlett Freelance Sameday Courier

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FFS - any company that you can find an address of email for - many only use a courier once in a blue moon but some use them regularly - you may even end up with a regular run! Start with companies near you and then go further if necessary - I assume you've a computer. If it's a nice day have a walk round an industrial estate and knock on a few doors - talk to people. I stress companies - general public are largely a waste of time as they've no idea how this industry works, think your van's a tardis, expect 200 miles for a tenner and don't understand vat! Having said all that work at it and you'll make a good living.

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