Online Booking Demo

Mission Despatch

Online Booking Demo

A rough and ready guide to our online booking system recorded by the gaffer. Well, it’s about time he did something, right? View the booking demo below. Account customers can find an easy way to manage their deliveries while saving time & costs. We are striving to improve our services all the time so stay

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How To Pack Clothing For Shipping To Your Customers

Most clothes that are shipped are sent in poly mailers or plastic envelopes via a courier service.  Poly mailers are cheap and practical to use.  They are easy to pack and can be sealed quickly and robustly.  It is important to pack clothes well as your customer might be put off if their order arrives

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Is Your Small Business Ecommerce Site Ready for Christmas?

Is your small business ready for the pre-Christmas rush and are you counting on holiday shoppers to give your business a bumper year?  Make sure you follow these tips to get the best out of what is expected to be another record-setting holiday shopping season.  Preparing for Christmas is not just about making sure you

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Plan for Delivery Disruption in the Run-Up to Christmas

The silly season, the run-up to Christmas, is approaching fast and the CWU are threatening a series of walkouts for Royal Mail.  This week Royal Mail have obtained a High Court injunction to block industrial action but who knows how long this will last.  Any retail business using Royal Mail has to make alternative plans

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10 Tips for Packing your Parcel to Ensure Safe Delivery

For smaller items use a padded envelope to ensure they arrive safely.  These envelopes are also useful for small items with strange shapes and sharp edges.   Make sure any boxes you use are sturdy and strong enough to take the weight of the contents.   Fragile items need to be packed individually or at

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Courier pricing – Top tips

Prices for courier services may not always be what one expects, and often don’t reflect the usage and requirements of the individual customer, which ultimately means they may not always be getting the best deal. For some it can all be a bit of a minefield, especially when it comes to certain services. We regularly carry

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Pick & Pack just got tasty

At Mission Despatch we believe in building relationships, we all love good food, and we all love a great success story. So when Co-Owner Mark was offered the opportunity for Mission Despatch to become the Pick & Pack partner for Top Herd, owned by good friends Simon & Philippa, it was a no brainer. So

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Happy 10th Birthday Mission…..

  Today Mission Despatch celebrates 10 years in business. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers, staff, suppliers, riders and drivers for all of their support over the years. It’s been a fantastic decade and we are very much looking forward to the next one. On that note we

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High volume online shipper?

Are you a high volume online shipper? By high volume we are talking 40+ parcels per day. If so read on. Apart from the fact that customers generally do not like paying for courier delivery full stop, have you ever considered how much of your cart abandonment is as a direct result of delivery, or

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Is your home based ecommerce business outgrowing your space?

If the answer to the question in the header is “yes” then you’ll probably not be too surprised to hear that you are not alone. Running a home based ecommerce business can provide a great work/life balance. Roll out of bed, no commute, log on, watch your sales pour in, pack your orders up, pop

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Exciting News – Mission Despatch launch new system intergration.

After months of planning, building and testing Mission Despatch have today officially rolled out their new I.T system integration. The new system effectively increases capacity tenfold, and more importantly provides customers with a seamless book, track & trace facility for UK Domestic and international shipments. This is in addition to the facility already in place for

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