20 Point Checklist to Start a Courier Business

| January 28, 2019

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As more and more people shop for items on the internet rather than on the high street, the demand for courier services is on the rise. Within the climate of growing reliance on quality and reliable courier services, starting a courier business can be a shrewd move for entrepreneurs wanting to be their own boss and run their own flexible, in-demand business. If you are thinking about setting up your own company delivering parcels and packages to homes and businesses, take a look at the following 20-point checklist to help you start a successful courier business. Compiling a comprehensive business plan will act as an important guide in those first months in operation. A business plan can also help you secure investment for the business, if you need to borrow money to set the courier firm up.

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