The courier industry is a cut throat business today and with a myriad of well established options available across the land and having worked in the industry for some 20 years myself it is not going to change anytime soon and with the huge increase in eCommerce over the last few years there is now a strain showing and pressure mounting on companies with Christmas and Brexit online sales already are increasing now and it will be interesting to see how companies will cope with the huge volume expected this Xmas season…Once was what was inherently a B2B (Business to Business) industry its changed and now has now evolved into a B2C (Business to Customer) business too thanks to the eCommerce boom. Also you have the other known service C2C (Customer to Customer) Envoy have entered the market perhaps just at the right time here to avail of the pickings available in the industry but they do have a partnership with known carriers called GLS whom have multiple hubs across the country like its competitors Nightline,Fastway and DPD etc.. The company offers similar services to what it is on offer by others..The standard service offers two-day delivery if you book before 4pm..
Envoy are an Irish company dedicated to creating a premium delivery service accessible to SMEs and consumers. They offer the first real alternative to the the post office for parcels, packages and registered post, with some key advantages.Anyone with access to a computer or a smartphone can use our simple site to arrange to have a parcel collected from any location in Ireland and delivered to anywhere in Europe.
How it works..
- Choose the weight of parcel you want delivered.
- Enter collection and delivery locations.
- Conﬁrm your order and enter your payment details (one time only!)
Standard service offers two-day delivery. If you book before 4pm (and usually after), the driver will arrive with a pre-printed label to collect your parcel the following working day, with delivery the day after that. For your peace of mind, all of our deliveries are signed for.
Envoy deliver to 35 countries around Europe, offering great rates such as €20 (+ VAT) to send up to 20kg to the UK.
Delivery is a key component of online selling, whether through
For those returning goods bought online, within Ireland, the UK or anywhere in Europe, we can take the hassle out of the process. Envoy will collect the item you want returned and deliver it to any Returns Department or store in Europe.
Check out the FAQ for more info.
We also have a business solution, called Envoy Enterprise. If you send a lot of parcels or if you need next day delivery, our bespoke solution allows you to book deliveries, print custom labels and have your parcels collected that day. Simply pay for your labels as you book them.
Similarly, our Registered Post solution collects and delivers your registered items. We’re cheaper than the Post Ofﬁce that you no longer have to visit.
Conor also tells is what’s on the roadmap . .
An app is one of the enhancements we’re currently working on! You can still book via smartphone in the interim.
Also on the roadmap are other features to make our service even better:
* Parcelshops for pick-up and drop-off.
* Collection/delivery from anywhere in Europe.
* API integration.