Tales from the Road.

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Cornwall Couriers Screenshot

If you’ve read any of our previous articles then you may have noticed that we have a certain amount of affection for Cornwall. It’s always seemed to appeal to us just a little more than many other places in the UK. And so with that in mind we’ve been working hard to…(Read More)

Avango Couriers 4 ways to get cheaper courier prices image

Let me guess. You’re finding the amount of money you spend on delivery services to be excessive, and you need to start looking for ways to get cheaper courier services. Well give me a few minute of your time, because the team here at Avango Couriers have been around long enough now to learn…(Read More)

womans hands holding bird

Handle with care

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Here at Avango we’re the kind of people that believe if a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right. When it comes to loading our vehicles, whether it’s two expensive and very fragile pieces of art, or an entire van full of timber, we like to know that everything is going…(Read More)

There’s always someone telling you where the future is and what you need to do to be a part of it. For the past couple of years a lot of people have been saying that video is going to be an important part of marketing any business. So we decided that we’re going…(Read More)

Avango Couriers 2016 image collage

The Tale of 2016

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And so another year comes to pass. Another collection of up’s and down’s, victories and defeats. 2016 certainly had plenty of both for those of us here at Avango towers (that’s a mythical building by the way, just in case you weren’t sure). The early part of each year is typically…(Read More)

Woman wrapping christmas present

I know some people might think that I have posted this far too early and that “It’s only October”, but if you look carefully I’m not the only one. The Christmas adverts are starting to sneak onto the television, we’re already at the school half term break, and people are more regularly…(Read More)

View of the Cornwall Coastline from Tintagel

By now you have probably figured out that Avango is a courier company. And what do courier companies do? They collect items from one location and deliver them to another. Now because of the fact we are located close to Manchester quite a lot of our deliveries take place across the north west, but we…(Read More)

Winter is coming - Avango Couriers weather montage

Winter is Coming

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That’s right everyone. Winter is coming and it looks like it’s in a bad mood. After a quite settled September and October (for British standards anyway), November started to remind us that we really shouldn’t forget that the good old British weather can pack quite a punch when it wants – and then…(Read More)

Line of Land Rover cars used in James Bond Spectre Movie

His name’s Bond, James Bond…apparently. You can’t really live in Britain and not know who that is. The fictional character who has saved us from more bad guys than you can count in over 20 movies from the last 50 years. Well, October 26th 2015 sees the launch of the latest ‘007…(Read More)

Delivery to a building site being offloaded by digger

For most of the time a courier’s deliveries can typically be broken down into two methods of loading and unloading – the ‘handball’, where everything is done by hand (I’m guessing you’d already figured that out?) and forklift. But occasionally something else can come along just to add a little variety to the…(Read More)