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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 and bigger challenges. 2016 certainly had plenty of those for 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…(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)

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. The quintessential English gentleman. And also a licensed assassin. Well, October…(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)

Have you ever seen that television program, Springwatch? Well they study nature with hidden cameras to see the changes that bring about the new seasons. There have been numerous reports recently that Spring is on its way and some even claim it’s already arrived. Well we finally have proof that the rumours are true…(Read More)

When a delivery gets really big, you need a lorry and just because we’re called ‘Avango’ and typically specialise in van-based courier services, it doesn’t mean we can’t find a solution when the call comes through for something much larger. A couple of weeks ago one of our customers called us…(Read More)

writing in the sand on beach saying 2014 and 2015

The Tale of 2014

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And there it was, gone. 365 days in the blink of an eye, 2014 has been and gone. This year has been extraordinary for us here at Avango Couriers. Whilst we officially started the year still trading as ‘Moov-U’ (pronounced ‘Move You’), we had formulated a plan in late 2013 to transform and re…(Read More)

Van Driver at Avango Couriers enjoying his work

Earlier this year we had the idea to write an article at the end of each month about what we’ve done and where we’ve been, even if it’s for nothing more than to have a way of remembering all the ups and downs that happen along the way, but unfortunately there wasn…(Read More)