Ever wondered who and what same-day couriers are, and why you should use their services? In this informative blog post, we explain what same-day couriers are, and why you should consider using them for your delivery requirements.

What are same day couriers? 

Same day courier services are a type of courier service that offers guaranteed same-day delivery of goods to the recipient or customer.

The most common types of deliveries that people use same day couriers for are urgent delivery of important or sensitive packages and letters as well as general items, although flowers and food can also be delivered by a same-day courier.

Businesses that need to deliver documentation urgently such as contracts, customer proposals and reports often use same-day couriers to ensure that their customer receives important documentation as quickly as possible.

What are the benefits of using same day couriers?

The most obvious benefit of using same day couriers is that timed deliveries are completed within the same day - but there are many other great reasons to use a same-day courier.

At DispatchIt, for example, we offer tracked deliveries so that you know where your package is right up until it’s delivered to its final destination and, to ensure that your package has been delivered correctly, we also provide proof of delivery.

Another benefit of using a same-day courier is that the service is guaranteed same-day delivery - there’s no doubt or uncertainty - your delivery is guaranteed to be completed on the same day that it was collected.

Who are Same-Day Couriers?

In the United States and other countries, same-day courier services can be provided by larger big brand delivery companies, but these companies tend to be less flexible. For the best results, it’s recommended to use a local courier business that has lots of experience and that understands the local area and the needs of local businesses. 

They are also most likely to have the right equipment locally, such as bikes and vans to ensure they can deliver to your requirements quickly and safely.

Need help with an urgent or express delivery? 

At Dispatchit, we provide local same-day courier services from our bases in Southampton, Poole and Portsmouth. Using our proven experience and our great team of couriers we provide same-day delivery locally as well as long-distance.


If you have further questions, make sure to check out our FAQs below.

Yes, we can. Our fleet includes transit vans, small vans, cars and motorbike couriers so that we can provide express delivery of larger packages or small packages. Call us today to find out more.

At Dispatchit, we offer long-distance couriers and multiple drop courier services to our customers on a regular basis. For delivery of more than one package, we tend to use our fleet of cars and small vans.

Yes, we do. We are always keen to keep our costs down so that we can offer you the best rates possible for our guaranteed same-day delivery services. Get in touch to find out more.

We are open 24/7 to ensure that we can provide the highest level of courier services to you when it comes to the urgent delivery of packages.

It's easy to book an urgent same day parcel delivery - just choose the nearest courier depo to you with Dispatchit and we'll be happy to provide a quote and book your delivery in.