Post-Holiday Delivery Services

The holidays are over, but that doesn’t mean the time for holiday delivery services has passed. December 26th marks the beginning of a time that is as much a tradition as the madhouse shopping experiences that lead up to Christmas — a time for returns and exchanges, a time almost as crazy busy as the pre-holiday…

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Happy Holidays from Your Local Trucking Company

All of us here at Eveready Express want to wish you a very Happy Holidays! Whether you celebrate Kwanza, Hanukkah, Christmas, or just the winter solstice, we’re hoping your winter holiday season has been, and will continue to be, as amazing as possible, filled with laughter and love and packages that arrive on time. Our…

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Same Day Delivery for Personal Christmas Gifts

With Christmas less than a week away, same day delivery is essential if you want the Christmas presents you’re sending to get to their destination in time to be placed under the tree. Many big box retailers structure entire advertising campaigns around this concept, spotlighting the last day to order and encouraging shoppers to get…

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Christmas Package Delivery

Package delivery is a must for Christmas gifts that can’t be delivered personally. Whether it’s for family or friends that live far away or business associates you won’t be seeing over the holidays, gifts can be sent to their recipients in a number of ways besides Santa’s sleigh. Next day and same day delivery options…

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Explaining Package Delivery: The Etymology of Mail

A package delivery is often referred to as mail, a word that, in its current form, dates back to the 17th century, with the word first appearing in 1654 to mean a bag full of letters. Over time, as language evolved, mail began to refer to the letters or the package itself, and a new…

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Strange Subscription Services

Delivery services have been around for quite a while–so, naturally, people have gotten pretty comfortable with the idea of having items sent directly to their doorsteps. Some popular new trends in package delivery are monthly subscription services. These are typically normal items, like wines, oils, or cheeses, but, recently, many of these subscription services have taken…

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The Most Expensive Stamps in the World

Package delivery and, more generally, messenger services have always been closely related to the idea of some sort of postage tax. Of course, with the onset of more popular private delivery companies, other means of payments have been developed. Nonetheless, postage stamps have been the go-to currency for sending goods for quite a long time.…

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The Pony Express: A Surprisingly Short History

The Pony Express has become synonymous with some of the earliest messenger services and package delivery in the United States. Often seen as a major part of US history, the Pony Express was actually a sparsely used and very expensive service, namely targeting super rich business owners of the time. Considered a “fast mail service,”…

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The United States’ First Packages

Many things have changed since the Postal Service began its package delivery services—namely, the proliferation of private companies and technological leaps in overall logistics services. However, it is entertaining to take a look at what people were sending around the country 100 years ago. Think about it. It was a novel service, and people were…

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The Pinnacle of Delivery Technology

Technology and traditional package delivery service isn’t a relationship that jumps directly to mind—people generally think the pinnacle of message delivery is within the Internet. However, when you have a physical package or messenger service needs that must be implemented the old-fashioned way, you’ll find that technology can still be on your side, if you…

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