How do we know that our drivers are doing a great job and making a good impression?
That’s easy. I’d like to share with you an example of how great service translated into growing our business.
Last year a client contacted us to begin making deliveries to President Industrial Products, LLC. They are a division of the President Container Group. President Container Group provides corrugated packaging, point-of-purchase displays, and industrial supplies. In fact, they are one of the largest manufacturers of Corrugated Shipping Containers and Point of Purchase Displays in North America.
Delivery after delivery, our consistent on-time service caught their attention. President Industrial Products (PIP) reached out to us and decided to give us a try in May 2015. As it happened, they were growing and needed additional trucks and drivers immediately to meet growing demands for their products.
Since we had been delivering to their facility regularly for one of our other customers, their shipping management knew us and had a positive experience with our drivers and our service.
Starting right out of the gate, or off the dock, President Industrial needed 4 trucks immediately. So, we did what we do best and activated back up drivers, made adjustments to our scheduling, and had 4 trucks for President Industrial that same morning. Sometimes I think my team is a group of magicians who make trucks and drivers appear.
Impressive right? One call and Eveready delivered! President Industrial was impressed enough with Eveready’s service that they continued to order trucks and we continued to provide up to 6 trucks daily. President Industrial and their customers benefited from our fast responsive service throughout the summer. Continue reading Our Delivery Drivers Make a Good Impression→
When it comes to meeting our customers’ demands and needs we need to get on the road and sometimes that means driving in harsh conditions. We rely on our vehicles to keep our drivers safe and to get the job done. This requires that we keep all vehicles in tip-top shape with excellent maintenance routines at all times.
Summer and Winter are radically different in temperature and travel conditions, and each season requires different maintenance routines for our trucks and vehicles. As we prepared for this winter, we thought we would share with you some ideas to keep you safe on the road this winter no matter what may come.
While we are only too happy to offer some tips, we strongly recommend that before servicing your car yourself that you first check your owner’s manual as not all vehicles are the same. And we also recommend that you schedule an appointment at your dealership where they are familiar with your make and model to winterize your vehicles. Our maintenance suggestions are general recommendations and may not be right for your particular vehicle. Continue reading Expedited Trucking and Courier Vehicles Rely on Excellent Maintenance→
Preparation is the key to success on any front. Eveready Express comes prepared to every job with the right vehicle for your unique needs. Whether you’ve requested a same day shipping delivery for a small parcel of paper or need the contents of an entire office storeroom shipped across the country, our team is trained in assessing your order over the phone and arriving on the scene with the right vehicle for the job. This eliminates the hassle of having too much room and paying for extra space or having too little room and having to consolidate or pay for extra trips. At Eveready Express, we aim to make shipping your belongings as stress free as possible. Simply call us, give us an estimate of what you are looking to ship and we will use our expertise to guarentee our team shows up on your doorstep with a vehicle to handle any job.
Here is a brief list of what we offer for deliveries.
As part of our promise of easy, hassle free service to our customers, we can immediately guide you to the right vehicle for your shipping needs. Call us and let us handle everything! You have more important things to worry about!
Back to school season is upon us. All over the country, thousands of young men and women are embracing the last weeks of summer while preparing to embark upon their journey into higher education. With a mix of nervous energy and excited anticipation, these young adults are buckling down and getting packed for dorm living. While the prospect of leaving home and experiencing the freedom of independent living is exciting, the idea of hauling all of your belongings across the country is often a far less appealing proposition.
College move in days are notoriously stressful. Hundreds of nervous and clueless students descend upon a campus and start moving about in a frenzy of unsure confusion. Chaos often ensues. Parents are stressed. Students are ready to begin this next phase. No one wants to deal with the hassle of hours of unpacking box after box of belongings. One way to relieve this stress is to decide what you will need immediately and then ship everything else after the fact. Wait for the crowds to die down and ship the extra goods with a local trucking service.
Same day shipping services offer families that ability to bypass hours of annoyance and move directly into enjoying campus life. Sort your belongings by priority and schedule a few same day shipping deliveries. Within a month or two, you will be fully moved in without the usual first day headaches.
Looking for a job that offers a different view every day? Tired of sitting at desk punching numbers from nine to five? Working as a messenger for a same day shipping service could be the perfect job for you.
Messenger services offer workers the chance to explore the world around them, meet new people every day and learn the ropes of your city while providing a stable employment environment. For those with a free spirit mentality, this might be the perfect position. Think it sounds interesting? Consider these three factors before applying.
Three Factors To Consider Before Applying:
Physical Health: Messengering is a physically demanding job, particularly when you work for a company that offers same day shipping. You will be expected to move quickly on your feet the entire day. Those with chronic medical conditions may find themselves unable to keep up with the demands placed upon them.
Organizational Skills: Are you naturally an organized person? Are you able to immediately prioritize a day’s itinerary? If so, working as a messenger or courier will suit you well. Those less organizationally inclined will struggle with ensuring that every package arrives when and where it is supposed to without complication.
Flexibility: Do you work best with a set daily schedule? Or, are you able to withstand unforeseen changes in the day’s plans? Messengering for a same day delivery service often involves last minute changes to the day’s plan. A successful messenger can tolerate this uncertainty without letting it throw chaos into the day’s mix.
If these sound like qualities you possess, visit Eveready’s website to inquire about openings.
With Summer finally here, it’s time to start planning ahead for the next big step in your beloved young adult’s (they’re not children anymore!) life. We know there’s a lot to consider when sending your kid off to college and it’s easy to overlook essentials for student living. At Eveready Express we’re about more than transporting material items — We’re about delivering peace of mind.
To help you and your shining student prepare for college life, we’ve made a list of items to include in a college care package.
Picture Frames – College student’s love to put picture on their wall that remind them of home. Although some students might seem content with some scotch tape or a thumb tack, picture frames are a great (and potentially cheap) way to add fung shui to a dorm room.
Homemade Food – Nothing is more comforting to a student away from home for the first time than your home cooked food made with love. Cookies, granola, and other dry snacks are a great place to start.
Toiletries – Sometimes something as simple as a package containing soap, shampoo, toothpaste, and other hygiene essentials are a great way to save your student some time and money.
Clothes – New attire is always a great way to kick off the transformation of stages in one’s life. New clothes can be both necessary and practical and can also serve as a confidence booster to a young adult trying to make new friends.
Cooking Supplies – Cooking supplies are a notable investment to consider. Buying food out adds up and school cafeteria food can be repetitive and bland. In addition, developing cooking skills at a young age will help prepare a student for living an independent adult life.
We understand that situations arise where shipping just can’t wait. At Eveready Express, we offer various courier options to best fit you and your families needs.
From using recycled materials to drinking tap water instead of bottled, people all around the world are doing their part in helping the environment. Here are some easy ways for you to go eco-friendly when it comes to your messenger and logistics services.
Packing Tape: If you didn’t already know, Scotch brand offers Magic Eco-Friendly Tape, which is made from more than 75% renewable or recycled materials. So even when you feel like a little more tape will go a long way, at least you’ll be helping out the environment.
Geami Paper: Geami Paper is a great eco-friendly replacement for bubble and foam wraps. The 100% recyclable paper is made from renewable resource and will still keep your shipping intact.
Corrugated Boxes: Corrugated boxes are made from post consumer waste and great for the environment. This way you can use our same-day shipping and get your package delivered in a timely yet eco-friendly way.
It’s no secret that the world is going green. The heightened awareness of one’s environmental footprint has educated the masses and influenced individuals as well as businesses to think about the environment before taking an action. Being more environmentally aware doesn’t have to be a daunting task, in fact, it can be quite simple.
There are tons of opportunities to shrink one’s footprint in almost every aspect of life. For example, making small changes such as eating healthier, walking more, recycling, starting a garden and using energy saving appliances are all easy and thoughtful ways to care for the earth at home.
There are also many ways to go green at work, especially when it comes to shipping. Shipping parcels to and fro is the one constant in both business and personal life, however, some traditional shipping may not always be the most eco-friendly. Nevertheless, there are ways to ship greener whether seeking, same day shipping or messenger services, check out our tip below.
Going Green – Shipping Regional:
Ship Several Items Together: One of the best ways to ship greener is to ship several items together at the same time. We educate and encourage our clients to bundle ship if necessary, not only is it more sustainable, doing so is also more organized.
Use Eco-friendly Packaging: Eco-friendly packaging refers to post-consumer boxes and containers as well as materials that can naturally biodegrade without harming the environment.
Ensure that the carrier uses alternative fuel: Alternative fuel emits less C02s into the atmosphere which makes it a more eco-friendly option over traditional fuel.
Choose ground over air: Air shipping requires more use of fuel than ground shipping, so always choose ground over air.
Shipping will always be a part of our life’s, however, we certainly do not have to degrade the environment to get our messages and parcels delivered. As the world continues to darken its shade of green, more sustainable shipping options will present themselves, and we will be first to adopt them.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking of sending those special people in your life the gifts, chocolates and special messages that remind them that they’re loved and cherished. The delivery of your valentine does not need to focus on boring shipments; instead, make this year memorable with a fun delivery option.
We offer messenger services that will set your gift apart. Our messenger services ensure that your gift is delivered directly to the intended recipient and that they are excited when they see the package.
Messenger services include the option to use a blanket wrap and strap service, which allows objects to be transported in a soft blanket for safe-keeping. For the holiday, a fun Valentine’s Day theme can be used to wrap up the package and keep it safe from harm.
Use a Courier
A same day courier service is another fun solution for the holiday. The courier will deliver your package, the same day, and will hand the gift with your message to the recipient directly.
Our same day courier services include the opportunity to rush the package to your loved one within 2 to 3 hours, allowing you to ensure that the message is received within a set period of time. The exact amount of time for a rush service can vary based on the distance, so it’s important to plan ahead if you want your gift to arrive before a specific time period.
Make Valentine’s Day fun this year by avoiding general shipping solutions and opting for a personal touch. A courier or messenger service allows you to add a touch of romance and fun to your parcel this year.
Local trucking depends heavily on weather conditions. Snow, rain, and the like can impede travel, particularly if roads or highways get shut down due to the hazardous weather conditions. As a result, terrible weather conditions, like the kind we’ve been having here in the Northeast over the last few weeks, may impact the expected package delivery date.
At Eveready Express, we’re dedicated to getting your packages to where they need to go, regardless of weather conditions. Through sleet, rain, and snow our drivers are available to ensure that your same day shipping delivery does, in fact, arrive on the same day. We’re on the road as often as possible so that you can get your items when you need them.
Poor weather can also impact the items being shipped, particularly if the items are sensitive to extreme temperatures or moisture. At Eveready Express, we recommend taking advantage of options like courier messenger service and hand delivery for items that may be harmed during normal transport. Our couriers work quickly and efficiently to keep the items being shipped in perfect condition throughout the delivery.
Don’t get stuck in the snow! Call Eveready Express to arrange for local trucking and we’ll get your packages shipped in any weather.