Self Employed Courier Business Guide


How to become a self employed courier?


This website is aimed to be a full totally free guide for self employed couriers. On its pages you will find everything you need to know to run your courier business as headache free as possible. The information on this site has been gathered and provided by couriers like yourselves. You can use it for free for the purposes of your own courier business and in order to run your courier service.

self employed courierThere is a lot of online sources and forums you can use to be a successful owner driver. You can waste a lot of time though to search for it. A time that as van drivers you probably don’t have.

At All About Couriers we have found all the information, the best advices given and have used our own experience in the industry, put it all together, so that every freelance driver can have it in one place as a completely free of charge courier guide.

On the site pages you will find tons of useful information about the courier business basics. Answers to questions you might ask yourselves on how to be a courierUseful links that will take you quickly to the place you need to be… Self-employment registration, VOSA vehicle requirements,  Courier Insurance, Vehicle parts and even Speed camera locations and much more. Being a self employed courier is not so easy but you will find it less cut-throat if you have the necessary information. This courier guide could help you do just that. Start your owner driver business and become a self employed courier with us. Fully use the information we provide and hustle free your days.

This is a full guide for everyone who wants to be a courier  freelance driver or for anyone already being a  self employed courier who just need to get the things a little bit more organized… It is hard enough as it is without having to waste time by doing paperwork, registrations, look for parts, accessories and deal with VAT Returns for example.

At All About Couriers we are trying to do the things differently. We give you an information that many others will charge you for it. We believe it is not right to put it in an eBook with the excuse to put a price on it. It should be a free source of information for everyone who wants to be a self employed courier. That’s what our courier guide is about. It is not a secret so we won’t keep it as such. We don’t say what we state is the only way to go forward in the courier business, we only suggest you a way how to become a self employed courier.

We have put everything into categories in order to be easier to find and used accordingly. We also keep a live blog that contains loads of answers to questions you might have. Where to start? What to choose? Where to look for work? How to charge? How to organize yourself better?

Look for it, if it’s not there, contact us and we will find and publish the answers so anybody can use freely. Come back and check for more new and useful information and ideas. Answers to questions other self employed courier drivers have asked us through the contact form on the website.

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And tons of useful information


The courier industry is quickly changing and being one of the fastest growing, it’s essential you stay up-to-date.

If you ask yourself why we do it for free when everybody else is promoting their eBooks and self emploed courier guides for which they charge you money, we would answer you that in creating this website, we have used many free sources such as on which basis the website has been created. As well as many free developed and distributed plugins that make things for us so much easier. If the internet community can do things together for free in order to improve itself, why shouldn’t couriers do it too?! As many of them will say if you like the free plugin and think it’s worth buying the developer a cup of coffee, we would say it too. We have a Donate button at the bottom of our page for anyone who wants to help us keep this free source online. We thank you for your much appreciated help!