July 28, 2016

Could Rio 2016 Olympics be a hurdle too far?

As Brazil’s infrastructure strains to breaking point, the Road to Rio could be a rocky one, warns international delivery expert Fastlane International. Brazil’s overstretched logistics network is already facing months-long delays. The 2016 Games could be the ‘final hurdle’ ……
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July 28, 2016

Delivering Brazil 2016: A hurdle too far?

Fastlane International, a leading worldwide carrier platform, has released a new report investigating the logistical challenges facing Brazil as the Rio 2016 Olympics approaches. For the games to go smoothly, the Brazilian Government will need to navigate various problems, ……
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Alibaba May 05, 2016

Is Alibaba a Better Bet than Amazon?

Ask a consumer in the West where to buy something online and chances are their first recommendation will be Amazon, however ask the same globally and Chinese digital marketplace Alibaba will come out on top. With Alibaba turning over $463 ……
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February 17, 2016

Get in the head of the high tech LecDec creator

Thirty years on from Back to the Future, we live in a world that is still sadly bereft of hoverboards. Don’t get too down in the dumps though – we’ve got the next best thing. Electric skateboards may still have ……
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October 21, 2015

Fastlane Looks Back to the Future

As Fastlane International™ celebrates its 30th year, we look over some of the highlights of the past three decades. A lot has happened in the last thirty years from globalisation to the rise of eCommerce and ease of g……
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September 04, 2015

Fastlane’s Checklist to Setting Up Your eCommerce Delivery Program

What’s the best delivery program for your business? Find out with these top tips to help you structure a super-fast delivery service whether you are a-UK based business, EU, both or global. Plan preventively using Fastlane International’s checklist: Map current ……
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June 25, 2015

Cost Comparison: Fastlane International v The Post Office

Established in 1985, Fastlane International™ specialises in sending heavy parcel deliveries to 220 countries. For large and heavy UK deliveries, you may be surprised to learn Fastlane is up to 71% cheaper than the Post Office. June 2015 price comparison ……
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USA Business Delivery April 25, 2014

7 Things to Consider Before Trading with the United States

If you’re currently only trading within the UK but now want to reach out to international markets, the USA can be a fantastic region to get set started in. There’s no language barrier and there are many similarities to Britain ……
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sending suitcase with courier April 16, 2014

How to Escape Excess Baggage Fees when you’re Escaping the Country

 Consider sending your baggage through a courier to start saving money before you fly. Summer is nearly upon us and for many people, the low-cost airline ticket has already been bought, accommodation booked and some may already be thinking about ……
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Historic courier January 22, 2014

A Brief History of the Courier Industry

People have been moving goods from A-B for several millenniums with the first recorded examples being that of the Egyptians moving materials vast distances to build the infamous pyramids. There have been many methods of transporting goods throughout history from ……
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Moving Belongings abroad September 11, 2013

How to Ship Your Belongings from Home Abroad

There are many occasions where you may need to ship personal effects from your home to another country, whether it be your luggage to avoid excess baggage fees, or to get your son or daughter’s belongings to them at university ……
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Cheap shipping costs March 05, 2013

Ultimate Money Saving Tips for Sending Parcels

Packing, Recycling, Inviting and Earning   There are loads of ways to save money when you send parcels, especially if you send them with Fast Lane International. Here’s our guide to making your parcel delivery cheaper: 1. Use a ……
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