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Which courier should you use for scientific supplies? 

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The transportation and delivery of scientific equipment and supplies is one of the most important services that Speedy Freight is able to provide. This delivery service can be vital to ensure the safe movement of high-value equipment, to ensure that complex scientific procedures are able to be performed smoothly and on time, and in the most vital of cases, can mean life or death.

It can be difficult to know which courier to use for scientific supplies, particularly for those new to the transportation of scientific supplies. Typically, a courier for scientific supplies is engaged to transport scientific equipment from one laboratory or manufacturer to another laboratory, where it will often be put to use right away. It is therefore essential to make sure the courier you choose for scientific supplies is trustworthy, experienced and able to move equipment safely and speedily from A to B, without making any unnecessary stops. 

What should you look for when choosing a courier for scientific supplies? 

Scientific equipment is often large and bulky, but can be extremely fragile. If glass is used as a component within the equipment, as is often the case with items like microscopes, beakers, and certain scientific scales, transportation must be careful, precise and direct.


It is essential to choose a courier who will take care when loading and unloading such equipment, as well as to find a courier which can provide the appropriate vehicle type for the movement depending on the type of consignment required. 

Additionally, given the nature of the consignment and the importance of the materials in question, it is vital that the courier in question can provide evidence of the equipment being transported securely and on time. The courier’s priority for such a client should be minimising the chance of damage and ensuring that the goods arrive unscathed by their trip wherever possible.

 

Speedy Freight, your reliable courier for scientific supplies

Speedy Freight are an experienced courier when it comes to scientific supplies. Thanks to the diverse fleet available, we have access to anything from a Small Van to an Artic Truck with which to transport your equipment safely and securely. 

Our reliability is second to none, which we know is essential when you’re deciding which courier to use for the transportation of scientific supplies. Speedy Freight are available for both same day and next day drops whenever you need us: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. This level of consistent service is our guarantee to our clients, that we are available to be reached for urgent or emergency transportation no matter when or where they need us. If necessary, our dedicated drivers are prepared to drive through the night in order to ensure your supplies arrive on time. We additionally offer tracking, and will regularly update clients on the whereabouts of their goods. 

Speedy Freight never co-load our vehicles, and only transport your goods in dedicated vehicles. This minimises the risk of your equipment being damaged, and ensures that your goods are delivered promptly and without delay. This is vital in the movement of scientific supplies, which are often required urgently and in perfect condition. Speedy Freight will work tirelessly around the clock to ensure that your scientific supplies reach you as fast and safely as possible. 

To speak to Speedy Freight and arrange your consignment of scientific supplies, simply get in touch with us and one of our experts will be more than happy to help you.