A COURIER firm has been praised for setting a new record for delivery.
Delivery company, Shutl, praised Bathgate based company Eagle Couriers for delivering a package in just 14 minutes.
Eagle Couriers had been delivering a package on behalf of Shutl from Argos in Aberdeen, and had the product with it’s new owner in just 13 minutes and 57 seconds.
London based Shutl, said that Eagle Couriers had beat their previous delivery record by 1 minute and 1 second.
To congratulate the firm on their speedy delivery Shutl sent out a bottle of Champagne for staff to enjoy at Eagle Couriers.
As an international company, Shutl use a network of local courier firms across the world to achieve a speedy delivery promise, guaranteeing its customers satisfaction.
Paul Ellis, Head of operations at Shutl, said: “We believe our partnership with Eagle Couriers has led to yet another new record in ecommerce delivery of Shutl, from online order to delivery within 13 minutes and 57 seconds.
“As we expand our business in Scotland we look forward to working with Eagle Couriers and are confident that its large fleet of highly skilled drivers can continue to break records in the future.
“It’s a real pleasure to work with such a responsive team who share our commitment to improving the online shopping experience and delivering what shoppers want, when they want it.”
Jerry Stewart, Managing Director of Eagle Couriers, said: “Having worked in logistics industry for most of my life and with nearly 25 years at the forefront of Eagle Couriers, I have seen how the trade has evolved and developed.
“Convenience for customers is now at the very heart of the service. We all lead increasingly busy lives and simply don’t have the time to be waiting at home all day for a delivery that might not even arrive.
“We are fully committed to the ethos behind Shutl and were thrilled when they aligned themselves with Eagle Couriers and are extremely pleased to already be delivering such positive, record breaking results.”