Delivery Notes

10 Reasons to Choose a Local Courier Service Over Big-Name Carriers

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 29, 2016 4:25:21 PM

There are so many delivery options available to businesses and individuals today. In the rush of everyday life, often people don’t put much thought into how they want to deliver or receive a package but just choose the first name that comes to mind. For deliveries in your area, choosing a local courier service is often the most efficient and economical route, and unlike big-name carriers that increase their rates 3-4% per year every year, we focus on quality service at affordable prices. From flexibility to technology to integrated transportation services, we have highlighted 10 reasons why choosing a local courier service like QCS rather than a standard delivery company or big-name carrier is often the smarter choice.

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CLDA Conference Explores Logistics Paradigm Shift of Final Mile

Posted by Jason Burns on Jul 20, 2016 9:57:19 AM

Ecommerce boom and last mile demand

By Jason Burns, QCS Logistics Partner and CLDA Treasurer

From the ecommerce boom and increased demand for final mile delivery to recent rulings regarding worker misclassification and regulations on driver hours of service (HOS) and food and beverage transportation, the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA) Annual Meeting & Expo last month in Las Vegas focused on the issues, opportunities and trends impacting the same-day delivery and transportation services industry.

Here are some key takeaways from this year’s conference, which was themed “Leveraging the Last Mile.”

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Secrets of Successful Final Mile Delivery

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 19, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Q & A with Kirk Godby, president of The Customized Logistics & Delivery Associatio

By Andrea Obston

There is an art and a science to successful Final Mile delivery.  Like same-day, Final Mile involves timeliness, speed, accuracy and precision.  Fast and efficient Final Mile gives consumers what they want and shippers a way to measure up to increasingly demanding buyer expectations.
 
Having spent more than two decades in the customized logistics and delivery world, CLDA president Kirk Godby knows the demands of getting things from Point A to Point B fast.
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A Look Back: Cars, Trucks & Vans

Posted by Karen Hales on Jul 16, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Over 30 years, QCS expands to full-service logistics company serving Gulf South

In QCS’s 30th anniversary year, we are continuing to take a look at how far we have comefrom our employee growth to technological advances to the evolving size of our fleet of vehiclesas we’ve evolved

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Small regional carriers & the global supply chain

Posted by Karen Hales on Jun 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Each year, it is exciting to join the many companies who make up the direct-delivery service sector of the global supply chain during the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA)’s Annual Meeting & Expo.

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A look back: like Father, like Son

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 13, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Generations of the Burns family stand out to local partners 

Ronnie and Sheila Burns founded Quick Courier Services, Inc. (QCS Logistics) as a family-run business in 1984.
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QCS delivers iconic Randazzo's King Cakes

Posted by Karen Hales on Feb 6, 2015 4:00:00 PM

As all good New Orleanians do, QCS Logistics loves Carnival season and all that comes with it, including the traditional braided cinnamon King Cakes you can only find this time of year.

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A look back: 30 years of dedication

Posted by Karen Hales on Jan 27, 2015 9:30:00 AM

30 years of determination, dedication and drive

For the last 30 years, from technology to transportation to our drivers’ uniforms, QCS has continued to evolve and is proud to be one of the premier providers of expedited delivery and warehousing solutions in southeastern Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region.

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8 reasons to choose QCS over big name carriers

Posted by Karen Hales on Jan 19, 2015 10:00:00 AM

There are so many delivery options available to businesses and individuals today. In the rush of everyday life, often people don’t put much thought into how they want to deliver or receive a package but just choose the first name that comes to mind. To make it easier for you next time you have the choice, we have highlighted eight reasons why choosing a courier, like QCS, rather than a standard delivery company or mail service, can make your overall experience a better one.

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QCS Logistics serving financial institution DLFCU

Posted by Karen Hales on Dec 8, 2014 10:00:00 AM

QCS Logistics is now providing time-sensitive delivery to Baton Rouge-based DLFCU’s five branches across the nine-parish region, covering East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Ascension, Livingston, Iberville, Pointe Coupee and St. Helena. QCS serves the community-chartered credit union through an inter-office mail route providing employees and members access to financial and bank documents as well as advanced route tracking and real-time proof of delivery through electronic signatures and desktop interface.

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