The Origins of Courier Service

Have you ever wondered what the origins of courier service were? In ancient history runners, homing pigeons, and riders on horseback were used to deliver timely messages. Foot messengers physically ran miles to their destinations. To this day, there are marathons directly related to actual historical messenger routes of ancient times. In the Middle Ages, royal courts maintained their own messengers who were paid little more than common labourers.

Origins of Courier Service

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