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SS2: COMMERCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Transportation I | Week 1
    6 Topics
  2. Transportation II | Week 2
    3 Topics
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    2 Quizzes
  3. Nigerian Ports Authority | Week 3
    2 Topics
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    2 Quizzes
  4. Communication I | Week 4
    6 Topics
  5. Communication II | Week 5
    4 Topics
  6. Communication III | Week 6
    3 Topics
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    4 Quizzes
  7. Advertising | Week 7
    2 Topics
  8. Media of Advertising | Week 8
    3 Topics
    |
    2 Quizzes
  9. Tourism | Week 9
    2 Topics
  10. Insurance | Week 10
    3 Topics
    |
    2 Quizzes



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Courier Services

A courier is simply a company whose jobs is to make important documents and parcels as fast as possible to their destinations. These companies ensure that customers valuable parcels, and documents are delivered safely and quickly to their various destinations within or outside a town or country.

They render fast and reliable courier services which have contributed to the growth of commercial activities. Most of these courier companies employ well-qualified personnel. Examples of courier companies are; IMNL, UPS, DHL, etc. 

Functions of Courier Services

1. Quick Delivery of Valuable Items: Important documents and other valuables are delivered safely and quickly.

2. Provisions of Services to Rural Area: Services are rendered to people all over country including rural area and remote areas.

3. Provision of Air Cargo and Shipment Service: They provide air cargo of bulk shipment of goods to their customers.

4. Safekeeping of Valuables: Courier companies ensure safety and security of documents to be delivered to their customers.

5. Rendering or Recording Delivery Services: The company provides evidence of the delivery of documents or parcels.

6. Delivery of Cash: Cash can be sent through a courier firm for onward delivery to named persons.

7. Employment Opportunities: It provides gainful employment to people.

8. Courier Services offers twenty four hours service to the public.

9. The counter companies offer personal services to the people.

10. Provision of business reply services: Business reply service enables potential buyers to send replies through courier companies.

11. Bank documents can be sent by courier services as fast as possible.

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