Category Archives for Careers

Breakdown cover for vans, knowing what you need

Nov
8

Whether you run a fleet of vehicles or are a single man with a van, the vehicles you use are the tools of your trade. However they are complex machines and when they break they can have a lot that needs repairing. Without the proper breakdown cover, you could be left stranded without the means […]

Traffic Jam

Driving a van and keeping to the rules

Sep
14

When you’re a van driver on the roads you have a lot to deal with. The weather, your cargo, other drivers being frustrating. One thing you don’t want to have to deal with is legal trouble. In the UK over 60% of business trips are done in a car or van. Across the miles and […]

Driving at Night, some safety tips

Sep
13

In 2017 the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) found that 40% of collisions happen at night. 20% of serious accidents on motorways happen because of someone falling asleep behind the wheel. However, sometimes it needs to happen. When transporting, after a long day of driving the best idea is to park up […]

Volkswagen LT - van delivery vehicle

Tips on buying a used van, physical and legal

Aug
16

No transporter is complete without a van. It’s literally one of the two components of “Man in Van”. However purchasing one can be expensive, you can expect to pay between £20,000/£30,000 for a brand new van. Plus their resale value drops off a cliff as soon as you drive them off the dealer’s parking lot. […]

Planning a day’s journey, transporters running efficiently

Aug
14

As a transporter, you know that the more jobs you can do, the more money you can bring in. However, picking too many is how you end up spinning too many plates and disappointing customers. Get your journey to maximum efficiency with these simple ideas.   Plan your route: Fail to plan, plan to fail. […]

VACANCY – Sales Person

Jun
16

Location: Knutsford and field based £20k & benefits, plus car, mobile phone & laptop Bonus structure to be defined (approx. 24k), reporting directly to MD Summary: – Two part sales role driving partnerships with suppliers and affiliated companies, adding benefit and enhancing the profile of DQC.  All activities are focussed on driving traffic to the […]