Category Archives for Courier

Congestion Charge London – Understanding the Costs

Jun
3

Everyone knows that you’re charged for driving in and around central London. Did you know though, that as of April 8th this year, there was major changes introduced? If you’re looking to find out more about these changes, you’ve come to the right place. In the following post we will discuss what the congestion charges […]

Motorway Food

Apr
30

Motorway Food. It can be hard for removals men and transporters to make sensible food choices on the road. Particularly as when you’ve got a tight schedule to keep to, it’s not like you can stop and have a nice plate of salad or something rich and filling like a bowl of pasta. Inevitably, therefore, […]

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Green Packaging

Apr
27

Green Packaging – Are you concerned about your carbon footprint and the impact you have on the environment? Your aim to have as sustainable and eco-friendly a lifestyle can be problematic when you’re moving to a new house. That’s because, in order to move to a new house, you need to put all of your […]

Garden Furniture

Garden Furniture – what to buy

Apr
17

As we head towards summer, slowly moving through spring can be quite a drag at times as we wait for the temperature to rise to a more acceptable level, you may be thinking about your garden. Do you need to replace garden furniture, either because you’ve moved recently or just because it is in dire […]

10 Hilariously Bad Delivery Disasters

Apr
9

With thousands of deliveries being made every minute of every day, it’s only natural that some of them don’t quite work out as planned. We’ve trawled the web looking for shipping disasters that are truly hilarious – although possibly not for the person receiving the delivery! Whether it’s clear signs of rough handling, or a […]

How to Pack for Moving House

Apr
4

Moving house is notorious for being one of the most stressful events in our adult lives. Once the final paperwork is signed, utility companies contacted, the garden shed cleared out and the removal van booked, it’s time to start thinking about packing – but for many this can feel like an impossibly big task. Moving […]

Jobs lost to automation?

Mar
25

Many news outlets published today details on a report by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) into the loss of jobs through automation.   The majority of these jobs affect lower paid and lower skilled roles with professions such as medical and educational jobs being at lowest risk. We’ve mentioned in previous blogs about how […]

Planning a day’s journey, transporters running efficiently

Jan
30

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. […]

Traffic Jam

Driving a van and keeping to the rules

Jan
20

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 […]