Category Archives for Courier

Can I buy that eBay item? – collection and delivery

Oct
6

Want to buy on eBay but the item is miles away – get transport quotes to make sure you’re getting a bargain fast quotes from real transporters and couriers eBay is the world’s car boot sale with anything from mopeds to mops and sofas to shirts, bargains can be had turning other people’s excess into […]

Self Drive Deliveries – The van with no man?

Feb
27

Are Self Drive Deliveries really coming and can we do without our friendly man and van?  At CES in January a big focus was put on self drive technology revealing new steps in technology, safety and comfort. In the UK at last Novembers Wired conference automotive tech company, Charge, revealed plans for a new type […]

Tips for Placing Successful Bids

Jan
25

Increasing Your Chance of a Successful Bid One of the most frequent questions we get asked at DQC, is “How can I ensure my Bids are successful?” Particularly for our newer verified and accredited Transporters, who often have no or little feedback to show, successful bidding is a necessity. We are confident that our marketplace […]

Pallet collection delivery service

Jan
20

You could save more time and money using a pallet service for collection and deliveries When it comes to moving large, heavy or bulky items most people book the service of a transporter or “man and van”. This works well for most items, transport is arranged you’re your goods delivered. Delivery Quote Compares market place […]

Transporter tips: How to write a winning profile

Oct
24

How to write your winning profile So you’re set up on Delivery Quote compare and ready to bid on the huge number of jobs listed daily, however you’re new to the site and don’t have feedback yet to give our consumers confidence. A winning profile goes a long way to give customers more information about […]

Why carrying a shovel in the boot of your car is not as odd as it sounds

Jan
10

It’s that time of year again when we all act ‘surprised’ by a drop in temperature and a change in weather. Yes, winter is well and truly upon us which in Britain is becoming synonymous with chaos on the roads. However with increasingly erratic weather patterns, being prepared could quite literally mean the difference between […]

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The Most Powerful Trucks In The World

Dec
30

Trucks come in different sizes, configurations, and load capacities. There are two companies that have come out with trucks so powerful that they could put even super cars to shame. These two companies are Scania and Volvo, and they have been fighting for the title of the most powerful truck in the world as well […]

94% Of Fleet Cars & Vans Setting High Standards For Tyre Safety

Dec
27

As part of the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) Van Excellence conferences, expert technicians from local ATS Euromaster centres checked the tyres of 301 vehicles in Sheffield, Slough and Dunblane. From these tests ATS Euromaster has revealed that in the majority of cases fleet vehicles qualify for the highest level of tyre safety classification. The car […]

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Funny Road Signs

Dec
25

We have for you a selection of some of the funniest road signs from around the world. In this collection there is everything from the ironic to just outrageous. Our favourite has to be the sign from India on the treacherous Himalayan road.   With UK councils apparently incapable of repairing our pothole covered streets, how about […]

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Wellington Newsagent Takes On Royal Mail

Dec
23

Local shop owners Lorraine Lettley, and daughter Trish, have set up their own postal service after customers complained about the rising cost of sending mail. The service is half the price of a first class stamp, guarantees next day delivery by hand and the team is now posting 250 items a day since launching the […]