Category Archives for Courier

The importance of offering your courier services to eBay customers

Dec
10

If you don’t already offer your services to eBay customers then you’re missing an opportunity. As the economy remains unstable people are looking to eBay to find a bargain, whether that be a pair of designer shoes or a new dining table. For larger items couriers play a big part in eBay – many sellers […]

Parcel Delivery

Couriers and Parcel delivery services, what’s the difference?

Nov
30

We often hear people commenting or complaining about parcel delivery. While some of this may have good reasons, it could also be due to a commonly confused fact. A lot of people think that a courier service is the same as a parcel delivery service. This isn’t true. A courier service is a dedicated delivery […]

Top ten tips for Transporters working with Delivery Quote Compare (Part 1)

Nov
25

There are a lot of courier companies out there, and there are even more potential customers. Using DeliveryQuoteCompare.com is a great resource for getting consistent work. However there is a lot of competition out there. Here are our top ten tips for getting the most out of our website.   Get a proper User name […]

Old computer

Packing and moving your computer, from new to old

Nov
19

We live in a technology fuelled society; you are reading a blog post written on a keyboard on your screen. Because of this making sure your computer is in good condition is very important. Therefore, if you have to move it and it’s a bit too big to lug around in your bag, proper packing […]

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 […]

small lost parcel

What can you do if your delivery is lost?

Oct
11

Here at DeliveryQuoteCompare.com we work with businesses based around delivering your stuff. The top companies in the UK ship items around the world on a daily basis. With such scale some items may be lost in transit, if rarely. Here are ways to help lower the chance of this happening to you, and what can […]

Cardboard box

Why cardboard is the gold standard of packaging

Sep
14

When seeing packing tutorials there is one constant no matter what you are transporting. This is of course the cardboard box. But why is the humble box made out of slightly stronger paper the best choice for transporting? There are other options: wood, plastic, even metal. Yet, cardboard beats them all in nearly every category, […]

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 […]

Broken van

The importance of walk around checks

Sep
7

As a van driver you have a highly practical machine that doesn’t get the same level of checks as an HGV. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take car to make sure your van is in top condition. Making sure your van is suitable for work and long journeys should be a priority. This helps […]