Category Archives for Freight Forwarding

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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 […]

Transport Jobs completed in 2019

Jan
10

Whatever you need to move, or whatever your transport jobs, Delivery Quote Compare can provide access to listings and fast quotes, here are only a few of the things that have been listed, quoted and accepted so far this year..   1000 hotel banqueting chairs mix of wooden and metal, stacking chairs  Collect from: Glasgow Glasgow […]

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The importance of temperature in transporting

Sep
27

When transporting a delicate item across a country or internationally, you have to make sure it’s in the right hands and packed correctly.  When packing a lot of things are obvious. You want it protected against any bumps and scrapes that can happen as it’s getting moved around. However one thing that can be overlooked […]

Some of this week’s collection and delivery quotes we’ve completed

Aug
1

Lots of things get listed everyday through www.deliveryquotecompare.com everyday for collection and delivery, from toys to truck and pans to pianos, if you need it moving our rated transporters can help. Things we’ve moved this week Makita Mitre Saw Collection and Delivery Location: Gravesend to Derby 159 miles Quote accepted: £42       Bevan Funnell […]

Freight and the UK Economy

Jul
3

British Historian Eric J. Hobsbawm once coined the phrase; “to be within reach of a port was to be within reach of the world,” and whilst this was true of the so-called “Age of Revolution” in the 18th and 19th centuries, a great deal has changed when it comes to imports, exports, border controls and […]

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Tokio Marine Launches Liability Cover For Freighters

Jan
6

If you are looking for freight liability insurance, the insurance company Tokio Marine Europe have recently launched liability insurance that meets the demands of companies in the freight and warehousing sectors. The insurer has said that the product will provide you with worldwide liability cover, this excludes sanctioned territories. They have also said this this […]

2013 Global Freight Awards

Nov
25

Last week, on Wednesday November 20th, the winners of the 2013 Global Freight Awards were announced during a fantastic evening of drinks, dinner, entertainment, and awards, hosted by funnyman Rufus Hound. The event was a celebration of the continued improvement of the sector, and participants also managed to raise more than £2,700 for international development […]

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Manic Mondays

Nov
18

Research carried out by a leading parcel and carrier manager suggests that a weekend spike in the number of customers ordering gifts online is likely to cause Mondays to be the busiest days for parcel deliveries between now and Christmas. The study, done by Global Freight Solutions (GFS) shows that the number of items that […]

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Shipping containers to be made into local ‘Ekocenters’

Nov
13

There are many ways of making use of used shipping containers – from houses, to mobile shops, and even art displays, the list is seemingly endless. Soft drink giant Coca-cola has joined forces with New Hampshire based engineering firm Deka R&D to launch a project which takes shipping container recycling to a new level. The […]

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South-east airport expansion crucial for airfreight growth.

Nov
11

During his recent visit to China, Mayor of London Boris Johnson insisted he is still keen on the development of a Thames island airport – the so called ‘Boris Island’. Following this, prospective plans for the proposed £47.3 billion pound, six runway project have been unveiled, suggesting building could be completed in under seven years. […]