Category Archives for In The News

Cost of Vehicle Fuel – w/e 25/02/18

Feb
25

The cost of vehicle fuel fluctuates regularly, unfortunately it seems to go up more than down. The transporters placing bids on www.deliveryquotecompare.com are impacted by the cost of vehicle fuel directly affecting the cost per mile for collections and deliveries.     Average Fuel Prices Petrol 120.7 Pence Per Litre Diesel 123.4 Pence Per Litre […]

Transport to and from the UK – Suits Me

Feb
22

Delivery Quote Compare provide collection and delivery quotes from genuine trusted transporters across the UK, be it printers or plant equipment, clogs or clothes our transporters can help.     We don’t just do the UK though!   Each week listings, quotes and transports are carried out across Europe moving vehicles, belongings or goods both […]

Cost of Vehicle Fuel – w/e 16/02/18

Feb
16

The cost of vehicle fuel fluctuates regularly, unfortunately it seems to go up more than down. The transporters placing bids on www.deliveryquotecompare.com are impacted by the cost of vehicle fuel directly affecting the cost per mile for collections and deliveries.     Average Fuel Prices Petrol 121.7 Pence Per Litre Diesel 124.4 Pence Per Litre […]

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 […]

Booming London Property Prices By Borough

Jun
11

London was never a particularly cheap place to live – in fact, Rightmove’s figures suggest that the average asking price of a property in London has risen by £80,000 since the start of 2014. As a result, prices are now at an all-time high, and only look set to rise in future. However, as is […]

Manchester is Awesome!

Feb
28

Have you been to Manchester? If not, you should go, and if you have already been, then go again. Why? Because Manchester is awesome, and here’s the proof. Let’s start with just how intelligent the city is. Did you know Manchester has three universities, with the University of Manchester having won no less than 25 […]

Unusual Deliveries

Top 5 Sat Nav Voices

Dec
18

A survey of 1,000 motorists by the motoring website Motors.co.uk has revealed the most popular satnav voices to direct you to your destination. While some are performed by the people themselves, some of the voices have been provided by impersonators. Either way, these top 5 are sure to provide you with a laugh.   1. Brian […]

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Threat Of Royal Mail Christmas Strike Averted With ‘Landmark Deal’

Dec
11

Royal Mail workers will receive a three-year pay rise worth around 9% and legally-binding employment protections in an agreement between the company and the Communication Workers Union (CWU). This new agreement means the threat of a Christmas strike has now been averted. Royal Mail’s boss Moya Greene said the deal would provide “long-term stability and certainty […]

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Network Rail to trial specialist parcel service at commuter stations

Dec
6

Soon, train passengers will be able to deliver and collect parcels at certain major commuter stations. Network Rail have announced the trial project aimed at diversifying the use of the stations beyond just a place to catch a train. The parcel “shops” will be give customers the opportunity to carry out their delivery needs before […]

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Amazon announce plans for delivery drones

Dec
4

Back in October, Delivery Quote Compare brought you an article about Australian start-up firm Flirtey launching its flock of book delivery drones on the unsuspecting Sydney public. Now, retail giants Amazon – the world’s largest online retailer – have announced plans to provide similar delivery methods to customers. The Octocopeter drones have the capacity to […]