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Why Delivery Quote Compare Is Perfect For All Things Gumtree


Since it’s inception in early 2000, Gumtree has grown from a London only classified site for accommodation and employment into the number 1 classified site in the UK with its reach extending into Europe and even further beyond. The type of adverts featured by Gumtree have also grown, offering anything from a broken Betamax player […]

Trucks To Rail Freight And Compilation CD’s


If you ask most people in the UK population to name a famous Truck haulage company the main answer that you will get will most notably be Eddie Stobart. But what most people don’t know is that since the start of Eddie Stobart, it’s now branched out from Truck haulage and is now known as […]

All You Need To Know On Pallet Delivery Services


Believe it or not, the humble pallet is a vital cog in the machine of goods distribution all over the world. It offers an inexpensive and reliable solution to many businesses – particularly those who operate on a ‘just-in-time’ principle. In the past, palletised freight has been seen as predominantly a B2B service. However, there […]


Moving Abroad – But Do You Know The Facts On Freight Forwarding


With economic conditions still fairly bleak, it is perhaps unsurprising that more and more people are leaving the UK to seek pastures new. Young workers are now joining the legions of retired expats abroad, and with that come an increase in demand for shipping their worldly possessions to all ends of the planet. A move […]

Highway Code – The Facts


With UK driving theory and practical tests becoming increasingly difficult to pass, a starter point for any body looking to take the initial theory test is a lot of hours study on the highway code. As with any tests taken, as long as you put plenty of hours revision in then you should be able […]

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The Many Uses of a Shipping Container


Shipping containers are used everywhere, for shipment purposes, however, many people don’t know the very diverse way in which they can be used. The following will show the weird and wonderful ways that shipment containers can be used and recycled. Shipping Container Homes Many different shipping containers can be used as homes for many people. […]

News Round-up – Road Freight


It’s no secret that Scotland is seeking independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, but the coalition government has warned Scottish hauliers today that independence could cost significantly. Should Scotland achieve independence logistics firms could end up paying up to £1,000 per annum, just to make deliveries over the border. The government is planning […]

Free Movement of Goods For Shipping Sector


Free movement of goods is a common thing nowadays, thanks to the EU Commission, but for the maritime sector that reality hasn’t been fully realised, until now. The European Commission has revealed plans to ease customs formalities for ships that are expected to help increase the use of the shipping industry to remove some of […]

Port of Calais Expansion


Plans to expand the Port of Calais have been unveiled, giving the port the capacity to handle larger vessels, as well as increased facilities to cope with the demands it hopes to see in passenger and shortsea container ships. Backed by the Nord Pas de Calais Regional Council, who own the port, the ambitious plans […]

News Roundup – Shipping


Three of the world’s largest shipping competitors have joined forces in a bid to minimise losses due to overcapacity and falling freight rates. Maersk Line, Switzerland-based MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. and France’s CMA CGM announced their intentions this week, although the alliance will need approval from regulators across the world and EU competition authorities. […]