Category Archives for Man and van

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 […]

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 […]

Moving to University

Aug
18

What to pack for University, and how to get it there it A guide to essentials and advice on moving in to your university pad. So, A levels finished, a bunch of A’s in your pocket and moving to university in the town of your dreams! Believe it or not you’ll need to take more belongings than […]

Furniture Transport – Take it Apart

Jul
5

Furniture transport can be difficult. Unwieldy items requiring a team of movers to navigate around tight stair cases up three stories. With this in mind it makes sense to dismantle furniture if possible, this helps: Making the size more manageable – small parts round those stair cases Reducing the cost of transportation – It may fit […]

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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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 […]

5 Best Rest Stops In The World

Dec
13

For every trucker one of the most important things on any road trip is rest stop accessibility. No trucker wants to spend any longer on the road than he has to before his next break. Fortunately, not every rest stop in the world is limited to just fuel, food, and toilets. Some are a little […]

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Driving safely in the wind – DQC tips

Dec
5

The weather is making national news this week across the UK with a wide range of road accidents occurring due to the extremely blustery conditions. Scotland has been the worst affected home nation as a Lorry driver’s truck was blown on top of two cars. Storms of up to 100 mph have been reported in […]