Category Archives for Man and van

Furniture Transport – Make it Easy Take it Apart

May
8

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 in a […]

Knowing your pallet

Apr
28

When looking to send something bulky, heavy or unwieldy then pallet delivery may be just what you need. In fact, if you’re sending multiple items to one address then it’s also worth considering using a pallet and consolidating your delivery costs. As with parcels, pallets come with a variety of delivery options from economy to […]

Piano Removals – And Labour of Love

Apr
10

There’s a big difference between a pianist and someone who just plays the piano, and often the best way to tell is how they treat their instrument. Pianos are expensive items to buy when good quality is a must, and keeping them in tune and tip top condition is a labour of love. When it […]

What’s included in the cost of transportation!

Mar
31

When listing an item, vehicle or general moves it’s difficult to understand the transport costs associated with your listing.  Sometimes you may think it’s a great quote but others wonder why is higher than you expected. So before buying your antique bureau for a bargain price on eBay consider how much it’ll cost to get […]

Getting The Most Out Of Delivery Quote Compare

Mar
26

Delivery Quote Compare is a fabulous resource for anyone looking for cheap courier, man and van, home removals, pallet or parcel delivery services, but there are a number of ways you can ensure you’re reaping the benefits in full that you may not be aware of. It may sound simple, but remember to check your emails. There’s […]

The costs and calculations of a transporter!

Mar
21

Many people who start transport companies approximate the cost of running a vehicle without taking into account all aspects of its operation and upkeep. Consequently, the vast majority of new owner-driver couriers tend to underestimate the amount. It is important to be as accurate as possible when assessing your overheads because you don’t want any costly surprises […]

Free Home Removals Quotes

Mar
19

Moving is stressful enough without having to worry about the cost of a removals company. You know how it goes: plan everything, box everything, pay a fortune for someone to move everything (or, worse, move it all yourself) and still you can’t find the one box containing the kettle and all your mugs. Not to mention the […]

Garden Furniture – what to buy

Mar
12

As we head towards spring then slowly moving towards summer! can be quite a drag at times as we wait for the temperature to rise to a more acceptable level, you may be thinking about your garden. Do you need to replace garden furniture, either because you’ve moved recently or just because it is in […]

Healthy Breakfast Alternatives For Truck Drivers

Feb
25

How many times have you been told that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? If the answer to this is plenty then the reason for this is that it’s true. By eating a healthy balanced breakfast it actually helps you to make healthier choices throughout the rest of the day. An ideal […]

Help Placing Successful Bids

Feb
18

Raising the Odds of Winning a Job One of the most Constant questions we get asked at DQC, is “How can I ensure my Bids are successful?” Particularly for new verified and accredited Transporters, who often have no or little feedback to show, successful bidding is a necessity. So here are a few top tips […]