Category Archives for Parcel delivery

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 […]

What does 2015 hold for former City Link owner drivers?

Jan
2

Much has been written in recent days about the demise of City Link and whilst redundancy is a bitter blow to all, of particular concern is the impact it will have on the 1000 strong army of self-employed owner drivers classed as “unsecured creditors” by Ernst & Young and therefore not entitled to any form […]

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Wellington Newsagent Takes On Royal Mail

Dec
23

Local shop owners Lorraine Lettley, and daughter Trish, have set up their own postal service after customers complained about the rising cost of sending mail. The service is half the price of a first class stamp, guarantees next day delivery by hand and the team is now posting 250 items a day since launching the […]

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 […]

Strange Deliveries

Top Christmas Packing Tips

Dec
16

The festive shopping season is now well and truly underway, but while consumers are busy shopping and spending time with their families, delivery companies and retailers are working  hard to meet customer demand. As well as delivery companies and retailers making sure shipments are dispatched in time for the big day, it’s also up to […]

What to do if your order doesn’t arrive

Dec
9

With deliveries of all manner of goods being at a year high during the month of December, it is perhaps unsurprising that a handful will not make their intended destination. It is important that both consumers know their rights and those responsible for the delivery know their obligations.  Late delivery Good online retailers should give […]

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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 […]

The World’s Most Efficient Delivery Service

Dec
1

With deliveries hotting up in the run up to Christmas, and the level of service expected by customers at an all time high, Delivery Quote Compare takes a look at the busiest delivery company on earth and asks the important question on everyone’s lips; How does Santa Claus deliver presents to every child on the […]

Christmas Deliveries

Tips for Your Holidays Orders

Nov
20

During this busy time of year for the retail industry, large and small retailers alike need to ensure customers get the service they expect and receive their purchases in a safe and timely manner. In order to limit the ways an order can go wrong there are a number of suggestions below that might be […]