Category Archives for Parcel delivery

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Department for Transport encourages haulage on safety techniques.


With a large proportion of Britain’s supply chain made up of small to medium size enterprises (SMEs), Brake, the road safety charity, is encouraging any organisation working with small businesses to help spread the road safety message, and has the backing of the Department for Transport. Brake wants to achieve this through a series of […]

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Out-of-hours deliveries to roll out across London in the new year.


The London Freight Forum has released details of the latest developments regarding trial schemes for out of hours collections and deliveries in London as part of a wider transport strategy in and around the nation’s capital. The Forum meets biannually and brings representatives from the Freight Transport Association (FTA), Road Haulage Association (RHA), and other […]

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Vans: more than just a vehicle!


A recent report suggests that van drivers are using their vehicles for more than just their daily working requirements. Tradespeople are making the most of their portable working environment, with many using their vans as portable offices, break rooms, entertainment centres, and even bedrooms! The study carried out by Direct Line for Business found that […]

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Royal Mail launch proposal to revise small parcel size


Royal Mail have recently launched a consultation process, the purpose of which is to amend the Inland Letter Post Scheme in relation to universal parcels. More specifically – it plans to revise the exception to the Small Parcel format which was introduced in April 2013. The new exception hopes to extend the dimensions of what […]

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Fancy a pint whilst posting your parcel?


A pub in a small town in East Sussex is offering punters the chance to grab a pint whilst posting their mail, as The Nutley Arms, Nutley, becomes an outreach site for post office services. The establishment near Uckfield will receive regular visits from the sub-postmistress of Ridgewood Post Office, Sue Gothard, during the week […]

Post Office Strikes Causing Problems?


With major disruption within the Post Office seemingly a never-ending news story, it is understandable that disruption to postal services is a significant concern for businesses and individuals alike. Delivery Quote Compare aim to provide a stress free and reliable solution to your parcel delivery dilemmas. In order to help you choose the service that […]

Top Tips For Staying Awake Whilst Driving Long Distance


When anybody is considering, or having to drive long distance it is very common to become tired, especially night time driving after a long day. Other then pulling over in a safe area and having a nap, what other alternatives are there to stay awake whilst driving? Take a look at the following top tips […]

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 […]

Featured Company: Wincanton


Logistics company, Wincanton, is a UK based business that’s making waves. From its unassuming beginning delivering milk in 1925, Wincanton has grown to become one of the leading providers of supply chain solutions in the UK, with more than 16,000 logistics experts on their books, covering all sectors. Wincanton firmly believe that in order to successfully […]

Post Office Staff In On-Going Strike Action


The battle for the UK Post Office is on-going; with staff taking fresh strike action last Saturday in an effort to get bosses to stop plans to close or franchise 74 locations. Crown Offices, those in dispute, are directly owned by Post Office Ltd, and are planned to be franchised and placed within retailers such […]