Category Archives for Parcel delivery

Young Drivers To Wait Up To 9 Months To Take Driving Test


Transport minister Stephen Hammond has been a frequent face in the news recently with proposals to raise the motorway speed limit to 80mph, and he’s now gone one step further by focusing on the young drivers of the UK. At the forefront of the transport sector, Mr Hammond along with the Government  are in talks, […]

80mph Motorway Speed Limit Trials Set To Take Place In 2014


Stephen Hammond, the road safety minister has confirmed that a proposal to introduce a trial 80mph motorway speed limit isn’t dead in the water yet. He advised that the proposed plans, set to take place in 2014 are still very much firmly on the Government’s agenda. In 2014 the proposal is that three trials of […]

Travelling With Kid’s Prams


Travelling with children is hard enough without having to tote around all the associated paraphernalia. Holidays are supposed to be relaxing, so don’t let the stress of trying to juggle the pushchair, toys, clothes and toddler make it otherwise. Getting everything to your destination in one piece is actually a little easier, and probably a […]

Sending Sports Equipment Abroad


So, summer is here … well, the UK version of it anyway, which means that soon summer holidays will be starting as the nation attempts to get somewhere that actually sees some sun, sea and surf. But regardless of the time of year, if you’re the type of individual who likes to take their own […]

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Here Comes The Sun


Well, the weather has finally picked up, gracing us with sunny skies and warmer climes. But with the sun comes another set of problems: how to cope with the warmer weather when out and about in your car. Luckily, Delivery Quote Compare has some tips for you to follow so that you can enjoy the […]

Father’s Day


A gentle reminder that Father’s Day is just around the corner, so if you haven’t already organised that perfect pressie now’s the time to get your thinking cap on! With just two weeks left to find the right gift, time’s running out. Regardless of where you buy your gift, online or off, if you live […]

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Top Tips on Sending Unusual Items


You’d be surprised at the weird and wonderful things that sometimes get sent through the mail. Perhaps you won’t, perhaps you’ve sent some yourself. But if you’ve ever considered sending something a little less typical then there are probably a few things you should know. When sending anything, be it domestically or internationally, the carriers […]

Royal Mail Hoax Letters (not true)


Royal Mail is once again in the news (Post Office Delivery) but this time it’s down to a hoax letter gone viral. Written by Stuart Whitman, from Gloucester, the official looking letter has taken the internet by storm. It appears to be a letter requesting that the 42 year old stop answering the door naked […]

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Post Office Strikes


Further strikes by Post Office workers are planned for Friday after talks failed between Post Office management and the Communication Workers Union. Services were previously disrupted over the Easter holidays in protest against the planned closure or franchisement of 76 Crown branches and a pay freeze since April 2011. The Post Office currently run around […]

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Small Businesses


Things are looking up for small businesses, despite the economy remaining at a low. The Guardian recently reported that credit is still available from banks, despite the Federation of Small Businesses insisting there is none available. Lenders are arguing that demand is low; money is available if small businesses want to apply for it. Simple […]