Category Archives for Road Haulage

First Home – Shopping List for Moving

Jun
8

Although it’s exciting moving into your first home, there’s more to flying the nest and you’ll need more than you probably imagine you do. It’s easy to get wrapped up in calculating the cost of the actual move itself, the mortgage or rent you’ll be paying, gas/electricity and all those kinds of things. However, there’s […]

Van MOT’s – Explained

Jun
6

Whether you work as a man and a van, delivery driver or just use it for your own personal needs, when you own a van you have certain legal responsibilities to meet. One important thing is a MOT. Even if you’ve owned a car, the MOT you’ve had carried out on your car in the […]

Traffic Jam

Driving a van and keeping to the rules

Jan
20

When you’re a van driver on the roads you have a lot to deal with. The weather, your cargo, other drivers being frustrating. One thing you don’t want to have to deal with is legal trouble. In the UK over 60% of business trips are done in a car or van. Across the miles and […]

Transport Jobs completed in 2019

Jan
10

Whatever you need to move, or whatever your transport jobs, Delivery Quote Compare can provide access to listings and fast quotes, here are only a few of the things that have been listed, quoted and accepted so far this year..   1000 hotel banqueting chairs mix of wooden and metal, stacking chairs  Collect from: Glasgow Glasgow […]

Happy Monkey Day

Dec
14

Although Christmas is literally around the corner not many people know that December the 14th is International Monkey day, happy Monkey day……. This isn’t really the way we’d recommend getting your motorbike moved, for cheap quotes on motorcycle moves and deliveries visit our home page to list free quotes.

The three methods of towing, which is for you?

Oct
10

When transporting a vehicle the simplest option is just to drive it to the destination. However, sometimes it’s not practical to do this, or it’s broken down in some way. When you’re in this situation you have multiple options to tow it. Here are three options, flatbed trucks, two wheel ‘dolly’ towing and flat towing. […]

Inner van modifcations

Van modifications, things to consider

Oct
7

A van is a very practical vehicle. However sometimes it could be just that little bit better. This is where modifications come in. There are a lot of places that offer mods from the practical, to just decorative. You can have every piece of trim on pretty much any van chrome covered. Here are some […]

Thermometer at high temperature

The importance of temperature in transporting

Sep
27

When transporting a delicate item across a country or internationally, you have to make sure it’s in the right hands and packed correctly.  When packing a lot of things are obvious. You want it protected against any bumps and scrapes that can happen as it’s getting moved around. However one thing that can be overlooked […]

Trotter Independent Traders Van

Getting a good value for your vehicle

Sep
12

We all know that your car or van is an incredibly important part of many peoples life. However, maybe now it’s time to move on to something new. You’ve been looking around and found the perfect vehicle. The only problem is, what are you going to do with the old one? It’s not going to […]

transporting large boats

Transporting Boats, making sure it’s clean sailing

Aug
26

Boats are one of the world’s main shipping vehicles, from goods to people to even other ships. Sometimes though, boats need to get somewhere that doesn’t have water and they need to be transported. This is where the DQC transporters can step in. Boats come through Delivery Quote Compare surprisingly often and our drivers have […]