Category Archives for Shipping

Some of this week’s collection and delivery quotes we’ve completed


Lots of things get listed everyday through everyday for collection and delivery, from toys to truck and pans to pianos, if you need it moving our rated transporters can help. Things we’ve moved this week Makita Mitre Saw Collection and Delivery Location: Gravesend to Derby 159 miles Quote accepted: £42       Bevan Funnell […]

Pallet collection delivery service


You could save more time and money using a pallet service for collection and deliveries When it comes to moving large, heavy or bulky items most people book the service of a transporter or “man and van”. This works well for most items, transport is arranged you’re your goods delivered. Delivery Quote Compares market place […]

Different Types Of Shipping

A boatload of tips for shipping your household overseas


Moving home is regarded as one of the most challenging events in our lives and one we experience on average, every seven years. However, the procedure becomes even more taxing when moving internationally. Granted, the idea of living a life of sun and sea sounds wonderful, but the process of getting there is stressful nonetheless. […]

flying delivery drones

Amazon announce plans for delivery drones


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 […]

Shipping Volumes

Giant iceberg potential threat to internationalshipping lanes


A group of researchers in the UK have been given an emergency fund to enable them to track a huge drifting iceberg that could threaten shipping channels. The grant totals £50000 and will go towards a six-month long project designed to track and predict the iceberg’s movement as it drifts away from Antarctica through the […]


Shipping – The Infographics


To ease your mushy weekend brain into the new week, take a look at these interesting yet easy-on-the-eye infographics containing information on containers, sustainable shipping, and container shipping.        

Arctica HQ

How’s this for a HQ?!


A lot of shipping companies prefer to be based near the water so they can closer to their operations, but Finnish company Arctia Shipping Ltd has taken that idea to the next level. Designed by K2S Architects, the 950 square meter office proudly floats in the Helsinki harbour. The idea for the building came about […]


Going Green – Sustainability in the shipping world.


Shipping caries 90% of the world’s trade. In recent years, it has made good progress on the environmental impact it has, but the search for the long term answer continues. Much like the ill-fated Costa Concordia, the shipping industry is looking to re-balance itself amidst the growing need for environmental sustainability. Despite a drop in […]

Shipping Container Homes

Shipping container homes are catching on


Despite the recent recovery in the global economy, countries across the globe still find themselves in somewhat of a housing crisis. The answer could be to utilise shipping containers for both home and work spaces. In the past, people may have shied away from container living as low ceilings and many walls can give off […]


Moving Abroad – But Do You Know The Facts On Freight Forwarding


With economic conditions still fairly bleak, it is perhaps unsurprising that more and more people are leaving the UK to seek pastures new. Young workers are now joining the legions of retired expats abroad, and with that come an increase in demand for shipping their worldly possessions to all ends of the planet. A move […]