Category Archives for Transporter

Top ten tips for Transporters working with Delivery Quote Compare (Part 1)

Nov
25

There are a lot of courier companies out there, and there are even more potential customers. Using DeliveryQuoteCompare.com is a great resource for getting consistent work. However there is a lot of competition out there. Here are our top ten tips for getting the most out of our website.   Get a proper User name […]

Breakdown cover for vans, knowing what you need

Nov
8

Whether you run a fleet of vehicles or are a single man with a van, the vehicles you use are the tools of your trade. However they are complex machines and when they break they can have a lot that needs repairing. Without the proper breakdown cover, you could be left stranded without the means […]

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 […]

watching television

From one living room to another, moving a television

Sep
25

For many houses the centre piece of the living room is the television. TV’s have gotten much more advanced than just catching signals from radio masts. A TV these days can connect to the internet, show films in 4K resolution and thousands of colours, and be as thin as a pound coin. Of course TV’s […]

Cardboard box

Why cardboard is the gold standard of packaging

Sep
14

When seeing packing tutorials there is one constant no matter what you are transporting. This is of course the cardboard box. But why is the humble box made out of slightly stronger paper the best choice for transporting? There are other options: wood, plastic, even metal. Yet, cardboard beats them all in nearly every category, […]

Traffic Jam

Driving a van and keeping to the rules

Sep
14

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 […]

Driving at Night, some safety tips

Sep
13

In 2017 the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) found that 40% of collisions happen at night. 20% of serious accidents on motorways happen because of someone falling asleep behind the wheel. However, sometimes it needs to happen. When transporting, after a long day of driving the best idea is to park up […]

Mach 5

5 fictional vehicles that actually were built

Sep
11

Every child who loves cars more than likely got into them from seeing them on TV or in movies. In the world of fiction vehicles can do anything the writer desires. With this you can have trucks becoming giant robots, a dodge charger jumping across valleys easily or even have one powered by running. This […]

Broken van

The importance of walk around checks

Sep
7

As a van driver you have a highly practical machine that doesn’t get the same level of checks as an HGV. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take car to make sure your van is in top condition. Making sure your van is suitable for work and long journeys should be a priority. This helps […]