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Transporter tips: How to write a winning profile

Oct
24

How to write your winning profile So you’re set up on Delivery Quote compare and ready to bid on the huge number of jobs listed daily, however you’re new to the site and don’t have feedback yet to give our consumers confidence. A winning profile goes a long way to give customers more information about […]

Transporting a Motorcycle – safe and secure

Oct
10

Transporting a Motorcycle, 10 tips:   So you have a motorcycle all the freedom and the sheer coolness factor of owning one. Sometimes however you have to move your pride and joy from place A to place B. So how do you go about transporting a motorcycle? Well here’s 10 ideas to get you on […]

5 Best Rest Stops In The World

Dec
13

For every trucker one of the most important things on any road trip is rest stop accessibility. No trucker wants to spend any longer on the road than he has to before his next break. Fortunately, not every rest stop in the world is limited to just fuel, food, and toilets. Some are a little […]

HGV drivers plan protest on A9 during busy Christmas period

Nov
29

  A group of Lorry drivers in Scotland are planning an imminent protest on the A9 to show their opposition to the plans to introduce average speed cameras and not increase the speed limit for HGVs. The A9 is an important trade route connecting the large Scottish conurbations of Dunblane and Inverness, and the drivers […]

How to prepare your vehicle for bad weather conditions

Nov
27

With ice on the roads seemingly becoming more frequent, the severe weather the winter can bring has become more apparent. The potential challenges drivers can face are many, as drivers can find themselves stuck on even the most familiar of roads. Here are some tips for winter driving for drivers trying to make their deliveries […]

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How will the privatisation of Royal Mail affect you?

Sep
13

After a tough week for Royal Mail boss Moya Greene, who was booed by Royal Mail staff when she met with union members at a Birmingham conference, she may be concerned about the future of Royal Mail as the privatisation process starts. The question is, should you be too? The Government has moved to assure […]

Floods Causing Havoc To Transport Industry

Dec
26

Heavy rainfall, flooding and landslides caused Devon’s rail links to the rest of the country to be closed this month. Speed restrictions were put in place along the Exmouth and Exeter line due to flooding in the area. While the main line from Exeter is now back in business, allowing travel to Devon from outside […]

Flood Update

Dec
24

With multiple severe weather warnings currently in effect across much of the north and west of the UK, the last few days of 2012 look to be cold, wet and miserable for many. The Met Office has issued early alert warnings for snow, rain and high winds, as well as almost one hundred flood warnings […]

Dangerous goods list for international parcel delivery

Aug
13

When looking to send items abroad using international parcel delivery services, it’s important to be aware that the individual destination country you are sending to may have a list of prohibited items that could result in your parcel being delayed or destroyed. Items that are generally prohibited from any type of courier service tend to […]

Prohibited items when using international parcel delivery services

Aug
10

Most countries have restrictions placed on parcels and items sent internationally. If you want to send something via international parcel delivery you’ll first need to ensure that the contents aren’t prohibited by the destination country. Every parcel company has a dangerous goods list that details items that cannot be accepted for transit via their network. […]