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Christmas Down Under

Dec
13

  I’m not feeling at all Christmassy, I’ve been based in Australia for the past few months launching our Delivery Quote Compare Australian website. So I sat down outside a bar in 38 degree heat looking at the Christmas tree in St Kilda, Melbourne while the bar speakers blasted white Christmas just didn’t ignite the […]

Christmas Deliveries – Last postage dates for Christmas

Dec
9

Christmas Deliveries – Last postage dates for Christmas. Having recently expanded our operation into Australia we’ve been looking at sending presents and packages between our offices. As it turns out we’re pretty much to late to send most things now. To make sure you get your gifts sent to your nearest (possibly not nearest or […]

Parcel Delivery

Couriers and Parcel delivery services, what’s the difference?

Nov
30

We often hear people commenting or complaining about parcel delivery. While some of this may have good reasons, it could also be due to a commonly confused fact. A lot of people think that a courier service is the same as a parcel delivery service. This isn’t true. A courier service is a dedicated delivery […]

Top ten tips for Transporters working with Delivery Quote Compare (Part 2)

Nov
26

The previous half of this list focused on getting jobs using DeliveryQuoteCompare.com. This half focuses on what to do after you have succeeded in getting the work you want. These tips will help you in continuing to get work at a good rate.   If you missed the last blog post, click here to check […]

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 […]

Old computer

Packing and moving your computer, from new to old

Nov
19

We live in a technology fuelled society; you are reading a blog post written on a keyboard on your screen. Because of this making sure your computer is in good condition is very important. Therefore, if you have to move it and it’s a bit too big to lug around in your bag, proper packing […]

Driving through roadworks, worst thing ever?

Nov
14

If you have ever been on a road, ever, you know the pain of driving through roadworks. Of course a lot of roads need work done on them. However, when you’re stuck on the motorway with nothing but cones next to you, it’s easy to forget that fact. For those delivering items across the UK […]

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 […]

Plastic Garden Chair

Garden furniture, more than plastic chairs

Nov
7

One of the joys of being on the internet is watching people fall over in funny ways. One of the classic settings for these videos is the garden. This is the place where people try to jump off of their furniture only for the plastic to give way and end up with their face in […]

Bonfire Night, transporting fireworks safely

Oct
26

One of the most spectacular nights of the year is Guy Fawkes Night, with the rockets and sparklers and Catherine-wheels going off. However while these fireworks are great to see they are also explosive. Because of this if you need to move them, you will have to take a lot of precautions. Here are the […]