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Winter driving tips: How to cope with ice and snow

Feb
3

Even the most experienced drivers can find the roads tricky to navigate in the winter. Any combination of snow, ice, freezing fog or low sun can make routine trips more difficult. To stay safe on the roads during winter, here are some useful tips to follow. Keep a safe distance When driving in snow and […]

Why breaks are important when driving long distance

Feb
2

For couriers and hauliers, time is important. Deliveries must be completed quickly, and customers take a dim view of goods arriving late.  However, while sticking to a delivery schedule is important, what is equally vital is that couriers and hauliers break up long journeys. Driving long distances requires concentration, and to maintain that, you will […]

Exercises to help build strength for removal workers

Jan
30

If you work as a removal worker, a large percentage of the day can be spent trying to shift heavy objects using nothing but your own brute strength.  Strength is important in a job that involves a lot of lifting and loading, and a day’s work can take its toll on your body. Building and […]

How courier drivers can get more from their tank

Jan
29

Fuel represents one of the highest costs for couriers and transport companies, so getting the most out of every drop should be a priority. Couriers can find themselves driving a range of different vehicles on journeys, which can vary greatly in length. Therefore, it’s no wonder that they burn through a huge amount of fuel. […]

5 Top Tips on Preparing your Motorbike

Jan
28

Courier companies can take a lot of the pain out of transporting your motorbike. They will take you to step by step through the process, give you a quote and arrange a time and place for pick-up and delivery. However, if you are enlisting a motorbike transportation company’s services, you will also need to make […]

How do Couriers Transport Motorbikes?

Jan
27

Transporting a motorcycle may appear a lot easier than a truck or car, but there is still a lot for couriers to consider.  A courier can transport a motorbike to your chosen destination either by riding it thereof, or it can be delivered by a trailer. Open trailer If you want your motorcycle transported over […]

5 Top Tips on Preparing your Touring Caravan for Transport

Jan
8

While a touring caravan can give you a great degree of freedom, transporting it can be a challenge, especially if you lack experience in towing a caravan. Many caravan owners may enlist the services of a caravan transportation company to tow their touring caravan. This can be for several reasons. You may want the caravan […]

How do Couriers Transport Touring Caravans?

Jan
5

It may be pretty obvious to most how you transport a touring caravan, but you can have the job carried out by a courier. While a static caravan will have to be lifted and loaded onto a flatbed truck, a touring caravan can be transported by simply being towed. However, people can outsource the job […]

Top Tips For A New Year Declutter

Jan
3

After the Christmas festivities have died down and life gets back to relative normality, many of us like to turn our attention to getting our house in order – literally. While many New Year’s resolutions involve getting our bodies in shape, getting our homes in better shape also become a priority. Starting the new year […]

What are the challenges of a new year move?

Jan
2

A new year is all about making a fresh start and there aren’t any bigger changes you can make than moving house. Starting a new year in a new home seems to have a certain symmetry to it, but a new year move can be a daunting one. Moving house at any time can be […]