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Furniture Transport – Take it Apart

Jul
5

Furniture transport can be difficult. Unwieldy items requiring a team of movers to navigate around tight stair cases up three stories. With this in mind it makes sense to dismantle furniture if possible, this helps: Making the size more manageable – small parts round those stair cases Reducing the cost of transportation – It may fit […]

Car transport – Ten tips

Jun
29

Car Transport – Ten Tips     So you’ve bought the motor of your dreams. How do you arrange car transport for the collection and delivery of you prized purchase?  How do you get it delivered to your front door? You got it at the right price, in the right condition, a coupe? a convertible? Suitable for cruising […]

VACANCY – Sales Person

Jun
16

Location: Knutsford and field based £20k & benefits, plus car, mobile phone & laptop Bonus structure to be defined (approx. 24k), reporting directly to MD Summary: – Two part sales role driving partnerships with suppliers and affiliated companies, adding benefit and enhancing the profile of DQC.  All activities are focussed on driving traffic to the […]

Plastic Pallets Gain On Wood

Jan
19

It is, perhaps, curious that much money is wasted in the global supply chain because certain alternatives to the timber shipping pallet that have existed for over 40 years are still largely shunned. This is not to decry the humble traditional pallet’s role in transforming handling efficiency since their inception, and significantly improved by the […]

What does 2015 hold for former City Link owner drivers?

Jan
2

Much has been written in recent days about the demise of City Link and whilst redundancy is a bitter blow to all, of particular concern is the impact it will have on the 1000 strong army of self-employed owner drivers classed as “unsecured creditors” by Ernst & Young and therefore not entitled to any form […]

Freight and the UK Economy

Jul
3

British Historian Eric J. Hobsbawm once coined the phrase; “to be within reach of a port was to be within reach of the world,” and whilst this was true of the so-called “Age of Revolution” in the 18th and 19th centuries, a great deal has changed when it comes to imports, exports, border controls and […]

Booming London Property Prices By Borough

Jun
11

London was never a particularly cheap place to live – in fact, Rightmove’s figures suggest that the average asking price of a property in London has risen by £80,000 since the start of 2014. As a result, prices are now at an all-time high, and only look set to rise in future. However, as is […]

Manchester is Awesome!

Feb
28

Have you been to Manchester? If not, you should go, and if you have already been, then go again. Why? Because Manchester is awesome, and here’s the proof. Let’s start with just how intelligent the city is. Did you know Manchester has three universities, with the University of Manchester having won no less than 25 […]

Different Types Of Shipping

A boatload of tips for shipping your household overseas

Jan
22

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. […]

Why carrying a shovel in the boot of your car is not as odd as it sounds

Jan
10

It’s that time of year again when we all act ‘surprised’ by a drop in temperature and a change in weather. Yes, winter is well and truly upon us which in Britain is becoming synonymous with chaos on the roads. However with increasingly erratic weather patterns, being prepared could quite literally mean the difference between […]