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Office moves, simple tips for the big move

Aug
28

Your business is growing well, the work is flying in and you’re expanding. However the space you’re in isn’t good enough anymore. You need more office space or maybe you need to move closer to potential partners/customers.  Moving is required but moving an office is more involved than moving house. These simple tips are important […]

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Understanding the cost of transportation

Aug
27

When listing an item, vehicle or general moves its difficult to understand the transport costs associated with your listing.  Sometimes you may think it’s a great quote but on others wonder why is higher than you expected. So before buying your antique bureau for a bargain price on eBay consider how much it’ll cost to […]

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Transporting Boats, making sure it’s clean sailing

Aug
26

Boats are one of the world’s main shipping vehicles, from goods to people to even other ships. Sometimes though, boats need to get somewhere that doesn’t have water and they need to be transported. This is where the DQC transporters can step in. Boats come through Delivery Quote Compare surprisingly often and our drivers have […]

Cost of Vehicle fuel W/E 17/08/2018

Aug
20

The cost of vehicle fuel fluctuates regularly, unfortunately it seems to go up more than down. The transporters placing bids on www.deliveryquotecompare.com are impacted by the cost of vehicle fuel directly affecting the cost per mile for collections and deliveries.     Average Fuel Prices Petrol 129.9 Pence Per Litre (up 0.3p since last week) […]

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Moving a shed, How to make it easy

Aug
20

Every garden needs a shed. It’s a simple rule really. You need a place to put your garden tools because they’ll only clutter up the house.  However, moving house presents a unique problem. What if the new place doesn’t have one for you to use? Well, you can buy a new one but they’re expensive […]

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Timing your collections and deliveries

Aug
17

Transportation is, like many things, time sensitive. Say you’re a student moving out of halls, you can’t exactly hang about until you’re kicked out. Maybe you’re selling something, the buyer is going to want it sharpish. The importance of timing can’t be understated. It is in every step of using a transporter. 1 Putting an […]

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Tips on buying a used van, physical and legal

Aug
16

No transporter is complete without a van. It’s literally one of the two components of “Man in Van”. However purchasing one can be expensive, you can expect to pay between £20,000/£30,000 for a brand new van. Plus their resale value drops off a cliff as soon as you drive them off the dealer’s parking lot. […]

Delivery Quote Compare: How to get more quotes

Aug
15

Delivery Quote Compare allows customers easy access to transporters across the country. Because of this we get a lot of items put up for them to make quotes on. Following certain steps, you can get the highest number of quotes possible, and the best deal.   Be flexible on timing: The basic overview of this […]

Planning a day’s journey, transporters running efficiently

Aug
14

As a transporter, you know that the more jobs you can do, the more money you can bring in. However, picking too many is how you end up spinning too many plates and disappointing customers. Get your journey to maximum efficiency with these simple ideas.   Plan your route: Fail to plan, plan to fail. […]

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Snooker tables, The bulkiest sports equipment

Aug
13

Pumps, Dart boards, Slot-machines. All things you can find in your local pub. You can find of course as the centrepiece of the far corner empty space, the snooker table. It’s a staple of times out drinking with buddies and missing the easiest shots. It’s also a sport worth millions with tables that have to […]