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10 Hilariously Bad Delivery Disasters

Apr
9

With thousands of deliveries being made every minute of every day, it’s only natural that some of them don’t quite work out as planned. We’ve trawled the web looking for shipping disasters that are truly hilarious – although possibly not for the person receiving the delivery! Whether it’s clear signs of rough handling, or a […]

How to Pack for Moving House

Apr
4

Moving house is notorious for being one of the most stressful events in our adult lives. Once the final paperwork is signed, utility companies contacted, the garden shed cleared out and the removal van booked, it’s time to start thinking about packing – but for many this can feel like an impossibly big task. Moving […]

Jobs lost to automation?

Mar
25

Many news outlets published today details on a report by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) into the loss of jobs through automation.   The majority of these jobs affect lower paid and lower skilled roles with professions such as medical and educational jobs being at lowest risk. We’ve mentioned in previous blogs about how […]

Groundhog Day

Jan
31

Its Groundhog day Well it certainly feels it, shock that an Island like Great Britain can be hit by snow EVERY YEAR. In Punxsutawney Pennsylvania the groundhog is awoken from his slumber and ventures outside to see if he can spot his shadow. If he does see it then he goes back to bed for six […]

Planning a day’s journey, transporters running efficiently

Jan
30

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. […]

Traffic Jam

Driving a van and keeping to the rules

Jan
20

When you’re a van driver on the roads you have a lot to deal with. The weather, your cargo, other drivers being frustrating. One thing you don’t want to have to deal with is legal trouble. In the UK over 60% of business trips are done in a car or van. Across the miles and […]

Preparing your vehicle for cold weather

Jan
17

The weather is turning, the air turns colder, the sky darker and the roads wetter. Winter is coming and the earlier you can get your vehicle prepared the safer you can be. Even if the snows and ice don’t come there are still things to take care of. Things such as: The fluids In colder […]

Transport Jobs completed in 2019

Jan
10

Whatever you need to move, or whatever your transport jobs, Delivery Quote Compare can provide access to listings and fast quotes, here are only a few of the things that have been listed, quoted and accepted so far this year..   1000 hotel banqueting chairs mix of wooden and metal, stacking chairs  Collect from: Glasgow Glasgow […]

Get rid of the clutter in 2019

Jan
7

Fresh Start to the new year, de-clutter your home, clear some space and maybe make some money. The new year is a typical time where we take stock, make some resolutions and try to be positive about the upcoming year. Some of this is a purely mental task, some is physical, and some relates to […]