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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 […]

Drone Delivery in Australia – revisited

Oct
26

  The press is full on news about drone delivery and how it will revolutionise shopping, it will speed up the process, reduce traffic and pollution. But how close are we? In 2013 we posted an article on Flirtey, a US company that launched a drone book delivery service in Sydney. Flirtey chose Australia as […]

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 […]

5 spooky decorations for this Halloween

Oct
18

All Hallows Eve is many peoples favourite time of year. It’s an excuse to relish in scary images and spooky stories. For kids it’s the time to dress up and go trick-or-treating. Teenagers have friends round to watch scary movies. For adults it’s usually when you turn off all the lights at the front of […]

small lost parcel

What can you do if your delivery is lost?

Oct
11

Here at DeliveryQuoteCompare.com we work with businesses based around delivering your stuff. The top companies in the UK ship items around the world on a daily basis. With such scale some items may be lost in transit, if rarely. Here are ways to help lower the chance of this happening to you, and what can […]

The three methods of towing, which is for you?

Oct
10

When transporting a vehicle the simplest option is just to drive it to the destination. However, sometimes it’s not practical to do this, or it’s broken down in some way. When you’re in this situation you have multiple options to tow it. Here are three options, flatbed trucks, two wheel ‘dolly’ towing and flat towing. […]

keys for vans

Electric vans, the right move for transporters?

Oct
9

The trend of vehicles is headed towards electricity.  One day the petrol or diesel engine will be considered luxury items. However, today the engine still rules and is still the obvious choice. But what about the electric vans of today? Are they the better option for transporting? Here are the simple pros and cons to […]

Inner van modifcations

Van modifications, things to consider

Oct
7

A van is a very practical vehicle. However sometimes it could be just that little bit better. This is where modifications come in. There are a lot of places that offer mods from the practical, to just decorative. You can have every piece of trim on pretty much any van chrome covered. Here are some […]

Violin on wood

Moving the music, tips for packing your instrument

Sep
28

For those that have them, a musical instrument is one of the most valuable things in their home. When it’s time to move then, you’ll want to keep them safe. Most forms of instrument are fragile, or have fragile parts. Here are tips on how to keep these precious items playing the sweet notes they […]

Thermometer at high temperature

The importance of temperature in transporting

Sep
27

When transporting a delicate item across a country or internationally, you have to make sure it’s in the right hands and packed correctly.  When packing a lot of things are obvious. You want it protected against any bumps and scrapes that can happen as it’s getting moved around. However one thing that can be overlooked […]