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Top Tips For Sending Jewellery


There may be a number of reasons why you’d need to send jewellery via a trusted delivery service, the most common being that you’re the owner of an online jewellery store that requires delivery instead of collection. While security may, and should be, a priority when looking for a reliable delivery service, there are other […]

The Cost Of Customs


When purchasing items from abroad, as well as the cost of the item and postage, it’s important to remember that customs charges may also be applicable. Here in the UK, it’s the HMRC that control what can and can’t be imported in to the country, and how much it will cost you to have that […]

How to use Delivery Quote Compare


Delivery Quote Compare is a fabulous resource for anyone looking for cheap courier, man and van, home removals, pallet or parcel delivery services, but there are a number of ways you can ensure you’re reaping the benefits in full that you may not be aware of. It may sound simple, but remember to check your emails. […]

Dispatching Parcels Abroad


A day in the life of a parcel and the many and varied ways it can travel is probably something most people don’t really think about. But when you’re looking to send your parcel abroad, the route, service and destination all play a part in determining how it travels, and how long it will be […]

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Top Tips For Organised Drivers


Getting organised before you set off can make all the difference between a successful delivery run and sheer hell. With a little care, planning and organisation, you can take most of the stress out of your day so that all you have to cope with is the traffic. Start by being clear on your route; […]

Renovating The House – Do It Cheaply!


There’s a reason home improvement shows make for popular television, and the secrets to a successful renovation that shows personality and uniqueness while coming in under budget are always worth watching. Second hand is the perfect way to save some pounds, and will often gain you items that are far better quality than modern day […]

International Driving – What Documents Do You Need?


International haulage routes require specific documentation be available for each border you cross, failure to carry those documents could mean you’re turned back. Creating a simple checklist of required paperwork is a great way to ensure you have everything you need to get across every international border you’ll need to cross to reach your destination. […]

The Ins and Outs Of Pallets


For anyone looking to transport larger items, either nationally or internationally, sending it on a pallet may be your best option. A pallet is a flat platform usually made from wood, sometimes plastic, that has been designed to allow easy transportation for larger items, giving them stability and a measure of protection whilst in transit. […]

The Ins and Outs Of Importing


Importing can open up your business to a world of new products and customers, quite literally. But while the lure of lower priced supplies, the ability to market new products, or just a larger reach may seem too great to ignore, it’s important to be clear on potential pitfalls of importing. Not only is licensing […]

Top Tips For Sending Clothing


For anyone who sells clothes online through websites like eBay, Etsy and Folksy, getting the lowest postage and packing costs per order can make a big difference to the number of sales they receive. If you regularly, or even irregularly, send clothing there are a few things you can do to bring the cost of […]