Delivery Quote Compare Blog

The Northern Gateway, opening opportunities.

Sep
10

Manchester town hall announced the Northern Gateway expansion this year and since then more details have been coming out. It’s an ambitious project spanning Rochdale Road from the east to the north of the city. 15,000 homes are planned to be built, along with schools, shops, clinics and offices over the course of twenty years. […]

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The importance of walk around checks

Sep
7

As a van driver you have a highly practical machine that doesn’t get the same level of checks as an HGV. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take car to make sure your van is in top condition. Making sure your van is suitable for work and long journeys should be a priority. This helps […]

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Improving security on your van

Sep
6

There are more vans on the road than ever, offering practicality between cars and HGV’s. As a transporter a van is your primary tool as well as your commuting vehicle. However, as vans get more popular and the need from consumers rises the more they can be targeted by criminals. With this in mind it […]

Helping with the stress of moving

Sep
5

We know that moving house can be a stressful and time consuming effort. Delivery Quote Compare offers a service that removes a lot of the issues when it comes to finding quotes from removal companies across the UK. We also have blog articles on multiple ways to plan and carry out transportation jobs. However stress […]

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Moving internationally, packing properly

Aug
30

                      Moving house is a stressful time, there’s so much to manage, money, legal documentation and of course items for transport. It’s difficult enough to manage moving from county to county, imagine doing it from country to country. There are many more things to worry […]

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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 […]