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Five top tips on setting up your own man and van business

May
20

Man and van businesses are booming in the UK at the moment. Buying a van and setting yourself up as self-employed is the easy part. What takes a little more effort and time is turning you, and your van into a successful partnership. 1.    Create the right business – this may sound obvious, but many […]

Tips to take the stress out of International removals

May
20

When you’re moving abroad you’ll need to find an international removal company to take your belongings to your new home and make it as stress free as possible. Every year thousands of Britons take the plunge to move abroad and when they do, there is plenty to organise. One thing that must be done in […]

Revolutionising the furniture removals business

May
20

A change in the type of vehicles used for domestic furniture removals and storage has changed moving day forever. Traditionally, a furniture removal company would use a large box van with a drop down door or a tail lift for loading and unloading furniture and household effects. Now, furniture removal specialists are moving towards using […]

The strangest items ever handled by delivery services

May
20

Millions of packages are transported by delivery services each year, but every so often something rather out of the ordinary comes along. Delivery services around the world handle billions of packages every year, shifting goods via transport networks to every corner of the globe. Most of the consignments are manufactured goods, paperwork or household items, […]

Sea Freight Boosted With New Paris Canal Project

May
19

Sea freight from London directly to Paris will become possible with a new waterways project being given the go ahead. A new multi-million pound new project to link two canals in France will open up sea freight routes from the French capital directly to major ports on the northern coastline of the English Channel, making […]

Yacht Delivery on the Increase for Emerging Market Clients

May
19

High net worth individuals from the East are increasing their spend on big ticket items with new super yacht deliveries topping the ‘must buy’ list. A new report released this week shows that conspicuous consumption on high-end luxury goods has not abated despite the worldwide recession, with yacht delivery hitting the top of the expenditure […]

Couriers, would you consider going electric?

May
18

Couriers are feeling the crunch of rising fuel prices and with no sign of the costs coming down (inflation rose to 4.5% in April), road transport companies need to find ways to beat the problem. One idea that the government has been pushing for some time is electric vehicles. Many see them as compact little […]

Reckless drivers to get on the spot fines

May
13

Couriers, hauliers and anybody working for road transport companies know how frustrating some drivers can be. Whether they’re bad drivers or just plain ignorant, it only takes one to spoil your day. So surely you all jumped for joy at the news that on the spot fines are to be brought in for reckless drivers? […]

Car transport – the festival season

May
11

Despite the rain last week, the British summer is well on its way and with it comes the festival season, not only for music but for cars too! You’ve spent all your spare time (and cash) getting your classic car just right over the last few years and now you want to show it at […]

Shipping – British exporters look beyond the EU

May
9

Britain’s economic recovery is being lead by a boom in exports, but many are finding EU sales weak as the powerhouses are rocked by their own financial issues. Shipping companies are likely to see the effects of problems in Spain and Portugal as British companies call on them to take their products further afield in […]