Delivery Quote Compare Blog

Do you pay attention to traffic information?


MPs have suggested that road users need to be more alert to traffic reports to reduce congestion on the country’s roads. As a courier or transport provider do you have an ‘I know better’ complex or do you always heed the advice of the radio or matrix signs? As part of the Out Of The […]

Couriers benefit from charities e-commerce push


Couriers could benefit as charity shops increase their use of the internet to sell second hand goods. More than half surveyed reported that they use sites such as eBay in order to gain more sales. “Charities are finding they can get greater value online for books and antique collectables than selling through shops,” said Wendy […]

Online sales drives growth for furniture delivery companies


After the recent economic issues many people are concerned that moving house is an expensive minefield, especially with rumours that yet another recession maybe round the corner. So, opting to renovate and redecorate is becoming a more popular option making furniture delivery more and more necessary. With a number of furniture companies going into administration […]

Why should you use pallet delivery?


Pallet delivery services are becoming increasingly popular and that’s because the benefits are far ranging. Pallets are an easy way to cheaply transport large items. The way many pallet networks operate in the UK means a vehicle will take a number of pallets at once from one location to a central hub, where another vehicle […]

When should you use pallet delivery?


The first thought when thinking about pallet delivery is that they are only used by large manufacturers. On the contrary, pallet deliveries can be an economical and safe way to transport many types of goods. If you have a large or heavy item, which a courier or man and van would struggle to lift, then […]

What’s the difference between a courier and a parcel delivery service?


If you just have a quick search on the internet you’ll find hundreds if not thousands of forum posts complaining about parcel delivery. At we think it’s because people don’t fully understand the difference between a courier service and a parcel delivery service. Parcel delivery is cheap, really cheap in fact, which makes it […]

Packing a pallet for delivery


When it comes to cost effective transportation pallet delivery is generally considered to be the cheapest and most secure method of transporting goods, it is important to pay particular attention to the way in which you pack your pallet to avoid any potential damage during transit. Here are some top tips from to help […]

Planning to study abroad


The tuition fee shake up has meant that for many students studying abroad is now a cheaper, and more attractive, option than attending a university in the UK. With many institutions in the country planning to charge up to £9000 per year, the opportunities for students to not only gain a degree at a more […]

E-commerce boom proves big business for courier services


Spending by shoppers over the internet grew by 19% during the first six months of 2011– one percentage point more than expected, boosted by the weather and the Royal Wedding. Industry body IMRG revealed this week that online retail sales totaled £31.5 billion in the six months to June 30th, which is directly impacting the […]

Hauliers warned direct action over fuel costs will damage reputation


The chairman of the Road Transport Association has warned the haulage industry not to take direct action over the rising price of fuel. Richard Fry said that the issue should remain top of the agenda for the industry, but that action like that seen in 2000 and 2008 could cause ‘reputation damage to family firms […]