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What About Electric Vans for Couriers?


Did you know that before we started using combustion engines, some of the first vehicles ever invented ran on electricity? The first ever was made towards the end of the 19th century and could reach a whopping, wait for it, 14 miles per hour. Still, it was quite an accomplishment back then. If only we […]

What Measure Do Couriers Need to Take with COVID-19?


There is a big debate whether couriers should be classed as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people believe their services are required to help the community deal with lockdown and individual needs. Whatever you believe, couriers are still out in the public working hard. So how can we keep them and the people […]

Did You Know May Is National Bike Month?


May has been declared National Bike Month and encourages more people to use their bicycle and reap the benefits. This year is a bit different though. With the current COVID-19 pandemic affecting the home of National Bike Month – the USA – more than any other country, some changes are in place. Learn more about […]

Are Couriers Classed as Key Workers?


The COVID-19 outbreak is one of the biggest challenges facing the UK economy ever, and certainly the most unique. The UK Government has asked some non-essential businesses to close and stop working to mitigate the spread of the virus. These are shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, entertainment venues and some offices. Many of the latter have […]

The Bank Holiday Is Coming!!


Having your own outdoor space for entertaining and dining is a dream for lots of families. Combining the tranquil surroundings of your garden with characterful garden furniture can complete your perfect abode. But before you achieve a setting from a Christmas fudge tin, you need to buy the perfect garden furniture – and have it […]

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How do I ship….


The last part of our blogs on how do I is how do I ship. There are two main sections on Delivery Quote Compare for the shipping or moving of freight. One of the first the first things to consider is air or sea freight, most people are unsure. For this if you’re not sure […]

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How do I transport….


How do I transport – part two House Moves For the second part of our How do I transport we move onto the removals section of Delivery Quote Compare. In previous blogs we give some advice on how to go about it. But for the purposes of how to get it organised its as simple […]

How do I move …


Answering the questions on how to move anything anywhere

Re-tuning a Piano after moving


Moving a piano is a specialist task, its not the same as any other piece of furniture. With hundreds of moving parts and very specific tension between key and strings the require plenty of care and a loving touch. Tuning a piano is a specialist task and can make a huge difference to the resulting […]

Relocating for a new job


Relocating for a new job encounters some of the most stressful events rolled into one according to the Holmes and Rahe stress scale. It includes business readjustment, a change in responsibilities and moving and arranging mortagages. Here a few things to consider and hopefully reduce some of the stress. Do you need to move […]