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The Ultimate Van Maintenance Guide for Owner Drivers

For every owner driver in the courier industry, there are real concerns relating to the expensive maintenance of vehicles and the chances of a profitable resale of a van. There are a few easy ways to .
(August 17, 2017)
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All About Van MOT | An Owner’s Driver’s Guide

Becoming an owner driver of a van in this industry comes with significant responsibilities. You are legally obliged to ensure your vehicle is safe to be on the roads and this is also important for ..
(August 17, 2017)
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Want to Get More Courier Jobs? Join a Courier Exchange!

As a courier driver, you’ll know that expanding your customer base whilst providing the best service you can is a costly, stressful and often very tiring job. However, joining a courier ..
(August 17, 2017)
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Your New Courier Van: Buying vs. Leasing

Whether you are thinking of undertaking courier work for the first time or it’s time to renew your current van, weighing up whether to lease or buy a delivery vehicle outright can be a tricky ..
(August 16, 2017)
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Technology and the Courier Driver

From smart phones to GPS tracking systems, technology is revolutionising the way courier work is carried out. But just because the big delivery companies can afford the very latest software, it ..
(August 16, 2017)
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Clean, Green Reforms Open Up Opportunities for Drivers

There has been some good news for self employed van drivers making a living from courier jobs, with the Government’s recent announcement on reforms to the licensing rules. In an attempt to ..
(August 16, 2017)
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Everything You Need to Know About Milan’s Duomo

At over 100,000 square feet, the Duomo in Milan is the fifth largest Christian church in the world. And of those which boast a larger surface area (including Rome’s St. Peter’s Basilica ..
(August 15, 2017)
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Get a Slice of the Sicilian Good Life in Catania

Farm stays – known locally as agriturismo – have become an important part of Italian tourism as visitors get the chance to stay in a room or annex on a working farm in the Italian ..
(August 15, 2017)
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Volcanic Adventures the Kids will Lava in Sicily

Mount Etna in Sicily is so much more than just a volcano – it is an outdoor adventure playground for families with an adventurous spirit. If hiking through inactive volcanic craters, jeep ..
(August 15, 2017)
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3 Must-Try Adventures for a Ski Holiday in Val d'Isère

Although it’s still summer (not that you’d know it with the weather we’ve been having lately!), it’s never too early to start planning your winter skiing getaway. This year, ..
(August 14, 2017)
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Stylish Skiing – and More – in Scuol

The summer sun may still be shining, but it’s never too early to start planning your winter ski holiday! If you’re in search of something a little more special this year, Scuol in the ..
(August 14, 2017)
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Putt above Par: Glorious Golfing in Cancún

Golf on some of the most scenic and luxurious courses on the planet in Cancún, Mexico for a truly decadent holiday this summer. These are three of my all-time favourites, and all boast ..
(August 14, 2017)
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Tow the Line: Safety Tips for Trailers

This month I thought I would provide some safe driving tips. I know that couriers are under a lot of pressure, and when you have a long day ahead of you with a lot of travel you just want to hit the ..
(August 08, 2017)
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Be the Best Man With a Van – Managing Your Operations

There’s no time like the present to improve your operations. That’s why I’m here to tell you about the Van Excellence Scheme’s great new course “Managing Your ..
(August 08, 2017)
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Are You Sitting Comfortably? Van Ergonomics from the US

When your workforce travels frequently, it is important to ensure their comfort so that you optimise their productivity. I am sure courier drivers have complained to you about a cramped transit van, ..
(August 08, 2017)
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Discover 5 Romantic Spots in Catania

The first thing you’ll notice as you approach Sicily’s second largest city on your Catania airport transfer is its dramatic, mysterious neighbour. The volcano Mount Etna looms over the ..
(August 02, 2017)
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Discover Navigli, Milan's Most Charming District

The beautiful, fascinating Italian city of Milan has much more to offer than its elegant, high-end boutiques and luxury shopping. So once you’ve had your fill of designer clothing and refined ..
(August 02, 2017)
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A Passion for Fashion: 5 Fabulous Shopping Streets in Milan

Whether you are just passing through on a Milan transfer or you are visiting the city for a longer stay, it would be a wasted opportunity to visit one of the world’s fashion capitals and not ..
(August 02, 2017)
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Truffle Out Tuscany’s Gastronomic Treasures

It’s found in oil, pasta, sauces, and even vodka: of course, I’m talking about the truffle, one of the world’s most exquisite, versatile, and expensive culinary delights. Although ..
(July 27, 2017)
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Making Memories in Murano: A Romantic Trip to the Island of ..

Ah, Venice: the city of dreamy streets, glistening canals, and spectacular architecture. What could be more romantic than taking your one and only on a honeymoon to The Floating City? After all, ..
(July 27, 2017)
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Discovering the Doge’s Palace

How about a lovely Venice walking tour? With its extensive history, intricate architectural miracles, and plenty of opportunities for romance, spending a few days in the City of Canals is perhaps as ..
(July 27, 2017)
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Taste the Culinary Wonders of the Canaries

No longer are the Canary Islands simply a place for sunbathing – over the past few years a thriving culinary scene has emerged that has turned this part of the world into an incredible ..
(July 26, 2017)
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Reach the Peak of Hiking Holidays in Tenerife

Hiking may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a holiday in sunny Tenerife, but if incredible scenery, beautiful wildlife and a bit of adventure appeals to you, then ..
(July 26, 2017)
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A Trucker's Guide to Navigating Norway

For truck drivers, long distance haulage can be a highly lucrative aspect of the business – especially if you can pick up some return loads on the homeward leg of the journey. The Road to ..
(July 25, 2017)
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Vehicles with Va Va Voom: Livery, Sign Writing and Wrapping

For those in the haulage industry whose livelihood lies out on the open road, one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways of marketing your business is right there in front of your nose. ..
(July 25, 2017)
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