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It’s Chadd ‘O’ Time!

I get a lot of feedback on my weekly emails. The occasional F-Off – but mostly a hugely positive response. Some people reply to me every week to add their own stories or give their own ideas. Others drop me a line occasionally if there’s something particularly relevant to them. Just last week one of my dear friends in the …

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Lie to me

  You know me, I work hard but I like my chill time too. I’ve recently started watching a new TV series. It’s a drama about a micro-expression specialist. He solves crimes, saves marriages and prevents catastrophes using micro-expressions to discover the truth. It’s called Lie To Me. Worth a watch if you like a good drama. It’s all fiction …

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Ever been stung by hidden charges?

When I booked my last holiday, I was in a bit of a rush. My original booking had been cancelled thanks to our friend Covid, and I was desperate to get some time away with the family before the summer ended. So instead of booking through my usual online travel agent, I had to look elsewhere. First, I looked at …

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NO Fans Allowed.

I’m a happy Chadd today.   As I’m sure you know, I’m a big footie fan. I love everything about the beautiful game – but I especially love my team – Aston Villa. Last weekend “The Villa” played against the big boys (Liverpool) on their home turf at Villa Park. The odds were against them and after last seasons last day …

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Lockdown Wedding Woes

  Two days ago I had the honour of being invited to a lockdown wedding. Now, a wedding invite is an honour anytime – but a lockdown wedding invite is something special. You see, thanks to our buddy Boris, weddings are currently limited to 15 guests. Yup – you read that right – 15 people and that’s including the bride, …

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Ever Find Freight Frustrating?

  My kids are always making fun of me. I like to think I’m pretty tech-savvy. I’ve got a smartphone and I know how to use it. I’m on social media, I use the internet for everything and I know the difference between the Tinder that you start a fire with and the Tinder that you start a relationship with. …

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#makechaddfamous

Are you Instagram famous? A couple of weeks ago me and the family took a little holiday. We were supposed to go to Lanzarote like we do every year, but Covid knocked that plan on the head when our flights got cancelled just 24 hours after we booked them. I was desperate to get away so I booked the next …

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What’s That Smell?

We move all kinds of weird and wonderful things. From jet engines and jukeboxes to bucketloads of noodle sauce. Last month, we helped a regular customer of ours to import some fancy-schmancy pianos. Now, I get to meet all kinds of super-cool people in this business, but this customer has lead one hell of a rock’n’roll life. Back in the …

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My Superpower

I’ve lived in The Midlands for a long time. My whole life in fact. When you’re a friendly chap like me and you’ve spent a lot of time in one area, you make a lot of friends. As you know, I love what I do. I love working in freight and helping my customers move their goods around the world. …

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Do They Really Get It?

You know I love my holidays. In fact, I’m on holiday right now as we speak. Every year my family and I take a couple of weeks out in the summer. We usually go to Lanzarote and spend a chilled out fortnight soaking up some sun, drinking some beers and enjoying ourselves.  I’m no fool.  I know that the kids …

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