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Outside The Box

A Moving And Shipping Blog

Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

Posted on Jan 14, 2019

With 2018 firmly in our rear-view mirror, we thought it was the perfect time to take a look back at our biggest accomplishments of 2018. We’ve compiled a list of our most popular blog posts of 2018. From helping you choose the right shipping service to packing difficult-to-ship items, our Outside the Box blog has you covered every step of the way.

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How To Keep your New Year's Resolutions While you Move

Posted on Jan 07, 2019

New Year’s resolutions are hard to follow through on even under the best circumstances, but sticking to them on top of the controlled chaos and stress of a move? While it might seem impossible and you may be tempted to forego this tradition entirely, it can be done.

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Contest Announcement: $200 American Express Gift Card Giveaway

Posted on Dec 14, 2018

The holiday season is upon us, and we’re in the spirit of giving! To help keep the holiday cheer flowing in 2019, we’re giving away three $200 American Express gift cards.

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7 Rules for Cold Weather Shipping and Moving

Posted on Dec 10, 2018

If you’re planning a winter relocation or have cargo to ship during cold weather, follow these rules to make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible.

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The Secret to Moving Art

Posted on Nov 26, 2018

If you’re moving across town or across the country or are shipping a piece to a buyer, transporting your artwork so that it arrives undamaged and in one piece is of the utmost importance. The secret to safely moving art is to take the time to pack it using the right materials and a little extra care.

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Stellar Ways to Organize your Kitchen Cabinets, Drawers, and Pantry

Posted on Nov 19, 2018

Of all the rooms in your new home, the kitchen can be one of the most daunting spaces to unpack. With empty cabinets and drawers just waiting to be filled with your dishware, utensils, and cooking supplies, how do you decide where everything should live?

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How Many Boxes Will I Need for my Move, and What Size Should I Get?

Posted on Nov 12, 2018

When you’re moving, one of the most difficult things you’ll need to figure out in advance is how many moving boxes you’ll need and what sizes you should stock up on.

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What To Do If UPS Freight Goes on Strike

Posted on Nov 09, 2018

Effective November 12, more than 12,000 employees of UPS Freight—the nation’s 5th largest less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier—are on strike. Here's what you can do if you've been effected by the strike.

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2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines & How To Avoid Delays with your Holiday Shipments

Posted on Nov 05, 2018

If you’re sending gifts to family and friends across the country this holiday season, it’s time to kick your holiday shopping into high gear and start thinking about how you’ll get your packages to their destinations safely and on time.

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Playroom Organization That Works - For You & Your Kids

Posted on Oct 22, 2018

Cleaning up after your kids—or better yet, getting them to tidy up after themselves—is an uphill battle for just about every parent. Get our tips for keeping your playroom organized.

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