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Outside The Box

A Moving And Shipping Blog

Consolidated Freight vs. Peer to Peer Shipping

Posted on Feb 19, 2019

Between USPS, parcel shipping services, consolidated freight, and the emergence of peer-to-peer shipping networks, it may seem like you have endless options when it comes to getting your things from Point A to Point B. Read on to learn the difference between consolidated freight and peer-to-peer shipping.

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How TSI Shipped a 1,400 Pound Bronze Statue 713 Miles in 6 Days

Posted on Feb 07, 2019

Meet Tobey, a 1,400-pound solid bronze bear statue—one of only eight in existence, worth approximately $70,000. Owner Tom needed Tobey moved across the country. He contacted TSI to manage the relocation and logistics of this long distance move. But there was a catch—Tom needed to get the statue out in just 4 days. Gauntlet thrown, we went to work. 

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6 Sparkling Laundry Room Organization Ideas

Posted on Feb 04, 2019

Between the deluge of dirty clothes, the difficulty of sorting clothing by care needs, and the fact that your laundry room often pulls double-duty as a storage room, it’s clear why this space can quickly devolve into disorganized chaos. Get your laundry room in order with our organization advice.

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10 Rules for Successfully Relocating Employees

Posted on Jan 21, 2019

Taking steps to streamline the relocation process and showing that you support your employee during their move can reduce their stress and help them settle in (and get back to business) as soon as possible. Read on to discover 10 rules for successfully relocating your employees.

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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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