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Make sure your belongings arrive safely at their new destination with our shipping resources, shipping guides, and shipping tips.

Cross-Border Shipments: What You Need to Know

Posted on Mar 30, 2022

Cross-border shipping differs from domestic parcel or freight shipping in a number of ways, from customs paperwork to carrier requirements to security clearances. In this post, we’ll give you advice on the best way to choose a freight shipping carrier and prepare all the necessary documents.

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How Much Will Shipping Rates Increase in 2022?

Posted on Feb 16, 2022

Shipping rates are increasing almost entirely across the board this year. Take a closer look at what that means for common shipping providers, including USPS, FedEx, UPS, and consolidated freight.

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How Do I Estimate the Weight of my Belongings for Shipping?

Posted on Dec 13, 2021

Whether you’re looking at a DIY move, consolidated freight, or professional movers, the weight of your stuff is one of the keys to the cost of the whole endeavor. Read more to learn how to estimate the weight of your belongings.

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2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines & How To Make Sure Your Packages Arrive On Time

Posted on Nov 10, 2021

This year, the shipping industry is expecting another intense holiday season. Find out holiday shipping deadlines for USPS, FedEx, UPS, and consolidated freight.

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2020 Holiday Shipping Deadlines & How To Avoid Shipping Delays

Posted on Nov 09, 2020

While many shipping cutoff dates remain fairly close to what they have been in years past, holiday shipping in 2020 will look much different than in previous years. If you want to make sure your gifts arrive on time, the best thing you can do is send them as soon as possible.

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The Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Moving & Shipping Industry

Posted on Mar 25, 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has far reaching effects beyond its impact on health and medical services. In addition to affecting entire industries, economies, jobs, and our daily lives, we are also seeing both long- and short-term implications on shipping services, supply chains, and logistics.

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What is Air Freight Shipping & When To Use It

Posted on Jan 27, 2020

By land, by sea, or by air, there are several different freight options for you to choose from. Learn more about air freight and when to use it in this post.

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How To Ship Paintings & Sculptures to Customers Anywhere in the USA

Posted on Nov 19, 2019

Whether selling your artwork is a side hustle or your primary source of income, if you sell your artwork online, you've likely faced the challenge of packing and preparing one of your prized pieces for shipping.

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2019 Holiday Shipping Deadlines & How To Ship Packages During the Holiday Season

Posted on Nov 18, 2019

You may not feel ready for it, but one way or another, it’s time to finish (or start!) your holiday shopping and get those parcels shipped. Get your holiday packages shipped safely and on time with our guide.

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How To Prepare a Pallet for Shipping: 12 Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on Sep 09, 2019

Pallets are typically shipped through less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping. To help make sure your pallet is securely packed and prepared, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common pallet shipping mistakes—and how you can avoid them.

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