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Shipping Resources, Guides & Tips

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

7 Tips for Shipping an Assembled Bicycle

Posted on Jun 03, 2016

Bicycles can be awkward to transport. For something that is designed for movement, their shape, size and sometimes weight, can prove somewhat challenging when it comes to moving them. Thankfully, there are few ways you can simplify this process.

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How To Ship An Exercise Bicycle

Posted on Jun 22, 2016

A stationary exercise bike is not the easiest item to pack up and ship. However, decades in the shipping industry have given us enough experience shipping awkward, heavy items to pass on a few tips to help you get the job done right.

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Consolidated Freight vs. Parcel Shipping

Posted on May 13, 2019

The choice between parcel or freight services isn’t always clear. Take a closer look at the differences between parcel shipping and consolidated freight.

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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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Guide to Shipping Fragile And Valuable Items

Posted on Feb 23, 2016

Do you plan on shipping a fragile or valuable item? If so, check out Transit Systems' latest blog with a guide for beginners.

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Servitization: How to Return your Leased Equipment

Posted on Feb 25, 2019

If you or your company have been leasing equipment or machinery and have come to the end of your lease, or you no longer find yourself in need of it, it’s time to return your equipment. We’re here to help you unpack some of that language and figure out what exactly you need to do to get your leased equipment back on time.

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Settling An Estate: What To Do If You’ve Been Named Executor

Posted on Feb 05, 2018

If you’ve been named executor and aren’t sure how to proceed with settling your loved one’s estate, we can help you sort through the process and tackle this difficult task step-by-step.

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What To Look For in a Freight Shipping Company

Posted on Mar 05, 2018

Choosing the freight shipping company that will help you get your goods where they need to go is a big decision. Find out what you should look for in a freight shipping company.

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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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How To Ship Your Grandfather Clock

Posted on Nov 02, 2012

TSI offers good rates for shipping grandfather clocks long distance. We provide personal service that only experienced clock shipping specialists can offer. Here's a few tips on how to ship your grandfather clock with TSI, and ideas on what services are available for you.

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