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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 Tools While Saving Money

Posted on Mar 07, 2015

Whether you’re moving cross country or to another state, one of the most important items you will need when moving is your tools. The never know when a house might need some repairs, upgrades, or even a few updates—either way, you will need your tools and shipping them is often cheaper than buying new ones.

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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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How to Ship a Treadmill

Posted on Jan 04, 2013

Do you know how to safely ship your exercise equipment? In this article, we’ll provide several pointers to make the job easier and safer, and to help make sure you can resume your exercise routine immediately and seamlessly when your treadmill or elliptical reaches its destination.

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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 Ship a Guitar

Posted on Jan 28, 2015

For all of you musicians out there that need to ship an instrument or more specifically a guitar, we have your shipping instructions right here!

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How to Ship a Piano with TSI

Posted on Feb 11, 2015

"I was very impressed with their handling of my mother's piano. It arrived in perfect condition." - Christine, Oshkosh, WI, August 2014

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The Importance of Determining the Right Cargo Weight for Your Trucks (Quality Scales Unlimited)

Posted on Jun 04, 2018

Properly loading a trailer and weighing a truck's cargo is one of the most important parts of coordinating any shipment. Kevin Hill from Quality Scales Unlimited joins to help you understand the importance of weighing cargo, as well as how to ensure your cargo is properly loaded and distributed.

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3 Ways to Protect Shipments from Weather Delays and Damage

Posted on Jul 27, 2016

Weather is often unpredictable and can cause delays in shipments. Understanding how weather impacts your freight shipment provides you with the opportunity to make contingency plans, so you'll be prepared in the event that a winter storm does roll in.

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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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