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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.

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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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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Shipping Checklist & Free Downloadable PDF for Getting Your Shipment in Order

Posted on Jan 08, 2018

Moving to a new space, updating your furniture, or simply unloading some stuff? Make sure your goods are protected and prepared for transport using our shipping checklist, plus free downloadable printable.

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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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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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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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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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7 Common Causes Of Delay When Shipping Furniture

Posted on Apr 18, 2016

Be prepared when shipping your living room furniture and learn the seven common causes of delay so you can stay ahead of any issues that may arise.

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Emergency Shipping Services for Hurricanes Florence & Michael

Posted on Sep 14, 2017

TSI Shipping offers emergency shipping for areas affected by natural disasters. In addition to household items, we ship generators, supplies, water, medical supplies & building materials. Contact TSI today to get started.

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The Cost Of Shipping Pieces Together vs. Individually

Posted on Jun 29, 2016

When it comes to moving your living room furniture, you’re probably asking yourself—should I ship living room furniture one item at a time or all together? Take a closer look at what options are available and which one will work best for you.

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