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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.

The State Of The Logistics And Freight Services Industry

Posted on Jul 18, 2016

For freight shipping and the economy in general, 2016 has been a bumpy ride. Political instability and contentious social issues make long-term and even short-term business strategic planning an exercise in educated guesswork. These issues point to one condition that is bound to dominate the freight economy in the near future—uncertainty.

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Understanding Truckload Capacity

Posted on Jul 15, 2016

The overall state of the industry affects the shipping capacity of all carriers, regardless of their size. Even the moving truck capacity of your local long-distance mover is affected—and this may impact your moving schedule and costs. Read on to learn more about this interesting topic.

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5 LTL Myths Debunked

Posted on Jul 08, 2016

If you believe some of the misconceptions about LTL shipping, you may end up very frustrated or, at the least, paying more than you should to ship your items this way. Let’s take a look at some of the myths surrounding this sometimes misunderstood method of shipping.

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Fact or Fiction: 5 Myths about Air Freight Shipping

Posted on Jul 06, 2016

Are you planning a small, long-distance move? You might want to consider air freight shipping. Let's learn more about some of the myths surrounding air freight shipping and find out if they are fact or fiction.

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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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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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What To Consider When Shipping Free Weights

Posted on Jun 20, 2016

Heavy by nature and sometimes awkward in shape, free weights might seem tricky to ship, but we have some tips, tricks and ideas to help you with the heavy lifting.

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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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The Road To Successfully Purchasing Shipping Insurance

Posted on Jun 03, 2016

If you’re not sure what steps to take when selecting shipping insurance, don’t worry. Our infographic will give you the facts to make an informed decision and help guide you through the all the stages, from getting insurance to making a claim.

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The Difference Between Air Freight And Ground Freight Shipping

Posted on May 27, 2016

Do you need to ship large, heavy items across the country? You might know that freight can be shipped by air or ground, but may not know how to decide which of these options is the best for you. Read on to learn all about the basics of ground and air freight shipping.

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