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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.

Best Practices for Shipping a Large Area Rug

Posted on May 13, 2016

Packing an area rug may be fairly straightforward—often, all you have to do is roll it up, wrap it, and tie it. But moving that heavy, bulky area rug is a whole different story. Keep reading to get our tips for the best way to ship a rug.

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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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How To Ship A Glass Table

Posted on Apr 13, 2016

Clearly, there is a right way and a wrong way to ship a table with a glass top. Learn how to pack and ship a glass table correctly so it arrives at your destination in one piece.

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How to Hire the Best Freight Shipping Service for Your Needs

Posted on Mar 11, 2016

When you need to mail a letter or a small package, you can drop it off at the local post office and forget about it. However, with large, fragile items, you need freight shipping services, and it can be difficult to know where to begin.

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How to Pack and Ship Large Items

Posted on Mar 02, 2016

Large, bulky items are not easy to ship, but when you know all the facts on how to ship it will make the process much easier. Also, be sure to choose the right shipping company.

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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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17 Things You Won’t Believe Were Shipped!

Posted on Apr 21, 2015

From children to chickens, scorpions to songs, even diamonds and drones, here is an infographic with 17 things you won’t believe have been shipped!

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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 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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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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