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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 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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What’s the Cheapest Way to Ship Furniture Cross Country?

Posted on Jul 09, 2018

Whether you’re moving, settling an estate, or gifting furniture to far-flung friends and family, sending belongings across the country can feel like an ordeal. There are a number of ways you can transport furniture, and which one is the most affordable will depend on a few different variables.

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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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How To Ship Appliances

Posted on May 18, 2016

It’s important to know how to ship appliances properly in order to make sure they reach their destination in the same condition they left. In this article, we’ll look at tip for moving appliances and focus on some of the hardest-to-handle items.

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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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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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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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How To Prepare a Pallet for Shipping: 12 Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on Sep 09, 2019

Pallets are typically shipped through less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping. To help make sure your pallet is securely packed and prepared, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common pallet shipping mistakes—and how you can avoid them.

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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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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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