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Outside The Box

A Moving And Shipping Blog

Tag: household goods

Introducing TSI’s New Flat Rate Box Shipping Service

Posted on Jul 17, 2019

With our new simple and convenient flat rate box shipping service, you can skip the trip to your local post office or courier outpost, forget about calculating shipping rates, and ship flat rate boxes from home.

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7 Rules for Cold Weather Shipping and Moving

Posted on Dec 10, 2018

If you’re planning a winter relocation or have cargo to ship during cold weather, follow these rules to make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible.

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Stellar Ways to Organize your Kitchen Cabinets, Drawers, and Pantry

Posted on Nov 19, 2018

Of all the rooms in your new home, the kitchen can be one of the most daunting spaces to unpack. With empty cabinets and drawers just waiting to be filled with your dishware, utensils, and cooking supplies, how do you decide where everything should live?

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What’s the Best Way to Pack Clothes?

Posted on Jul 23, 2018

Instead of haphazardly tossing all your clothes into a box and making unpacking a problem for “future-you”, take some time to sort and prep your clothes for easy unpacking later. Keep reading to find out the best way to pack your clothes.

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How To Pack Boxes Properly and Safely

Posted on Apr 02, 2018

Using proper packing materials and loading your boxes safely can make all the difference when it comes to whether or not an item makes it to your new home unscathed. Here’s how to ensure your moving boxes are well-packed.

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The Best Way To Ship Picture Frames

Posted on Mar 01, 2017

Framed pictures require tender, loving care to ship, as they have sentimental and financial value—sometimes a great deal of both. Because of their fragile components and sometimes unusual dimensions, it can be difficult to figure out the best way to keep them safe during transit.

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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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How To Ship A Crib

Posted on May 16, 2016

There are many things to consider when determining the best way to ship a crib, including what kind of shipping is best for your move and how to prepare your crib for shipment. Keep reading to get our expert tips for shipping your crib. 

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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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Top 5 Reasons To Ship A Mattress

Posted on Apr 22, 2016

Don’t lose sleep worrying about moving your mattress! Let the experts at Transit Systems, Inc. ship your mattress for you — affordably, safely and quickly.

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