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How to Ship a Down Parka

A parka is a cold-weather coat, usually with a fur-lined hood.  It is typically stuffed with down or a very warm synthetic fiber to provide warmth in freezing temperatures. Feathers in a down-filled parka create a volume that traps layers of air to help retain warmth and keep out the cold. Down feathers are top…

September 9, 2013
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How to Ship Inline Skates

Inline skates are a type of roller skate with four or five wheels arranged in a single line and used for inline skating. The first commercially available inline skate was released by Rollerblades in 1987 and inline skating has since become a popular recreational activity. In fact, inline skates have been incorporated in various sports…

August 29, 2013
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How to Ship a Bow Tie

Bow ties have become fashionable again and many men are wearing them not only for formal occasions like weddings or black-tie events but also as a suave accessory for casual ensembles. They usually come in a variety of styles including ones with large wings (butterfly), narrow wings (batwing bows) and pointed ends. The standard bow…

August 7, 2013
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How To Ship Boots

Good boots are not cheap, especially leather ones. They must be packaged properly to prevent damaging the material or deforming the shoes. Whether sending work boots or fashionably high-heeled ones, here are some tips on how to properly pack and ship boots to ensure that they arrive in good condition. When shipping previously used boots,…

June 11, 2013
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How to Ship a Baseball Cap

Baseball caps have become more than just part of a baseball player’s uniform. This head gear is now a ubiquitous fashion accessory among many individuals. These caps come in a variety of designs, materials, colors, sizes and price ranges and make great gifts for all occasions, whether the recipient is young or old, male or…

June 7, 2013
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How to Ship Leather Shoes

The cost of a pair of high-quality leather dress shoes can get ridiculously high. But that’s the price of good quality and excellent craftsmanship. You are actually not getting value for your money when you buy cheap shoes that are made from low-grade materials. Because of their value, leather shoes must be well packaged and…

May 20, 2013
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How to Ship Knitted Items

Knitting has become a profitable pastime for many stay-at-home women. Apart from giving away their beautiful knitted creations as presents to loved ones, many knitters have ventured into selling their hand-crafted wearables via the internet. Demand for knitwear is usually high during the fall and winter seasons when the cold weather calls for warm clothing….

May 8, 2013
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How to Ship a Leather Jacket

Leather jackets are stylish additions to any wardrobe. However, the ones made from genuine leather can get very expensive. But with proper care, leather jackets can last for years. In fact, they even look great with age. Whether shipping a leather jacket to a buyer, as a gift or for repairs, it must be properly…

March 21, 2013
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How to Ship a Tuxedo

If you are sending a tuxedo somewhere, it should be properly folded and packed to avoid unsightly creases and wrinkles that can ruin the ensemble. Furthermore, tuxedos are usually made from delicate fabrics that could easily get damaged when improperly handled. A set could also get a bit pricey especially if bought from a designer…

February 20, 2013
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Helpful Tips When Shipping Baby Clothes

Babies grow up so darn quick that we sometimes end up with a closet full of infant wear, some of which were barely worn or never been worn at all! Some enterprising moms resell used kiddie clothes on websites like eBay to make a few bucks and buy a new wardrobe for the baby. Not…

November 15, 2012
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An Online Retailer’s Guide to Shipping Garments

The key to a successful online clothing business is good quality merchandise and above par before-and-after sales service.  If you want your customers to come back and shop for more or refer your business to their friends and families, you must not only offer great items but also provide excellent service which should include safe…

October 22, 2012
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How To Properly Pack Dress Shirts for Shipping

Whether sending dress shirts as gifts to loved ones or as sold items to customers, they should be properly folded and packed so that they will arrive in excellent and presentable condition. Being made of soft fabric does not mean that these pieces of clothing deserve less attention when you pack them for shipping. Properly…

October 18, 2012
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Practical ways on how to ship fabrics without wrinkles

Folding delicate fabrics such as satins and silks can leave unsightly wrinkles. Thus, it is best to ship this kind of fabric in rolls.  Here are some tips on how to properly pack and ship fabrics. Go to your local fabric store and ask if they have empty cardboard fabric tubes. Bolts of fabric sold…

June 1, 2012
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How to Ship Vintage Clothes

There is an increasing demand for vintage clothing these days. More and more people are influenced by top models and celebrities who have been seen strutting beautiful antique clothing in the red carpet, making these old threads fashionable once again.  Some people have also become collectors of vintage apparel because of the fine workmanship and…

April 18, 2012
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How to Ship Designer Bags and Purses

Handbags and purses made from genuine leather can get a bit expensive, especially the ones with designer labels.  Thus, it is imperative to pack leather bags appropriately when shipping them elsewhere.  Here are some tips on how to properly pack a leather bag or purse for shipping so that it arrives in its destination unscratched…

September 29, 2011
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How to Pack and Ship a Winter Coat

Packing a winter coat can get a bit complicated.  You want to make sure that the item is properly packed to ensure that it arrives without any damage. The key to successfully ship a winter coat is finding a properly-sized and sturdy cardboard shipping box.  Pick a box that is not too small and cramped…

August 22, 2011
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How to Ship a Necktie

Neckties are usually made of luxurious fabrics like silk.  High-quality ties can fetch as much as $200 dollars! Ties are supposed to have “rolled” edges. But when improperly packed for shipping, silk ties can get ruined as the lining will be compressed, and the edges will be creased.  Here are some tips on how to…

August 18, 2011
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How to Properly Pack and Ship T-Shirts?

Whether you are shipping shirts as a business or as gifts, the proper way of packing them must be observed to ensure that they arrive in perfect condition.  The tips below will give you an idea on how to properly pack and ship t-shirts. If sending just one or a few pieces of t-shirts, mailing…

July 28, 2011
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How to Pack and Ship Rubber Shoes

Because most rubber shoes are sturdy, they are relatively easy to pack for shipping. However, proper packing techniques should still be employed to avoid getting the shoes deformed, scratched or damaged. Here are some tips on how to properly pack and ship rubber shoes. All you have to do is take a shoe box, the…

July 11, 2011
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How to Pack and Ship a Designer Gown

Shipping a designer gown is easy as long as you know the proper way to do it.  The key to successfully shipping an expensive and delicate piece of clothing is to package it properly. Remember that the package will exposed to all sorts of abuse while being loaded onto trucks, conveyor belts, trucks and even…

June 14, 2011
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