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Important Packaging Tips When Shipping Electronics

Electronics and gadgets are relatively fragile and often expensive, so it’s important to understand how to safely pack and ship them. We list down the following tips to properly package electronics so you can prevent costly damages that can occur when shipping these devices.

February 24, 2020
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Important Guide on Shipping a Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

The convenience of a robotic vacuum cleaner cannot be overstated. While fragile like any other electronic device, you can safely and successfully ship a robotic vacuum cleaner by following the tips below.

December 8, 2017
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Important Considerations When Shipping a Drone

Aerial photography using drones with cameras are currently exploding in popularity across the world whether for professional or recreational purposes. With these unmanned flying objects equipped with video cameras, one can capture sweeping overhead views without the need for massive cranes or actual plane/chopper rides. In fact, one does not even have to leave the…

October 14, 2016
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What You Need to Know When Shipping Hoverboards

Hoverboard, or more accurately, a self-balancing two-wheel motorized board, is all the rage last year until reports of injuries and catching fire due to overheated lithium batteries made headlines. Since then, establishments such as malls, hotels, airports and other public places, banned the personal transport device in their premises. These devices, prototypes of which were…

February 3, 2016
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Shipping Electronics with Lithium Batteries

Many modern electronic devices require lithium batteries to operate such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. However, restrictions have been set in the shipping of certain lithium batteries because they pose risks of exploding or catching fire and are thus considered dangerous goods. While it is prohibited to ship lithium batteries on their own, there should…

April 28, 2015
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Shipping an Electric Planer and Other Power Tools

An electric planer, AKA power planer, is a hand-held woodworking tool used to shape, flatten, reduce the thickness of, and impart a smooth surface to a rough piece of lumber or timber. It is powered by electricity and equipped with blades mounted on a cutter head that spins at 20,000 rpm. Power planers do much…

January 22, 2015
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Helpful Guide When Shipping a Polaroid Camera

Introduced 75 years ago by Polaroid Corporation, the polaroid camera, aka instant camera, is a revolutionary still camera which generates instant photographs using a specialized film. The light-sensitive film is arranged in a plastic sheet, along with layers containing chemicals necessary for the development process, churning out a fully developed photograph in a matter of…

December 22, 2014
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Tips on How to Pack and Ship a Power Bank

A power bank is a handy battery charger that can be used for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, digital cameras and MP3 players when an electric outlet is not available. It is compact and light-weight, making it a must for people on the go who cannot leave home without their gadgets. When fully charged,…

December 3, 2014
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How to Ship an Electric Griddle

A griddle is a cooking device made of a flat metal plate of either of cast or wrought iron, aluminum or carbon steel, and is heated using electricity or gas. Some models may feature Teflon or other stick-resistant coatings on the cooking surface. Electric griddles are popular home appliances used for frying a variety of…

September 19, 2014
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How to Ship a Digital Photo Frame

A digital photo frame is a device that displays digital photos without the need of a computer or printer. It usually contains an LCD screen, which displays multiple photos in a slideshow format. Newer models have a range of high-tech features such as sending photos to a printer, loading images from the Internet, or sharing…

July 19, 2014
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How to Ship a Car Charger

A car charger is an indispensable device especially among individuals who are always on the go. It is plugged into a car’s cigarette lighter receptacle to recharge a variety of portable electronic gadgets such as mobile telephones, music players, digital camera and tablets. It ensures that gadgets are charged even while on the road. Car…

July 17, 2014
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How to Ship a Scanner

An image scanner is an essential office device that optically scans a photograph, printed material, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image which can then be viewed on a PC, printed out or sent as attachment via email. It has become an important part of the office over the last few…

July 8, 2014
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How to Ship a Mobile Phone Charger

In this age of mobile phones and smartphones, there is nothing more frustrating than a low battery alert in the middle of a busy day. Most people have become dependent on these mobile devices to communicate and get updated online. This makes battery chargers indispensable gadgets for uninterrupted mobile phone operations. Mobile phone chargers come…

July 3, 2014
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How to Ship a Garment Steamer

A garment steamer, also called clothes steamer, are a quick and effective tool for removing wrinkles from clothing, linens, furniture slipcovers and drapes. Clothes steamers have evolved into a variety of models, including hand-held portable versions, industrial machines used by dry cleaning businesses and medium-sized versions popular among shop owners and regular home users. A…

July 3, 2014
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How to Ship an Ear Thermometer

An ear thermometer is a type of thermometer which uses infrared to measure body temperature. It is believed to provide faster and more accurate readings than almost all other designs. This type of thermometer is equipped with infrared sensors located on a probe which is gently inserted into the ear canal to measure the temperature…

July 1, 2014
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How to Ship an LCD Projector

A digital projector is an optical device that uses a very bright light to project still or moving images (video) onto a surface or screen. This device is used for many applications such as conference room presentations, classroom training, home theater, and concerts. An LCD projector is the simplest type of projection system, making it…

June 24, 2014
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How to Ship a Camera Flash

A flash is a device used in photography to produce a flash of artificial light to illuminate a dark scene or improve light quality. While most cameras have built-in flash features, an external flash unit is advantageous when powerful or greater range of illumination is required. An external flash’s directionality is also an advantage. It…

June 19, 2014
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How to Ship a Smartwatch

A smartwatch, or smart watch, is a computerized wristwatch that offers functionality and capabilities similar to those of a smartphone. Apart from timekeeping, smartwatches are designed to, either on their own or when paired with a smartphone, provide features like connecting to the internet, running mobile apps, making calls, messaging via text or video, playing…

June 16, 2014
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How to Ship an Antique Radio

In this age of smartphones with built-in radios, many people still enjoy collecting and repairing vintage and antique radios. These old items bring back memories when everybody relies on radio broadcasts to get information, be entertained and learn something new. Old radios are bulkier than current models and more fragile because of their age. The…

June 10, 2014
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How to Ship an Ice Cream Maker

An ice cream maker is a small home appliance that is used to make small quantities of ice cream for personal consumption. It is usually has an electric motor that turns a bowl or cranks a paddle to stir ice cream mixture while churning. Some models have double-walled bowls filled with cooling liquid that need…

May 30, 2014
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