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Shipping Miscellaneous Items

Guide, tips and, information on how to ship all kinds of items so they arrive undamaged and in good condition.

Shipping Live Plants

Important Considerations When Shipping Live Plants

Shipping live plants is not an easy task. It involves taking into consideration many factors, such as temperature, light, water, and packaging, that will ensure that the plant will arrive safely and alive. There are also restrictions that regulate the transportation of live plants to prevent the spread of pests, diseases and noxious weeds. Every …

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Shipping Knives

USPS Restrictions On Shipping Knives

Knives can be shipped via the United States Postal Service without restrictions as long as they are packaged properly and do not fall under the definition of items with blade that opens automatically by hand pressure, inertia, gravity, or spring-operated mechanisms. Thus, automatic knives, such as switch knives or flick blades, should meet certain precautions …

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How to ship seeds properly

Guidelines on packing and shipping seeds

Shipping seeds through the mail has become common among gardening enthusiasts. Because of their manageable sizes, seeds can be easily placed in padded envelopes and sent via USPS. When shipping seeds abroad is a bit more complicated than sending them locally and in small quantities. Laws regarding the shipment of seeds internationally vary from country …

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Tips on How to Ship a Horse Model

Collecting model horses is fast becoming a popular hobby for equine enthusiasts. These exquisite miniature horse sculptures are scale replicas of real horses. They are usually hand-made by experienced artisans who pay extreme attention to detail to give each model its life-like appearance. These animal figurines can be made using a variety of materials including …

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How to Ship Wreaths

Amazing Tips on How to Ship Wreaths

Wreaths have become more than just holiday decorations. Today, fresh wreaths made of pine boughs, ivy, eucalyptus sprays, box hedge stems,  ferns, and other scented foliage are displayed in homes as all-occasion decors and air fresheners. Other wreaths are made of fresh or preserved blooms that make perfect gifts for birthdays, anniversaries or house blessings, …

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Safety tips on how to ship a cigarette lighter

Cigarette lighters equipped with ignition elements and containing fuel are absolutely flammable and therefore, by definition, a hazardous material. They are subject to meticulous labeling and packaging regulation when being shipped. The United States Postal Service permits shipping lighters but only in domestic mail via surface transportation provided the fluid can qualify as an ORM–D …

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