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Shipping Axolotls

Important Things To Consider When Shipping Axolotls

Axolotl, also known as a Mexican salamander or Mexican walking fish, is a specie of Salamander which originated from the Lake Xochimilco in Mexico. It is known for living its whole life in larval form without undergoing a metamorphosis, unlike other salamanders. Despite growing legs, the Axolotl retains its gills and remains living underwater.  These …

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How to Ship Hoverboards

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 …

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How to Ship Pears

Helpful Guide When Shipping Pears and other Fresh Fruits

Pears are not only delicious, they are also packed with health benefiting nutrients. They are very good sources of fiber as well as vitamin B2, C, E, copper, and potassium. These sweet, crunchy and juicy fruits also contain anti-oxidants and anti-carcinogen glutathione which help prevent cancer, high blood pressure, and stroke. Unripe and properly packed, …

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ship butter

Valuable Tips When Shipping Butter and Other Perishables

Butter must be kept in appropriate temperatures to prevent it from melting. At around 70 degrees Fahrenheit, butter softens to a spreadable consistency and melts to a liquid at 90-95. Hence, a little extra effort in packing is required for butter to remain in good condition when being shipped. Commercially available butter is typically wrapped …

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Packing Checklist

The Packing Checklist: Your Guide to Properly Packing Your Items

Depending on the carrier and shipping option you chose, parcels and packages will be processed and delivered via different means, including manually or automated using mechanical equipment.  During the shipping process, items are exposed to a variety of shocks and pressures that can lead to damage. To keep your package intact under any shipping condition, …

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Prevent Packages from Getting Flagged and Intercepted

How to Prevent Packages from Getting Flagged and Intercepted

Delayed package delivery is a headache among online sellers.  It causes dissatisfaction among customers which can negatively affect the business.  There are many reasons that causes delay in package delivery.  Some are due to courier issues but most of them can be blamed on the senders inefficient packing. One reason of delayed delivery is getting …

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Cost-Saving Packing Strategies

Cost-Saving Packing Strategies For Online Businesses

Getting your products to your customers in excellent condition, on time and with as little cost as possible is the be-all and end-all of any online business.  To achieve these, you must rely on a good shipping company and employ a packing strategy that will ensure that all shipped products will arrive intact without spending …

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Ship Medicines

What You Need To Know When Shipping Medicines

There are instances when we have to send over medicines or medication refills to family members from afar.  Whether over-the-counter or prescription drugs, medicines can be easily shipped as long as proper packing precautions are met.  Proper packing is important to ensure that the medicines will arrive in excellent condition.  Here are tips on how …

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UPS vs USPS

UPS vs USPS: Which Courier is Best for your Online Business

Your merchandise are ready and you’ve set up your eCommerce store. Before launching your site, make sure that your shipping process has also been laid out including the carrier you will use. Apart from having your items shipped to buyers at the shortest time possible, other key factors that you should consider when choosing a …

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Shipping Tips

8 Essential Shipping Tips for New Online Sellers

The tedious part of online selling kicks in when orders start coming in. Apart from peroper packing to ensure that the items are well protected against damage, there are other factors that must be considered when preparing the package. This includes keeping the shipping costs at a minimum and meeting your buyers’ expectations so you …

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Important Factors to Consider when Shipping Art

Important Factors to Consider when Shipping Art

Artworks such as paintings, sculptures and installations, are some of the most difficult items to ship because of their fragility, rarity, size and value. They require proper handling at all times as well as protection from elements that can cause irreparable damage caused by such factors as impact, moisture, and exposure to extreme temperatures. If you are …

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