Holiday Head’s Up: Choosing a Boston Shipping Company for International Gifts

"Sometimes I laugh when I hear people ask "Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?" Elaine, who lives in Boston, has four children. Two live in Europe, one's currently working in Northern Africa, and her youngest lives in Australia."I've got to get all of my kids' - and my grandkids'! presents shipped now if I want them to be there in time for Christmas morning." Shipping packages … [Read more...]

Does The Snapchat Hack Mean You’ve Got To Leave Boston Fast?

Have you been using the super-popular Snapchat app to send pictures of your naughty bits to a sexy funtimes playmate? Then you may be less than thrilled about "The Snappening"; a massive security breach in which over 200,000 'sensitive' images have been stolen and released on the Internet. Those sexy snaps are out there for anyone to see - including people who may have been under the impression … [Read more...]

You Can Get Netflix in France: International Moving Advice

The news you can now access Netflix in France is likely to be of interest to only two groups of people: investors and people who live in France. There's been an awful lot of chatter recently about big brands (why, yes, Burger King, we're talking about you!) moving overseas to avoid the tax ramifications of keeping their headquarters in the US. That means there's going to be a lot of hunger for … [Read more...]

Boston International Movers: Making a Complex Job Simple

"When we got the news that Glenn would be teaching in France, we were so excited," Sylvie said. "But I have to admit to a sense of complete overwhelm when it comes to arranging the logistics of an international move. There's so much involved, even though we have a small household. To send the furniture we have - well, when I tried to do it on my own, it would have cost a small fortune." If you … [Read more...]

Student Moves Secrets Every Parent Needs To Know

Hey, are you the parent of a college student? Getting your kid set up in their new living situation, whether that's a dorm, fraternity or sorority house, or off-campus apartment, can be quite a production - especially when you're surrounded by what seems like thousands of other kids and their families trying to do the same thing at the same time. Here's a nifty secret: you don't have to do it. … [Read more...]

How To Ship a Tablet To Your College Student Who Forgot It

If there's any thing that's sure to shake the  confidence that you have in your child - the one who only a few weeks ago stood beaming on the high school graduation stage - it's that first phone call after you've dropped them off at the dorms, in which they tell you every single thing they should have brought with them, but didn't. Number one on the list  of items your kid forgot to bring with … [Read more...]

Outsource Shipping To Reduce Customer Complaints

"When I started this business, I did everything myself," Rita said. The owner of a South Shore apparel and accessory company, Rita specializes in truly unique handcrafted items. She has customers all around the world - far more than she'd ever expected. "My emphasis - what I love to do! - is create these jewelry items for my customers. I can spend every hour of the day in my studio! But you have … [Read more...]

Shipping the World Cup Trophy

The World Cup has come, at long last, to its end. Germany has beaten Argentina in a very exciting, well-played game. They've been awarded the World Cup trophy: if you turn on the news right now, odds are you're going to see a bunch of triumphant Germans waving it around over their heads. But have you ever thought about how the World Cup travels from destination to destination? Any time you have … [Read more...]

South Shore Shipping Simplifies Summer Living

"We have three kids, a dog, five bikes and a summer home in Vermont," Madalyn said. "Our mini-van is large enough to carry what we need most of the time, but when it comes to getting away for a week or two at a time? There's no way to fit everything in there comfortably." After a few years of trying to cram every available inch of space with bedding, pillows, cookware and more, Madalyn got sick of … [Read more...]

South Shore: Is Your Shipping Company Keeping Up with Industry Best Practices?

The shipping business is like the rest of the service industry: constantly evolving in order to provide their customers with the highest possible level of satisfaction. Whether you need a South Shore shipping company to support your small business or you're simply shipping packages on a personal basis, you want to know you're working with a firm that is fully aware of and using current industry … [Read more...]