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...]

Shipping Made Simple: The South Shore’s Secret

Most of us aren't shipping packages every single day. When you do have to ship something - whether it's a birthday gift to a grandchild, a forgotten laptop to your spouse who's away on business, or an antique chest of drawers your Mom is determined that your sister - who lives in Oregon! - absolutely has to have now, it can be a headache. You need to find shipping boxes, packaging materials, … [Read more...]

South Shore: Secrets of Shipping Fragile Packages

"Mom's downsizing. That means this entire collection needs to go." Margaret is standing in front of a wall sized book case filled with glassware. "Some of it is going to her children and grandchildren. Other pieces need to be sold. I've got to ship all of it, and I want the process to be simple, easy, and affordable. What can you tell me?" Margaret came to us because we're the South Shore … [Read more...]

Shipping Packages to Remote Locations

"My daughter is a field researcher for the United Nations. She works on water safety and supply," David said. "Her work takes her all over the world. This can make it tricky when it's time to send her birthday presents or care packages. She's so far off the beaten track that they don't even have tracks!" Shipping packages internationally can be challenging. The situation becomes even more … [Read more...]

Shipping Boxes: Everything You Need To Know

Consider the cardboard shipping box. Is there anything more easily taken for granted in the world today than a cardboard box? We don't think so. You see cardboard boxes everywhere, everyday. They're stacked up in grocery stores, are full of paper in the office supply cupboard - you might even have them in your home, holding all of those college textbooks you were definitely going to use as … [Read more...]

South Shore Wooden Shipping Crates

Wooden shipping crates are essential when you're shipping artwork, antique furniture, manufacturing equipment, and other valuable, fragile items. Wooden shipping crates are far more rigid and durable than cardboard boxes. They offer more protection for the items being shipped, especially on overseas journeys. Where's the best place to get wooden shipping crates in the South Shore? Boston … [Read more...]

Harsh Winter Weather Highlights Need for Proper Packing Shipping Experts Say

Drifting, blowing snow, streets full of slush, and freezing rain are currently common sights all over the country. This has a definite impact on package deliveries, particularly if you're sending shipments to suburban or rural locations where common practices include leaving packages on porches and in doorways where they're exposed to the elements. If the contents of your package aren't properly … [Read more...]