As the year draws to a close, you may be considering what 2023 holds for you. If you know there's a household move on the calendar, there are some things you can start doing now to save yourself stress then. #1) Book Your Movers Now. Why call the Boston moving company if you're not planning a move until June? Because June is a very busy time for neighborhood moves in Boston, as well as long … [Read more...]
Five Holiday Package Shipping Mistakes I Will Never Ever Make Again
"You know how it is - first year away from home, you make that extra effort to feel connected to the family. To your friends. To everyone back home," Raye said. "Last year, I really went overboard - only to have my packages full of presents arrive late or in poor condition. What a disappointment! Here are five holiday package shipping mistakes I will never make again!" #1: Waiting until the … [Read more...]
Moving Into Senior Housing Independently: Learn About Small Load Packing and Shipping Services
"I know there are people who have helpful adult children, who are happy to show up and do things like help Mom move," Brenda said. "But I am not one of those people. It's time for me to give up the house and all of the maintenance that involves for a smaller, less stressful residence. The challenging bit is getting the few pieces of furniture I'm bringing with me - the bedroom set, the love seat … [Read more...]
Tis The Season To Ship Your Holiday Gifts Overseas – Important Deadlines To Know!
Once again it is the time of year when we tell people in Boston to ship holiday gifts internationally now if you want them to arrive on time. While UPS, FedEx, and other international freight carriers can typically deliver parcels from Boston to Europe within 1-2 business days, and from Boston to Japan in 3-5 days, as we all know, heavy holiday season demand can slow those timelines way down. … [Read more...]
What Are The Benefits of Crate Shipping?
One of the services offered by the best shipping store in Boston is custom crate building and crate shipping. If you're not familiar with these terms, just hang on - we'll soon provide all of the information you're seeking, including a definition of crate shipping and the reasons you may want to have custom crates built for items you're shipping. What is a Shipping Crate? What is Crate … [Read more...]
What’s the Best Way to Move a Small Load a Long Distance Without Spending a Lot of Money?
"Everyone talks about moving as if it was easy and affordable," Dawn said. "Well, I am telling you it is neither of those things." The 24 year old is in the midst of planning a move from Boston to the Dallas Fort Worth area. "My sweetie and I are moving in together. Complicating this situation is the fact I do not have a car. But on the good side of the equation, I don't have a lot of stuff. … [Read more...]
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Don’t Take Your Shipping Crates for Granted!
In much the same way no one notices the housework until it isn't done, nobody thinks about shipping crates until a shipping crate breaks, fails, or otherwise lets them down. Yet shipping crates are your shipment's first, best line of defense against the hazards faced in shipping. Here's what you need to know about shipping crates: What Type of Items Require Shipping Crates? There are a few … [Read more...]
Massachusetts Invests in Small Business Exports: Here’s the Shipping Side of the Equation
As a Massachusetts small business, we're incredibly proud of the local small business community. There's undoubtedly more innovation, spirit, and drive in small businesses than you'll find in giant corporations. It's just a matter of having the resources to grow a small business efficiently - which is why we're thrilled to see that Massachusetts received $375K to support small business export … [Read more...]
Remember Last Year’s Holiday Shipping Headaches? Christmas is Less than 100 Days Away!
I know it seems impossible to believe, but Christmas day is less than 100 days away at this time. It's time to have a realistic conversation about holiday shipping deadlines and what it takes to get important presents to your favorite people in plenty of time. The Best Boston Box & Ship Services - Find Your Holiday Support Professionals First, let's be real: you need to start shopping … [Read more...]