UBlog - Unishippers

Welcome to UBlog! Here you’ll find helpful shipping tips and answers to some of the most common shipment conundrums and questions our customers ask about. And, because we know that shipping isn’t the main focus of your business, we’ll also feature advice about other areas of your business – like getting your team tech-savvy and how to hire the right people. Check back twice a month for new posts, and as always, happy shipping!

Tips for Streamlining Your Inbound Freight Shipping

If you’re like most business owners, you probably spend a lot of time thinking about ways to improve your company’s relationship with its end customers. But what about your relationship...

5 Tips for Your International Shipping

Does international shipping still feel “foreign” to you? Unishippers’ shipping experts suggest the following tips to help get your international shipments delivered with ease. Select the right UPS international service....

3 LTL Freight Shipping Tips to Improve Your Efficiency

Like most business owners, you’re probably on the lookout for new ways to create shipping efficiencies for your business. But saving time isn’t the only benefit of improving your LTL...

Small Package Shipping Claims: How a 3PL Can Help

Filing a small package shipping claim can be confusing and time consuming – especially when you’re busy managing a business. That’s where working with a 3PL like Unishippers can help....

Four Ways a TMS Boosts Your Freight Shipping Productivity

It’s time to say goodbye to hours on the phone getting freight shipping quotes and handwritten bills of lading. Here are four ways a TMS boosts your productivity and helps...

Common Small Package Fees that Affect UPS Shipping Costs

Managing your small package shipping means planning for variables that you know will affect cost, such as weight, zone and service level. But did you know that your shipments are...

UPS Shipping: Understanding Pickup and Delivery Options

When you ship with Unishippers and UPS®, you get access to a wide range of cost-effective delivery options to meet your specific needs. Depending on what your package is, where...

Four Freight Shipping Tips for eCommerce Success

Consumers expect fast and affordable shipping options when they shop online. And with so many options for your customers to choose from, your business needs to be competitive with delivery...

The Ins and Outs of Temperature-Controlled Freight Shipping

You expect your freight to make it to its destination looking just as good as it did leaving the warehouse. But when you’re shipping perishable materials – or anything that...

Manage Your UPS Rates by Avoiding These Three Common Shipping Mistakes

When you’re busy managing a business, shipping best practices can occasionally get pushed to the back burner. But did you know that rushing through your small package shipping prep could...

LTL Shipping: Consequences of Misrepresenting Freight

Increasing freight rates have some shippers trying to avoid additional shipping costs by misrepresenting their shipments on their bills of lading (BOLs), but LTL shipping carriers take weights and inspections...

How to Get the Best UPS Shipping Rates

We know that shipping costs can be a big expense for any business. And if you can find ways to cut costs, the return can go straight to your bottom...