UBlog - Unishippers

Welcome to Unishippers Blog! 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!

6 Tips for International Express Shipping

The thought of sending a shipment to the other side of the world can seem daunting—it may feel like there is a never-ending list of considerations, forms and regulations. Is...

Are You Making the 4 Most Common Freight Mistakes?

We get it – freight shipping can be complicated. And with so much to remember, it’s easy to make mistakes that can negatively impact your company’s bottom line. Luckily, Unishippers...

3 Keys to an Improved eCommerce Customer Experience

In order to be more competitive, online sellers are increasingly looking to non-product differentiators to get a leg up with customers. Shipping is moving into the spotlight as one of...

Take a Look at Your LTL Freight Shipping

Often, small and mid-sized businesses start their cost-savings efforts by focusing on the most visible areas of the value chain, such as sourcing lower cost raw materials, improving supplier contracts...

Breaking Down Your Bill of Lading

What exactly is a bill of lading? And is it actually important that you fill out the whole thing in detail? Spoiler alert: it is! Learn the most common mistakes...

Shipping Terms You Need to Know

Every industry, profession or organization develops its own set of lingo over time that helps speed communication and interaction. You’re accepted as an insider if you know the code. If...

3PL Partners: Turning Today’s Benefits into Long-Term Value

Running a successful business in today’s fast-paced, global economy requires creativity, quick decision-making and nimble action. For many businesses, access to flexible, cost-effective shipping is a crucial component of maintaining...

6 Tips for International Freight Shipping

Freight forwarding. Break-bulk shipping. Certificates of origin. There are some big words when you start venturing into the world of international shipping. While it may seem daunting, don’t let the...

Five Keys to Selecting a 3PL Freight Shipping Partner

Many small and mid-sized businesses believe they can’t compete with larger companies on shipping costs and service. They believe that when it comes to shipping and logistics, they simply don’t...

The State of Freight: New ELD Mandate

What’s an ELD? Is it an obscure progressive rock band? A snazzy new type of TV? A tasty fast food menu item? If you answered, “Electronic Logging Device” you’re a...

Unishippers Awards Eight of Their Top Partners

Unishippers has 30+ carrier partners that are vital to ensuring their large network is streamlining shipping processes for 50,000 small and mid-size businesses per year. They do this by matching...

It’s the 12 Days of Shipping!

The holidays are quickly approaching, and this year we want to give back to you. During the early part of December, we will be posting fun holiday-themed questions for you to...