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!

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 Freight Carrier Partners

Unishippers has 30+ carrier partners that are vital to ensuring their large network is streamlining shipping processes for 50,000 small and medium-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...

Properly Prepping Express Packages for the Holidays

3 TIPS TO SECURE YOUR HOLIDAY PACKAGES No one likes to receive broken packages, so be sure to properly prepare your express shipments this holiday season. Following this list of...

Nurturing Brand Identity

An effective brand identity goes far beyond a cool logo or sexy color scheme. It’s more than a memorable name or a catchy tagline. A good brand identity encompasses more...

Don’t Let Your Shipping Get You Under the Weather

Brrrr. In most parts of the country, the temperature is starting to inch downward. On top of that, millions of people are still recovering from seasonal events such as hurricane-related...

4 Ways to Save on Inbound Shipping

When it comes to shipping, many small and mid-size business owners tend to focus on maximizing efficiency with outbound shipments while overlooking potential savings for inbound ones. Intrigued? Read on!...

Deciphering Small Package Terms & Conditions

Have you read every word of your carrier’s service guide? We didn’t think so. But have no fear! Unishippers has 30+ years of experience in all things shipping and we’ve...

Millennials in the Workplace

Each generation of workers comes with their own set of unique skills and perspectives. Understanding your employees and utilizing their individual strengths will not only help your growing business to...

How to Manage and Create a Commodity List on Freight Manager in 3 Steps

If you repeatedly ship the same commodities and dislike repetitive tasks, we’ve got your back (and your sanity)! You can create a searchable Commodity List on Unishippers Freight Manager so...

How to Set Up a Default Commodity in Freight Manager

If you ship the exact same thing the majority of the time, this handy feature on Freight Manager is for you! By creating a Default Commodity, your shipment information will...