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!

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...

Understanding Freight Shipping: The Low-Down on Liftgates

Have you ever found yourself scratching your head over your final bill, wondering why you were charged that pesky liftgate delivery fee? We’re here to give you the 411 on...

8 Reasons Why We Are Your Small Package Shipping Experts

Parcel shipping. Small package shipping. Express package shipping. No matter what you call it, the shipping experts at Unishippers are your best resource for shipping value, options and service. Here...

How To Protect Your LTL Freight Shipments

You spend valuable money to get your freight from point A to point B—and to get it there in one piece. While freight damage is occasionally unavoidable, there are still...