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!

Resolving Workplace Conflict

While the recent presidential election may be over, the state of politics is still a common topic of conversation among coworkers. Differences of opinion can, at times, result in workplace...

Unishippers Recognizes Nine Top Partners

Frontline Freight, Holland, A Duie Pyle, Ward Transport & Logistics, Reddaway, Southeastern Freight Lines, SAIA, YRC Freight and Estes Are Honored for Service Quality and Performance Unishippers recently honored nine...

4 Things to Consider When Making Your Holiday Shipping Plan

It’s the happiest (and busiest) shipping time of the year. Which means that now is the best time for small business shippers to start thinking about their holiday shipping plan....

Properly Prepping Packages for the Holidays

6 Tips for Properly Preparing Your Packages This Holiday In the rush to get orders out the door this holiday season, it’s easy to rush on properly prepping pallets and...

Preparing Blind Shipments

A Blind shipment – a shipment where a third party controls the movement of the freight and does not want the shipper and/or consignee to know the name of the...

Tricks of the Trade Show Shipping Trade

Trade show shipping can be, well, tricky. So treat yourself to a stress-free trade show shipping experience by brushing up on these tricks of the trade. Be Choosey Not every...

3 Tips to Successful Social Media and Blog Posts

When you’re running your growing business, taking the time to update your blog and social media pages can seem like an overwhelming task. You know it’s helpful, but how do...

The Skinny on Residential Fees

Your day was going well until you opened up your shipping invoice only to see a hefty “residential fee” tacked on to your final shipment price. You are flabbergasted. How...

Dealing with Disputes: Part IV

The Sort and Segregate Scoop Sort and segregate. Sort of like a less cool (and magical) version of Hogwart’s Sorting Hat, where the carrier is the hat and your freight...

Dealing With Disputes: Part III

Liftgate FAQs Ultimately, the key to dealing with liftgate charges isprevention. And prevention starts with good education. So we’ve rounded up the most frequently asked questions about liftgate charges, how...

Dealing with Disputes: Part II

Back That Dispute Up: Re-Weigh and Re-Class Reweigh. Like when you hop on a scale right after eating that quarter pounder and fries and the number is different from what...

Dealing with Disputes: Part I

3 Tips To Help Increase the Odds of Success Questioning a reweigh charge? Have a guaranteed service failure claim? Investigating a discrepancy on a shipment invoice? Disputes happen from time...