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!

When Feathers Outweigh Bowling Balls

Of course feathers don’t literally “outweigh” bowling balls. But if you think about that statement in shipping terms, it starts to make a little bit more sense. Consider this: five...

Getting Your Team Computer-Savvy

How comfortable are your employees when they are in front of a computer – and doing tasks beyond email or other basics? Are they taking advantage of the many time...

Dealing with Customs Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

Remember that intense scene in Argo where the trapped group of foreigners is waiting in the Tehran airport while the customs agents are scrutinizing their passports and everyone is anxiously...

Perfecting Your Small Parcel Packaging

You think, “I’ll put it in a box, tape it up, slap a label on it, and be on my way.” While this approach is quick and easy, it might...

How to Hire for Small Businesses

Hiring – and keeping – talented employees is essential for business is success. But in a competitive marketplace, how do you find, recruit, and keep the top talent? These guidelines...

Be Kind to Your Freight: Avoid Overhang

It’s simple – your freight shipment should never spill out over the sides of your pallet. Why? Because muffin tops should only belong on top of muffins. And because overhanging...