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Unboxed: Shipping Tips from Unishippers
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Welcome to the Unishippers blog, Unboxed. 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!

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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 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.

Dealing with Disputes: Part IV

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 is Harry P. Still not...

Dealing With Disputes: Part III

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

Dealing with Disputes: Part II

Reweigh. Like when you hop on a scale right after eating that quarter pounder and fries and the number is different from what you weighed that morning. Super. This can...

Dealing with Disputes: Part I

Questioning a reweigh charge? Have a guaranteed service failure claim? Investigating a discrepancy on a shipment invoice? Disputes happen from time to time, and when they do, we want to...

The Elevator Pitch

It happens all of the time. You’re at a party, a family function, playing golf, or yes—waiting for an elevator and someone asks you the question: What do you do?

Your Guide to Understanding the Claim Process: Part VI

Oh joy. You just received the dreaded “denied” letter from the freight carrier after you filed a claim. But don’t despair! If you’ve been keeping up with our Claims Series,...

Your Guide to Understanding the Claim Process: Part V

If you have damaged merchandise, it’s okay to leave it as is. In fact, the shipment must be kept in its original packaging and in the same condition it was...

Your Guide to Understanding the Claim Process: Part IV

What’s worse than waiting around for something to happen? Not knowing how long you have to wait around for! We get a lot of questions surrounding claims and the timeline...

Your Guide to Understanding the Claim Process: Part III

So, your shipment arrived damaged and you have to file a claim. That means that you (the claimant) have the burden of proving that the carrier was responsible for the...

Your Guide to Understanding the Claim Process: Part II

Concealed damage claims can be tricky to prove, strict guidelines must be followed and all documentation to prove your case must be provided to the carrier. To help give your...
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