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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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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

Consequences of inclement weather and natural disasters on your shipping could include service interruptions for shipments to or from the affected areas, delays on shipments passing through those areas, rising...

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.

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...

How to Manage and Create Commodity List

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

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....

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...
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