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Ship It Good: Tips For Finding Small Business Shipping Services

One of the hardest parts of starting my manufacturing business was finding the sources to ship products out. I spent a lot of time researching packaging, shipping companies, and rates. It took a lot of time to get everything sorted out and get price quotes that were accurate, relevant, and comprehensive. I decided to detail the path I followed and the information I learned in this blog. My hope is that I can help other entrepreneurs to learn how best to source their shipping services. Before you waste weeks researching about your shipping needs, look at some of the posts here for more information.


New Product Distributors: What Should You Do When Shipping Worldwide?

If you plan to start an international product distribution company soon, you'll need to ship orders out to your customers worldwide. However, international shipping can be frustrating for new startups, especially companies with no experience in customer service or product distribution. You can find ways to meet your customers' needs and keep on track with the tips below. Invest in Shipping Software Shipping is one of the toughest things companies face when they first open for business, particularly if you make and sell many different products around the world. Read More 

Medical Supplies And Equipment Delivery Services

When you need medical equipment in your home, it is important that you understand how to properly use it. Most of the time, the company that sells the equipment will set it up in your home and show you have to use it as well. When they deliver the equipment, be sure to ask any questions you have so you understand the equipment and how to properly use it. Medical Supplies Read More 

What Should You Be Asking About Intermodal Trucking Companies Before Signing A Contract?

If you have a great deal of inventory to ship out to the opposite side of the country, you may not know where to begin. An intermodal trucking company, also called an intermodal transportation company, utilizes trains and ships in addition to trucks to ensure your products are delivered, no matter where they are. However, you're going to have to ask these questions during your consultations with various companies so you feel confident that they will be a solid partner for you. Read More 

Five In-Town Shipping Options For Business Deliveries

If you own a business in a major metropolitan city, you have several more shipping options for business deliveries than a business in a small town or deliveries that head out of town. If you have never explored these options, maybe you should. You may find them more agreeable for faster, more reliable shipping. Courier Services via Commercial Vehicle These are one-day-or-less courier services where drivers pick up packages in the morning and deliver them to their in-town destinations all afternoon and evening. Read More 

Learn How To Ship Promotional Products To The Followers Of Your Social Media Accounts In An Affordable Way

There are some people who are becoming overnight successes thanks to social media. People are watching their videos on a regular basis and they quickly gain a social media following. When this happens, it can be a great opportunity for someone to make a lucrative income by selling promotional items for their business. If you have become a social media star and want to start selling promotional products to your followers, use the guide below to learn what factors affect the shipping cost for the items. Read More