OptimalShip's Helpful Shipping Tips

The Complete Guide to Air Freight Shipping

Posted by K. Sterrett on Dec 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM

When you think of shipping, you probably think of a truck driving across the country. And while that is a domestic shipping option, it’s not the only one. And often, delivery by ground doesn’t work for international shipments. So, what happens when your package needs to arrive sooner?  

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How to Choose the Best Overseas Shippers

Posted by K. Sterrett on Dec 14, 2021 10:15:00 AM

If you're looking for the best international shipping companies, there are a few things that you should keep in mind before making a decision.

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International Shipping for SMBs: The ULTIMATE Guide

Posted by K. Sterrett on Dec 9, 2021 8:38:06 AM
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Is Shipping Internationally via USPS a Good Idea?

Posted by K. Sterrett on Nov 30, 2021 2:33:36 PM

Do you have an international package to ship? Here at OptimalShip, we've partnered with DHL to help you get your package where it needs to go. And through our partnership, we offer exceptional rates and excellent service. But we recognize that you have options when it comes to shipping internationally. 

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Small Business Exporting: The Why and The How

Posted by K. Sterrett on Nov 23, 2021 1:59:00 PM

Your complete guide to exporting for your small business

What is Small Business Exporting?

Whether you run your own Etsy shop or have a brick-and-mortar store, you're a small business owner. As a small business owner, have you considered shipping your goods out to foreign markets? You've already done so if you have international customers. Have you ever sent a package to another country? Then you've participated in small business exporting.

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International Shipping Services with OptimalShip

Posted by K. Sterrett on Nov 16, 2021 11:31:00 AM

When your business is growing, the last thing you would want is to get embroiled in minute details. For entrepreneurs navigating the rough, uncertain waters of a Covid-19 ridden business world, there's more than enough to be concerned about without getting entangled in logistics, shipping, and delivery.

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What is EEI Filing and Do I Need It?

Posted by K. Sterrett on Nov 12, 2021 1:15:00 PM

What is EEI Filing?

Are you heading to the post office to send an international shipment? Before using the postal service, you might need to fill out some paperwork first.

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What Is A Certificate Of Origin And Why Do I Need One

Posted by K. Sterrett on Nov 9, 2021 1:00:00 PM

When moving goods between countries, occasionally a Certificate of Origin may be requested by customs. . A certificate of origin is an official document that certifies a product or good was manufactured in a specific country. 

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DHL Express: How Long Does it Take to Ship Heavy Items?

Posted by K. Sterrett on Nov 5, 2021 9:04:07 AM

If you have to ship large, heavy items, we're here to help! In this article, we'll cover everything from weight limits to the cheapest way to ship heavy items and even provide you with a checklist of everything you need to keep in mind when shipping.

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The Guide to Shipping Documents Internationally

Posted by K. Sterrett on Nov 3, 2021 3:53:37 PM

Shipping documents internationally can be a stressful experience. Why? Because a different process must be followed for shipping overseas. It’s not as simple as slapping a stamp on an envelope and slipping it into the USPS slot.

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