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Life as a Pet Transporter – on the Road with CitizenShipper

We get asked quite often about the work of pet transporters, so we thought that to give a taste of what it’s like, we talked with BILL RUSSELL, who’s a highly active pet transporter on CitizenShipper. In fact, Bill’s animal transportation business is very much a partnership with his ‘better half’, Erica Pittman, who as Read more about Life as a Pet Transporter – on the Road with CitizenShipper[…]

How to Keep Your Pets Safe While Travelling in a Vehicle

We’re getting increasingly accustomed to the idea of being able to take our beloved pets with us wherever we go, even long distances. You only have to see the massive growth in options offered for pet-friendly holidays to realize that the tourism industry too, is keen to accommodate this trend, where possible. But this trend Read more about How to Keep Your Pets Safe While Travelling in a Vehicle[…]

What do I need to become a USDA certified pet transporter?

“Ensuring proper animal care and comfort is not just good business—it is also required by law.” This wording is used to introduce the U.S. government’s basic guidance document on the provisions for licensing and registering of businesses under the Animal Welfare Act 1966. If you want to start and build a successful business involved in Read more about What do I need to become a USDA certified pet transporter?[…]

Fees Waived for Texas and Louisiana to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

At CitizenShipper we’ve been shocked at the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and our thoughts go out to all the victims of this terrible event. We want to do what we can to help with the relief efforts and so as part of this we’re waiving all CitizenShipper booking deposit fees for all shipments going Read more about Fees Waived for Texas and Louisiana to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief[…]

How to Ship Scuba Gear

For scuba divers, there’s no greater joy than exploring an underwater reef that’s been on their bucket list for years. There’s a lot less joy, however, when divers have to plunge into their pockets to pay rental fees for scuba gear they’re not familiar with and won’t be able to use like their own. A Read more about How to Ship Scuba Gear[…]

Small businesses finding alternatives to traditional freight shipping companies

If you own a small business, you try to save money at every turn. And if you own a small business that’s dependent on shipping goods to customers, you know that transportation costs eat into your bottom line. Traditional freight shipping corporations hold all the cards when it comes to dealing with small businesses. These Read more about Small businesses finding alternatives to traditional freight shipping companies[…]

How to transport your boat as summer season closes

As summer vacation season winds down, owners of small to midsize boats are preparing to pull their craft out of the water before the cooler weather sets in. Some owners are even looking to transport their boats for the season or because they’re being sold. Small racing sailboats, bay cruisers and party barges can be Read more about How to transport your boat as summer season closes[…]