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 Ship a Bicycle

Bicycles have long been a part of American life – they offer reliable transportation as well as a great way to work out and take in the local scenery. Recently, bicycles have become increasingly expensive and personalized, so many people want to have their bikes with them as part of a vacation or a move. Read more about How to Ship a Bicycle[…]

How to Ship Frozen Food

Need a frozen delicacy delivered but concerned it won’t stay ice-covered for the entire trip? Don’t despair. Suitable packaging and timing will help get your perishable frozen food to its destination before the thaw. Proper Packaging Appropriate packaging is the most important element of shipping frozen food. Every year, millions of pounds of frozen edibles Read more about How to Ship Frozen Food[…]

Choosing the Right Online Mover or Moving Company

Whether it’s across town or across the country, moving households is one of the biggest tasks you can undertake. Choosing an online mover to help you relocate from a house or apartment can not only save you money, but offer a personal touch not available through large conventional companies. The first step in selecting the Read more about Choosing the Right Online Mover or Moving Company[…]

When, And How Much, To Tip An Online Driver

By Ron Watson, Jr. You’ve planned your move to the finest detail, but something has come up at the last moment that requires assistance from your driver. Your mover has gone through extraordinary weather to get your load delivered as expected. Or you must get cargo to a destination quickly and on time, without fail. Read more about When, And How Much, To Tip An Online Driver[…]

CitizenShippers Deliver Baby Monkey to Private Collector

By Ron Watson, Jr. When David Zimmerman joined CitizenShipper as a pet hauler in December of last year, he anticipated delivering dogs, cats and similar cargo. He didn’t expect driving 25 hours with a 10-day-old Patas monkey in his charge. “I never in a million years dreamed I’d be delivering a baby monkey,” he said. Read more about CitizenShippers Deliver Baby Monkey to Private Collector[…]

How to Ship a Powerboat

By Ron Watson, Jr. Powerboats are among the largest, most valuable cargo that can be shipped over the road. If you’re looking at shipping a powerboat, it’s crucial to pick the right driver – especially their credentials, feedback and experience. Powerboat shipping also requires the right equipment as well as industry-grade block and tackle. Add Read more about How to Ship a Powerboat[…]

David Zimmerman: CitizenShipper Newcomer Making Strides

Last December, David Zimmerman joined the ranks of CitizenShipper drivers, specializing in pet transport. In the next seven weeks, he completed eight shipments and recently stepped up to help deliver a puppy that was marooned in an Indiana kennel. Zimmerman took some time to speak with us about his new career in online shipping. Q. Read more about David Zimmerman: CitizenShipper Newcomer Making Strides[…]