The Benefits of Travel Shipping

Tired of waiting in checked bag-check lines at the airport? Ship your luggage ahead of time! There are many advantages to travel shipping. You can save time, money, and energy at the airport, and minimize your risk of lost or damaged luggage.

What is Travel Shipping?

How to Ship Meat & Perishables

Every food firm that distributes items to clients must thoroughly understand how to handle perishable foods. Shipping frozen meats by overnight or 2nd Day service with the U.S. Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, or any private courier is safe. Here's a complete guide on how to ship meat and perishables.

How to Ship Gifts for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a special occasion where we can take the opportunity to make our loved ones feel appreciated and show them how much we care about them. Whether it is for our own mother, a friend's, or even a significant other's mother, Mother's Day gifts are often the perfect way to show your appreciation and love. If your loved ones are further away, you might be wondering when you should ship your gift so it arrives on time and how you can safely ship it.

Best Practices for Packing Electronics

Packing electronics correctly prevents damage during transportation and can reduce shipping costs. Here are some best practices when packing electronics to reduce costs and maximize protection in transit. 

Boost Protection with Custom Shipping Boxes

If you want to ship electronics safely, use custom shipping boxes that perfectly fit the product's shape and size. This packaging method offers more protection than generic boxes by preventing electronics from moving around in transit. 

Best Types of Packing Supplies

While wrapping paper and bows get all of the attention during gift-giving season, it’s the packaging supplies that deserve the “oohs and aahs.” Boxes, bubble packaging, and tape all keep your gifts secure and in one piece—that’s why it’s important to think about which types of packaging supplies you’ll need before putting the final touches on your gift. Here’s a quick guide to packaging supplies to get you started.

How to Ship Luggage

Shipping your luggage to your hotel or new home can be a convenient alternative to keeping it with you while traveling. Here is an overview of how to ship luggage, why it might be a good fit for you, and how choosing Parcel Plus can help you start your next trip off right!

Why Should I Ship My Luggage?

How to Recycle Poly Bags and Bubble Mailers

Recycling is the best environmental solution of reducing waste. The increase in popularity of online shopping and shipping has led to a significant increase in padded envelopes, bubble rolls and poly mailers. The rules of recycling differ based on the type of material and the location. The post will examine how to recycle shipping materials like poly bags and bubble mailers.

Recyclable Packaging Supplies

Below are some common packaging materials that are also recyclable.

Expert Packing Services at Parcel Plus

We know how disappointing it can be to open a box and find the contents ruined due to improper packing—Parcel Plus’s expert packing services can reduce the likelihood of this occurring. At Parcel Plus, our expertly trained packing and shipping professionals handle and package your valuables as if they were their own. Whether you need to ship delicate antiques, computers or electronics, Parcel Plus can provide the packing and crating solutions to ensure your shipments arrive safely and intact.

5 Care Package Ideas Your Military Service Member Will Love

If you have friends or family in military, let them know they have your support by sending them a care package while they are at boot camp or deployed. Themed care packages are a great way to show you've put a little extra thought into thier gift, and they can be a lot of fun to make. Just decorate the box according to a chosen theme and fill it with related items. Below are five ideas to get you started:

5 Ways to Participate in Small Business Week

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), more than half of Americans own or work for a small business, and small businesses account for two out of every three new jobs created each year. This year, President Obama selected May 1 -7, 2016 as National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions small businesses make to the economy. If you’re one of the many people who work for or own a small business, here are some ideas from Parcel Plus on some ways to participate in Small Business Week 2016.