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// Cheap International Shipping
It’s one of the common dreams of businessmen, traders and even ordinary consumers. And that is to get cheap shipping as much as possible. This is a basic want for many consumers, and the problem is that in many cases this remains just that- a want that is never fulfilled. But you can get out of the rut and you can earn cheap shipping and not follow the examples that were taken by other consumers. There is a way to get low shipping, and there are tips that can be followed. Listed below are some suggestions on how you can get low shipping for your business needs:
International Shipping Services offered:
- Shipping “Boxes Only” Service
- Part Load (Not a full shipping container)
- Dedicated Shipping Container (20ft or 40ft)
- UK Packing Service
- Part Pack – (Just fragile items)
- Export Wrap
- Crate Building (Artwork, Fragile Items)
- Shipping Cars, Motorbikes, Boats
There are a number of options available that can make lives easier for many businessmen, including the chance to ship products and items fast. But this comes at a cost. So if you don’t really need to ship the packages immediately, then it is recommended to omit the offerings made by shipping companies- don’t ship overnight if it is not necessary. For sure there are shipping companies that offer same day shipping or 2-day shipping. But the problem with these is that these are pricey, so in order to save on shipping consider the ‘normal’ shipping time. One good suggestion is to simply mail the package in advance in order to net cheaper shipping.
Another option for those on the lookout for cheap shipping is to recycle the packaging materials. There is no need to purchase another packaging box if the old ones used from previous shipping are still in good condition. What you can do is to simply take off the old label, and use the newer labels.
You can also save if you can condense the packaging. Just stick to the packages that you need to send and don’t go overboard. Keep in mind that major shipping companies charge a minimum for every package that you will send. For this reason, it is a logical and a cheaper move if you can send one ‘slightly bigger’ box than send two small boxes of packages.
If you would like to get the cheapest rates available on the block then it pays to compare the service charges that are offered by shipping companies. Most of the major shipping companies have their own company websites, and these websites often carry the standard rates given for particular packages. Check them or you can also use comparison websites in order to get an idea as to what company offers the cheapest shipping given the kind of package to be sent, the date of expected delivery and a host of other factors.
Also, it would be best to look at the extra shipping services offered that don’t come at an extra cost. Though the savings may not be monetary, but overall you can say that you have ‘saved’ thanks to these extra services on top of the usual services eg: shipping boxes.
Remember that cheap shipping is easy to get, provided of course that you know how to look for it and you know how to haggle for it especially if you are shipping long distances, like shipping to USA from the UK.
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// International movers