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A Guide to Shipping Large Business Orders Overseas

If you run a business that regularly ships items overseas, the cost and complexity of international shipping can easily become a serious drain on your time and resources. Shipping in good time and ensuring your products arrive in excellent condition is essential to...

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Why Careful Packaging is Important when Shipping Items

No matter what you’re sending or where you’re sending it to, it’s absolutely essential that you package the item securely and neatly. But why exactly is this so important? Obviously, some items are fragile and need to be packaged carefully to prevent damage, but...

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Five Challenging Countries for International Shipping

The ease, speed and cost of shipping internationally can vary considerably from country to country, and distance is far from the only factor. Local restrictions, changing political situations and bureaucracy can all play a part in determining the likelihood of a...

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A Guide To Sending Glass Items

Sending fragile items can be a daunting prospect at the best of times, but posting anything made of glass can be particularly nerve-wracking, especially if you're running an e-commerce business. By following these tips you should greatly reduce the chance of your...

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3 things e-commerce sellers need to do

These days, it's very easy to set up an e-commerce site, but increasingly more difficult to make one a success. DIY websites now allow users with minimal technical knowledge to create their own personalised online stores. This is fantastic for entrepreneurs with a...

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Guide to Shipping Internationally

If your ecommerce business is expanding, you might be thinking about shipping internationally. But where do you start and what things do you need to bear in mind when it comes to logistics? We’ve put together a simple guide of all the things to consider when shipping...

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Top Five Tips for Sending Electronics Abroad

Does your business occasionally need to ship electronic items abroad? Whether you’re sending a device to an employee in another country so they can do their job more efficiently or selling an electronic product abroad, you need to be careful and ensure that your...

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