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Holiday cookie mailings make me neurotic.

If I put a few cookies in a bag, bubble wrap the hell out of it, and place it in a USPS small flat-rate box, will they emerge at their destination intact? [more inside]
posted by elisse on Dec 11, 2015 - 13 answers

Sending Small Package NYC -> London

What's the cheapest way to send a small-ish (<5lb, maybe 6"x6"x6") box from NYC to London (for delivery to a lab with a receptionist) within a week or less? I could easily price USPS, UPS, and FEDEX, but I've heard there are smaller int'l carriers.
posted by Quisp Lover on May 30, 2014 - 1 answer

Best way to ship a home server overseas

What's the best way to go about shipping a home server overseas? [more inside]
posted by sun-el on May 3, 2010 - 10 answers

Bye Bye Beddie.

Mailing a bed 2,000 miles- how can I do it, and is it even worth it? [more inside]
posted by doift on Aug 12, 2007 - 7 answers

PackagingFilter - Desperately seeking specialty packaging.

PackagingFilter - Desperately seeking specialty packaging: Die-cut, corrugated plastic mailers? [more inside]
posted by bkdelong on Feb 6, 2006 - 6 answers

NetFlix-esque Envelopes

I want to purchase envelopes similar to the ones NetFlix uses. Where can I get these? [more inside]
posted by amandaudoff on Feb 20, 2005 - 6 answers

Getting books from Japan to Canada

I'm moving from Tokyo to Toronto in a few weeks, and I have about 100 books (many of them hardcover) that I'd like to bring home. I can't really take all of these with me, since when boxed they're almost impossible to lift. Anyone have a suggestion on a cheap way of getting them home?
posted by LukeyBoy on Oct 1, 2004 - 8 answers

Does UPS / FedEx intentionally slow down non-premium deliveries?

When a person chooses to send a package via UPS or FedEx, and s/he chooses not to opt for the premium one- or two-day delivery, will the carrier hold the package (rather than delivering it) at the nearest hub for a day or two to spite the tightwad shipper? In other words, if they could deliver it faster than promised without incurring extra expense, do they still delay the parcel's delivery so the service isn't any faster than promised?
posted by trharlan on Feb 10, 2004 - 14 answers

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