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We'll sail 'round the horn, and bring back spices and silk, the likes of which ye have never seen.

Is it OK to store my spices in a shipping container for 2 weeks? [more inside]
posted by King Bee on Jul 21, 2010 - 8 answers

How do I create a custom shipping workflow?

Ecommerce, Shipping, Programming: I am setting up a warehouse for my burgeoning ecommerce business and am designing custom coded shipping workflow. I am also shipping orders from this warehouse for two or three other online stores in different shopping cart platforms, and need to streamline the orders together into an efficient packing and shipping operation. Here's an example shipping setup that I'm moving towards. Please refer me to resources or people to hire (more detail below). [more inside]
posted by Merlin144 on Jun 26, 2010 - 2 answers

shipping food in glass jars overseas

What is the best way to ship food in glass jars from the U.S. to a foreign country? [more inside]
posted by needled on Jun 25, 2010 - 7 answers

Shipping artwork 101

Things I should've been able to figure out by myself but can't Filter: How do I register and submit my artwork to a Canadian art show while living in the US? Help me figure out how to write and mail a check, mail my artwork, and pay whatever duty charge there might be. [more inside]
posted by wet-raspberry on Jun 21, 2010 - 1 answer

Shipping Nightmare

Advice on shipping a gift from Russia? Or advice on buying a gift online in the U.S.? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 16, 2010 - 7 answers

Shipping to Egypt

What's the best way to send a package to Egypt from the US? [more inside]
posted by minimal on Jun 7, 2010 - 5 answers

How do I get two fairly large boxes to UPS without a car?

How do I get two fairly large boxes to UPS without a car? [more inside]
posted by aloysius on the mixing boards on Jun 6, 2010 - 16 answers

Can you ship to a storage facility?

Does this exist: a storage unit that one can ship boxes to and the staff will put the boxes in the unit for you? (Like, I don't live there yet but want to move some stuff there before I move.) If so what is this called? And do you know of any in the DC area?
posted by k8t on Jun 3, 2010 - 11 answers

Frieght to Norway

AskInternationalFreightFilter: How can I find the best way to ship a bunch of heavy big boxes from San Diego to Norway. [more inside]
posted by notnathan on May 27, 2010 - 6 answers

Stick some stamps on top of my head/I'm gonna mail myself to you

I am a lazy butt and hate going out of my way to mail things. USPS ClickNShip works perfectly for my needs, but now that I'm doing BookMooch I want to use a cheaper postage method, like media mail. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on May 25, 2010 - 7 answers

Help me not have to jump through one more logistical hoop nightmare

What is the safest and cheapest way to ship 4-7 boxes (and possibly an iMac) overseas? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on May 23, 2010 - 8 answers

Mailing a hard drive in a cardboard envelope?

Will Samsung refuse to replace my defective hard drive if I mail it in a flat-rate envelope instead of a big box with bubble wrap? [more inside]
posted by jrockway on May 22, 2010 - 11 answers

Recieving Packages in NYC inexpensively

Downtown NYC: Are there any inexpensive package receiving services around? I'm in a doorman-less building and have an Amazon Prime subscription that I'd like to take advantage of. [more inside]
posted by theDrizzle on May 22, 2010 - 10 answers

Shipping Benadryl from the US to Scotland.

What's the best way to ship 5-10 boxes of Benadryl from the United States to Scotland? [more inside]
posted by soplerfo on May 19, 2010 - 7 answers

How to get stuff from MA to TX

I live in Austin, Texas. I have books and music equipment in Easthapton, Mass. I will be up there in June and have looked for rental vehicles to drive back to Texas. The cost for a one way U-haul is about $1400. Avis charges $1200. I-Pod shipping cost over $2000. Is there any other way to get my stuff to Texas without the cost of a used car?
posted by flyfsh_peter on May 18, 2010 - 12 answers

Help me move a treadmill from online to my basement.

Help me move a treadmill from online to my basement. [more inside]
posted by ollyolly on May 13, 2010 - 13 answers

how to I become a shipping ninja?

I'm in a fairly new job where I'm preparing packages to be shipped, perhaps hundreds in a week. I hand them off to people who send them out via Fedex and US Mail, both domestic and international. I have to assess the best price to ship, get it packaged and hand it off. I'm getting blowback from not getting this right. What can I do to learn to be a shipping ninja? [more inside]
posted by diode on May 6, 2010 - 14 answers

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

How do I move to NS?

I'm moving from Edmonton AB to Antigonish NS and need to ship some boxes (clothes, small furniture, etc). What're my options? [more inside]
posted by Miss Mitz on May 1, 2010 - 5 answers

Let's get Desk A to Point B

I want a piece of cheap furniture, specifically this Fredrik desk from Ikea. Difficulty: I live around 280 miles from the nearest Ikea. Even if I wanted to pick one up, I drive a small car. What to do? [more inside]
posted by Willie0248 on Apr 27, 2010 - 28 answers

Brand new 1975 Norton Commandos for sale? What - arrgh!

Help - I'm on a very short fuse! Any experience/recommendations with services in Belgium (Aalst) that will pick up, pack and ship items to the USA, at 'reasonable' cost? [more inside]
posted by Pressed Rat on Apr 22, 2010 - 2 answers

How do I get more info from US Customs about a stopped package?

UPS says that US Customs has stopped a package being sent to me from Hong Kong and it is going to be destroyed, but they won't tell me how to contact Customs directly. Is something fishy going on here? [more inside]
posted by Menthol on Apr 20, 2010 - 12 answers

How do I go about finding a local freight pickup/delivery service in the Boston area?

How do I go about finding a local freight pickup/delivery service in the Boston area? [more inside]
posted by christopherbdnk on Apr 19, 2010 - 2 answers

how do you ship alcohol legally?

What would be the best way to send a friend a $1000 bottle of 80 proof alcohol from Minnesota to California? Needless to say I want to break no laws and need it to reach its destination. (sender and recipient are both over 21 years old) Again: It is a priority that NO laws are broken. thanks!
posted by santogold on Apr 18, 2010 - 26 answers

Travel chest needs to cross the ocean at the smallest possible expense!

Moving from Canada to England, need to ship one large trunk as cheaply as possible. Recommendations for companies/methods of doing this would be most appreciated. [more inside]
posted by Planet F on Apr 16, 2010 - 5 answers

How do companies afford to ship internationally?

How do companies ship their products internationally so cheaply? [more inside]
posted by ferdinandcc on Apr 15, 2010 - 11 answers

Across the continent in 4 (holi)days

What's the best option for me to ship a document to Colorado from Toronto that has to arrive by Monday? [more inside]
posted by Cody's Keeper on Apr 1, 2010 - 8 answers

Moving across country...to ship, drive, fly...?

Moving from New York City to California....with a cat. I would love some suggestions. Details below. [more inside]
posted by tessalations999 on Mar 16, 2010 - 15 answers

Handle with care!

Shipping a tube amp from Canada to Germany. [more inside]
posted by molecicco on Feb 26, 2010 - 4 answers

UK -> CANADA shipping

Best/Cheapest/Safest way to ship a musical instrument from the UK to Canada? [more inside]
posted by mannequito on Feb 25, 2010 - 5 answers

Shipping from Bishkek to Portland

What is the cheapest way to ship a package from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to Portland, OR? [more inside]
posted by alpinist on Feb 23, 2010 - 4 answers

Shipping a snowboard

How do I ship a snowboard across the country? [more inside]
posted by Kimpossible on Feb 23, 2010 - 5 answers

Slow Boat to Brazil

Asking for a friend, anyone use a shipping container to bring their household goods to South America, specifically Brazil. How fast, how safe, any issues, that good old general "need to know" list.
posted by Freedomboy on Feb 11, 2010 - 1 answer

Shipping to Kosovo

I am looking for a courier which can ship a small package on ice-packs to Kosovo from the USA.
posted by strangelove on Feb 9, 2010 - 9 answers

Furniture to Jamaica

Any advice on how to get the best price/service shipping two rooms full of furniture from florida to jamaica?
posted by LittlePumpkin on Jan 11, 2010 - 1 answer

Online Fulfillment Houses? Resurrecting a dead question...

Following up from a 5-year old question: Online Fulfillment houses? [more inside]
posted by LongDrive on Jan 11, 2010 - 4 answers

scared shipless

i need to ship a bunch of family photos across the country, but i'd be devastated if they got lost by UPS or the post office. what can i do to help ensure that my priceless memories reach their destination?
posted by phoeniciansailor on Jan 2, 2010 - 12 answers

Poor little banjo on the doorstep

How do I receive a USPS Parcel Post package that is (probably) getting delivered to my (closed) office this week? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Dec 28, 2009 - 6 answers

Ordering/shipping champagne internationally?

I am in the US. How can I order champagne (preferably in a package with some nifty glasses) from a French vineyard, for delivery to an address near York, England?
posted by John Borrowman on Dec 26, 2009 - 4 answers

Get our neighbors to the South drunk!

Sending a gift of wine to Atlanta from Toronto - Atlanta companies that deliver wine/other solutions? [more inside]
posted by SassHat on Dec 15, 2009 - 9 answers

What's the cheapest way to ship an electric guitar to New Zealand?

What's the cheapest way to ship an electric guitar to New Zealand? [more inside]
posted by media_itoku on Dec 12, 2009 - 5 answers

What type of tracking number is this: LJO14137785US?

What type of tracking number is this: LJO14137785US? [more inside]
posted by JPigford on Dec 8, 2009 - 20 answers

Liquor stores that ship to Georgia?

Having difficulty finding an online liquor store that will ship to Georgia. My Google-fu has failed me. [more inside]
posted by Fleebnork on Dec 5, 2009 - 5 answers

how do i send booze in the mail

looking to deck the halls with homemade liquor (infused vodkas, lemoncello, something like that) - but now how to get it through the mail. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 23, 2009 - 9 answers

Where to find a bag to ship in?

Where can I get one of those durable bags that clothes and such are sometimes shipped in? [more inside]
posted by R a c h e l on Nov 18, 2009 - 9 answers

What does it cost to ship a Guitar Hero controller?

How much does it cost to ship a Guitar Hero controller? [more inside]
posted by IndigoRain on Nov 5, 2009 - 8 answers

How to fix

How can I to Amazon to ship to my door? Amazon always used to ship UPS which delivered right to my door. I'm in a rural area, 7 miles from the post office. Lately, they ship via USPS which does not deliver to my door but to a roadside box half a mile from my door. [more inside]
posted by NorthCoastCafe on Nov 3, 2009 - 18 answers

Vehicle Shipping

Is there anything tricky I should know about shipping a car across the country? [more inside]
posted by Bokononist on Nov 2, 2009 - 10 answers

How do I get US-address-only items delivered to Australia?

Can anyone please recommend a reputable mail-forwarding service for someone living in Australia who wants to buy from US-only stores? [more inside]
posted by katala on Oct 31, 2009 - 6 answers

Sites that sell wine shipped by wineries

Is there another site that sells wine that is shipped by wineries aside from wine.woot.com? [more inside]
posted by aburd on Oct 27, 2009 - 2 answers

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