How We Helped Our Customer Cut Her Shipping Fee in Half

A few days ago we had a customer walk in and drop off a package to ship to France. Rachel’s request was simple: as a cultural exchange to her online friend Celeste, she wanted to send over a box of Singaporean snacks. Rachel came well prepared. She bought a huge box (30cm by 31 cm […]

Cheapest Shipping to France (Singapore, Updated 2020)

With the COVID-19 pandemic rolling on with no end in sight, many of us have had to endure a painful separation from our loved ones. As many of us have relatives, children, or friends staying in France, it’s no surprise that we’d want them to receive a few gifts – to show how much we […]

The Hidden (Expensive) Shipping Costs of Delivering Clothes, and Two Tips to Avoid Them

When you think of international shipping, the first thing you’d probably think of is clothes. Clothing and accessories are one of the biggest shipping categories in the world, regardless of whether its e-commerce selling skirts, or relatives delivering hand-me-downs. However, there is a hidden (and expensive) shipping cost of delivering clothes. For example, sending a […]

3 Tips to Pack Your Parcel

I don’t know about you, but the thing I hate the most when I ship anything overseas is packing. Not waiting at the post office, but packing. the. parcel. Besides hunting for bubble wrap, I have to worry about many things, such as: (1) getting a good box (2) if I packed the item securely, […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Shipping Internationally

International Shipping is not difficult. However, there are some things that first-timers might overlook. I’ll tell you some of these common pitfalls and how to avoid them. 1. Always calculate dimensional weight The most common mistake by first-time consumers and sellers is to neglect the dimensional (also known as “volumetric”) weight. Let’s illustrate this with […]

Need help with Packing or Shipping Supplies? No Problem!

Everybody knows at least someone who has opened their long-awaited packages shipped from overseas only to find the content damaged during shipment. When it comes to shipping packages internationally, it is essential to pack the items correctly (especially packing fragile items for shipping!) to prevent any damage during shipment. Below are some safe packing tips […]