Tag: shipping

 

Moving Day Bucket List

   Melia Robinson, an author with Business Insider presumably has a shipping service lined up for her life-transforming trip from New York City to San Francisco. Her recent article about the move makes clear that its transformative nature has to do not only with what will be waiting for her when she unpacks her shipping boxes […]

Have a US Shipping Service in Mind before You Move Abroad

A brief advice-based article at the Huffington Post takes a look at the life of recent American expatriates and gives some recommendations for how people can adapt to living abroad. Most of the bullet points deal with the issue from the perspective of what to do once you’ve already gotten there, although the article does […]

Ready to Welcome a Local Business Back to California

This is sure to be a hell of a move: Y&H Mercantile, a boutique clothing shop in Richmond, Virginia recently announced that it will be closing up shop after two years on the East Coast and moving all the way across the country, returning to its roots in Oakland, California.   Although they’ll be liquidating […]

Impact of Northeast Blizzards on Shipping

With winter weather in the northeast once again making national headlines, we’re willing to wager that customers of our shipping services in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and other western locations are thanking their lucky stars that they don’t have to put up with the effect of blizzards on transportation and shipping.   But […]

San Francisco Tech Moving to Asia

Channel News Asia recently reported on the opening of a co-working space for startups in the San Francisco area. Block 71 San Francisco is a direct extension of the existing Block 71 in Singapore, and it signifies a growing connection between the West Coast and Southeast Asia tech industries.   The new space is expected […]

Sustainable Shipping

A press release from Bacardi, published on PR Newswire, points out that the liquor manufacturer has partnered with shipping and trucking company Ryder to attempt to reduce the carbon footprint and overall environmental impact of its massive distributions. The strategy focuses on “intermodal shipping,” taking large quantities of product close to their markets via train […]

Final Sendoff

The Knoxville News-Sentinel reported last week on the funeral arrangements that local retired missionary Pat Stooksbury has made for herself. Custom shipping crates were an important part in her life and work, so she decided that she would be buried in one. Well, not an actual shipping crate, but a custom shipping crate-casket complete with […]

The Growth of Direct Shipping

We’ve given a couple of bits of advice this holiday season to individual consumers and travelers. But it bears mentioning that many people are now taking on less of the burden of shipping crates and boxes of gifts and holiday goods. The growth of direct shipping has put a greater share of that responsibility into […]

Trendy Shipping and Economic Growth

It’s often amazing to think of how interconnected are small consumer trends and the entire national and global economy. You might not think about moving boxes and shipping crates as often as we do, but if you consider the industry for a minute you might realize that its health can be an indicator of the […]

Three Dates for Shipping Antiques to Temecula

We’ve mentioned Granny’s Attic in this blog before. Being located in Southern California, it is in close proximity to several Box Brothers’ locations. At the same time, it’s a nationally recognized antique market, meaning that it’s the endpoint for antique shipping coming from a variety of businesses and private collectors in a number of different […]
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