A Guide to Shipping Coverage

March 9, 2023

Any business that ships products directly to consumers or other companies must protect themselves from liability by obtaining shipping insurance. This following information explains what shipping coverage is, its benefits, and how much businesses can expect to pay for a shipping insurance package.

How to Ship Frozen Food

January 11, 2023

Shipping frozen food requires proper refrigeration and insulation to ensure your products arrive fresh. Proper packaging protects fresh food like fish or cheese from extreme temperatures and humidity. It also ensures temperatures are cool inside the packaging to avoid spoilage  in transit, saving time and money. 

Here's how to correctly package frozen food for shipping:

Understanding Economy Shipping: Everything You Need to Know

November 17, 2022

If you're looking for a more affordable shipping option than standard or expedited, the economy shipping option may be the right choice for you. This option typically takes longer than the standard or expedited options, but is much more affordable. Before choosing this option for your shipping needs, however, it's important to understand the details of economy shipping.

Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2022

November 9, 2022

For most people, winter holidays are more like holiday shipping seasons. As 2022's holiday shopping season approaches, it’s important to know when you need to ship your gifts so that they arrive on time.

Most carriers, such as UPS, USPS, and FedEx, experience high volumes during such times, affecting package delivery times. As such, it is advisable to plan ahead and prioritize any package you intend to send.

How to Ship Your Plants

September 28, 2022

The growth and safety of your plants is incredibly important, especially if you're planning to ship your plants. Whether you're relocating, want to send a gift to a friend, or simply need to ship some of your plants, we've got the expertise to safely and efficiently do so at PostalAnnex.

Custom and Specialty Packing at PostalAnnex

June 29, 2022

In the internet age, any business —including home business owners — will most likely need shipping services. There is a lot to consider when shipping items: safe packing, speed of delivery, and multiple shipping carriers. 

As a business owner or just someone trying to ship a valuable item, it's imperative that you find a shipping solution that is both reliable and cost-efficient. PostalAnnex can help. We are a one-stop-shop you can rely on for packing and shipping services for fragile and valuable items. 

5 Tips for Shipping Holiday Gifts

August 15, 2022

Holiday season is upon us, which means family gatherings, office parties, and constantly checking your email for status updates on your most recent shipments. According to the U.S. Postal Service, nearly 15 billion pieces of mail and more than 900 million packages were delivered between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day in 2019. With that kind of volume, it’s important that you take extra precautions to make sure the gift you’re shipping arrives on time and without damage. Here are five quick tips for shipping holiday gifts.


Best Types of Packing Supplies

August 15, 2022

While the wrapping paper and bows get all of the attention of gift-giving season, it’s the packaging supplies that deserve the oohs and aahs. The boxes, bubble packaging, and tape -- the supplies that do all of the dirty work, keeping your gifts secure and in one piece. So before you get distracted by the bold colors and pretty prints, think about which types of packaging supplies you’ll need before putting on the final touches. Here’s a quick list to get you started.