Although most package carriers in the US are fairly reliable, shipping insurance is still a necessity, especially for high-value items. The fact is that shipping comes with a lot of inherent risks. All major package carriers including UPS, FedEx, and the US Postal Service, have admitted that things can go awry and that buying insurance is the safer and wiser choice.
What qualifies as a high-value item
In shipping terms, anything that is worth more than $100 per pound can be categorized as ...
If you are a supplier or manufacturer of high value products, it is extremely important for you to have a clear understanding about the impact that professional logistics services are capable of creating on your business. In simple words, the logistics companies are in a position to make the life easy while you are engaged with day to day business operations. However, you need to be careful to select a reputed logistics company, such as Unival Logistics to take your business to the next level. T ...
Five Things You Should Know About Shipping Insurance
When you’re a business owner who ships high value items, there is no substitute for a reliable shipping provider. There are plenty of variables in the day-to-day without the worry that your products won’t be shipped on time—or worse—not be delivered at all.
Feeling confident in your shipping provider starts with understanding shipping, especially the things most carriers won’t tell you.
Here are five thi ...
Take the Mystery Out of Package Tracking
Package tracking is nonnegotiable when shipping high value items. Earlier tracking systems would only notify the shipping company with updates. To ensure timely delivery and customer satisfaction, both shippers and carriers need to know where a parcel is at each point in the shipping process. Consequently, highly sophisticated tracking systems have become a standard, offering more detailed tracking information to all parties involved.
Anyone looking to have their valuables; jewelry, antiques or rate coins sent from one place to another needs to find a reliable shipping company with package insurance that covers the cost of the items. Your key concerns should be the safety of the valuables right from the origin to the recipient's possession. Although there are many shipping companies and insurance packages out there, it is important to ensure that you find the right one before handing over your valuables.
Unival Logisti ...
In order to comply with California's "Safer-at-Home" Order, the UNIVAL LOGISTICS office will be closed until further notice. Our staff will continue to provide essential services to the extent possible via remote operation, but there will be no pickups from our staff.
In the meantime, you may continue to create and print labels, and insure shipments through your UNIVAL account. You may also send pickup requests for inbound shipments through your UNIVAL account and we will schedule a FedEx pickup when possible.
Labelled packages may be dropped off at any FedEx store or the FedEx truck behind the IJC building starting at around 4:30 PM.
For urgent concerns, you may contact us through the following:
We will update you as soon as we resume normal operations or should there be changes to the above.
Stay safe, everyone!