Maybe you’re shipping clothes to an e-commerce customer or you need to get your wedding dress to a resort venue ahead of the big day. Whatever the circumstances, you want your garments to arrive on time and in great condition.
From the different methods for folding each type of clothing to selecting the most appropriate kind of packaging, there's a lot to consider when determining the best way to ship clothes.
Let’s start with shipping that most precious of items: a wedding dress.
So much has gone into choosing the right dress for the special day. Now it's time to get the dress to the venue on time. Here are the key steps to follow when preparing and packing your dress:
Your dress is now ready for shipment. But before you go shipping your precious item to just anywhere, make sure you have appointed a consignee to receive it. Designate your wedding planner or a trusted person at the event space to receive the shipment.
Now all that's left to do is make your own way to the wedding destination in time for your special day.
Perhaps you are shipping a designer shirt to an online customer on the other side of the country, or you have a large shipment of shirts you are forwarding to your distribution center.
No matter what, folding shirts effectively prior to shipping is a key step to ensuring they arrive in excellent condition. Here's how to pack shirts for shipping:
Now it’s time to select your shipping service level and prepare your shirts for shipment. Tape the box securely, remembering to insert any shipping paperwork into the box first.
Whether you're sending a pair of jeans as a gift or you're delivering a consignment of pants to a retailer in another state, shipping jeans or pants is easy once you know how. Here are the steps to take to get your jeans or pants ready for shipping:
You're now ready to get your shipment of jeans or pants on its way.
Helpful resources when shipping clothes
What's the cheapest way to ship clothes? The cost of shipping will depend on several factors, from your shipping destination to how quickly you need your shipment to arrive. UPS Ground is generally the most cost-effective method for non-urgent deliveries in the United States, or explore UPS Worldwide Saver® service for international shipping options.
UPS's Calculate Time & Cost Tool will display all your options for getting your shipment of clothes to its destination safely and on-time, with pricing that automatically updates as you input your details. Next, schedule driver pick-up, use a UPS Drop Box, or head to a The UPS Store® location.
Whether you're sending a wedding dress across the country or a consignment of shirts overseas, shipping clothes is simple once you know how. Get your garments securely packed and ready to ship today.
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