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How Stacked Shipments Helped Me Earn a Bit More

While the CitizenShipper platform does a great job connecting drivers to clients, it’s not very beginner-friendly. When I was just starting out, I couldn’t figure out how people made any money this way! I was bidding on all sorts of routes in my area, both the busy ones and those less so. Yet somehow, I Read more about How Stacked Shipments Helped Me Earn a Bit More[…]

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Transportation Service Tips: How to Choose a Driver

It seems like online marketplaces and auction sites offering transportation service are a dime a dozen these days. Each comes with its own quirks, and each set of rules takes some getting used to. If you’ve ever posted a shipment along one of CitizenShipper’s more popular routes, you might’ve felt overwhelmed by the number of Read more about Transportation Service Tips: How to Choose a Driver[…]

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Cherisse’s pet transportation venture adds up to a growing opportunity

With her background in accountancy, including working for some major companies, Cherisse Lewis took some time to make sure that the numbers all added up before taking the plunge and starting work in pet transportation through Citizenshipper. But she also decided that, rather than go down the road of operating as a sole trader, she Read more about Cherisse’s pet transportation venture adds up to a growing opportunity[…]

Small businesses finding alternatives to traditional freight shipping companies

If you own a small business, you try to save money at every turn. And if you own a small business that’s dependent on shipping goods to customers, you know that transportation costs eat into your bottom line. Traditional freight shipping corporations hold all the cards when it comes to dealing with small businesses. These Read more about Small businesses finding alternatives to traditional freight shipping companies[…]

How to Ship a Bicycle

Bicycles have long been a part of American life – they offer reliable transportation as well as a great way to work out and take in the local scenery. Recently, bicycles have become increasingly expensive and personalized, so many people want to have their bikes with them as part of a vacation or a move. Read more about How to Ship a Bicycle[…]

How to Ship Frozen Food

Need a frozen delicacy delivered but concerned it won’t stay ice-covered for the entire trip? Don’t despair. Suitable packaging and timing will help get your perishable frozen food to its destination before the thaw. Proper Packaging Appropriate packaging is the most important element of shipping frozen food. Every year, millions of pounds of frozen edibles Read more about How to Ship Frozen Food[…]

Choosing the Right Online Mover or Moving Company

Whether it’s across town or across the country, moving households is one of the biggest tasks you can undertake. Choosing an online mover to help you relocate from a house or apartment can not only save you money, but offer a personal touch not available through large conventional companies. The first step in selecting the Read more about Choosing the Right Online Mover or Moving Company[…]

When, And How Much, To Tip An Online Driver

By Ron Watson, Jr. You’ve planned your move to the finest detail, but something has come up at the last moment that requires assistance from your driver. Your mover has gone through extraordinary weather to get your load delivered as expected. Or you must get cargo to a destination quickly and on time, without fail. Read more about When, And How Much, To Tip An Online Driver[…]

CitizenShippers Deliver Baby Monkey to Private Collector

By Ron Watson, Jr. When David Zimmerman joined CitizenShipper as a pet hauler in December of last year, he anticipated delivering dogs, cats and similar cargo. He didn’t expect driving 25 hours with a 10-day-old Patas monkey in his charge. “I never in a million years dreamed I’d be delivering a baby monkey,” he said. Read more about CitizenShippers Deliver Baby Monkey to Private Collector[…]