Shipping Dangerous Goods: What You Need to Know

What you need to know about shipping dangerous goods Whether you are shipping internationally or domestically, it is essential to understand the term dangerous goods and what products fall under that category. By understanding how this aspect of the shipping process functions you can avoid any unforeseen delays and costs that accumulate at customs later … Read more

The Benefits of Adding Shared Members to your OPAS Account

Our shared member feature is especially helpful when it comes to having friends and family that want to use your OPAS account to shop. We’ve offered this service to OPAS members for over 10 years. It started as a customized feature for distributors when we realized that all of our members could utilize it to … Read more

The Story Of Our Founder, Part 2

We continue with our entertaining series of blog posts written by our president and founder Toshiyasu Abe. Today, I’d like to share a story from my youth, when I was traveling the world. I was only 19 years old when I visited Europe for the first time.  Just like my trip from Japan to the U.S., … Read more

The Story Of Our Founder, Part 1

OPAS’ founder and President, Toshiyasu Abe shares his story with us in this personal blogpost about his background and the story of how OPAS came about:  I was born in Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku Island of Japan, and raised in the city of Osaka, the second largest in Japan. I had a fairly traditional upbringing … Read more