The OPAS Friends Program – What You Need To Know

OPAS Friends Program

The OPAS FRIENDS Program has been revised! Now you can earn free shipping by referring your network to OPAS. Q: What is the OPAS FRIENDS program? The OPAS FRIENDS Program is an affiliate program that OPAS uses to provide benefits to those who bring new members and business to OPAS. In short, when you refer someone … Read more

How To Get Started Using The Best Mail And Package Forwarding Services

Whenever you are shopping online, you may have noticed that many American-based companies will not ship packages internationally and will only deliver to US addresses.  So if you live overseas and have a business there, how do you buy products for your business as well as items for your family members? Interestingly enough, there is … Read more

An Amazon Shopping Spree and OPAS’ Oregon Advantage!

Despite the fact that it’s only a website with no actual salespeople, we all know Amazon has some of the best “salespeople” in the world. The company takes great pride in the prognosticative algorithms they use to predict your shopping habits; once you’ve bought one item from Amazon, they always seem to know what you’ll … Read more

Package Forwarding Tips: Consolidate to Maximize Savings!

Package Forwarding Tips: Consolidate to Maximize Savings!

We have a saying at OPAS: “the most expensive lb. of any shipment is the first one.” What that means is, if you’re able to send a combined shipment of items, it’s almost always preferable to sending multiple smaller shipments. That way, you’re only paying the additional “first lb.” of shipping rate once. It’s much … Read more

Package Forwarding Haiku!

is… Poetry. They call us OPAS Some ask what it is we do We always reply   Open your life up International shipping For items you want   We provide mailbox You buy your favorite things We send them to you   Dimensional weight Constant fear for a large box We repackage best   Consolidate … Read more

How To Consolidate Orders From Multiple Stores To Save On Shipping

Getting the best prices when you shop online is important, and in many cases it means buying from the US. But when you lack a US address, you may need the help of an affordable, trustworthy package forwarder. At OPAS, we are that forwarder. We make it easy to save big on your shopping and … Read more

Have You Heard About… Thinkgeek?

Where can you get… Your very own lightsaber? The various sonic screwdrivers of the various Doctors? A Mr. Potato Head styled after Iron Man? All of these wonderful toys, doodads and knickknacks can be found at Thinkgeek.com. If you’re at all interested in buying the items they sell, odds are good you may have heard … Read more

Kaizen Update: Our New UPS Rates!

As you may have heard us mention before, OPAS is a company that practices the Japanese business principle of Kaizen, which is represented by a cycle of constant improvement in all things. To this end, OPAS has successfully negotiated a rate structure with United Parcel Service (UPS) that will allow us to reduce our rates … Read more

Package Forwarding Tips: “Hitting a Moving Target!”

Did you know that OPAS can offer domestic shipping via UPS in addition to international shipment services? It’s true. First, this enables those who actually live in the US to take advantage of our Oregon sales tax-free option we can provide. This may not seem like a lot for a US customer when ordering smaller … Read more

US Postal Service: the right choice for your Package Forwarding?

Today, we’re going to discuss shipment by the US Postal Service options, Express Mail International and Priority Mail International, and what it means for your international forwarding. First, to dispel a popular misconception: USPS shipment is NOT less expensive than private courier shipment like DHL. There are two main reasons for this: 1. As US Post … Read more