International Shipping Solutions For Online Businesses

Here at OPAS, we think it’s worth pointing out that our US mailing address forwarding service is great for businesses as well as individuals, and understanding that could help you get more from your time online – and even help your business in the process. We receive, package and send your stuff for the lowest … 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

Understanding Package Forwarding: What is Dimensional Weight?

Here at the OPAS blog, we’re always keeping an eye out for new and interesting information we can pass along to members in order to maximize their access to US merchandise while minimizing their shipping bills. Every now and then, though, we find it’s best to repeat information for the benefit of newer members, or … Read more

Black Friday/Cyber Monday, the Essential Survival Guide! (Part 2)

Hello again, OPAS members! Today, we’re going to continue our discussion on the best way to prepare for the coming sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Specifically, we’ll discuss the policies OPAS will have in place for Cyber Monday, as we’ll be closed for Black Friday and that weekend (there’s no reason you can’t … Read more

How Do Men & Women Use Package Forwarding Differently?

The Financial Times recently ran an article on how men and women use online shopping differently. The article mostly focuses on clothing purchases, but there’s no reason to think that these shopping habits don’t apply to other retail purchases as well. These days, products are cross-marketed across genders, from computers for women to hair removal … Read more