7 Simple Steps to Using a Package Forwarding Service

Were you aware many online stores require customers to ship orders to a U.S. address? Unless you live in the States, that doesn’t make online shopping convenient. We have great news for international shoppers, including people who buy and resell. By using a package forwarding service, you can order as much as you want from any … Read more

How to Get a US Shipping Address: Everything You Need to Know

Enjoy the ease of shopping online? You’re not alone. Studies show that 40% of worldwide internet users have purchased items online. That’s one billion online shoppers! The convenience of shopping on the internet allows you to purchase items that you can’t necessarily find in your area. Or sometimes even in your country! If you have your heart … Read more

How Can Package Forwarding Make Your Packing and Shipping Easier?

packing and shipping

Packing and shipping anything can be more of a nightmare than you first think. There are so many different options today. Finding the best deal with a reliable shipper who is going to get your goods to you or your customers on time can be time-consuming and an exercise in trial and error that you … Read more

Your Questions About Shipping Pt. 1

We recently sat down with our OPAS Warehouse Manager, Steve. He is in charge of your orders from the moment they come through our doors until they are consolidated and securely packaged and ready to be sent to you. Steve shared with us some of the common questions that our customers ask about receiving and shipping. … 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

Summer Sales, Shop With OPAS

summer sales

OPAS, the shipping service that clients call ‘helpful’, ‘reliable’ and ‘trustworthy’ opens up a world of shopping opportunities.  Would you like to go on a shopping spree and make use of the summer sales? We’ve put together a list of items and sales and items that caught our attention this week. SHOP TILL YOU DROP … Read more

How To Shop Online Without A US Billing Address

The world is filled with plenty of great opportunities for deals on everything from clothing to cookware to electronics, and many of them are there for the taking if you know where to look. But for many of us, the chance to really seize some of the best deals out there is out of reach. … 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