Black Friday/Cyber Monday, the Essential Survival Guide! (Part 1)

Attention, OPAS members! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost upon us, and there’s some things you NEED TO KNOW! A savvy online shopper can save a whole bundle by shopping on these dates from November 28 to December 2, but if you’re not prepared, you’ll find that all your hopes for great deals are … Read more

Dangerous Goods Part 2: The Process

When dealing with Dangerous Goods, obviously there are very specific steps that must be taken regarding labeling, paperwork for carriage, and packaging. In fact, there are over 900 distinct packaging instructions detailed the IATA handbook, and most of these have at least a dozen permutations. That’s a lot of possible variations, isn’t it? Luckily, as … Read more

Have You Heard About… Simplehuman?

Thanks for reading Have You Heard About…, where we highlight a merchant that our international customers may not know about, because either they’re a smaller operation, or just starting out, or because they don’t offer international shipping as an option. Today’s focused merchant, www.simplehuman.com, is definitely in that last category. They’re definitely well known, as … Read more

Adjusting to the OPAS System for Ship2Me Members!

As you may or may not know, OPAS has officially welcomed the customers of Ship2Me, a subsidiary brand, into OPAS membership! This won’t affect existing OPAS customers in any way, but it does mean the Ship2Me customers will have to adjust to the OPAS system; this posting is intended for them, to help them become … Read more

Repackaging Case Study #1: Dimensional Weight and Repackaging

Every now and then, we like to take a look at a case study from our actual operations here at OPAS. When we do this, we will not reveal any information about the customer in question in order to protect their privacy, but we do want everyone to see what benefits are available through OPAS … Read more

OPAS and PayPal!

In order to grant greater versatility, security and control over the package-forwarding process, OPAS is proud to offer PayPal as a payment method for our customers! Starting August 1st, 2013 you’ll be able to use the world’s most secure way to pay online to make payments for package forwarding with OPAS! If you elect PayPal … Read more