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

ClamCase Extravanganza!

Here at OPAS, we’re accustomed to seeing a lot of popular items that don’t ship outside the United States; allowing access for our international members to these products is one of the best features to our package forwarding service, after all! Sometimes, we’ll get a “rush” of a particular item, as the manufacturer rolls out … 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

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