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: Shipping Lithium-Ion Batteries

One of the types of items that we find OPAS members are most interested in shipping are hand-held electronics like smartphones, tablets, laptops and other portable data devices and media players. In order for these items to carry the longest possible charge away from an outlet, the manufacturers of these devices use Lithium-Ion batteries to … Read more

Apple’s Next Big Event: October 15th?

As you may or may not be aware, the Apple iPhone 5s and 5c have launched today, with a corresponding fervor of fast sales and long lines to get these highly anticipated products. OPAS technicians were placing Personal Shopper orders for our customers as soon as we opened this morning, in order to minimize shipping … Read more

The Best Things to Buy from the US in April

Package forwarding shoppers don’t have to live in the US to take advantage of US sales cycles. April is the start of spring, and that means most US stores are going to be trying to make room for new inventory by offering big sales. But typical winter items aren’t the only things that are good … Read more

4 Reasons The Nook Simple Touch & International Shipping Are a Match

Nook eReader Outperforms Kindle–Only in the US This week, Barnes & Noble started selling the newest version of it’s popular eReader, the Nook Simple Touch Reader. Many widely-read technology blogs quickly declared it superior to Amazon’s Kindle, and you can even see a side-by-side comparison of Nook vs. Kindle on Barnes & Noble’s website. One … Read more