Kaizen Update: UPS Service is a GO!

You may remember a few weeks ago in this blog we mentioned that we’d be getting new rates for our members from a newly-negotiated contract with UPS. Well, we’ve got the new systems online and are ready to serve our members with the best package forwarding and delivery services in the world! So, have you … Read more

Kaizen Update: Our New UPS Rates!

As you may have heard us mention before, OPAS is a company that practices the Japanese business principle of Kaizen, which is represented by a cycle of constant improvement in all things. To this end, OPAS has successfully negotiated a rate structure with United Parcel Service (UPS) that will allow us to reduce our rates … Read more

Package Forwarding Tips: “Hitting a Moving Target!”

Did you know that OPAS can offer domestic shipping via UPS in addition to international shipment services? It’s true. First, this enables those who actually live in the US to take advantage of our Oregon sales tax-free option we can provide. This may not seem like a lot for a US customer when ordering smaller … Read more

USPS to Stop Shipping Electronics from the US

Electronic devices are some of the post popular items to buy from the US and ship overseas with a package forwarding service. But as of May 16th, the United States Postal Service will no longer ship Apple’s iPad, Amazon’s Kindle, smartphones, laptops, and other electronic items containing lithium ion batteries outside the US. The business … Read more

Beware “We were not able to delivery the post package” UPS Email Scam!

Don’t Click UPS “We were not able to delivery the post package” Email! It’s normal to feel a little anxious about your packages when using a forwarding service to get international shipping from US stores. Especially around the holidays, you want to make sure that your packages not only get to you, but get to … Read more

Know the Holiday Shipping Schedules to Get Your Packages On Time

How Carrier’s Holiday Schedules Affect Package Forwarding Shipments It’s November, and that means the holidays are approaching. In the US, that typically means Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Most package carriers close their shipping services altogether on those holidays, and some even have adjusted shipping schedules in the surrounding days. To make sure your … Read more

Lower Shipping Rates & New Package Forwarding Service Options

New Shipping Rates, More Package Forwarding Options Starting today, we’re excited to be able to offer lower shipping rates to all countries on all shipments leaving our US warehouse (international and domestic). We’re also adding more delivery options, as well as extra service options to better meet your needs and give you more control over … Read more

3 Ways To Save Time and Money with Package Forwarding

How does your package get from our warehouse to your doorstep? We work with a variety of carriers to offer the fastest, most cost-effective service possible. One of the most trusted and reliable carriers we work with is UPS. As UPS proves, small, strategic decisions can dramatically reduce the time and cost of delivery. The … Read more