Jan 15, 2019

Video - How to Pack for Live Shipment

Check out this video on YouTube! The following is a quick step-by-step guide to packing a live shipment. Even if you're confident in your shipping methods, you can always share this with someone new to the practice. Then scroll down to see a great little video that demonstrates these steps. ...

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Jan 9, 2019

Heat Packs: The Bad, the Good, and the Best

If you must use supplemental heat in your live shipment, what’s the absolute best choice you can make?  Let’s take a look at our options:  The Bad Hand warmers, foot warmers, and pretty much any sort of small heat pack you might pick up at a Walmart or sporting goods...

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Aug 7, 2018

Ask Us #4

Are y'all working on any new features to offer your customers in the future?  - Amy P. "We will be rolling out Live Arrival Insurance for ShipYourAquatics very soon!  Stay tuned for more information in an upcoming Newsletter."  Please don't hesitate to reach out to Customer Service for any questions or...

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Jun 26, 2018

Ask Us #3

This week's question: Why is it better for you guys to contact FedEx if there's a problem, instead of me contacting them directly? It's my package...isn't it more efficient if I skip the middle-man and go directly to FedEx myself?  Jayne D. Great question, and one we run into often!...

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Jun 12, 2018

What happens when a live shipment gets crunched

If the animal has been packed in a sturdy cardboard box that meets or exceeds the minimum standards for live shipment set by FedEx and ShipYourReptiles and if it has been properly lined with the minimum 3/4" foam insulation, the chances are very high that the animal inside will be...

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