Jul 30, 2019

The Heat of the Moment

It’s summertime—those “dog days” of air-shimmering heat and sweltering humidity. Reptiles love this kind of weather, don’t they? Shipping during this time of year should be a no-brainer. But is it a “no-brainer?” Do they really love this kind of heat? Certainly, some species of reptiles thrive in extra hot...

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Jul 9, 2019

ASK Us #6

1. I'd like to ship frozen feeders, but your website says I can't use dry ice. Why not? Marjorie S. If you ship dry ice (frozen CO2), you put not only our account in jeopardy, but our entire industry. Shipping dry ice is strictly prohibited on our account. FedEx looks...

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Jul 2, 2019

5 Quick Tips to Save You MONEY!

There’s no getting around the fact that shipping is getting expensive. Prices go up every year and the chances of the major shipping companies reversing course and cutting prices someday are pretty much zilch.  Here are several small steps you can take that will lead to big savings down the...

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Jun 18, 2019

This is a Hold Up!

Save money, reduce risk—we make it simple!  Did you know that when you ship a package via FedEx, you can have it held at the local FedEx facility for your recipient to pick it up, rather than having it go out on a truck for delivery? Probably, most people know...

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Jun 12, 2019

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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