Mar
24
2010

USPS Five-Day Delivery

The USPS has launched a website on to provide information about its proposal to implement a five-day street delivery schedule. They propose to end regular Saturday mail delivery to street addresses as part of a plan to ensure that it can continue to deliver affordable service to the American people. Post Offices will remain open […]

Mar
11
2010

eBay Opens Up The App Store

eBay has opened up it’s new App Store for all eBay users. The eBay App Store allows eBayers the ability to use tools developed by 3rd party developers to extend and improve the eBay experience. The App Store used to be only for users of eBay’s Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro services, but now […]

Feb
25
2010

Preparing and Packing a Tube Amp for Shipment

We see our fair share of damaged amplifiers. It seems that amps are one of the frequently damaged commodities due to the lack of packing knowledge for these fragile items. There are some very common steps that should be followed when packing amps, such as removing tubes (if any) and securely packaging the amp. However, […]

Jan
28
2010

Shipsurance eReport Pro Now Available

Our eBay reporting software program has finally received its facelift! It has been months in the making and we are finally here. Our “DSI eReport for eBay” program has been updated to “Shipsurance eReport Pro”. But this is not just a facelift. Not only does the program lose our old company moniker of “DSI”, it […]

Nov
22
2009

2009 Shipsurance Holiday Hours

Below is a list of our holiday hours. November 25, 2009 – 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM November 26, 2009 – Closed November 27, 2009 – Closed December 24, 2009 – Closed December 25, 2009 – Closed December 31, 2009 – Closed January 1, 2010 – Closed http://www.shipsurance.com/contact.asp Have a safe holiday season!

Nov
20
2009

FedEx Also Raising Declared Value Costs for 2010

Keeping the landscape the same with UPS, FedEx has raised their rates for 2010 effective January 4th. As listed here: http://www.fedex.com/us/rates2010/surcharges.html: “FedEx Express declared-value charges will increase from $0.65 to $0.70 per $100 of value. For U.S. package services, the charge will apply to shipments valued in excess of $100, and the minimum charge will […]