Category Archives: International Shipping

What Leads to Hidden Fees in International Shipping?

If you are familiar with international shipping, you would know the unpleasant surprises that accompany it at times in the form of hidden fees. These are extra charges which were not included in the initial quote and is incurred in the process of shipping for various reasons. While these small fees may seem like not thinking about, when you calculate them altogether, it can cut down your profit margins significantly. Your friends at Viamar Scilla Transport International has compiled a list of Read more [...]

5 Useful Packing Tips for an International Move

Moving internationally can be the result of a number of factors like a new job, more career opportunities or family obligations. It marks a fresh start in your life as you’ll re-orient yourself in a new country. Being organized is the key to successful relocation to a new place. Taking the essential furniture, accessories and other things along with you can make your initial days post-move a lot easier. This post is a guide to what and how you should pack and what you can ship to the new location. Read more [...]

7 Attributes That E-Commerce Businesses Must Look for in Shipping Providers

E-commerce businesses must focus on choosing a reputed shipping provider who meets the buyer's experience; simply delivering goods is not enough. You need to make sure that the order reaches its designated destination without any external damage and on time. If there is an additional aspect that a customer is concerned about besides the quality and price of a product, it is shipping. In this blog post, we have pointed out a list of attributes that will help you choose the perfect shipping provider Read more [...]

How to Prepare for Cross-Country Relocation

Although it’s an exciting opportunity for a new beginning, cross-country moving is the most challenging type of relocation. Without a proper plan, a lot of things can go wrong during this transition period causing you a lot of stress and anxiety. If you’re thinking of making a big move, there are several things that need taking care of. In today’s blog post, we’ve created this checklist consisting of some of the major things you should consider when preparing for a cross-country relocation. Read more [...]

How to Plan a Perfect Toronto-to-Edmonton Road Trip Driving Your Own Car

Canada is a beautiful country that has many scenic road trip destinations. Road trips are adventurous, exciting and a great vacation idea with family or friends. If you’re planning a road trip from Toronto to Edmonton, we’ve got some tips that could help your travel plan. The distance between Toronto to Edmonton is 3,477 kilometres (2,161 miles) without making any stops. It’s a long drive that needs at least 36 hours of non-stop driving. So, it’s recommended that you break up your road Read more [...]