Think ahead to take some of the stress out of a long-distance move.
The stress of relocating cross-country, if left unchecked, can outweigh the excitement of a new adventure in your life. Whether youâre moving for a new job, a new (or old) love, to be closer to family (or farther away) or for an...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Long distance moves can be a challenge. Once you know where youâre going, the next step should be to decide which method to use - movers, rental truck or shipping.
Big households, full of furniture and the belongings typical for a family of three or more, are often limited to moving it all thems...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Ready to ship with Busfreighter.com? Make sure your packages are prepared properly, so your stuff stays safe.
The Busfreighter.com-Greyhound Package Express (GPX) partnership offers you great prices on shipping across the United States and Canada. This latest entry in our FAQâs in Detail series ...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Busfreighter.com partners with Greyhound Package Express (GPX) to provide discount shipping throughout the continental United States.
Learn about our variety of pick-up and delivery options here.
Where do you offer pick-up and delivery service?
Busfreighter.com currently delivers to most major and som...
Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Busfreighter.comâs ordering process for saving money on shipping is simple, efficient and well, instant.
Busfreighter.com combines an instant quote process for shipping multiple packages with an equally instant ordering feature. Keeping reading for answers to some of your most commonly asked que...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
In addition to great rates, Busfreighter.com prides itself on exemplary customer service.
Keeping reading for answers to some of our other most commonly asked questions about Busfreighter.comâs customer service.
How can I reach customer service?
We have three ways for you to reach our customer s...
Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
With the incredible savings afforded Busfreighter.com customers, questions about rates and payments are the most common inquiries we receive.
Why are your rates less expensive than going directly to Greyhound?
Busfreighter.com markets our incredible discounts through multiple marketing channels, cons...
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018
This is the first article in a series that explores Frequently Asked Questions on Busfreighter.com. First up are questions about General Shipments.
Are there certain items that are not suitable for shipping by bus?
This is a common question for clients who are new to Busfreighter.com. While Greyhound...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Want to ship packages with Busfreighter.com and don't want to drive all the way to a bus terminal? You may not have to.
One of the ways you can save with Busfreighter.com is by using the Convenience Drop Off Locations that are part of the Busfreighter.com and Greyhound Package Express (GPX) network o...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
An important step in the long-distance apartment move process is choosing the best method.
When you are moving a long distance away, you have three main options for getting your stuff from Point A to Point B - hiring 1) professional movers, 2) a rental truck or 3) a shipping company like Busfreighter...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Looking for a cheap way to move cross country? Start with Busfreighter.com.
Whether you run a business where success is dictated by online sales, you need to ship items for a one-time or seasonal relocation or are helping a student move to college, shipping costs are an important consideration. Busf...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Parents â limit the stress of your studentâs college move with help from Busfreighter.com.
Every year during spring and fall, thousands of families move students into and out of college residence halls and apartments across the country. How will you stay stress-free on moving day?
How Busfre...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018
âA goal without a plan is just a wish.â
-Antoine de Saint-ExupÃ©ry
Whether you are starting a new business or expanding from brick and mortar to online sales, thereâs work to be done - marketing, finances, research and development, hiring and more. Too many business plans pay too litt...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Find the right shipping partner to help boost online sales and customer satisfaction.
You can tell an online company is serious about selling their product by looking at the quality of their shipping services. Poor fulfillment typically indicates that convenient, reliable shipping and a satisfying cu...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
It makes good business sense to track shipments and keep your customers informed. Itâs the kind of customer service that could be a big win for your company.
If you are a small business, you are constantly looking for ways to improve your relationships with customers and increase sales. When you...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, April 13, 2018
Busfreighter.com service alerts keep you informed of weather-related shipping interruptions.
Hazardous weather conditions sometimes cause the cancellation of Greyhound bus routes in the path of a storm, which can disrupt the scheduled delivery of packages sent through Busfeighter.com and Greyhound Pa...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Greyhound invests in 1,200-vehicle fleet, providing new, improved and secure transport.
When the Transportation and Safety Administration (TSA) expresses concern about the security level of Americaâs transportation infrastructure, Greyhound takes immediate action to improve security procedures f...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Small businesses are big fans of Busfreighter.com as a favorite go-to delivery option and have been for years.
When a recent headline breaks about yet another big-name company entering the delivery business, anxious reactions ring through Wall Street. Analysts are worried about the difficulty of buil...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Where are the drop-off and pick-up locations for Busfreighter.com?
Thatâs easy, at your local Greyhound bus terminals. To find a bus terminal near you, visit the terminal locator page on Busfreighter.com and enter your zip code. Since Busfreighter.com is the only authorized reseller for Grey...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Are you planning a long-distance move? The average cost to have professional movers transport your stuff coast-to-coast can be hefty. Packing, moving supplies like boxes, tape and bubble wrap and loading unique or fragile items like pianos usually costs extra. Moving yourself can reduce the price of...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018
In 1923, the term snowbirds is used to describe migrant workers who move south to work during winter months. Now, it describes retired people and others who flock to warmer locales like Florida, Texas, Arizona and California when the snow starts to fall. The average winter visitor (the preferred nic...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Now, things are so much simpler. Our 10+ year partnership with Greyhound Package Express (GPX) on standard shipping services gives you substantial savings on bulk orders of six or more boxes booked through GPX. So, whatâs new? Now, you can book all your delivery orders conveniently from our we...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018
Most people know Greyhoundâs reputation as a bus service. Few realize the company is also home to a (very) competitive shipping service.
For over 10 years, Busfreighter.com and Greyhound Package Express (GPX) have partnered on select shipping services perfect for small apartment and dorm moves a...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018
To keep costs down on a long-distance move, you must get creative. You can purge all your belongings and start over in a new location (harsh, but an option). You can move it all yourself (almost always leaves you exhausted and wishing you used option one). You can also tell your stuff to take the bu...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Wondering how to get multiple heavy boxes to the nearest parcel store for shipment without breaking the bank? Lots of companies offer services like door-to-door delivery â and charge you dearly for them. How can you save your budget and pick the options you want?
Busfreighter.com has you covered...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018
Do you need to save money on a move? Your first smart decision is choosing to ship some of your stuff with Busfreighter.com. The next way to save some money is buying complete moving kits and more direct from the factory. Our factory partner gives our clients another way to save big. Find the link o...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Shipping with Busfreighter.com is a great way to send boxes and irregularly shaped packages across the country. Since we utilize the unused cargo space on Greyhound buses, we can offer substantially discounted rates to our customers. As much as we want everyone to benefit from great savings by using...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018
When you discover something great, you immediately want to share it with others. What if sharing this fantastic news helps save you money?
Busfreighter.com believes in spreading the savings around. Our Customer Referral Program makes it easy to let others know about our substantially discounted rates...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Want to know the least expensive way to ship packages? It depends on how big, how heavy, how many and how fast you need them. These 11 tips will help you save money on shipping anything from auto parts to breakable items.
1) Try One-Stop Research
Comparing rates among the different shipping services ...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Today, we expect our packages to arrive at the requested time â especially if weâre paying for same day or next day service. We expect to receive text messages alerting us to delivery delays or packages sitting outside our doors. Thanks to the latest technological innovations, we may take ...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017
When most people think of weather-related issues affecting their shipments, they think of delivery delays. While this is the most common issue, Mother Nature can also wreak havoc on whatâs inside your package. Take steps to protect your shipments from every eventuality. Learn how to pack defens...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Are you frustrated with packing? Does the sight of cardboard boxes everywhere make you break out in a sweat? Let go of the anxiety! Make the most of your move with these handy tips and take control of your packing experience.
9 Tips for Easier Packing
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Long-distance moves often pose a problem for book lovers. Packing an extensive collection of hard and softcover texts is tough work and can be expensive. Learn how to protect your library on their cross-country journey by packing them efficiently.
Prepare to Move Your Books
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017
If you are an entrepreneur selling merchandise on eBay, you know how important shipping is to your success. All it takes is a few lost, broken or damaged pieces to start unfavorable reviews from showing up on social media. Give your products the best shot of reaching the customer intact by learnin...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
If you are shipping something more substantial than the standard-sized box (like a classic car fender, or a 4-foot stuffed unicorn), you know it can be an oversized challenge. From finding the right company to figuring out how to package it, learn the best ways to pack your odd-shaped or oversized...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Whether moving the contents of your home or sending a gift, the key steps for packing a box correctly are the same. The goal is to protect what is inside and help it reach its destination. If you worry every time you ship a package about the condition itâs in when delivered, maybe it is time ...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017
Summer traffic is gone, cooler temperatures are here, and the open road is calling. If you have been itching to take a road trip on your motorcycle this Fall, we have some great tips for you. Donât let packing logistics put the brakes on enjoying some of the scenic rides our country offers. I...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Celebrating the holidays with loved ones and exchanging gifts is part of the magic of the season. If your family lives across the country, sending presents back home takes on a special importance. We have some suggestions to help you find a better way to send your packages long distance. It is tim...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
It seems like forever from the start of the new school year to Thanksgiving break when your college student returns home. Did they forget to pack something? Are they running out of supplies? Maybe, they just miss home. The best way to remind them you are thinking of them is with a care package.
T...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Looking for that elusive auto part to finish restoring your classic car? Then head to Hershey, PA for the Antique Automobile Club of America Eastern Division National Fall Meet October 4-7. Classic car restorers from all over the globe make the pilgrimage every Fall to experience one of the world..Read Full Story
Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017
Whether you are grilling out over the Fourth of July or unwrapping presents at Christmas, holidays are a special time for families. Sometimes circumstances force you to relocate at the most inopportune times, like Thanksgiving and Christmas. If moving during the holidays has you blue, here are a f...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Relocating to a new city can be intimidating. You are leaving everything that is familiar and venturing off into the unknown. How much do you know about your new hometown? Here are some suggestions on how to acquaint yourself with your new neighborhood and the opportunities it offers. They will he...Read Full Story
Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017
Has airline travel lost its luster for you? If flying has you dreading baggage check-ins, sky-high luggage fees, and potentially lost bags, consider shipping ahead. Here are five reasons why you should lighten your load and re-think your travel routine.
1 - No Checked Baggage Fees
Most airlines ...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Are your kids leaving for college soon? Perhaps theyâve graduated and theyâre off to start a new life in another city. Before those feelings of loss start lingering and you come down with a case of Empty Nest Syndrome (ENS â itâs a thing), take charge of your new life! Here are...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017
Organizing and moving your family is a hectic job. There are so many things to do before the big day it is easy to overlook how it is affecting your family, especially your teen. Leaving the people and places they call home is very stressful. Here are some suggestions on how to help them make a sm...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
For adults over 60, only a divorce or a spouseâs death is more stressful than moving out of their homes. Helping a senior downsize involves more than just sorting through possessions. Realize that these items symbolize a lifetime of memories and saying goodbye to them is uncomfortable for them....Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Dealing with a life changing event like a death, divorce or job loss can be overwhelming. These events often require you to relocate during one of the most trying times in your life. The stress of moving, in addition to these events, can push you to your limit. Here are a few suggestions to help d...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Are you moving cross-country? Donât let the stress of packing wear you down. Busfreighter.com has put together some tips to keep you organized and ready for this next big adventure. If youâre a pro at planning long distance moves, share your advice in our comments. Weâd love to hear...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Looking for an affordable way to ship a car fender across the country but donât know where to go? Look no further than Busfreighter.com and GPX. We ship irregularly sized packages (like fenders) across the country via the nationwide Greyhound bus system.
Busfreighter.com Teams with Greyhoun...Read Full Story
Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017
In some cities, like Chicago and San Antonio, the Greyhound bus terminals that accept Busfreighter.com shipments are in busy downtown areas. This makes it harder for suburban customers living outside of downtown to c...
Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Moving long distance to an apartment can be hectic and expensive. Busfreighter.com has some suggestions to guide you through the big move and hopefully save you money.
Do I Use Professional Movers, Rental Truck or Ship?
Decide how you want to move based on what you are moving and your budget. You can...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Busfreighter.com is making news with our discounted rates! The Huffington Post features Busfreighter.com in a recent article, We Found A Cheap Way To Move Your Stuff Across The Country. After searching online, writer Suzy Strutner discovers what we already know - Busfreighter.com is the perfect solu...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017
If you are headed home from college, preparing for a long distance move, let Busfreighter.com show you an inexpensive way to ship your stuff for less.
Instant Quote & Ordering
Why put yourself (or your parents) through a cross country road trip to get your stuff home from college every school year? Bu...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Shipping multiple packages across the country can break your budget if you arenât careful. Being a savvy individual, you tirelessly research shipping companies. Through blurry eyes you soon see that the numbers donât lie. The Busfreighter.com advantage is the most economical way to ship mu...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Organizing a shipment of multiple boxes cross country can be a trying experience. Hours spent surfing websites or on hold waiting for a booking agent makes you wonder if thereâs a better way. Before you rent that truck and drive the packages yourself, check out Busfreighter.com and see how ...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017
For over a century, Greyhound has traveled across 48 states and 10 Canadian provinces to reach 3,800 destinations. Eighteen million passengers travel aboard Greyhound every year but do you know those same buses also carry 2.2 million packages annually? It..
Posted: Friday, March 17, 2017
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If you've ever sent numerous packages long distance, you know how expensive it is. Before you swear to never do it again, what if we told you there is a way to ship multiple boxes cross-country for half what other carriers charge? Let us introduce you to the Busfreighter.com advantage, the economic...
Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017