It pays to save on a long-distance move when you can, since they tend to be an expensive endeavor.
So, youâre looking at a big, long--distance move and youâve started looking at the costs involved. Sobering, right? It isnât cheap to move anywhere â let alone a move cross-country, ...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
With our flexible service options, shipping with Busfreighter.com means tailormade service in addition to significant savings.Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Not only does Busfreighter.com help you by offering seriously low rates on shipping - when it comes to purchasing shipping supplies, you can enjoy similar discounts by buying direct from the manufacturer.
Cut out the middleman by purchasing moving kits on Busfreighter.com directly from the factory, w...Read Full Story
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019
Want a great experience with Busfreighter.com? Learning what to ship -and what not to ship - using our service is the key.
Busfreighter.com gives you (very) low-cost long-distance shipping options through our partnership with Greyhound Package Express (GPX). Our customers all over the country can sen...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
You have a lot of ways to ship packages in the United States -and if you put your mind to it- you also have a lot of ways to save some money when you ship. Hereâs how.
If you know what you want to ship - the number, size and weight of packages in each shipment- itâs pretty easy t...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Busfreighter.com rewards customers for recommending our service to others. Referrals are an important element in a successful marketing mix for any business.
Customer referrals tell us that not only do you have a great experience with our company, you want to share that experience with friends who ma...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Three great reasons to ship with Busfreighter.com
COST â The Busfreighter.com-Greyhound Package Express (GPX) partnership offers you tremendous discounts when shipping freight across a state or across the country. By purchasing the unused cargo space on the nationwide network of over 1,000 Gre...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
âContents may have shifted during shipping.â You see this warning on a box of cereal. Itâs not something you want happening to the stuff in packages that youâre shipping.
Shipping means entrusting your packages to a shipping and delivery service while moving them from Point A to P...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Selling auto parts is an increasingly big business.
In 2015, the American aftermarket automobile parts industry clocked in at $68.8 billion, a number that experts predict will rise steadily for the foreseeable future. This business benefits tremendously from the rise and public acceptance of online s...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Not every package you want to ship fits into a standard-sized box.
Customers are always asking Busfreighter.com how big of a package can we ship. Itâs one of the most common questions we answer, truth be told. The size limit for an item shipped by our partners at Greyhound Package Express (GPX) ...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The United States is the fourth largest country by area in the world. That means all kinds of weather can affect Busfreighter.com shipments, from sea to shining sea.
Busfreighter.com and Greyhound Package Express (GPX) work together to provide reliable, low-cost shipping services across the country. ...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Shipping during the threat of inclement weather may mean exposing your packages to the elements. Put bad weather on notice by increasing your odds of a dry trip for your shipments.
If you know a shipping service driver north of the Mason-Dixon line, you know they have a lot of work clothing suitable ...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
âShipping Timeâ and âShipping Chargesâ are two of the four factors that determine your eBay seller rating. Make sure you keep them strong.
How many of us have find an item we want on eBay only to be stopped from purchasing when we see excessive shipping charges or marginal buyer r...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Save some cash shipping holiday gifts with Busfreighter.com and make memories with your long-distance friends and relatives.
The holidays are ideally chock-full of joy and cheer. For most people, one of the most fun parts of the entire holiday season is the giving and receiving of gifts. While the ol...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Just think of what youâll receive after a successful holiday move - a brand new, warm and cozy home. Such a gift!
For many Americans, December can be the busiest month on the calendar, because it is peak holiday season. Your work days may be full of extra obligations. Youâre likely to spen...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Moving smart starts with packing smart. Youâll seal the deal by labeling smart, too.
When it comes to your next big move, weâve already given you some smart ideas for where to get shipping boxes on the cheap. If you donât have a plan for labeling them smartly, though, it wonât ma...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Move with a plan and ace unpacking with speed and efficiency.
Moving into a new home can be simultaneously exciting and maddening, with the latter coming into play when you cannot find the things you need to stay on the task of unpacking and settling in - turning the new place into a home.
It is impo...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Learn more about Busfreighter.comâs place in the American shipping landscape.
There are a lot of moving and shipping companies in the United States. Why? Because at some point, the majority of the 326 million Americans out there will fit into one of these categories:
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018
One thing is certain - if you are shipping or moving, you need boxes.
Of the various expenses that can pop up when planning a shipment or executing a move, buying boxes to package your stuff can become surprisingly expensive. You also never seem to have enough of them when you start packing up, leadi...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Thereâs value and then thereâs cheap. Understanding the difference can save you a lot of money.
Moving can be an expensive proposition. Between housing deposits, gas money, shipping costs, new items that need to be purchased and other expenses, the bills add up quickly. This can lead you to...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Tame the wild animal in yourself -as well as your pets- when moving cross country.
Many Busfreighter.com customers are moving from one part of the United States to another, a life event loaded with excitement as well as some anxiety. If youâre also relocating with a pet, the stress can increase ...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Long distance shipping the Busfreighter.com way can be of great assistance to someone looking at a big move.
If you are moving across a state or across the country, getting your stuff from point A to point B is likely one of your greatest concerns. Will I have to move all my stuff myself? What compa...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Busfreighter.com facilitates multi-box moves of six boxes or more at discounted prices for Greyhound Package Express (GPX) as an authorized reseller. What does that mean?
In the world of business, the term âauthorized resellerâ typically refers to a company that purchases goods or services ...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
New to Busfreighter.com and curious how to best go about maximizing our service? Learn more from real customers who are sharing their most successful advice with you.
âMoverâs stretch wrap works great!â
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Get your bags where they need to go. Save yourself some hassle by shipping luggage ahead with Busfreighter.com and Greyhound Package Express.
Be it vacationing with family or work-related travel, getting your luggage to your destination and back seems to be an increasing struggle these days, and th...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
If youâre a small business with regular shipping needs, open a commercial account with Busfreighter.com today.
Busfreighter.comâs low cost-low hassle shipping model has proven to be popular with thousands of people across the continental United States and Canada. Coupled with the shipping p...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018
Busfreighter.com serves as an authorized reseller for Greyhound Package Express (GPX), offering you deeply discounted rates on shipping cross country - (weâre listed under Deals & Discounts on the GPX homepage).
Greyhound Package Express is just one of the services of Greyhound Lines, Inc., th...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
How do you make short work of a long-distance move over Labor Day weekend?
The traditional end of the summer season in the United States, Labor Day Weekend is a signal that change is in the air. The days are shorter, kids are returning to school and we pack up âsummerâ for another year, cl...Read Full Story
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018
Get that college trip moving by shipping cheap with Busfreighter.com.
Late summer is a time that sees literally millions of American students pack up and move to colleges and universities across the country. Here are some tips to make that move as seamless as possible.
What to take: If you or your s...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
How can you restart YOU? Moving to a new location and getting to know your new neighborhood are just the first steps.
Career move, desire for a different climate, getting closer to or further from family, just needing a change, finding your significant other â the reasons why 7 million American...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
When it comes to what Busfreighter.com can do for you, our word is golden - and our satisfied customers tell it like it is. Hereâs what they have to say!
Recently, our discounted rates sell The Huffington Post on Busfreighter.com and our very cost effective way to move your stuff cross country (...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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