SERVICES WE OFFER

An overview of the services we offer: inventory warehousing, pick & pack, virtual fulfillment, and retail replenishment.
SPECIAL REQUESTS
Requested Transport
How Does It Work? Reach out to  support@shipessential.com  and let us know the details of the job: What are we transporting? Where is the pickup locat...
Additional Capabilities
Ship Essential has to ability to perform a number of tasks outside of our normal workflow and  Special Projects . Please see below for a number of tas...
Value Added Services
Ship Essential can now help you with more of your e-commerce needs! We’ve added to our capabilities to bring more services so that you can reliably ma...
Special Requests & Rush Orders
As an extension of your brand, we are excited to be able to offer different rush services to you and your team, however our operation relies heavily o...
Gift Notes
Ship Essential is happy to offer our customers the ability to add custom, written notes to enhance the package opening experience. To include a note i...
VIP Gifting Orders
We understand the importance of delivering exceptional service to your VIPs and are happy to offer VIP gifting orders as a way to show appreciation fo...
Special Projects
The following guide walks you through how to properly request a Special Project with Ship Essential. Special Projects are one-off tasks that fall outs...
Facilities Visits
We look forward to welcoming you to our Ship Essential facility! The following guide walks you through how to properly request a visit with us. Reques...
SHIPPING & CARRIERS
Cross-Docking
Cross-docking is a process that involves unloading incoming goods directly from incoming trucks and immediately loading them onto outbound trucks, wit...
Adding Customs Information in Shopify
On the  Product Page , select the product you would like to update and scroll down to the Shipping section. In the  Shipping Section , you will find t...
Hazardous Materials Restrictions
Ship Essential is not able to ship products that are classified as Hazardous Materials or Dangerous goods. Below are the most common HazMat/DG product...
Adding New Shipping Service
Ship Essential works directly with various Shipping Carriers to offer our customers quick and affordable shipping options both domestically and intern...
NYC Local Delivery
Same-Day delivery is offered in all of Manhattan and prime Brooklyn locations. Zip Codes: 10001, 10002, 10003, 10004, 10005, 10006, 10007, 10009, 1001...
Insuring Shipments
Ship Essential has partnered with Shipsurance to provide you with discounted insurance rates for parcel and freight. While many carriers offer their o...
Customs Issues
Nothing will sour your international customers’ post-purchase experience quite like having their packages held by customs pursuant to some confusing b...
Rate Shopping Shipping Method (Cheapest)
Ship Essential is happy to offer the ability for our customers to  rate shop  for the  cheapest  shipping option available in an automated fashion acr...
Calculated Shipping Rates in Shopify Checkout
Ship Essential has partnered with Pretty Damn Quick (PDQ) to build a custom instance of their  PDQ app  to offer calculated shipping rates within your...
Packaging Materials
This section outlines the packaging materials we keep stocked for fulfillment. We offer a curated selection of standard mailers and cartons that may b...
Surcharges and Calculating Shipping Costs (US)
Understanding shipping costs can be a complex and challenging task, especially with the various factors and surcharges that may impact the cost of you...