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HelpShip is the only stop you’ll need to find the most comprehensive services and discounted shipping fees to fulfill your logistical needs to worldwide destinations. Our goal is to make your shipping experience as smooth and inexpensive as possible. We work only with reliable, reputable and bonded international shipment forwarding carriers. No matter what location you’re shipping to or how complicated your shipment, HelpShip will find you the best deal.

* Discounts are available depending on the weight of the shipment.

* Please note all of our carriers round up to next highest pound to determine billing weight. For Example (If a shipment weighs 1 lb you will be charged for 1 lb, if a shipment weighs 1.3 lbs you will be charged for 2 lbs.)

Domestic Shipment Forwarding Carriers:

Domestic shipment forwarding puts the control of your privacy back into your own hands. You don’t need to give anyone your personal address. Obtain a domestic mail forwarding address in the United States and have packages forwarded from it to wherever you please. Your privacy and happiness is of our primary concern. Use your address to order from online stores that don’t ship to your location or to operate a small business within the United States. HelpShip can store and ship your items whenever you’d like. Simply log in to our shipment forwarding system and see/track/reroute whatever has been delivered to your mail forwarding address.

(view the first 3 digits of destination zip code to determine zone)
(use the destination zone and weight to determine shipping cost

fedex

  • Maximum weight for FedEx Envelope is 8 oz.
  • Any Document shipment over 2 lbs will be consider as Merchandise/Parcel shipment.
  • For shipments more than 150 pounds please contact customer support.
FedEx Zone ChartFedEx Ground (4-7 Days)FedEx Home Delivery (4-7 Days)FedEx Express (1-2 Days)

  • The most economical option for shipping, first class shipments can weigh up to 13 ounces, and transit times vary by destination. Be sure to check our rate calculator for more detailed information.
USPS Zone ChartFirst Class (Vary By Destination)Priority (2 to 5 Days)Express (1 to 3 Days)

International Shipment Forwarding Carriers:

We use only the most reliable and trusted shipping agencies in the United States, so your parcels and letters will arrive exactly when and how you expect them to. Below are some of the shipping carrier options we offer.

(view the destination country to determine zone)
(use the destination zone and weight to determine shipping cost)

fedex

  • Maximum weight for FedEx Envelope is 8 oz.
  • Any Document shipment over 2 lbs will be consider as Merchandise/Parcel shipment.
  • For shipments more than 150 pounds please contact customer support.
FedEx Zone ChartPriority (2 to 4 Days)Economy (4 to 6 Days)

  • Maximum weight for DHL XD Envelope is 0.5 Lbs.
  • Maximum weight for Document Shipment is 5 lbs, if the shipment is over 5 lbs, it will be considered a merchandise/parcel shipment.
  • Maximum weight for Merchandise/Parcel Shipment is 150 lbs, if the shipment is over 150 lbs, it will be consider as freight shipment.
DHL Zone ChartExpress (1 to 4 Days)

  • Often the most economical option for USPS shipping. Shipments can only weigh up to four pounds, transit times vary by destination. Be sure to check our rate calculator for more detailed information.
  • Weight limits vary by country, and may not exceed 42 inches in length or 79 inches in length plus girth combined.
  • Shipment can only weight up to 70 lbs limits vary by country, may not exceed 36 inches in length or 79 inches in length plus girth combined.
  • *** We offer USPS Global Express Guaranteed when either express or priority are unavailable for your shipments. Please contact or call HelpShip’s customer support at 865-377-8055 to get an estimated rate.
USPS Zone ChartUSPS First ClassUSPS Priority (6 to 10 Days)USPS Express (3 to 5 Days)

Prohibited Items

The following list is a non-exclusive sampling of items that are either restricted, cannot be shipped or, depending on your destination country, may either require an import license, additional documentation and/or cause problems and delays during the customs review of your shipment:

1. Combustible/flammable items (paints, oils, lighters, perfume, nail polish)
2. Any type of pressurized can (hair spray, shaving cream, spray cans of any type)
3. Hazardous materials (matches, chemicals, explosives)
4. Firearms, weaponry and their parts: military, police and tactical equipment of any kind, including guns, gun replicas, gun accessories, gun components (magazines, clips and rail systems), ammunition, knives, swords, compound bows, crossbows, discharge weapons such as shock batons or stun guns, tooling for guns or gun parts, optical scopes, laser sights, night sights, night visions goggles, handcuffs and other restraints, surveillance equipment.
5. Agricultural products such as tobacco, plants and seeds.
6. Coffee
7. Perishable foods
8. Animals and products made with animal skin (furs)
9. Alcohol
10. Cash, currency, money orders, cashiers’ checks, bank drafts, bearer bonds and collectible stamps and coins. Jewelry and precious stones are (a) restricted to some countries and (b) can only be insured up to $500 maximum and any shipments of jewelry in excess of $500 carriage limit is uninsured and Member assumes all risk of loss above such limit
11. Lottery tickets and gambling devices
12. Prescription and/or veterinary medication
13. Pornography
14. Lock picking devices
15. Government IDs and licenses, or items that claim to be, or that look similar to, government identification documents. This includes uniforms and badges or patches designed to look like official government issue.

Ocean Freight

For full pallets of cargo, we also offer shipment forwarding via cargo ship. This is often the most economical option when there’s time to spare and a large amount of weight to ship. Please contact or call HelpShip’s customer support at 865-377-8055 to get an exact quote on freight transport.

* Fees and transit time depend on final destination / route of cargo.
* The least expensive way to ship large amounts of goods from on country to another.