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Shyp Review: 4 Reasons to Choose It in 2017

  • 23 September 2017
  • Marko Jovanovic

Sending a gift to your loved one is exciting and fun, but what about packaging and shipping? That part can be a real hassle, especially if you are sending delicate items. On the other hand, maybe you are an entrepreneur and need to ship many packages to your customers. Whatever the reason for shipping you may have, one is for sure, you’ll love using Shyp.

Shyp is a shipping service that will take care of the items you want to send, and deliver it on time and in the perfect condition. On top of all, using this service is a real pleasure. If you want to learn more about this service, keep reading.  

About Shyp

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Founded in 2013 by Kevin Gibbon, Shyp is one of the best shipping services right now. This is because of the ease of use, reliability, and low shipping price. What makes Shyp so great is its full-service operation. Meaning, you don’t have to worry about anything related to sending the items to the desired location; Shyp will take care of that. They’ll pick up the item, package it and sent it off to the desired destination through the USA Postal Service, FedEx, or U.P.S. Also, Shyp is a great choice for both individuals and businesses, so everyone can use this service.

At first, Shyp only operated in San Francisco, but through time it expanded to Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago.

Why should you choose Shyp?

1. Ease of Use

First and foremost, this service makes easy work of sending off packages. There aren’t any complicated processes in order to contact Shyp and have your package sent. Quite the opposite, you can do that in less than a minute. Simply download their iPhone or Android app and submit your payment information.  The next step is snapping a picture of the item you want to send off, type in the desired location as well as delivery speed.

After that, the image you took will straight away be sent to the Shyp’s couriers who are prepared for the next order. Obviously, a courier that is closest to you will come and pick up the item. In most cases, it takes about 15 minutes for a courier to come to you, which is impressive. Needless to say, his effectiveness will save your time.  When the courier shows up, he will take your item and deliver it to the Shyp’s warehouse. As you can see, using Shyp service is hassle-free.

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2. Packaging

Once your item is in the warehouse, Shyp will also do the packaging. Meaning, the company ensures your item is safe and sound, so as not to get damaged in transport. Shyp provides all packaging material including a box. When it comes to fragile items, rest assured that they will be protected since Shyp ensures these items are packed with extraordinary care.

3. Low Shipping Rates

As for the shipping costs, Shyp helps you save money. There aren’t any contracts and fees. Also, Shyp compares rates across UPS, USPS, DHL, OnTrac, and FedEx, so that your package is sent for the lowest price.

Moreover, you can schedule a pickup in advance, regardless of how many items you want to send. But, the good news is that the most items in you want to send in one go, the lower the rate.

4. Lots of Options

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Another great thing about Shyp is that you have an array of options when it comes to sending off different packages. You can ship small items such as clothes, to those large ones such as a bicycle. Because of this, Shyp is ideal for both individuals and businesses.

Speaking of businesses, there are discounts on a full-service operation when sending more than 20 packages per month. What’s more, if you want to send more than 300 packages in a month, you can get custom discounts. Of course, for that, you need to contact Shyp.


1. Which items cannot be sent with Shyp?

Shyp doesn’t ship tobacco products, alcohol, firearms, live insects, garbage for disposal, packages that emit any odor, drugs, cash and currency, live animals, the bodies of deceased animals, lottery tickets, gambling devices, hazardous waste, hazardous goods, and other items prohibited by law.

2. What are the maximum dimensions of the item that can be shipped?

The items that exceed 165 inches in the maximum combined length and girth cannot be shipped via Shyp. Meaning, any two sides of the package you want to send cannot be larger than 40 inches, while no side can be bigger than 56 inches. As for the maximum weight, it is 50 pounds.

3. Can I ship a bike?

Yes, you can. However, do keep in mind that you have to partially disassemble (you need to remove the front wheel, seat and peddles) your bike before the courier picks it up. Also, your bike (when partially disassembled) should not go above Shyp’s maximum dimensions of the package.

4. At what time can I schedule a pickup?

You can schedule pickup 5 days in advance, but available pickup time depends on your location and the number of couriers available. For finding out more about pickup times in different cities, go to this link.

5. What about protection of the shipped item?

Each shipment sent with Shyp’s service is protected up to $100. But, there is also an option to purchase extra insurance coverage, and for that, you need to contact customer service.

Final Thoughts

And there you have it. With Shyp, you’ll never again have to worry about shipping the packages to your customers or your loved ones. With a simple shipping process, low prices, and efficiency, we can see why this service is growing so fast and has a partnership with eBay. Choose Shyp and you’ll see what simple and easy shipping really means.

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