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ShipArt ™ Advice

Buying and Selling Art in today’s marketplace – Some thought-provoking concepts

 
 
 

7 essential facts all artists should be aware of when shipping art

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    • Find a suitable supplier
    • Appropriate Packing
    • Customs/Paperwork
    • EORI
    • Temporary exports (Carnets)
    • Insurance
    • Communications and customer support

 
 
 

Artists, Temporary Exports and Carnets

  • A Carnet can help you avoid paying Import Duty and Tax (such as VAT or GST) as well as delays at borders. CLICK HERE to see the full article which includes:

    • What a Carnet may be used for
    • What a Carnet may not be used for
    • Tips
    • How to obtain a Carnet

 
 
 

6 useful tips to facilitate customs clearance

Ever experienced delays caused by customs issues when shipping goods abroad? Here are 6 useful tips to facilitate a quicker outcome next time.

Art Packing Part 1 – Guide to packing your own art

Art Packing Part 2 – Professional Packing for artwork and fragile items

7 considerations when choosing the right delivery company for your business

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    • The performance of your courier partner can have a marked effect on your brand value
    • Is it all about price?
    • Big is not necessarily best
    • Tracking
    • Don’t settle for a general courier operator if you have bespoke needs like a fragile service
    • Customer Service and communications
    • Research and reputation

 

For accurate quotes to ship artwork – Art & Fragile Consignment Data Card

  • For accurate quotes to ship artwork or fragile objects either in the UK or internationally

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     and scroll down to find and download the Art & Fragile Consignment Data Card.

 
 

Framing art – Step by step guide showing how the professionals ‘window mount’ artwork

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    • Measuring artwork
    • Cutting the undermount and mount boards to size
    • Fixing the artwork between the undermount and mount
    • Building the outer wooden frame, mitre moulding and underpinning
    • Cutting the glass face
    • Preparing hanging fixings
    • Bringing it all together

 
 
 

Fed up with “industry speak?”- Common Logistics & Shipping Terms Explained (A-Z)

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    • When you want to ship your goods and you get bamboozled by ‘industry speak’, this page offers you a place to come to get simple explanations. It’s also full of facts that you will find of interest. Over the coming months we’ll be adding to it so that soon it will provide all you need to know:

 
 
 

Artists – Get EORI Registered

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    • What does EORI stand for?
    • What is an EORI number?
    • Who needs an EORI number?
    • What are the benefits of having an EORI number?
    • How is it actually used?
    • How do you check if you have already been assigned an EORI number?
    • How do you get an EORI number and how long does it take?
    • How much does it cost?
    • Not VAT registered do you still need it?
    • VAT registered, do you still need it?

 
 
 

Fragile and complex deliveries, what does it take and who do you call?

  • CLICK HERE to see the full article which includes:

    • Fragile handling services
    • Courier Services
    • Freight services for larger and multipiece consignments
    • Marketing support
    • Appropriate Packing

 
 
 

7 considerations when choosing the right delivery company for your business

  • CLICK HERE to see the full article which includes:

    • The performance of your courier partner can have a marked effect on your brand value
    • Is it all about price?
    • Big is not necessarily best
    • Tracking
    • Don’t settle for a general courier operator if you have bespoke needs like a fragile service
    • Customer Service and communications
    • Research and reputation

 

Artists – 8 bespoke top tips for social media success

This 8-step guide covers topics from setting up your accounts on appropriate platforms, through to making connections with relevant audiences that can make a difference to your success.

 

6 useful tips to facilitate customs clearance

Ever experienced delays caused by customs issues when shipping goods abroad? Here are 6 useful tips to facilitate a quicker outcome next time.