Welcome to CitizenShipper’s blog, where we provide helpful content for customers using our shipping marketplace. Whether you’re new to CitizenShipper or a returning customer, our articles explain how our platform works and highlight the benefits of using our service for your shipping needs.

CitizenShipper is a shipping marketplace connecting drivers with customers who need to transport hard-to-ship items such as pets, motorcycles, cars, boats, and freight. Our platform enables drivers to compete against each other, resulting in cost savings for our customers.

Our platform is ideal for customers who need to ship items locally or long-distance. All of our drivers undergo pre-screening and verification, giving you peace of mind that your items are in safe hands. We also provide feedback from previous customers to help you choose the right driver for your needs.

To get started, simply post your shipping request for free and receive bids from our verified drivers within minutes. You’ll be able to compare prices and find the best deal. With CitizenShipper, you can enjoy safe and stress-free shipping.

A small, grey and tan puppy stands in a vehicle with a pet carrier in the background, showcasing one of the many pet transportation alternatives to traditional pet relocation. A hand is visible near the puppy.

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated June 12, 2024

5 Pet Transportation Alternatives to PetRelocation

Our pets are cherished family members, our “one-and-onlys”. And when we have to transport a pet, we have to ensure their safe and comfortable transport during moves or long-distance travels. This is most likely the number one priority for pet owners.

Become an air nanny like Nico and Mica to discover how lucrative and rewarding this transportation position can be.

For Customers · Updated June 04, 2024

5 Best Pet Shipping Alternatives to Happy Tails Travel

In the modern world, pet owners often find themselves needing a reliable and safe pet shipping service. From a cross-country move to a vacation to any other situation that requires pet transportation, finding the right service is important.

A woman shipping a grey and white cat by air.

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated June 12, 2024

Top 5 Cat Transportation Services in 2024

You are researching all over various search engines about the best way to transport a cat. The thing you want to make sure of is that you hire the best cat transportation companyy. After all, your feline friend is a part of the family, which means you have to trust the cat transport service. Whether

A man and a woman sit in an old military jeep with a brown and white dog between them, embodying the spirit of camaraderie often seen with pets in the service. The jeep has a decorative wreath on the front. People are gathered in the background, some holding flowers.

For Customers » Military Moves · Updated May 20, 2024

Why Military Pets Are Part of the Family: Research on Benefits

Having a pet is a blessing. They add so much value to your life — sometimes they can complete a family. This is especially the case for military members, who have to deal with beloved family members being away for long periods of time.

A person in military uniform sits on a couch with a child, holding an open book. A dog, perhaps dealing with some pet relocation stress, is also on the couch.

For Customers » Military Moves · Updated May 16, 2024

Dog Travel Stress is Real: Easing Pet Relocation Anxiety

Stress is inevitable for everyone — but it’s particularly strong in pets. When it comes to unknown experiences, humans and animals experience anxiety. Sometimes at high levels, especially for animals that have to go through relocation. The best way to ease concerns of relocation following PCS orders is to use proven techniques and strategies.

A soldier in camouflage kneeling beside a german shepherd, touching its mouth, with text about the cost of pet transportation, and accessibility logo visible.

For Customers » Military Moves · Updated May 06, 2024

Why My Dog Can’t Fly Free: The Hidden Costs of Military Pet Transportation

Because there are so many unknowns and variables, animal transportation can be stressful. There are a lot of logistics to manage when it comes to moving your pet. This is even more stressful if you’re scrambling to make plans for your PCS move.

For Customers » Military Moves · Updated May 16, 2024

How to Choose the Safest Pet Travel Method for Continental PCS

When you’re moving after receiving PCS orders, logistical matters may be a heavy, stressful weight on you and your family. If you own pets, you have to arrange for their transportation to your new home.

Two herding breed dogs sitting in a grassy field, one black and one tan, both looking upwards with open mouths.

For Customers » Pets · Updated May 01, 2024

Explaining the AKC Dog Breed Groups: Herding Breed Group

Maybe you’re thinking that adding a new member to the family would be a great idea — and what’s not to love about a dog? They can make for an amazing addition to the household, but it’s important to choose the right breed for your living situation.

A boston terrier lying in a brown dog bed on a wooden floor, looking to the side, with a houseplant nearby.

For Customers » Pets · Updated April 25, 2024

Explaining the AKC Dog Breed Groups: Non-Sporting Breed Group

There comes a time when you’re thinking of adding a furry friend to your family. A dog can be an amazing addition to the household, but it’s important to adopt the right breed for your family. With so many different breeds that have a wide range of temperament, energy level, grooming needs and health issues,